Middle Eastern Finance and Economics

Issue 11
March, 2011

Effect of the Availability and The Use of Instructional Material on Academic Performance of Students in Punjab (Pakistan)
Muhammad Arshad Dahar and Fayyaz Ahmad Faize
6-18

Stock Selection Strategies of Equity Mutual Fund Managers in India
R. Shanmugham and Zabiulla
19-28

The Relevance of Dividends and Book Value in the Brazilian Stock Market
André Machado, Fabiano Guasti Lima, João Carlos de Aguiar Domingues, Rafael Bezerra Vieira, Alexandre Assaf Neto and Luiz Carlos Jacob Perera
29-43

Macroeconomic Conditions, Firm-Level Productivity, and Capital Structure Choices
Hsing-Hua Huang, Wei-Kuang Chen and Chia-Fan Lin
44-52

Productivity Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment: A Review of the Literature
Aysa Ipek Erdogan
53-68

Proprietary Technology Development and Firm Growth: Evidence from Turkey
Bostjan Antoncic, Arzu Ulgen Aydinlik, Jasna Auer Antoncic, Peter Fatur and Mitja Ruzzier
69-76

Does The Use of Derivatives Impact Bank Performance? A Case Study of Relative Performance during 2002-2009.
Ali Said
77-88

Antalya Region Tourism Cluster: To Measure the Impact of Tourism Cluster on Regional Development
Nedim Yuzbasioglu, Pelin Arsezen Otamis and M. Ozer Demir
89-94

Comparison of Financial Failure Estimation Models for Turkey: An Empirical Study Directed towards Automative and Spare Parts Sector
Nedim Yuzbasioglu, Nevin Yoruk, Mehmet Ozer Demir, Muhammed Bezirci and Mihriban Co?kun Arslan
95-106

Focusing More on Economic Theory to Test Purchasing Power Parity: Evidence from Turkey
Pouya Jabal Ameli and Somayeh Mardaneh
107-117

Customer Focused New Product Design Process Using Target Costing and Quality Function Deployment
Selçuk Yalç?n
118-131

The Sustainability of Current Account Deficits in the Presence of Structural Shift: The Case of Turkey
Ozlem Goktas, Cigdem Borke Tunali and Aycan Hepsag
132-141

Poverty-Health Nexus: The Case of Pakistan
Abo ul Hassan, Shahnawaz Malik, Imran Sharif Chaudhry and Sadia Khalil
142-149

Financial and Non-Financial Business Risk Perspectives - Empirical Evidence from Commercial Banks
Khizer Ali, Muhammad Farhan Akhtar and Shama Sadaqat
150-160

Internal Audit and its Role in Corporate Governance
Mahd Ali Al- jabali, Osama Abdalmanam and Khalifeh N. Ziadat
161-176