Middle Eastern Finance and Economics

Issue 13
May, 2011

A Study on the Long-Term Profits of Diversified Portfolios in the Stock Markets of USA and Its Major Trading Partners
Chun-An Li and Tsung-Hsien Chen
6-16

Do Corporate Policies Influence Business Cycles? Evidence from the Property and Liability Insurance Industry
Pei-chun Lee and Wen-chang Lin
17-35

Measuring the Impact of Inflation on Conditional Stock Market Volatility in Pakistan: An Application of IGARCH Model
Muhammad Tahir Rashid, Khalil Ahmad, Pervaiz Azim and Hafiz ur Rehman
36-42

Determinants of Islamic Bank Profitability: Evidence from Jordan
Husni Ali Khrawish, Walid Zakaria Siam and Ali Husni Khrawish
43-57

The Bipolar Bond
Fernando Llano-Ferro
58-59

Financial Constraints, Gender and Firm Performance: Evidence from Mauritius
Harshana Kasseeah and Verena Tandrayen-Ragoobur
60-70

Macroeconomic Affects on Stock Markets: An Empirical Analysis for Developed, Emerging and Financial Suffering Countries
Hakan Alt?n and Mehmet ?ahin
71-89

How Firm Specific Factors Affect Capital Structure: An Emerging Market Practice - Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE)
Basak Turan Icke and Hunkar Ivgen
90-102

Evaluation of the Application of Capital Investment Appraisal Techniques by Corporate Organizations in Nigeria
Sylvester Feyi Akinbuli
103-116

Government Policies on Environmental Regulation and Trade Volume: The Turkish and EU Case
Selim Inancli
117-126

The Interaction between Oil Price and Economic Growth
Latife Ghalayini
127-141

The Impact of E-Banking on Bank Profitability: Evidence from Jordan
Husni Ali Khrawish and Noor Mousa Al-Sa'di
142-158

Partial Effects of Thresholds and the Stock Market Returns
Evrim ?mer-Ertunga
159-164

Resource Abundance and Energy Intensity: A Cross Country Analysis
Ismail O. Soile and Biodun Balogun
165-180

Textile Sector Performance of Pakistan
Farah Naz Naqvi, Adeel Nasir, Usman Yousaf, Adnan Haider and Muhammad Ahmad
181-189