SDG 8 RESEARCH

Clicks business of deposit-taking institutions: an efficiency analysis

Authors: Shamim F., Yamori N., Anjum S.
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the direct and indirect effects of automated teller machines (ATMs) on the performance and scope economies of the Japanese financial institutions. Design/methodology/approach: Stochastic frontier approach is adopted to estimate banks’ cost and profit efficiency indices and to examine the relationship [...]

Linkage between company scores and stock returns

Authors: Celik S., Aktan B., Tvaronaviciene M., Bengitoz P.
Previous studies on company scores conducted at firm-level, generally concluded that there exists a positive relation between company scores and stock returns. Motivated by these studies, this study examines the relationship between company scores (Corporate Governance Score, Economic Score, Environmental Score, and Social Score) and stock returns, both at portfolio-level [...]

An empirical study on investors investment initiatives in Indian capital market

Authors: Chavan D., Upadhyaya M., Alazzawi A.A., EL-Shishini H.M.
The Indian capital market Deals with medium term and long term funds in. It refers to all facilities and the institutional arrangements for borrowing and lending term funds (medium term and long term).The methodology used is non probability convenience sampling using a structured questionnaire by taking into account the primary [...]
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SDG 8 BLOGS

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University of Bahrain Environment and Sustainable Development PhD Program

The University of Bahrain’s PhD program in Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD) focuses on environmental sustainability, with an emphasis on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The program equips students with the knowledge and perspectives needed to answer important questions about diverse environmental problems. Nearly all colleges at the University of [...]
801, 2020

University of Bahrain Environment and Sustainable Development M.Sc. Programs

The University of Bahrain and the Prince’s Foundation (UK) jointly offer a Master’s program in Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD). The Prince’s Foundation is one of the international establishments specialized in design, planning and urban development that contributes to postgraduate studies in sustainable urbanism in partnership with universities in the [...]
801, 2020

The University Role in Preparing Postgraduate Students in Addressing the United Nation SGDs

The PhD students in the Environmental Sustainability Development Program of the University of Bahrain are working on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their targets. In the course ESD 793, the students were trained to address the contemporary issues related to environmental sustainability. This course enabled them to observe, assess [...]
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SDG 8 POLICIES

Faculty Grievance Policy

The policy outlines the mechanisms and conditions to be followed by the faculty grievances committee in terms of the formation and procedures that a faculty member must follow to submit a grievance against administrative decisions that affect his career and academic rights   Purpose This policy aims to provide a [...]

Tackling Food Insecurity and Hunger

This policy sets out to establish the University of Bahrain’s continuous commitment to tackling local, regional, and global food insecurity. Purpose To provide a clear statement of the position of the University with regards to preventing and resolving issues to food insecurity and hunger. Definitions Food Insecurity: refers to the [...]

Stakeholder Engagement Policy

The policy sets out the principles guiding the University’s engagement approaches and the different levels of engagement required for different purposes. Purpose The Stakeholders Engagement Policy provides guidelines for stakeholders’ engagement and communication. It aims at ensuring that stakeholder engagement activities are transparent, systematic and effective. Definitions Effort: project or [...]
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