Middle Eastern Finance and Economics

Issue 12
April, 2011

Is Corporate Governance a Way to withstand Crisis Propagation?
Hanene Ezzine and Bernard Olivero
6-15

Modelling the Impact of Financial Innovation on the Demand for Currency in Turkey
Zeynep Erdinç
16-24

Ownership Structure, Managerial Decision, and Stock Repurchase in Japan
Min Teng and Toyohiko Hachiya
25-41

Exchange Rate Volatility and Turkish Stock Returns
Seyfi Y?ldiz and Recep Ulusoy
42-48

Striving for Home Advantages? An Empirical Study of Currency Hedging of Taiwan's Life Insurers
Shih-Chieh Chang, Hau-Min Chu and Su-Chu Hsu
49-64

Does the Use of Sukuk (Islamic bonds) Impact Islamic Banks Performances? A Case Study of Relative Performance during 2007-2009
Ali Said
65-76

The Analysis of Psychological Factors affecting Savers in Malaysia
Lim Chee Seong, Sia Bik Kai and Gan Guan Joo
77-85

Capital Structure Decisions of Manufacturing Firms' in Developing Countries
Burcu Dincergok and Kürsat Yalciner
86-100

The Link between Output Growth and Output Volatility in Five Crisis-Affected Asian Countries
Komain Jiranyakul
101-108

Dynamic Relationships between the Stock Exchange, Gold, and Foreign Exchange Returns in Turkey
Cuneyt Akar
109-115

Impact of Exchange Rates on Consumer Prices in India: Comparing Different Trade Liberalization and Monetary Policy Regimes
Niloufer Sohrabji
116-127

Impact of International Financial Reporting Standards on Insurance Management in Nigeria
Onafalujo, Akinwunmi Kunle, Eke, Patrick Omoruyi and Akinlabi, Babatunde Hamed
128-142

Governance Infrastructure and FDI Flows in Mena Region Countries
Ahmed Nawaz Hakro and Abdallah Mohammed Omezzine
143-158

Agent-Based Approach to Asset Price Fluctuations and Excess Volatility: An Experimental Investigation
Belhoula Malek and Abaoub Ezzeddine
159-173

Economic Evaluation of Investment Projects in High Voltage Wire and Cable Manufacturing Industry Using Fuzzy Logic
Mohammad Reza Fathi, Mohammad Karimi Zarchi, Sirous Azizollahi and Hossein Bazargani
174-185