The recent issue of the journal Risk Governance and Control: Financial Markets & Institutions pays attention to the theoretical and empirical studies in risk governance and control, debt management, innovations and transparency etc. More detailed issues are given below:
Tetiana Vasilyeva, Larysa Sysoyeva and Alina Vysochyna analyze key performance indicators of the Ukrainian banking system, clarify its main problems, and identify relevant factors of the stability of the Ukrainian banking system and the character of their influence on the dependent variable. Realization of the mentioned above tasks was ensured by regression analysis (OLS regression).
Fred Amonya presents a deeper and broader perspective, and it is a distillate of a case study on PPP as a policy phenomenon. It dissects and illuminates the interaction between the forces of state formation and the wave of PPP hitting the continent.
The aim of the study carried out by Virimai Mugobo and Misheck Mutize was to apply the Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) on 15 SADC member countries’ SEZs profit remittance data and draw a multi-linear regression model to establish the relationship between national income and FDI. The results show that there is a not significant relationship between these variables. Hence there is no net benefit accruing to the host country by establishing SEZs.
Solly Pooe, Zeleke Worku and Enslin Van Rooyen determine whether there is a statistically significant association between the provision of adequate training and development programmes and satisfactory performance at municipal level. A combination of quantitative and qualitative methods of data collection and analyses were used in the study in which data was collected from n=131 respondents (119 questionnaires + 12 in-depth interviews).
Katleho Makatjane and Diteboho Xaba demonstrate that the proposed EWS model has some potential as a corresponding instrument in the SARB’s monetary policy formulation based on the insample and out-of-sample forecasting performance.
Ntoung A. T. Lious, Puime G. Felix and Miguel A. C. Cibran affirm the validity of Altman Z”-Score model as a predictors of the uncertainty regarding financial sector in Spain. The study takes into consideration two periods: before the banking reform and after the banking reform. It requires 30 financial institutions in Spain both big as well as small.
Md. Abdur Rouf investigates the extent and nature of corporate voluntary disclosure (CVD) in corporate annual reports of Bangladesh. The paper is based on a sample of 106 listed non-financial companies in Dhaka Stock Exchanges (DSE) from the period 2007-2011 and all the companies are selected by Judgment Sampling. The study is used ordinary least squares regression model to examine the relationship between explanatory variables and voluntary disclosure.
Adeoye Amuda Afolabi determines how Microfinance Banks (MFBs) impacts on entrepreneurship development in Nigeria. Data were collected through structured interview from entrepreneurs, Microfinance Bank managers and Regulators.
Jinxin, Zhao and Chongsheng Yang suggest that employing existing trust companies or establishing SPT based on the cooperation between the government and trust companies should be firstly considered for a better and healthier development of the capital market, as well as to avoid dramatically changing and challenging to the current operating economic and political system.
Lawrence Mpele Lekhanya and Kobus Visser examine risks and critical factors contributing to the rural entrepreneurial orientation growth of businesses. The concept of entrepreneurial orientation and various factors influencing the rural entrepreneurial orientation growth are still not well known. The study aims to assess risks and critical factors affecting rural entrepreneurial orientation growth of businesses.
Lamlile Ndlovu and Maxwell Agabu Phiri investigate farming community perceptions and expectations of quality of extension services rendered by the Department of Agriculture and Environmental Affairs (DAEA) within the uMngungundlovu District Municipality.
Tariq Tawfeeq Yousif Alabdullah presents a solution to fill the gap in the literature concerning the relationship between CG and a firm’s performance in such instances when the results of examining such a relationship are found to be inconsistent.
Wadesango Newman, Tasa Edmore, K. Milondzo and Wadesango Vongai Ongayi note the importance of financial statements prepared under IFRS framework and the importance of compliance with accounting and auditing requirements.
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