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  • Postscript on nova species and Kinloch Dampf Ltd. v. Nordvic Salmon Farms Ltd. 

    Metzger, Ernest (Roman Law Society of America, 2004)
    This article examines a case from the outer house of the Court of Session in Scotland. The case deals with the ownership of living things, and in particular the issue whether a person can become owner of a living thing ...
  • Quare? Argument in David Daube, After Karl Popper 

    Metzger, Ernest (Roman Law Society of America, 2004)
    This article considers the method of argument favoured by David Daube (1909-1999), a scholar of Roman and biblical law. It suggests that Daube used a method of argument championed by Karl Popper (1992-1994), a philosopher ...
  • Values and Vision : Working Together in Integrated Community Schools? 

    Forbes, Joan; University of Aberdeen, School of Education, Initial Teacher Education (ITE) (University of Aberdeen, 2004)
  • Worker Absenteeism: A Study of Contagion effects 

    Barmby, Tim; Larguem, Makram (University of Aberdeen Business School, 2004-02)
    A number of recent studies have suggested that workers’ attendance as well as their absence, could have importance for the way in which firms’ design remuneration contracts, see Chatterji and Tilley (2000) and Skåtun (2002). ...
  • Ethnic enclaves and employment in England and Wales 

    Battu, Harminder; Mwale, Macdonald (University of Aberdeen Business School, 2004-02)
    This paper examines the effects of ethnic enclaves on the employment probability of ethnic minorities living in England and Wales. Controlling for the endogeneity of residential location we find that living in a high own ...
  • A Note on the Labour Supply Behaviour of NYC Cabdrivers: Does Experience Count? 

    Barmby, Tim (University of Aberdeen Business School, 2004-03)
    In a much talked about paper, Camerer, Babcock, Lowenstein and Thaler (1997), (hereafter CBLT) outline some potentially cautionary news about the intertemporal labour supply hypothesis. The basis of their paper is that cab ...
  • Is it Easier to Escape from Low Pay in Urban Areas? Evidence from the UK 

    Phimister, Euan Cartner; Theodossiou, Ioannis; Upward, Richard; Centre for European Labour Market Research (University of Aberdeen Business School, 2004-08)
    In this paper we compare periods of low pay employment between urban and rural areas in the UK. Using the British Household Panel Survey, we estimate the probability that a period of low pay employment will end allowing ...
  • Urban Effects on Participation and Wages: Are there Gender Differences 

    Phimister, Euan (University of Aberdeen Business School, 2004-08)
    This paper estimates participation and wage equations using panel data from the United Kingdom to explore gender differences in urban wage and participation premiums. The results suggest a small but economically significant ...
  • Explaining Student Retention: The case of the University of Aberdeen 

    McCausland, W. David; Theodossiou, Ioannis; Mavromaras, Kostas (University of Aberdeen Business School, 2004-09)
    Student retention has risen high on the political agenda in the UK as part of the government’s priorities to widen participation in higher education, in particular among groups traditionally under-represented in the sector. ...
  • Effects of rotation scheme on fishing behaviour with price discrimination and limited durability: Theory and evidence. 

    Seki, Erika (University of Aberdeen Business School, 2004-10)
    This paper examines how rotation arrangement between two groups of fishers with different institutional arrangements affects fishing behaviour and economic outcomes in a particular economic environment characterised by ...
  • Seniority profiles in unionised workplaces:Do unions still have the edge? 

    Zangelidis, Alexandros (University of Aberdeen Business School, 2004-10)
    This paper, using data from the British Household Panel; Survey, explores how institutional arrangements influence employees’ wages. Particularly, it distinguishes the different paths seniority-earnings profiles follow ...
  • Do Social Preferences Increase Productivity? Field experimental evidence from fishermen in Toyama Bay 

    Seki, Erika; Carpenter, Jeffrey (University of Aberdeen Business School, 2004-10)
    We provide a reason for the wider economics profession to take social preferences, a concern for the outcomes achieved by other reference agents, seriously. Although we show that student measures of social preference ...
  • The Relationship Between Obesity, Lifestyles and Employment Status 

    Goode, Alison; Mavromaras, Kostas; Zangelidis, Alexandros (University of Aberdeen Business School, 2004-10)
    This paper investigates the relationship between obesity and lifestyles in the light of different employment status. The distinction between Employed and Not-employed individuals is used in order to represent the different ...
  • Profitable Career Paths: The Importance of Occupational and Industry Expertise 

    Zangelidis, Alexandros (University of Aberdeen Business School, 2004-10)
    This paper departs from the conventional assumption that divides accumulated in work human capital into employer-specific and general labour market skills, and pursues the idea of industry and occupational specificity. ...
  • Who are the moonlighters and why they moonlight: Evidence for rural communities 

    Dickey, Heather; Theodossiou, Ioannis (University of Aberdeen Business School, 2004-11)
    This paper examines the incidence of and reasons for moonlighting in the context of rural communities where multiple-job holding is viewed as an important means of promoting sustainability of these communities. Drawing ...
  • National and regional earnings inequality in Great Britain: Evidence from quantile regressions 

    Dickey, Heather (University of Aberdeen Business School, 2004-11)
    Earnings inequality in Great Britain has increased substantially over the last two decades at both the national and regional levels. This paper examines the changes that have taken place within both the national and regional ...
  • Regional earnings inequality in Great Britain: Evidence from fixed-effects regressions 

    Dickey, Heather (University of Aberdeen Business School, 2004-11)
    Earnings inequality in Great Britain has increased substantially over the last two decades at both the national and regional levels. This paper examines the determinants of regional hourly earnings over the period 1976 to ...
  • Job contact networks and the ethnic minorities 

    Battu, Harminder; Seaman, Paul; Zenou, Yves (University of Aberdeen Business School, 2004-11)
    This paper examines the job finding methods of different ethnic groups in the UK. The theoretical framework shows that less assimilated ethnic unemployed workers are more likely to use their friends and family as their ...
  • Plausible rogues: contract and property 

    Carey Miller, David (Edinburgh University Press, 2005)
    Problem of rogue obtaining possession of motor vehicle on credit through fraudulent misrepresentation of identity and selling on to innocent third party for cash; difficulty of deciding issue of right to vehicle between ...
  • Real Rights: Practical Problems and Dogmatic Rigidity 

    Paisley, Roderick (Edinburgh University Press, 2005)
    Scots law has a numerus clausus of real rights in relation to land. The structure fosters clarity and precision and gives the Scottish system of landholding great stability and predictability. Yet it may be that these ...