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Blik, T.G. (author)
Academic spin-off firms tend to grow slowly which decreases the effectiveness of policies enhancing the knowledge based economy. The average growth of the 105 academic spin-off firms in this research is 1.2 fte per year, however the median is only 0.4 fte per year. In order to increase the speed at which academic spin-off firms grow, insight in...
master thesis 2013
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Wang, H. (author)
The effect of minimum wage policy on employment and working hours is crucial for assessing the overall effect of this policy. A large number of scholars studied this issue from both the theoretical and empirical perspectives, but still no consensus was reached. Under the background of economic rebalance which is a transition from the export...
master thesis 2013
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Li, Y. (author)
On March 25th 2011, the European Council passed the Euro-plus Pact in order to enhance the competitiveness of European countries especially for the four Mediterranean countries which were trapped in a sovereign-debt crisis. One of the main focuses of the Pact was to restrain the growth rate of wages to make it below the growth rate of...
master thesis 2012
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Budyanto, L. (author)
'High road' Human Resource Management practices (often associated with rigid labour markets) differ from 'low road' practices (flexible labour markets) in terms of employment protection, earnings differentials among employees and amount of direct employees' supervision. Firms employing 'low road' practices tend to rely heavily on supervision, as...
master thesis 2012
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Reinders, H.J. (author)
Patents are often taken as an indicator to measure innovativeness, because they are a lot easier to obtain than most others. There is a complication though, which is that patents are not a direct measure of innovativeness: the fit between patents and innovativeness is biased by differing propensities to patent. The propensity to patent was...
master thesis 2011
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Sukriana, Y. (author)
In response to the abandonment of monetary targeting, Inflation targeting (IT) has emerged as a dominant monetary policy framework in both industrializing and industrialized countries. The framework was aimed to provide a new anchor for conducting monetary policy, and the theoretical underpinnings of this framework are based on two things: First...
master thesis 2010
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Smit, S.A.S. (author)
We are living in a knowledge society. Knowledge is considered as the most important production good in western societies nowadays. This study aims at gaining insights into the presence of knowledge and the conversion of knowledge into innovations at firm level. Three main concepts are used: information availability, absorptive capacity and...
master thesis 2010
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