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Guest Lecture – Sustainability and Startups in the Medicinal Cannabis industry with Oz Medicann Group, 25 July 2018
Published date: 12/07/2018
Each year, students in MM200 Managing People and Organisations have the unique opportunity to focus their major assignment on a real life case study. UNE Business School invites the case...
Our Research –“Population Size or Population Density? An Empirical Examination of Scale Economies in South Australian Local Government, 2015/16”– Tran, Kortt and Dollery
Published date: 14/06/2018
Advocates of amalgamation typically claim that substantial scale economies flow from municipal mergers, which generate larger local government entities by population size. We examined whether economies of scale exist in...
Our Research: “Does Municipal Sustainability Influence the Impact of European Union Investment Programs? The Case of Portuguese Local Government”, Caldas, Ferreira, Dollery and Marques
Published date: 21/03/2018
The assessment of the impact of European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) on Portuguese local government and which factors determine it is important given the magnitude of funds involved. As...
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