2013, ISSUE 2
Creation date: 27.9.2016
A NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR CLASSIFYING THE METHODS FOR HANDLING MISSING DATA
The article treats the classification of the methods used in analysis of missing data. There are represent several existing classifications like Kalton and Kasprzyk (1986), Rubin and Little (2002) and Ghosh-Dastidar and Schafer (2003). In these classifications can't be found the role of the messing data mechanisms, which lead to choice from the different existing methods. Therefore a new classification is presenting, based on different approaches to handle with missing data like elimination,…
MODEL OF BUDGET PROCESS OF BULGARIAN COMMERCIAL BANK
Successful financial policy is a priority for every Bulgarian commercial bank. According to the author's conception through proper organization of the budgeting process the commercial bank realize the main purpose of improving the operational results. This article presents the author's model of a Bulgarian commercial bank. The model is implemented through a method containing a description of the subjects, tools and sequence of procedures of the budget process. Toolkit methodology includes…
CLUSTER ANALYSIS – AN INSTRUMENT FOR GROUPING THE PROCESSING INDUSTRY BRANCHES IN RESPECT OF THEIR FIELDS
This paper presents one of the opportunities for implementing the cluster analysis in the area of regional surveys. Recently many countries have been researching the opportunities for implementing differentiated economic policy in respect of the regions and branches. This is the basis for more and more surveys in the area of regional development to be focused on the advantages and shortcomings when it comes to enforcing this policy. A prerequisite for developing the differentiated economic policy…
REGRESSION ANALYSIS APPLIED TO SALES PROMOTION EFFECTS MEASUREMENT
This article puts three issues related to the application of regression analysis to sales promotion effects measurement. The choice of the dependent variable determined the type of effects that can be measured.The presence of several independent variables raises questions about their interaction. Effects associated with purchase timing suggest the inclusion of lagged variables in the regression model.
NEW CONFIGURATION OF THE WORLD FINANCIAL CENTRES IN A GLOBAL CRISIS
The object of research interest in this paper are the so-called “capitals of capital” - the international financial centres, the leading rating valuations and expert analyses of these financial megalopolises. Some new trends in their shifting are analysed and the parameters of their current configuration are defined. The research is done in two parts - theoretical and methodological part, connected with the comments as regards the criteria for differentiation, and research part which…
INTEGRATION AND SPECIALIZATION
In the last ten years, in all documents of the European Union a special accent is placed on two main challenges – globalization and population ageing. Common base for adequate answer to these challenges is the competitiveness of the European economy. According to contemporary theory of competitive advantage of nations a main determinant of competitiveness is the efficiency with which national resources are used while necessary condition for enhancing of that efficiency is specialization. …
EURO-ASIATIC PARADIGM AND EU
Abstract: The article discusses varios aspects of the counter- fight between the new- liberal and Euro-Asiatic value systems as alternatives of the regional and global development. The analyses of varients for future geostrategic actions the EU.