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  1. Діючі Режими Інвестиційної Діяльності Як Інструмент Протидії Спаду Приватних Та Прямих Іноземних Інвестицій В Україну.Volodymyr Prykhodko - 2013 - Схід 5 (125).
    У статті досліджені діючі в Україні режими інвестиційної діяльності. Виконано огляд законодавства України щодо використання інвестиційного потенціалу з урахуванням особливостей галузей економіки країни та регіонів для забезпечення активізації соціально-економічного розвитку.
     
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    An Analysis of the Creative Potential in Individual Regions of The Czech Republic.Ondřej Chwaszcz & Jitka Kloudová - 2013 - Creative and Knowledge Society 3 (1):17-27.
    Purpose of the article: Although the economic growth and society are two independent terms at the first sight, they are in fact closely connected and interact with each other. The main topic of this work is the creative economy, which is considered to be a part of growth theories. Thanks to the new approach, theorists supplement these theories with the demographic and the socio-cultural factor. First, the work establishes a comprehensive theoretical framework for economic growth. Furthermore, it analyses the representation (...)
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    Foreign Investment in the Mena Regions.Nada Kobeissi - 2005 - International Corporate Responsibility Series 2:217-233.
    Although there is substantial literature examining the flow of foreign investments into various regions of the world, there is still a lack of research about joint ventures and foreign investment activities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). One objective of this paper is to remedy this neglect and extend previous empirical work by focusing on foreign investments in the MENA region. The second objective is to focus on non-traditional determinants that have tended to be overlooked or (...)
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    Reality and Potential of Responsible Investment.Carlos Joly - 2011 - In Wim Vandekerckhove, Jos Leys, Kristian Alm, Bert Scholtens, Silvana Signori & Henry Schäfer (eds.), Responsible Investment in Times of Turmoil. Springer. pp. 193--210.
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    Educating for Futures in Marginalized Regions: A Sociological Framework for Rethinking and Researching Aspirations.Lew Zipin, Sam Sellar, Marie Brennan & Trevor Gale - 2015 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 47 (3):1-20.
    ‘Raising aspirations’ for education among young people in low socioeconomic regions has become a widespread policy prescription for increasing human capital investment and economic competitiveness in so-called ‘knowledge economies’. However, policy tends not to address difficult social, cultural, economic and political conditions for aspiring, based in structural changes associated with globalization. Drawing conceptually on the works of Pierre Bourdieu, Raymond Williams, Arjun Appadurai and authors in the Funds of Knowledge tradition, this article theorizes two logics for aspiring that (...)
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    Current Issues of the Formation of the Investment Environment and Potential in Georgia.Salome Gogiashvili - 2016 - Creative and Knowledge Society 6 (1):1-13.
    The stage of the formation and establishment of a market economy in Georgia raises the necessity for economic science to solve fundamentally different problems concerning the improvement of the investment environment and investment climate in national economy. After the collapse of the former Soviet Union, the replacement with new relationships has been quite difficult and painful in which foreign investments should play a crucial role. Issues to be discussed include the questions that explore some of the categories and (...)
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    Механізм реалізації регіональних інвестиційних програм як фінансовий інструмент стимулювання регіонального розвитку.Mykhaylo Kuzheliev & Alina Nechyporenko - 2017 - Схід 6 (152):22-27.
    In the article questions of implementation of regional investment programs which are capable to influence social and economic development of regions and also to promote achievement of strategic priorities of investment development of the state by attraction of financial resources are considered. Special attention is paid to development of the concept of improvement of the mechanism of implementation of regional investment programs as financial instrument for stimulation of regional development. The main components of the concept of (...)
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    Транснаціоналізація Виробничих Підприємств Кондитерської Галузі.Andriy Zharikov & Liudmyla Batchenko - 2011 - Схід (2(109)):31-35.
    In this article is classified world confectionary markets in terms of investment attractiveness, is justified the choice of countries, which are the most appropriate for production enterprise creation, is calculated the potential growth level of network spread index and transnationalization index for one of the leading companies on the Ukrainian confectionary markets under the condition of enterprises establishment in the mentioned regions of the world.
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    The Heterogeneity of Socially Responsible Investment.Joakim Sandberg, Carmen Juravle, Ted Martin Hedesström & Ian Hamilton - 2008 - Journal of Business Ethics 87 (4):519-533.
    Many writers have commented on the heterogeneity of the socially responsible investment (SRI) movement. However, few have actually tried to understand and explain it, and even fewer have discussed whether the opposite – standardisation – is possible and desirable. In this article, we take a broader perspective on the issue of the heterogeneity of SRI. We distinguish between four levels on which heterogeneity can be found: the terminological, definitional, strategic and practical. Whilst there is much talk about the definitional (...)
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    Commercialization of the Nature-Resource Potential of Anthropogenic Objects (on the Example of Exhausted Mines and Quarries).D. E. Reshetniak S. E. Sardak, O. P. Krupskyi, S. I. Korotun & Sergii Sardak - 2019 - Journal of Geology, Geography and Geoecology 28 (1):180-187.
    Abstract. In this article we developed scientific and applied foundations of commercialization of the nature-resource potential of anthropogenic objects, on the example of exhausted mines. It is determined that the category of “anthropogenic object” can be considered in a narrow-applied sense, as specific anthropogenic objects to ensure the target needs, and in a broad theoretical sense, meaning everything that is created and changed by human influence, that is the objects of both artificial and natural origin. It was determined that (...)
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    From Preaching to Investing: Attitudes of Religious Organisations Towards Responsible Investment.Céline Louche, Daniel Arenas & Katinka C. van Cranenburgh - 2012 - Journal of Business Ethics 110 (3):301-320.
    Religious organisations are major investors with sometimes substantial investment volumes. An important question for them is how to make investments in, and to earn returns from, companies and activities that are consistent with their religious beliefs or that even support these beliefs. Religious organisations have pioneered responsible investment. Yet little is known about their investment attitudes. This article addresses this gap by studying faith consistent investing. Based on a survey complemented by interviews, we investigate religious organisations’ attitudes (...)
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    From Preaching to Investing: Attitudes of Religious Organisations Towards Responsible Investment[REVIEW]Céline Louche, Daniel Arenas & Katinka C. Cranenburgh - 2012 - Journal of Business Ethics 110 (3):301-320.
    Religious organisations are major investors with sometimes substantial investment volumes. An important question for them is how to make investments in, and to earn returns from, companies and activities that are consistent with their religious beliefs or that even support these beliefs. Religious organisations have pioneered responsible investment. Yet little is known about their investment attitudes. This article addresses this gap by studying faith consistent investing. Based on a survey complemented by interviews, we investigate religious organisations’ attitudes (...)
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    The Origins and Meanings of Names Describing Investment Practices That Integrate a Consideration of ESG Issues in the Academic Literature.N. S. Eccles & S. Viviers - 2011 - Journal of Business Ethics 104 (3):389-402.
    The aim of this study was to reflect on the origins and meanings of names describing investment practices that integrate a consideration of environmental, social and corporate governance issues in the academic literature. A review of 190 academic papers spanning the period from 1975 to mid-2009 was conducted. This exploratory study evaluated the associations and disassociations of the primary name assigned to this genre of investment with variables grouped into five domains, namely Primary Ethical Position, Investment Strategy, (...)
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    The UK Alternative Investment Market – Ethical Dimensions.Chris Mallin & Kean Ow-Yong - 2010 - Journal of Business Ethics 95 (S2):223-239.
    The UK Alternative Investment Market (AIM) was launched in 1995 and has been a great success with over 1200 companies now listed. In this article, we examine the development of AIM as it reaches its 15th year and discuss the potential pitfalls of the light touch regulation that is one of the attractions of AIM and identify potential corporate governance and ethical issues that may arise as a result of light touch regulation. We examine the central role (...)
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    Allomaternal Investment and Relational Uncertainty Among Ngandu Farmers of the Central African Republic.Courtney L. Meehan - 2008 - Human Nature 19 (2):211-226.
    Several studies have suggested a matrilateral bias in allomaternal (non-maternal) infant and child caregiving. The bias has been associated with the allomother’s certainty of genetic relatedness, where allomothers with high certainty of genetic relatedness will invest more in children because of potential fitness benefits. Using quantitative behavioral observations collected on Ngandu 8- to 12-month-old infants from the Central African Republic, I examine who is caring for infants and test whether certainty of genetic relatedness may influence investment by allomothers. (...)
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    Dissenting and Concurring Opinions in International Investment Arbitration: How the Arbitrators Frame Their Need to Differ. [REVIEW]Ruth Breeze - 2012 - International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique 25 (3):393-413.
    Though still relatively infrequent, the issuing of dissenting and concurring opinions is becoming more common in international investment arbitration. This paper reviews the reasons for delivering separate opinions envisaged in the bibliography on investment arbitration, comparing these with practices in the related area of commercial arbitration. Fourteen recent separate opinions appended to ICSID arbitration awards and decisions are then analysed to determine how the arbitrators themselves explain why they have taken the drastic step of issuing a separate opinion. (...)
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  17. Tracking the Processes Behind Conscious Perception: A Review of Event-Related Potential Correlates of Visual Consciousness. [REVIEW]Henry Railo, Mika Koivisto & Antti Revonsuo - 2011 - Consciousness and Cognition 20 (3):972-983.
    Event-related potential studies have attempted to discover the processes that underlie conscious visual perception by contrasting ERPs produced by stimuli that are consciously perceived with those that are not. Variability of the proposed ERP correlates of consciousness is considerable: the earliest proposed ERP correlate of consciousness coincides with sensory processes and the last one marks postperceptual processes. A negative difference wave called visual awareness negativity , typically observed around 200 ms after stimulus onset in occipitotemporal sites, gains strong support (...)
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    Socially Responsible Investment.Céline Louche & Steven Lydenberg - 2006 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 17:112-117.
    The paper focuses on the development and practices of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) in the US and Europe. The aim is to explore the historical, cultural and political embeddedness of SRI. Based on secondary sources of information, it offers a comparative analysis of the development and current practicesof SRI on both sides of the Atlantic and discusses the future implications for SRI. The paper shows that SRI movements in both regions present differences in terms of definitions, actors involved, (...)
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    The Choice Architecture of Sustainable and Responsible Investment: Nudging Investors Toward Ethical Decision-Making.Herwig Pilaj - 2017 - Journal of Business Ethics 140 (4):743-753.
    This paper applies insights from behavioral economics and nudge theory to foster sustainable and responsible investment. SRI provides an opportunity to express and promote ethical values via choice of financial instruments. While policy-makers have tried to encourage greater participation in SRI, the majority of retail investors retain a conventional approach to investment. I develop a conceptual framework to improve the effectiveness of SRI policy-making. The first part of the framework comprises a transmission mechanism which emphasizes the role of (...)
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    Dossier : La Fabrique de la Compensation Écologique : Controverses Et Pratiques – Une Définition Opérationnelle de la Nature Ordinaire Adaptée À la Compensation Écologique. Le Cas Contrasté des Régions Centre, Champagne-Ardenne Et Paca.Claire Pellegrin, Rodolphe Sabatier, Claude Napoléone & Thierry Dutoit - 2018 - Natures Sciences Sociétés 26 (2):170-188.
    Considérant les limites actuelles de la compensation écologique pour recréer des écosystèmes remarquables, nous nous fondons sur l’hypothèse que la nature ordinaire serait plus facilement reproductible et donc plus pertinente comme objet des mesures compensatoires. Face à un manque de définition scientifique opérationnelle de la nature ordinaire, nous proposons une clef de détermination de cette notion reposant sur trois critères : absence de nature remarquable, dépendance de fonctionnement vis-à-vis de l’homme et faible complexité. Nous validons notre définition en l’appliquant à (...)
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    Financial Distress, Investment Opportunity, and the Contagion Effect of Low Audit Quality: Evidence From China.Xingqiang Du & Shaojuan Lai - 2018 - Journal of Business Ethics 147 (3):565-593.
    Using the presence of at least one client with net-income-increasing misstatement as a signal of low audit quality for an audit firm, this study examines the existence of the contagion effect of low audit quality and further investigates whether financial distress and investment opportunity as two firm-specific financial characteristics moderate the contagion effect of low audit quality. Using a sample of 7887 firm-year observations from the Chinese stock market over the period of 2007–2012, our study documents strong and consistent (...)
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    The Effect of Corruption on Japanese Foreign Direct Investment.Peter A. Voyer & Paul W. Beamish - 2004 - Journal of Business Ethics 50 (3):211-224.
    In an effort to reduce risk and uncertainty, we hypothesize that investors avoid countries where high corruption exists. We investigate this issue by examining the relationship of levels of perceived corruption on Japanese Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in both industrialized and emerging economies. The analysis presented utilizes a sample of 29,546 investments in 59 countries. Results suggest that in emerging nations, where comprehensive legal and regulatory frameworks do not exist to effectively curtail fraudulent activity, corruption serves to reduce FDI. (...)
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    Corporate Social Responsibility and Growth Opportunity: The Case of Real Estate Investment Trusts.Kevin C. H. Chiang, Gregory J. Wachtel & Xiyu Zhou - 2019 - Journal of Business Ethics 155 (2):463-478.
    Corporate social responsibility involvement and disclosure has been becoming increasingly popular among US public firms, including those that qualify as real estate investment trusts. This paper aims to discover the relationship between CSR involvement and potential determinants such as growth opportunities, profitability, visibility, and agency costs. Types of CSR involvement are assessed in terms of environmental, community, and governance disclosures and are quantified using word count from the company’s voluntary disclosure. Our results support the hypothesis that CSR has (...)
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    Lemons and Timber. The Case of Tropical Timber Investment Funds in the Netherlands.Bert Scholtens & Laura Spierdijk - 2007 - Philosophica 80:105-119.
    In this paper, we analyze the behavior of Dutch tropical timber investment funds in relation to financial regulation. These funds are a niche market within the market for socially responsible investments. During the past few years, several Dutch timber funds went bankrupt, whereas others were surrounded by scandals. Partly as a reaction to this, tighter regulation was developed and implemented. In response to the regulatory changes timber funds adjusted their operations and business strategy. The lack of supervision of timber (...)
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    The Potential of Standards and Codes of Conduct in Governing Large-Scale Land Acquisition in Developing Countries Towards Sustainability.Lieske Voget-Kleschin & Setareh Stephan - 2013 - Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 26 (6):1157-1179.
    Commercial interest in land (large-scale land acquisition, LaSLA) in developing countries is a hot topic for debate and its potential consequences are contentious: proponents conceive of it as much needed investment into the formerly neglected agricultural sector while opponents point to severe social and environmental effects. This contribution discusses, if and how sustainability standards and codes of conduct can contribute towards governing LaSLA. Based on the WCED-definition we develop a conception of sustainability that allows framing potential negative (...)
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  26. Artificial Gametes: Perspectives of Geneticists, Ethicists and Representatives of Potential Users.Guido de Wert, Sjoerd Repping, Tsjalling Swierstra, Wybo Dondorp & Daniela Cutas - 2014 - Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 17 (3):339-345.
    Several threads of research towards developing artificial gametes are ongoing in a number of research labs worldwide. The development of a technology that could generate gametes in vitro has significant potential for human reproduction, and raises a lot of interest, as evidenced by the frequent and extensive media coverage of research in this area. We have asked researchers involved in work with artificial gametes, ethicists, and representatives of potential user groups, how they envisioned the use of artificial gametes (...)
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    Metacognition in Argument Generation: The Misperceived Relationship Between Emotional Investment and Argument Quality.Dan R. Johnson, Mara E. Tynan, Andy S. Cuthbert & Juliette K. O’Quinn - 2017 - Cognition and Emotion 32 (3):566-578.
    Overestimation of one’s ability to argue their position on socio-political issues may partially underlie the current climate of political extremism in the U.S. Yet very little is known about what factors influence overestimation in argumentation of socio-political issues. Across three experiments, emotional investment substantially increased participants’ overestimation. Potential confounding factors like topic complexity and familiarity were ruled out as alternative explanations. Belief-based cues were established as a mechanism underlying the relationship between emotional investment and overestimation in a (...)
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    Economic Trade Between Australia and India: A Case Study of Foreign Direct Investment.Srabani Roy Choudhury - 2011 - Thesis Eleven 105 (1):79-93.
    Australia and India have had few reasons in the past to develop systematic and significant levels of economic engagement. This was due to very different positions they have held in the world-system since the Second World War. De-colonization, the fall of the British Empire, the weak status of the British Commonwealth, and the realpolitik of the Cold War saw India and Australia located on different parts of the geo-political and economic world map with small demographic and cultural flows, and insignificant (...)
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    Firm’s Protection Against Disasters: Are Investment and Insurance Substitutes or Complements?Giuseppe Attanasi, Laura Concina, Caroline Kamaté & Valentina Rotondi - 2020 - Theory and Decision 88 (1):121-151.
    We use a controlled laboratory experiment to study firm’s protection against potential technological damages. The probability of a catastrophic event is known, and the firm’s costly investment in safety reduces it. The firm can also buy an insurance with full or partial refund against the consequences of the catastrophic event, which ultimately reduces the variance of the firm’s investment-in-safety lottery. The firm makes these two choices simultaneously, after observing the insurance contract proposed by an insurer who chooses (...)
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    Redeployed Functions Versus Spreading Activation: A Potential Confound.Colin Klein - 2010 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 33 (4):280-281.
    Anderson's meta-analysis of fMRI data is subject to a potential confound. Areas identified as active may make no functional contribution to the task being studied, or may indicate regions involved in the coordination of functional networks rather than information processing per se. I suggest a way in which fMRI adaptation studies might provide a useful test between these alternatives.
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    Grandparental Investment Facilitates Harmonization of Work and Family in Employed Parents: A Lifespan Psychological Perspective.Christiane A. Hoppmann & Petra L. Klumb - 2010 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 33 (1):27-28.
    The target article emphasizes the need to identify psychological mechanisms underlying grandparental investment, particularly in low-risk family contexts. We extend this approach by addressing the changing demands of balancing work and family in low-risk families. Taking a lifespan psychological perspective, we identify additional motivators and potential benefits of grandparental investment for grandparents themselves and for subsequent generations.
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    Effective Potential for Mathcal{P}Mathcal{T}-Symmetric Quantum Field Theories.Carl M. Bender & H. F. Jones - 2000 - Foundations of Physics 30 (3):393-411.
    Recently, a class of $\mathcal{P}\mathcal{T}$ -invariant scalar quantum field theories described by the non-Hermitian Lagrangian $\mathcal{L}$ = $ \frac{1}{2} $ (∂ϕ) 2 +gϕ 2 (iϕ)ε was studied. It was found that there are two regions of ε. For ε<0 the $\mathcal{P}\mathcal{T}$ -invariance of the Lagrangian is spontaneously broken, and as a consequence, all but the lowest-lying energy levels are complex. For ε≥0 the $\mathcal{P}\mathcal{T}$ -invariance of the Lagrangian is unbroken, and the entire energy spectrum is real and positive. The (...)
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    Growing Burdens? Disease-Resistant Genetically Modified Bananas and the Potential Gendered Implications for Labor in Uganda.Lincoln Addison & Matthew Schnurr - 2016 - Agriculture and Human Values 33 (4):967-978.
    How will the adoption of genetically modified staple crops reconfigure labor processes in Sub-Saharan Africa? This article focuses on Uganda, where GM varieties of matooke, the country’s primary carbohydrate staple, are expected to be commercialized within the next few years. The paper draws on survey data and focus groups with a random sample of over one hundred and fifty growers to investigate the potential ways a variety engineered to be resistant to banana bacterial wilt might impact labor dynamics. A (...)
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    The Institutional and Social Contruction of Responsible Investment.Jean-Pascal Gond, Céline Louche, Rieneke Slager, Carmen Juravle & Camilla Yamahaki - 2011 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 22:524-531.
    This paper provides a summary of the symposium on the institutional and social construction of Responsible Investment (RI), held at the 22nd IABS conference. In the context of the symposium, we propose to move beyond the dominant focus on the financial impact of RI to consider the potential of emergent institutional and sociological perspectives to explain the practices and concepts related to RI. In doing so, our aim is to explore in greater detail the current changes in the (...)
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    U.S. And China: Hard and Soft Power Potential.Robert Łoś - 2018 - International Studies. Interdisciplinary Political and Cultural Journal 22 (1):39-50.
    The United States, as a leading world power, has to face China – an emerging powerful rival. The potential of both states’ power is measured by universal indicators. On a military level, these indicators are: military expenditure, soldiers/reserve/soldiers abroad, offensive weapons, nuclear warheads. On an economic level: GDP value, reserve currency/public debt to GNP, direct investment home and abroad. With regard soft power, six categories have been taken into consideration: diplomacy, socio-political, socioeconomic, education, high and popular culture. All (...)
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    Is the Sense of Agency in Schizophrenia Influenced by Resting-State Variation in Self-Referential Regions of the Brain?Jeffrey Robinson, Nils-Frederic Wagner & Georg Northoff - 2016 - Schizophrenia Bulletin 42 (2):270-276.
    Schizophrenia is a disturbance of the self, of which the attribution of agency is a major component. In this article, we review current theories of the Sense of Agency, their relevance to schizophrenia, and propose a novel framework for future research. We explore some of the models of agency, in which both bottom-up and top-down processes are implicated in the genesis of agency. We further this line of inquiry by suggesting that ongoing neurological activity (the brain’s resting state) in self-referential (...)
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    Spatial Phenomenology Requires Potential Illumination.James A. Schirillo - 2003 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (4):425-426.
    Collapsing three-dimensional space into two violates Lehar's “volumetric mapping” constraint and can cause the visual system to construct illusory transparent regions to replace voxels that would have contained illumination. This may underlie why color constancy is worse in two dimensions, and argues for Lehar to revise his phenomenal spatial model by putting “potential illumination” in empty space.
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    Global Investment Regulation and Sovereign Funds.Efraim Chalamish - 2012 - Theoretical Inquiries in Law 13 (2):645-682.
    Sovereign Wealth Funds have attracted significant attention over the past few years, as a result of their increasing role in the global economy and their controversial minority investments in distressed financial and infrastructure companies in Western economies. Although SWFs provide important benefits to home, host and global markets, they have been perceived by the Western mind as a growing threat to economic supremacy and national security. While the current legal scholarship provides an incomplete policy response, by either selectively referring to (...)
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    Financial Markets: A Tool for Social Responsibility? [REVIEW]Matthew Haigh & James Hazelton - 2004 - Journal of Business Ethics 52 (1):59-71.
    Objectives of socially responsible investment (SRI) are discussed with reference to the two main mechanisms of the SRI ‘movement’: shareholder advocacy and managed investments. We argue that in their current forms, both mechanisms lack the power to create significant corporate change. Shareholder advocacy has been largely unsuccessful to date. Even if resolutions were successful, shareholder advocacy may still be ineffective if underlying economic opportunities remain. Marketing material and investment prospectuses issued by socially responsible mutual funds (SRI funds) commonly (...)
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    The Role of the Global Reporting Initiative's Sustainability Reporting Guidelines in the Social Screening of Investments.Alan Willis - 2003 - Journal of Business Ethics 43 (3):233 - 237.
    Social screening of investments calls not only for investment policy and criteria, but also for information about companies, their policies, practices and performance. The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and its June 2000 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines have the potential to significantly improve the usefulness and quality of information reported by companies about their environmental, social and economic impacts and performance. The GRI aims to develop a voluntary reporting framework that will elevate sustainability reporting practices to a level equivalent to (...)
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    Reason, Rationality, and Fiduciary Duty.Steve Lydenberg - 2014 - Journal of Business Ethics 119 (3):1-16.
    This paper argues that since the last decades of the twentieth century the discipline of modern finance has directed fiduciaries to act "rationally"—that is, in the sole financial interest of their funds--downplaying the effects of their investments on others. This approach has deemphasized a previous, more "reasonable" interpretation of fiduciary duty that drew on a conception of prudence characterized by wisdom, discretion and intelligence—one that accounts to a greater degree for the relationship between one's investments and their effects on others (...)
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    Putting Sustainable Investing Into Practice: A Governance Framework for Pension Funds. [REVIEW]Claire Woods & Roger Urwin - 2010 - Journal of Business Ethics 92 (S1):1 - 19.
    This article presents a framework intended to provide pension funds with practical guidance for the successful implementation of a sustainable investing strategy. The framework is developed with respect to the UK and US pension funds (as these share certain common legal characteristics) and focuses on the changes that pension funds adopting such a strategy should make to their investment strategies and governance (particularly through the formulation and articulation of clear investment mission and strong investment beliefs). The article (...)
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    Darwin and the Puzzle of Primogeniture.Sarah Blaffer Hrdy & Debra S. Judge - 1993 - Human Nature 4 (1):1-45.
    A historical survey of the inheritance practices of farming families in North America and elsewhere indicates that resource allocations among children differed through time and space with regard to sex bias and equality. Tensions between provisioning all children and maintaining a productive economic entity (the farm) were resolved in various ways, depending on population pressures, the family’s relative resource level, and the number and sex of children.Against a backdrop of generalized son preference, parents responded to ecological circumstances by investing in (...)
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    Responsible Property Investing in Canada: Factoring Both Environmental and Social Impacts in the Canadian Real Estate Market. [REVIEW]Tessa Hebb, Ashley Hamilton & Heather Hachigian - 2010 - Journal of Business Ethics 92 (S1):99 - 115.
    Institutional investors and corporations increasingly recognize that extra-financial determinants of business performance can both create value and uncover significant risks within a business or investment portfolio. For companies that invest in, develop, own, or operate commercial real estate assets, this awareness of extrafinancial impacts has led to a significant interest in what has been called "responsible property investment (RPI)". Within the field of RPI, green real estate — real estate investment and management that seeks to reduce the (...)
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    Meanings and Policy Implications of “Transformative Research”: Frontiers, Hot Science, Evolution, and Investment Risk. [REVIEW]James S. Dietz & Juan D. Rogers - 2012 - Minerva 50 (1):21-44.
    In recent times there has been a surge in interest on policy instruments to stimulate scientific and engineering research that is of greater consequence, advancing our knowledge in leaps rather than steps and is therefore more “creative” or, in the language of recent reports, “transformative.” Associated with the language of “transformative research” there appears to be much enthusiasm and conviction that the future of research is tied to it. However, there is very little clarity as to what exactly it is (...)
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    Ethical Issues Concerning Potential Global Climate Change on Food Production.D. Pimentel, N. Brown, F. Vecchio, V. La Capra, S. Hausman, O. Lee, A. Diaz, J. Williams, S. Cooper & E. Newburger - 1992 - Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 5 (2):113-146.
    Burning fossil fuel in the North American continent contributes more to the CO2 global warming problem than in any other continent. The resulting climate changes are expected to alter food production. The overall changes in temperature, moisture, carbon dioxide, insect pests, plant pathogens, and weeds associated with global warming are projected to reduce food production in North America. However, in Africa, the projected slight rise in rainfall is encouraging, especially since Africa already suffers from severe shortages of rainfall. For all (...)
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    Оцінка Кадрового Потенціалу Промислових Підприємств.Tarasevych Olena - 2017 - Схід 5 (151):12-14.
    The article notes that the activities of industrial enterprises in modern conditions should be based on a high level of human resources. The model of estimation of personnel potential of industrial enterprises as one of the most important factors of influence on economic and financial results of enterprise activity is offered. The conclusion is made on the necessity of attracting, in order to increase the level of personnel potential of enterprises, to the staff of graduates of higher educational (...)
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    Beyond the “Cinderella Effect”.Robert L. Burgess & Alicia A. Drais - 1999 - Human Nature 10 (4):373-398.
    A central thesis of this paper is that understanding the nature of child maltreatment is so complex that no one disciplinary specialty is likely to be sufficient for the task. Although life history theory is the guiding principle for our analysis, we argue that an evolutionary explanation adds precision by incorporating empirical findings originating from the fields of anthropology; clinical, developmental, and social psychology; and sociology. Although evolutionary accounts of child maltreatment have been largely limited to the role of the (...)
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    Functional Exposed Amino Acids of BauA as Potential Immunogen Against Acinetobacter Baumannii.Hadise Bazmara, Abolfazl Jahangiri, Iraj Rasooli & Fatemeh Sefid - 2015 - Acta Biotheoretica 63 (2):129-149.
    Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii is recognized to be among the most difficult antimicrobial-resistant gram negative bacilli to control and treat. One of the major challenges that the pathogenic bacteria face in their host is the scarcity of freely available iron. To survive under such conditions, bacteria express new proteins on their outer membrane and also secrete iron chelators called siderophores. Antibodies directed against these proteins associated with iron uptake exert a bacteriostatic or bactericidal effect against A. baumanii in vitro, by blocking (...)
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    The Trade Regime Complex and Megaregionals – An Exploration From the Perspective of International Domination.Clara Brandi - 2017 - Global Justice: Theory Practice Rhetoric 10 (1).
    Megaregional trade negotiations have become the subject of heated debate, above all in the context of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In this article, I argue that the justice of the global order suffers from its institutional fragmentation into regime complexes. From a republican perspective, which aspires to non-domination as a guiding principles and idea of global justice, regime complexes raise specific and important challenges in that they open the door to specific forms of (...)
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