Middle Eastern Finance and Economics

Issue 5
December, 2009

Is Fiscal Policy Sustainable in Lebanon?
Samih Antoine Azar

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

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

Discretionary Accruals, Market Capitalization, and Risk
Mohammad Fawzi Shubita and Moade Fawzi Shubita

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

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

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

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

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