Middle Eastern Finance and Economics

Issue 10
February, 2011

The Initial and Long-Run Performance of REIT IPOs: Empirical Evidence from Taiwan
Dar-Hsin Chen, Feng-Shun Bin, Mark S. Puclik and Ting-Jung Chen
6-16

Corporate Governance, Market Competition and Investment Decisions in Mexican Manufacturing Firms
Antonio Ruiz-Porras and Celina López-Mateo
17-29

The Determinants of the Number of Bank Relationships for Tunisian Firms: A Panel Data Analysis
Djelassi Mouldi, Hakimi Abdelaziz and Helmi Hamdi
30-40

Eco-Economy in Sustainable Development and Waste Exchange, a New Approach Regarding Waste Management
Ayhan Orhan
41-50

Effects of Inbound and Domestic Tourism Demand on Tourism Investments in Turkey: A Generalized Method of Moments Model
Nurtac Yildirim, Oguzhan Ozcelebi and Suna Mugan Ertugral
51-63

Dynamic Relationships of International Stock Markets: An Emerging Market Perspective
Walid M. A. Ahmed
64-83

A Model of Uniform Time Series Scaling
Alberto Ramìrez-Ceballos and Pilar Valencia-DeLara
84-100

Female Labour Force Participation and Crude Birth Rate in 1980-2008 Period: Evidence from Turkey
Fatma Davarc?o?lu Özakta? and Fatih Konur
101-110

Financial Risk Taking Behavior Comparisons between Two Different Countries Based on Demographic Factors: Turkey and Macedonia Case
Engin Demirel and Suleyman Gokhan Gunay
111-120

Does Economic Activity Influence Index Option Returns?
Ya-Wen Lai
121-135

Why had the Money Market Approach been Irrelevant in Explaining Inflation in Azerbaijan during the Rapid Economic Growth Period?
Fakhri Hasanov and Khudayar Hasanli
136-145

Does GAFTA Defy Gravity?
Amr Sadek Hosny
146-157

Foreign Direct Investment, Trade Balance and Domestic Performance in Turkey: A Causality Analysis
Fuat Sekmen and Selim Inancli
158-165

The Role of the Jordanian Commercial Banks in Financing Small-Scale Projects
Ahmad Salem khaled Al-khazali
166-178

Prior Achievement is the Indicator of the use of School Resource Inputs and the Best Predictor of Academic Achievement in Punjab (Pakistan)
Muhammad Arshad Dahar, Riffat Tahira Dahar and Rashida Ahmad Dahar