Middle Eastern Finance and Economics

Issue 17
July, 2012

The Optimal Transfer Price and the Possibility of Penalty
Chih-Hsing Hung, Shyh-Weir Tzang, Ren-He Liu and David So-De Shyu
5-21

Are Contributions Commensurate with Compensations? Evidence from Taiwanese Auditing Industry
Lee-Wen Yang, Mei-Ting Huang, Yahn-Shir Chen and Joseph Hsu
22-32

The Law of One Price in Global Depository Receipts: Empirical Evidence from Cross-Listed Egyptian Equities
Carmen Ansotegui, Aliaa Bassiouny and Eskandar Tooma
33-44

Empirical Investigation of Twin Deficits Hypothesis In Egypt (1992-2010)
Hanan Nazier and Mona Essam
45-58

Public Expenditure, Foreign Direct Investment and Agricultural Sector Growth in Developing Countries: The Case of Nigeria
Elijah Udoh, Elias A. Udeaja and Friday S. Ebong
59-69

Cost Efficiency Versus Effects of Wealth Transfer: Evidence from Taiwanese Long-Term Care System
Ching-Shyh Yeo, Chung-Yu Chen and Chung-Jen Fu
70-78

The Banking Diversification by the Tunisian Companies: Study of the Variables of Optimization and the Degree of Diversification
Mme Aya Annabi, Mouldi Jlassi and Lotfi Ben Zeida
79-89

Effect of Inflation Uncertainty on Private Sector in Iran
Ali Reza Daghighi Asli, Ebrahim Siami Araghi and Mohadeseh Haraty
90-97

Assessing the Productivity Change in the Banking Sector of Jordan
Idries Mohammed Al-Jarrah
98-107

Can Worksharing Decrease Unemployment while Maintaining Economy Growth? A Case Study for Six World Leading Economies
Konstantinos P. Vergos, Apostolos G. Christopoulos and Lina Kosteletou
108-112

More on Finance and Growth in the MENA Region: More Growth, More Finance
Jawaher Ben Salem, Mohamed Trabelsi
113-124

Local Governance, Decentralization and Local Economic Development
Wafaa Nasser and Myriam Donsimoni