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Inventi Impact - Emerging Economies

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    Quarterly published in print and online ‘Inventi Rapid/Impact: Emerging Economies’ publishes high quality unpublished as well as high impact pre-published research and reviews catering to the needs of researchers and professionals. The intent of this journal is to focus on high impact empirical and theoretical studies in emerging markets. Preference is given to comparative studies that take global and regional perspectives, detailed single country studies that address critical policy issues and have significant global and regional implications, and papers that address the interactions of national and international financial architecture. Papers putting institutional as well as financial perspectives are especially welcome.

  • OPTIMIZATION OF AN INVESTOR’S PORTFOLIO UNDER CONSTANT ELASTICITY OF VARIANCE MODEL AND POWER UTILITY FUNCTION
    Silas A Ihedioha*    Download Full Text

    In this study, optimal portfolio of an investor is studied when there are taxes, dividends, transaction costs and a riskfree asset with time varying rate of returns under constant elasticity of variance model. The Hamilton-Jacob–Bellman (HJB) equation associated with the optimization problem is obtained using the Ito’s lemma. Explicit solution of the power utility maximization is obtained. It ...

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  • CHRISTIAN ETHICS VS. CORRUPT ECONOMY
    Tigran Babasyan, Albert Hayrapetyan    Download Full Text

    Christianity as a consummate and the most individualized religion, allows one to best harmonize the relationships between an individual, society, and the state. Christianity roots in the fundamental sentiment of personal responsibility for own thoughts and deeds. That the Christian doctrine has an immense variety of tools to resolve the whole gamut of socio-political issues has been brilliant...

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  • VALIDATING VIRTUAL SAFETY STOCK EFFECTIVENESS THROUGH SIMULATION
    Maria Elena Nenni, Massimiliano M Schiraldi    Download Full Text

    As a means of avoiding stockouts, safety stocks play an important role in achieving customer satisfaction and retention. However, traditional safety stock theory is based on the assumption of the immediate delivery of the ordered products, which is not a common condition in businesstobusiness contexts. Virtual safety stock theory was conce...

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  • MACROECONOMIC INSTABILITY AND BANKS LENDING BEHAVIOUR IN GHANA
    Ransford Quarmyne Churchill    Download Full Text

    This study aims primarily at investigating the impact of macroeconomic instability on banking sector lending behaviour in Ghana using data on commercial banks and macroeconomic instability from 1992 to 2009. My results under the Co-integration and Vector Error Correction Modeling framework show that bank lending has a long-run relationship with macroeconomic instability. The study therefore, ...

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  • ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT ON THE GHANAIAN ECONOMY
    Emmanuel Acquah-Sam    Download Full Text

    This paper offers a systematic analysis of the likely economic effects of oil and gas production and management on the Ghanaian economy. The paper has been motivated by the fact that some empirical literature report that natural resource endowment has not necessarily led to economic development in many countries. It is with this apprehension of a possible natural resource curse in Ghana, havi...

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  • ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF RFID TECHNOLOGY IN THE PRODUCTION ENVIRONMENT
    Marcello Fera, Raffaele Iannone, Vincenzo Mancini, Massimiliano M Schiraldi, Paolo Scotti    Download Full Text

    The aim of this paper is to present an economic evaluation framework of an RFID system implementation through a pilot project with the aim of streamlining logistic processes and compliance with higher level requirements. The company involved in the project belongs to the CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) food industry, and in particular to the alimentary industry, whose principal scope was to c...

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