2015/3

Modelling and analysing an innovative cooperation to support operation of a science centre

by Balázs Darnai – József Gályász A science centre was built in Debrecen with the purpose to extend natural scientific knowledge and increase commitment to science and innovation in an experience-focused way. In addition to science centres’ original role of education and scientific communication, their function has been extended for today…

THE IMPACT OF THE INTERNET ON HUNGARIAN FOOD CONSUMERS’ WAYS OF SEEKING INFORMATION FROM THE ASPECT OF HEALTH AWARENESS

by András Fehér One of the main components of healthy lifestyle is proper diet. When putting together one’s diet, lots of information are needed in order to be able to pick from various foods which contribute to converting to a healthier lifestyle and maintaining it. The main purpose of this study…

The Connection between Academic and Athletic Performance among Elite University Student Athletes

by Andrea Puskás Lenténé Athletes in higher education are not only expected to produce high level performance but to find the balance between the preparation for post-athletic life and the requirements of the university. The objective of this study is to explore the connections between academic performance and level of sport.…

Multi-Level Analysis of Visitors’ Satisfaction Flying to Debrecen – Main Aspects of the Research

by Brigitta Palatinus This paper presents the non-exhaustive description of the main characteristics of visitors based on the filled out questionnaires during five months following the test month. These characteristics will serve the basis of a satisfaction analysis to be described in the future and they provide guidance for later analyses.…

Historical overview of the literature on business performance measurement from the beginning to the present

by Kinga Emese Zsidó The paper summarizes the concept of business performance and the performance measurement. The concept of business performance has changed a lot over the past decades. The managers have understood that in order to achieve organizational goals, more emphasis should be placed outside the owners, on other market…

An Application of the Error Correction Model in Analyzing the Long Run Equilibrium between Ghana’s Exports and Imports

by: Henry de-Graft Acquah – Joyce De-Graft Acquah This study investigates the long-run relationship between Ghana’s exports and imports for the period of 1948 to 2012. Using the Engle Granger two-step procedure we find that Ghana’s exports and imports are cointegrated. However, the slope coefficients from the cointegration equations were not…

Measuring Technical, Economic and Allocative Efficiency of Maize Production in Subsistence Farming: Evidence from the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia

by Musa H. Ahmed – Lemma Z. – Endrias G This study measured the technical, allocative and economic efficiencies of maize production in the central rift valley of Ethiopia using cross sectional data collected from randomly selected 138 sample households. The estimated result showed that the mean technical, allocative and economic…

Produce Certification and Income Risk Management Strategies of Cocoa Farming Households in South-West Nigeria

by Oreyemi, A. B. – Sanusi, R. A. – Okojie, L. O. – Olaiya, A. O – Akerele, D. Agricultural produce certification is synonymous to farm assurance of which cocoa certification is an example; dealing with issues of Good Agricultural, Environmental and Social Practices (GAP, GEP and GSP) in cocoa production.…