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Russell–graph measure and super efficiency in data envelopment analysis
In non–parametric methods, if the number of operational units is relatively small when compared with the sum of number of inputs and outputs, many units are evaluated as efficient. The super–efficiency Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) model can be used to discriminate between these efficient units...
Dynamics of toxic heavy metals in different compartments of a highly urbanized closed aquatic system.
This paper deals with the dynamics of chromium, nickel, copper and lead among the different components namely water, surface sediments, submerged and free floating macrophytes and fish of the twin manmade lakes, Upper and Lower lakes, of Bhopal (M.P., India). Some basic parameters of...
Differences between carbon dioxide levels over suburban and rural sites in Northern Spain.
A comparison between suburban and rural atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations in Northern Spain is made. Measurements were carried out from April 2006 to November 2007 using MIR 9000 continuous analyzers based on the infrared technique. Two locations were establis...
Intersectoral action for health at a municipal level in Cuba.
Our team of Canadian and Cuban researchers and health policy practitioners undertook a study to consider the organization and practices involved in addressing health determinants in 2 municipalities (1 urban and 1 rural). The study included a questionnaire of municipal Health Council members and oth...
Do unorganised retail outlets feel threatened due to entry of organised retail outlets? Empirical evidence from an emerging market
A significant part of the Indian population is working in the unorganised services sectors, both in the rural and the urban areas, in particular in the trade, hotels and transport business services; and the community, social and personal services sectors. The retail sector in India is a sunrise secto...
Critical success factors in planning and management of urban green spaces in Europe
We provide an operational framework for quantitative comparative study of such green spaces. Based on this comparative analysis, we derive transferable policy lessons on sustainable urban green spaces, in particular regarding the need for effective institutional support systems and the need for tail...
The urban sustainable development in European Union through ranking: a tool for governance or a report of territorial disparities?
Sustainable urban development is a major topic in European Union in spite of the fact there are not any integrated strategy implemented directly. However, urban sustainability remains an integrated theme across the territory of European Union, as mentioned in institutional and intergovernmental chart...
Greek regions and cities in the knowledge economy: the dominance of large cities and their regions
We rely on patent data and we try to bring more light into an area that has been little studied in Greece. Our analysis confirms the theoretical and empirical argument of both concentration and importance of large–urban regions and particular cities. Few Greek large cities and some cities related...
Alberta: Policy inaction, crises, unintended consequences and cluster success in the semi–periphery
The developmental state literature has typically focused attention on the role of nation–state actors. However, cities are increasingly important centres of innovation and commerce (OECD, 2006). Thus as national state policy instruments are progressively governed by international conventions (Wade,...
Impacts of 'negative patterns' on urban–architectural education: the case of Balikesir
City and its physical environment play a remarkable role in the formation of architects. Thus, how qualities of urban setting are filtered into design projects that are developed in the city, particularly in schools of architecture is of interest. Hence, an excavation through four successive layers:...