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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Does GAFTA Defy Gravity?
Amr Sadek Hosny

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

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

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