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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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