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Four levers of reciprocity across human societies: concepts, analysis and predictions (2022)
Journal Article
Lehmann, L., Powers, S. T., & van Schaik, C. P. (2022). Four levers of reciprocity across human societies: concepts, analysis and predictions. Evolutionary Human Sciences, 4, https://doi.org/10.1017/ehs.2022.7

This paper surveys five human societal types – mobile foragers, horticulturalists, pre-state agriculturalists, state-based agriculturalists and liberal democracies – from the perspective of three core social problems faced by interacting individuals:... Read More about Four levers of reciprocity across human societies: concepts, analysis and predictions.

Regulating Islamic Finance in the UK: Issues and Possible Solutions (2021)
Book Chapter
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2021). Regulating Islamic Finance in the UK: Issues and Possible Solutions. In M. Minhat, & N. Dzolkarnaini (Eds.), Ethical Discourse in Finance - Interdisciplinary and Diverse Perspectives (171-200). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-81596-7_9

This chapter reveals critical issues and risks in relation to the regulatory strategies for Islamic financial market in the UK. It is argued that improper regulation would expose the Islamic financial market to (1) sharia compliance risk, (2) restric... Read More about Regulating Islamic Finance in the UK: Issues and Possible Solutions.

The Integrity of Islamic Finance (2021)
Book Chapter
Minhat, M., Dzolkarnaini, N., & Abdullah, M. (2021). The Integrity of Islamic Finance. In M. Minhat, & N. Dzolkarnaini (Eds.), Ethical Discourse in Finance - Interdisciplinary and Diverse Perspectives (103-123). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-81596-7_6

This chapter provides a critical account of popularly used Islamic financial instruments and discusses the gap between theory and practice in Islamic financial industry. The critical discussion is mainly related to financial innovations, which were d... Read More about The Integrity of Islamic Finance.

Ethical Discourse in Finance: Interdisciplinary and Diverse Perspectives (2021)
Book
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (Eds.). (2021). Ethical Discourse in Finance: Interdisciplinary and Diverse Perspectives. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-81596-7

Ethical discourse is commonly not a priority in a conventional finance syllabus. Moral sentiments often take a back seat to market sentiments, even in shaping the direction of ethical finance business. This anomaly persists despite growing interest i... Read More about Ethical Discourse in Finance: Interdisciplinary and Diverse Perspectives.

Trust in Nigerian SMEs Exporting to West African Markets (2021)
Book Chapter
Omeihe, K., Amoako, I. O., & Gustafsson, V. (2021). Trust in Nigerian SMEs Exporting to West African Markets. In D. Nziku, & J. Struthers (Eds.), Enterprise and Economic Development in Africa (59-77). Bingley: Emerald. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-80071-322-220211003

In this chapter, we examine trust and social networks among entrepreneurs operating in a developing market context. At the centre of this study, trust emerges from the interplay of a range of cultural-specific factors, each of which describes how soc... Read More about Trust in Nigerian SMEs Exporting to West African Markets.

Plugging the Data Gap: Freelance Workers in the Creative Industries (2021)
Other
Panneels, I., Terras, M., Jones, C., Helgason, I., & Komorowski, M. (2021). Plugging the Data Gap: Freelance Workers in the Creative Industries. https://www.pec.ac.uk/blog/plugging-the-data-gap-freelance-and-self-employed-workers-in-the-creative-industries

The lack of data on the self-employed and freelance workforce is a particularly severe problem for the creative industries, which are disproportionately made up of freelancers.

Insect Pollination and Sustainable Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa (2020)
Journal Article
Tolera, K., & Ballantyne, G. (2021). Insect Pollination and Sustainable Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Pollination Ecology, 27(2), 36-46

We are currently seeing an expansion of pollinator-dependent crops in many parts of the world, but also growing evidence for pollinator population declines and loss of pollinator habitat. Climate change and population growth will place additional dem... Read More about Insect Pollination and Sustainable Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa.

'In courts we don't trust': Institutional framework in the context of developing economy (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Omeihe, K. O., Gustavsson, V., Omeihe, I., Amoako, I. O., & Saud Khan, M. (2020, August). 'In courts we don't trust': Institutional framework in the context of developing economy. Paper presented at 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada

In this paper, we examine with particular interest the mechanism of trust in Nigeria's unique socioeconomic landscape. This becomes pertinent as formalised institutional arrangements such as courts and legal structures appear to be underdeveloped. We... Read More about 'In courts we don't trust': Institutional framework in the context of developing economy.

Global socio-economic losses and environmental gains from the Coronavirus pandemic (2020)
Journal Article
Lenzen, M., Li, M., Malik, A., Pomponi, F., Sun, Y., Wiedmann, T., …Yousefzadeh, M. (2020). Global socio-economic losses and environmental gains from the Coronavirus pandemic. PLOS ONE, 15(7), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0235654

On 3 April 2020, the Director-General of the WHO stated: “[COVID-19] is much more than a health crisis. We are all aware of the profound social and economic consequences of the pandemic (WHO, 2020)”. Such consequences are the result of counter-measur... Read More about Global socio-economic losses and environmental gains from the Coronavirus pandemic.

Heat island effects in urban life cycle assessment: Novel insights to include the effects of the urban heat island and UHI‐mitigation measures in LCA for effective policy making (2020)
Journal Article
Susca, T., & Pomponi, F. (2020). Heat island effects in urban life cycle assessment: Novel insights to include the effects of the urban heat island and UHI‐mitigation measures in LCA for effective policy making. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 24(2), 410-423. https://doi.org/10.1111/jiec.12980

Urbanization often entails a surge in urban temperature compared to the rural surroundings: the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect. Such a temperature increase triggers the formation of pollutants worsening the urban air quality. Jointly, bad air quality... Read More about Heat island effects in urban life cycle assessment: Novel insights to include the effects of the urban heat island and UHI‐mitigation measures in LCA for effective policy making.

How Much Is Hidden? Pay for Elites in Government-Linked Entities (2019)
Book
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2019). How Much Is Hidden? Pay for Elites in Government-Linked Entities. Penang, Malaysia: Consumers Association of Penang

The presence of government-linked entities as influential players in the financial markets and economy sets Malaysia’s business ecosystem apart from competitive market-based systems. Ownership and control of these entities give the government conside... Read More about How Much Is Hidden? Pay for Elites in Government-Linked Entities.

Construction of Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah-Based Index of Socio-Economic Development: Principles and Issues (2019)
Book Chapter
Abu Seman, J., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2019). Construction of Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah-Based Index of Socio-Economic Development: Principles and Issues. In S. Syed Ali (Ed.), Towards a Maqasid al-Shariah Index of Socio-Economic Development: Theory and Application (159-188). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-12793-0_5

The promotion of achieving Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah through socio economic development is considered an agenda priority in many countries especially where Muslims population is dominant. This paper addresses the dimensions and indicators related to the co... Read More about Construction of Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah-Based Index of Socio-Economic Development: Principles and Issues.

New Housing & Future Construction Skills: Adapting and Modernising for Growth (2019)
Report
Smith, S. (2019). New Housing & Future Construction Skills: Adapting and Modernising for Growth. Edinburgh: Scottish Government

The short life working group (SLWG) met during 2018 and was established to assess and provide recommendations for ‘future new housing and construction skills’. Members included housebuilders, industry organisations, college, university, public sector... Read More about New Housing & Future Construction Skills: Adapting and Modernising for Growth.

Barriers and drivers in a circular economy: the case of the built environment (2019)
Journal Article
Hart, J., Adams, K., Giesekam, J., Densley Tingley, D., & Pomponi, F. (2019). Barriers and drivers in a circular economy: the case of the built environment. Procedia CIRP, 80, 619-624. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2018.12.015

The circular economy has moved quickly from niche conversations to mainstream attention. Reports, white papers, academic articles, and guidance are produced in rapid succession, and the world’s first standard on circular economy for organisations has... Read More about Barriers and drivers in a circular economy: the case of the built environment.

The effect of exporting hospitality and tourism degrees overseas on the home campus: a conceptual model. (2019)
Journal Article
Lagiewski, R. M., Barron, P., & Leask, A. (2019). The effect of exporting hospitality and tourism degrees overseas on the home campus: a conceptual model. Journal of hospitality, leisure, sport & tourism education, 24, 211-222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhlste.2019.03.005

Hospitality and tourism programmes have, over the recent decades, been involved in the delivery of their degrees in international locations through a variety of export models. A case strategy approach was used to explore programmes delivering their... Read More about The effect of exporting hospitality and tourism degrees overseas on the home campus: a conceptual model..

Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Saint, R. M., Pomponi, F., Garnier, C., & Currie, J. I. (2019). Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, 172(3), 153-164. https://doi.org/10.1680/jensu.17.00068

Passive solar systems are often designed primarily with efficiency in mind, and research efforts are concentrated towards gaining an increase in performance. However, due to the multiple materials used, their manufacturing processes, a lifespan that... Read More about Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK.

Global Issues: The Technological Framework (2018)
Book Chapter
Bratton, J., & Grant, K. (2018). Global Issues: The Technological Framework. In The International Business Environment (251-288). (Fourth edition). Oxford: Oxford University Press

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Intelligence and co-creation in smart specialisation strategies: towards the next stage of RIS3 (2018)
Report
Komninos, N., Kakderi, C., Panori, A., Garcia, E., Reid, A., Cvijanović, V., …Mora, L. (2018). Intelligence and co-creation in smart specialisation strategies: towards the next stage of RIS3. European Commission

The white paper on “Intelligence and Co-creation in Smart Specialisation Strategies” outlines some key conclusions from the Online S3 project, funded under the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Commission. The Online S3 project has produced an o... Read More about Intelligence and co-creation in smart specialisation strategies: towards the next stage of RIS3.

Strategic principles for smart city development: A multiple case study analysis of European best practices (2018)
Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2019). Strategic principles for smart city development: A multiple case study analysis of European best practices. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 142, 70-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2018.07.035

Recent studies reveal a deep-rooted division in research on smart cities, which surfaces as a set of dichotomies that question whether smart city development should be based on a: (1) technology-led or holistic strategy; (2) double or quadruple-helix... Read More about Strategic principles for smart city development: A multiple case study analysis of European best practices.