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Exploring Municipal Solid Waste Management in Nigeria: Challenges, Opportunities, and Roadmap for Sustainable Development (2023)
Thesis
Abdulfatah, A. K. (2023). Exploring Municipal Solid Waste Management in Nigeria: Challenges, Opportunities, and Roadmap for Sustainable Development. (Thesis). University of Salford

The escalating generation of municipal solid waste (MSW) presents a grave environmental and public health concern, particularly in developing nations like Nigeria. Addressing this issue is imperative, yet waste management often takes a backseat due t... Read More about Exploring Municipal Solid Waste Management in Nigeria: Challenges, Opportunities, and Roadmap for Sustainable Development.

Crime in the era of COVID‐19: Evidence from England (2023)
Journal Article
Neanidis, K. C., & Rana, M. P. (in press). Crime in the era of COVID‐19: Evidence from England. Journal of Regional Science, https://doi.org/10.1111/jors.12656

AbstractThis paper examines the effects of COVID‐19‐induced lockdowns on recorded crime in England. The enforcement of lockdowns at both the national and local levels allows unveiling the impact on criminal activities by type of shutdown policy. Usin... Read More about Crime in the era of COVID‐19: Evidence from England.

Exploring the connectedness of regional financial markets: application to the GCC equity markets (2022)
Thesis
Yousuf, M. Exploring the connectedness of regional financial markets: application to the GCC equity markets. (Thesis). University of Salford

This thesis explores the financial connectedness of equity markets in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries for the 2005 – 2020 timeframe. The overall study is divided into four key areas. First, we examine the intra-regional connectedness of... Read More about Exploring the connectedness of regional financial markets: application to the GCC equity markets.

A theory of organized crime, corruption and economic growth (2017)
Journal Article
Rana, M., Blackbourn, K., & Neanidis, K. (2017). A theory of organized crime, corruption and economic growth. Economic Theory Bulletin, 5(2), 227-245. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40505-017-0116-5

We develop a framework for studying the interactions between organized crime and corruption, together with the individual and combined effects of these phenomena on economic growth. Criminal organizations co-exist with law-abiding productive agents a... Read More about A theory of organized crime, corruption and economic growth.

An empirical analysis of organized crime, corruption and economic growth (2017)
Journal Article
Rana, M., Neanidis, K., & Blackbourn, K. (2017). An empirical analysis of organized crime, corruption and economic growth. Annals of Finance, 13(3), 273-298. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10436-017-0299-7

In a companion study, Blackburn et al. (Econ Theory Bull, 2017), we have developed a theoretical framework for studying interactions between organized crime and corruption, with the view of examining the combined effects of these phenomena on economi... Read More about An empirical analysis of organized crime, corruption and economic growth.