Study is aimed to estimate the relation between producer effect from employing a downsizing strategy and the number of such producers. For this purpose we train sales prediction model on the actual sales data from a large retail grocery chain and estimate the average effect from implementing downsizing strategy under different market conditions
The proceedings from the 15th EDAMBA conference, which took place at the University of Economics in Bratislava on 22nd November 2012 have been prepared as a joint refereed publication of participants presenting their papers at the conference. The aim of EDAMBA as an organisation is to promote the exchange of information, to enhance the mobility of PhD candidates, to promote research cooperation and to increase the quality of PhD programmes and to create an environment of excellence with a European perspective while pursuing the existing diversity.
In the article the author considers the factors, governing by people coming in a small business. These factors can vary depending on the social and economic situation. The author estimates an enterprise potential of the Russian society and analyzes the reasons on which people start to attend to business.
We provide a survey of the research devoted to microeconomic models of combating corruption. We focus on four aspects: interconnection between corruption and competition on markets for goods and services, structure of public bureaucracy and incentives for public officials: efficiency wages and penalties for corruption. We cite the most important theoretical and some empirical papers on these issues, provide detailed disussion of key arguments and illustrate them with basic models.