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  1. Inter-agency Cooperation and Good Tax Governance in Africa

    Owens, Jeffrey; McDonell, Rick; Franzsen, Riël; Amos, Jude Thaddeus
    In 2015, the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) and the African Tax Institute at the University of Pretoria launched a project to identify the links between corruption, money laundering and tax crimes in Africa. The project promotes the concepts of good tax governance and the importance to economic development of a tax system that is transparent and free of corruption. The project explores how law enforcement agencies and tax authorities can best cooperate to counter corruption and bribery. The project was initially aimed at three focus countries, namely, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa, but soon was extended to other African countries. This is a joint initiative with...

  2. Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe: Challenges and Opportunities

    Vandor, Peter; Traxler, Nicole; Millner, Reinhard; Meyer, Michael
    Building on the work of 27 authors and a survey of 400 experts, this volume provide a map of civil society in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). The analysis comprises 16 CEE countries in four distinct country groups: a) the Visegrád group, which consists of Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary, b) Slovenia and Croatia, c) Bulgaria and Romania, and finally, d) the non-EU countries Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, and Moldova. Austria serves as a reference country for comparing CEE civil society with a traditional Western European civil society. For each country, a chapter provides an...

  3. Facetten der Entrepreneurship Education. Festschrift für Josef Aff anlässlich seiner Emeritierung

    Greimel-Fuhrmann, Bettina; Fortmüller (Hrsg.), Richard

  4. The Economy as a Complex Spatial System

    Commendatore, Pasquale; Kubin, Ingrid; Bougheas, Spiros; Kirman, Alan; Kopel, Michael; Bischi, Gian Italo
    This collected volume gives a concise account of the most rel-evant scientific results of the COST Action IS1104 "The EU in the new complex geography of economic systems: models, tools and policy evaluation", a four-year project supported by COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology). It is divided into three parts reflecting the different perspectives under which complex spatial economic systems have been studied: (i) the Macro perspective looks at the interactions among international or regional trading partners; (ii) the Meso perspective considers the functioning of (financial, labour) markets as social network structures; and, finally, (iii) the Micro perspective focuses on...

  5. Propelling the Potential of Enterprise Linked Data in Austria. Roadmap and Report

    Fernandez Garcia, Javier David; Kiesling, Elmar; Kirrane, Sabrina; Neuschmid, Julia; Mizerski, Nika; Polleres, Axel; Sabou, Marta; Thurner, Thomas; Wetz, Peter
    In times of digital transformation and considering the potential of the data-driven economy, it is crucial that data is not only made available, data sources can be trusted, but also data integrity can be guaranteed, necessary privacy and security mechanisms are in place, and data and access comply with policies and legislation. In many cases, complex and interdisciplinary questions cannot be answered by a single dataset and thus it is necessary to combine data from multiple disparate sources. However, because most data today is locked up in isolated silos, data cannot be used to its fullest potential. The core challenge for most organisations and enterprises in regards to...

  6. Smarter, greener, more inclusive? Indicators to support the Europe 2020 strategy - 2017 edition

    Bley, Simon Johannes; Hametner, Markus; Dimitrova, Asya; Ruech, Renate; De Rocchi, Ariane; Gschwend, Eva; Umpfenbach, Katharina
    The 2017 edition of 'Smarter, greener, more inclusive? - Indicators to support the Europe 2020 strategy' continues the series of Eurostat flagship publications supporting the Europe 2020 strategy by monitoring progress towards the targets and goals defined under the three mutually reinforcing priorities of smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. The analysis is based on the Europe 2020 headline indicators chosen to monitor progress towards the strategy's targets. Other indicators focusing on specific subgroups of society or on related contextual issues are also used to deepen the analysis and present a broader picture. The data used mainly come from official statistics...

  7. Structural indicators for inclusive systems in and around schools. Analytical Report

    Downes, Paul; Nairz-Wirth, Erna; Rusinaite, Viktorija
    International evidence indicates that school systems need to change in order to tackle early school leaving and improve social inclusion in education and society. Policy-makers and school actors require practical tools to assist them in this process, made all the more urgent by the EU2020 headline target to reduce early school leaving. This report develops such practical tools; it is designed to inform strategic policy and practice by offering an innovative framework of structural indicators for early school leaving prevention and inclusion in school. It draws upon key European Council and Commission policy documents on early school leaving prevention, and...

  8. Vom Innovationsimpuls zum Markteintritt. Theorie, Praxis, Methoden

    Die Grenzregionen rund um die Zentren Bratislava und Wien gehören zu den am schnellsten wachsenden Regionen in Europa - insbesondere die High-Tech-Industrie betreffend ( Ein Erfolgsfaktor für kommerziell erfolgreiche High-Tech (Start Up) Unternehmen ist die frühzeitige Identifikation von Nutzeranforderungen und Verkaufsargumenten bei Innovationen. Interdisziplinäre Teams, die technisch und kaufmännisch ausgebildete Arbeitskräfte beinhalten, stellen die Basis für unternehmerische Innovations-Erfolgsgeschichten dar. Im August 2011 ist ein Team aus Forschern der Technischen Universität Wien, der Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, der Wirtschaftsuniversität Bratislava und des Inkubators INITS angetreten, High-Tech Unternehmen bei deren Markteintritt zu unterstützen und die universitäre Ausbildung von Interessierten an Innovationen im B2B High-Tech-Bereich zu adaptieren. Das Projekt Grenzüberschreitendes HiTECH Center wurde...

  9. Economics as a Multi-Paradigmatic Science. In Honour of Kurt W. Rothschild (1914-2010)

    Professor Kurt W. Rothschild died on November 15, 2010 at the age of 96. Austria has lost with him one of its most thoughtful and original economic thinkers of the past century. Commemorating the 1st anniversary of his death the Oesterreichische Nationalbank jointly with the University of Economics, Vienna, the University of Linz and the Austrian Institute of Economic Research organises this conference in honour of Kurt W. Rothschild and his contribution to economics.

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