Middle Eastern Finance and Economics

Issue 5
December, 2009

Is Fiscal Policy Sustainable in Lebanon?
Samih Antoine Azar
5-16

Lead-lag Relationship between Different Crude Oil Markets: Evidence from Dubai and Brent
Matthew C. Chang, Shi-jie Jiang and Kuan Yi Lu
17-24

The Impact of Tax Planning on Reducing Income Tax Burden in Industrial Companies in Jordan
(From Sales & Income Tax Evaluator Point of View)
Majed Sharayri and Ghazi F. Momani
25-36

Discretionary Accruals, Market Capitalization, and Risk
Mohammad Fawzi Shubita and Moade Fawzi Shubita
37-48

The Fundamental Determinants of Systematic Risk and Financial Transparency in the DFM General Index
Tarek I. Eldomiaty, Mariam H. Al Dhahery and Muna Al Shukri
49-61

An Analysis of the Informational Content of Dividend Change Payments at Amman Stock Exchange
Haitham Nobanee, Ayman E. Haddad, Wasim K. AlShattarat and Husni K. AlShattarat
62-78

Credit Market Development and Economic Growth in India
P. K. Mishra, K. B. Das and B. B. Pradhan
79-93

The Determinants of Currency Crises: A Panel Data Analysis
Serpil Kahraman, Ela Çolpan Nart and Gül Huyugüzel Ki?la
94-103

Modelling Exchange Rate in Nigeria in the Presence of Financial and Political Instability: An Intervention Analysis Approach
Shittu O.Ismail
104-109