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Important factors affecting the transmission rate of COVID-19 in G20 and EU

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious respiratory disease that might be fatal to humans due to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronovirus-2. COVID-19 first appeared in Wuhan, China in 2019 and soon have spread all over the world. Therefore, it was accepted as a global epidemic by the World Health Organization in March 2020. The aim of this study is to reveal the effects of the demographic structure of the countries, their socio-economic development, the precautions, and health practices implemented by the governments against COVID-19 on the rate of transmission until the first peak days (plateaus) are appeared. Due to the socio-economic developments and reaching out the clear and transparent COVID-19 dataset, the sample of the study was formed from G20 and EU countries. The i nterpretable factors affecting the transmission rate of COVID-19 were extracted with factor analysis and multidimensional scaling. Multivariate analysis figures out the effects of the precautions and health practices implemented by G20 and EU countries with similar/different socio-economic development characteristics on the transmission rate. For instance, a result obtained from the multivariate analyzes is that COVID-19 cases in developed and developing countries differ from each other at their first plateaus. Another noteworthy inference is that COVID-19 cases are trending similarly within some developed countries with the higher ratio of population (65+) and Human Development Index (HDI). Furthermore, the population ratio (15-64) is itself an explanatory factor that can be used to characterize similar transmission patterns between countries. Consequently, these findings may help state authorities to take urgent precautions and manage such a global epidemic by much more efficient health policies.

ANOM Test as an Alternative Approach to Group Comparisons

The aim of this study is ANOM or Non Parametric ANOM test can be used approach as an alternative to ANOVA or Kruskal Wallis method in that all groups are equal and at least one alternative hypothesis is different. Data taken from the official statistics page of YÖK and 6 faculties were selected and hypothesis that there is difference in terms of number of students, number of academician and number of student for each academician between the faculties is tested using R software "ANOM" package. Because Data is non normal, Non Parametric ANOM test is used. According to Non Parametric ANOM, number of students in Faculty of Education (p=0.023) and Faculty of Arts and Science (p=0.033) were higher than sample mean; Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Healthy Science (p

Serial Mediation Model of Leader Member Interaction in Work Values and Job Satisfaction

Nowadays, enterprises state that one of the most important factors in creating a competitive advantage is qualified human resources; they aim to bring their employees, who care about their job satisfaction and happiness, in their institutions for long years. The fact that employees are highly satisfied with their jobs depends on their ability to identify their expectations and needs, their behavioral and cognitive characteristics.

The Mediating Roles of Solidarity and Intellectual Capital on the Relationship between Resource Dependency Sub-dimensions and Innovation Performance

The purpose of this study is to investigate the mediator role of solidarity and intellectual capital elements within technocities on the relationship between resource dependency sub-dimensions and innovation performance.

Relationships of Social Dominance Orientation and Empathy with Perception of Syrian Refugees as Threat:Structural Equation Modeling with The Examples of Çankaya and Altındağ

Syrians have been obligated to leave their country and seek to asylum to the different countries mainly their neighbor countries; Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon. At the year of 2018, over 3,6 million Syrians live under temporary protection in Turkey.

Implemention of Data Mining Technics Considering Number of Refugees

Refugees are people fleeing conflict or persecution. because of their race, religion, nationalitymembership in a particular social group, or political opinion.