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  • The links between financial inclusion and financial stability: A study of BRICS 

    Arora RU (2017) The links between financial inclusion and financial stability: A study of BRICS. In: Anand P, Comim F, Fennell S and Weiss J. (Eds) The Oxford Handbook of BRICS and Emerging Economies. New York: Oxford University Press. Accepted for publication.
    In recent years financial inclusion has become an important policy goal in the developing countries. The definition of financial inclusion is however, not clear and varies from ‘banking the unbanked’ to ‘branchless banking’. ...
  • Providing personalised nutrition: Consumers’ trust and preferences regarding sources of information, service providers and regulators, and communication channels 

    Poínhos R, Oliveira B, van der Lans IA, Fischer ARH, Berezowska A, Kuznesof S, Stewart-Knox B, Frewer LJ, de Almeida MDV (2017) Providing personalised nutrition: Consumers’ trust and preferences regarding sources of information, service providers and regulators, and communication channels. Public Health Genomics. Accepted for publication, September 2017.
    Background/Aims: Personalised nutrition has potential to revolutionise dietary health promotion if accepted by the general public. We studied trust and preferences regarding personalised nutrition services, how they influence ...
  • Agency, ‘good motherhood’ and ‘a load of mush’: Constructions of baby-led weaning in the press 

    Locke A (2015) Agency, ‘good motherhood’ and ‘a load of mush’: Constructions of baby-led weaning in the press. Women’s Studies International Forum. 53: 139-146.
    In this age of ‘intensive motherhood’, new mothers are flooded with information on the best ways in which to raise their children. One of the key issues is infant feeding, in particular, the timing and method of weaning ...
  • Assessing the impact of regeneration spending: lessons from the United Kingdom and the wider world 

    Potts D (2008) Assessing the impact of regeneration spending: lessons from the United Kingdom and the wider world. Education, Knowledge and Economy. (2)3: 213-222.
    The government increased the funding for regional development agencies to £2.3 billion in 2007/8, yet hard evidence on the effectiveness of the spending is difficult to find. Techniques for valuing benefits in difficult ...
  • How Concessional is Aid Lending? 

    Potts D and Chung WY (2008) How Concessional is Aid Lending? Journal of Development Studies. 44(7): 1023-1036.
    The method used by Development Assistance Committee countries for measuring the concessionality of aid loans has remained unchanged for nearly 20 years. It was designed to measure the net cost of aid to donors not the ...
  • Forget the Weights, Who gets the Benefits? How to Bring a Poverty Focus to the Economic Analysis of Projects 

    Potts D (1999) Forget the Weights, Who gets the Benefits? How to Bring a Poverty Focus to the Economic Analysis of Projects. Journal of International Development. 11(4): 581-595.
    This paper examines the way in which the distributional impact of projects has been treated in the cost±bene®t analysis literature. It is suggested that excessive emphasis has been given to the estimation of distribution ...
  • When prices change: consistency in the financial analysis of projects 

    Potts D (1996) When prices change: consistency in the financial analysis of projects. Project Appraisal. 11(1): 27-40.
    There are problems in practice with dealing with inflation and exchange rate changes in the financial analysis of projects. This paper reviews existing procedures for dealing with changing prices, identifies problem areas ...
  • Shadow pricing agricultural projects: an approach using unknown parameters 

    Potts D (1990) Shadow pricing agricultural projects: an approach using unknown parameters. Project Appraisal. 5(3): 167-174.
    The ‘Modified UNIDO Approach’ to economic analysis of projects is described. It was used in Tanzania when no national parameters were available for shadow pricing. The main features are: the choice of a domestic price ...
  • Politics, Social Cost Benefit Analysis and Planners 

    Potts D (1978) Politics, Social Cost Benefit Analysis and Planners. IDS Bulletin. 10(1): 11-14.
    The paper explores some of the political assumptions implicit in the use of social cost-benefit analysis, and the role of economic planners using this analysis. It is argued that the recent emphasis on income distribution ...
  • Simple technology or unnecessary complication? A critique of the ‘poverty-elasticity of aid’ measure for project assessment 

    Potts D (2001) Simple technology or unnecessary complication? A critique of the ‘povertyelasticity of aid’ measure for project assessment. Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal. 19(1): 69-72
  • Taking South-South Cooperation Discourse Seriously: Indian claims and Ghanaian responses 

    Harris D and Vittorini S (2017) Taking South-South Cooperation Discourse Seriously: Indian claims and Ghanaian responses. Commonwealth and Comparative Politics. Accepted for publication.
    Indian interaction with the global South is at a crossroads. For a long time wedded to Nehruvian values of South-South cooperation, there are now considerable claims that economics underpins interactions. This article looks ...
  • ‘You end up with nothing’: the experience of being a statistic of ‘in-work poverty’ in the UK 

    McBride J, Smith A and Mbala M (2017) “You end up with nothing”: the experience of being a statistic of “in poverty” in the UK. Work, Employment and Society. Accepted for publication.
    Set in the context of the recent unprecedented upsurge of in-work poverty (IWP) in the UK – which currently exceeds out of work poverty – this article presents an account of the realities of experiencing poverty and being ...
  • Mortality and sexuality after diagnosis of penile cancer: a participative study 

    Branney P, Witty K, Braybrook D et al (2016) Mortality and sexuality after diagnosis of penile cancer: a participative study. International Journal of Urological Nursing. 10(3): 137-145.
    Survival for penile cancer is high but treatment can have a long-term detrimental effect on urological function and quality of life. Owing to its rarity, it is difficult to include men with penile cancer in research about ...
  • Semantics, Syntax or Neither? A Case for Resolution in the Interpretation of N500 and P600 Responses to Harmonic Incongruities 

    Featherstone CR, Morrison CM, Waterman MG et al (2013) Semantics, Syntax or Neither? A Case for Resolution in the Interpretation of N500 and P600 Responses to Harmonic Incongruities. PLoS One. 8(11): e76600.
    The processing of notes and chords which are harmonically incongruous with their context has been shown to elicit two distinct late ERP effects. These effects strongly resemble two effects associated with the processing ...
  • Adult recollections of childhood memories: What details can be recalled? 

    Wells C, Morrison CM and Conway MA (2013) Adult recollections of childhood memories: What details can be recalled? The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 67(7): 1249-1261.
    In a memory survey, adult respondents recalled, dated, and described two earliest positive and negative memories that they were highly confident were memories. They then answered a series of questions that focused on memory ...
  • Musical training and semantic integration in sentence processing: Tales of the unexpected 

    Featherstone CR, Morrison CM, Waterman MG et al (2014) Musical training and semantic integration in sentence processing: Tales of the unexpected. Psychomusicology: Music, Mind and Brain. 24(4): 291-297.
    Building on models of transfer effects between musical training and language processing and on evidence of similarities in the way the brain responds to unexpected elements in music and language, we investigated whether ...
  • The Effects of a Distracting N-Back Task on Recognition Memory Are Reduced by Negative Emotional Intensity 

    Buratto LG, Pottage CL, Brown C et al (2014) The Effects of a Distracting N-Back Task on Recognition Memory Are Reduced by Negative Emotional Intensity. PLoS One. 9(10): e110211.
    Memory performance is usually impaired when participants have to encode information while performing a concurrent task. Recent studies using recall tasks have found that emotional items are more resistant to such cognitive ...
  • Episodic intertrial learning of younger and older participants: Effects of age of acquisition 

    Almond NM and Morrison CM (2014) Episodic intertrial learning of younger and older participants: Effects of age of acquisition. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition. 21(5): 606-632.
    There is clear evidence of a deficit in episodic memory for older adults compared to younger adults. Using an intertrial technique previous research has investigated whether this deficit can be attributed to a decline in ...
  • The art of self‐testing by attempting cryptic crosswords in later life: the effect of cryptic crosswords on memory self‐efficacy, metacognition and memory functioning 

    Almond NM and Morrison CM (2015) The art of self‐testing by attempting cryptic crosswords in later life: the effect of cryptic crosswords on memory self‐efficacy, metacognition and memory functioning. Healthy Aging Research. 4(3): 1-16.
    Previous research has suggested that older adults who are more cognitively active in later life show an attenuation in cognitive decline in healthy aging. Furthermore, cognitive intervention studies have indicated that ...
  • Amnesia and future thinking: Exploring the role of memory in the quantity and quality of episodic future thoughts 

    Cole SN, Morrison CM, Barak O et al (2016) Amnesia and future thinking: Exploring the role of memory in the quantity and quality of episodic future thoughts. British Journal of Clinical Psychology. 55(2): 206-224.
    Objectives To examine the impact of memory accessibility on episodic future thinking. Design Single-case study of neurological patient HCM and an age-matched comparison group of neurologically Healthy Controls. M ...

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