Contemporary Issues in Business, Economics and Finance Vol: 104

Simon Grima
University of Malta, Malta

Ercan Özen
University of Usak, Turkey

Hakan Boz
University of Usak, Turkey

Product Details
02 Sep 2020
Emerald Publishing Limited
296 pages - 152 x 229mm
Contemporary Studies in Economic and Financial Analysis
This special edition of Contemporary Studies in Economics and Financial Analysis offers a selection of carefully curated chapters from invited participants in the International Applied Social Science Congress 4-6 April 2019.

In these chapters, expert authors tackle issues across a variety of economic and financial disciplines. Chapters include: the role of bankruptcy risk prediction in assuring the financial performance of Romanian industrial capitals; the effects of female employment on economic growth; perceived exchange rates and exchange rate management techniques; the European Union’s anti-discrimination laws in sport; bank stability in Latvia; and many more. 

With vigorous academic rigour, the authors and editors to this volume bring to life a wide variety of economic and financial discussions, from theory to practice. For any financial or economic researcher, student, or practitioner, this is an unmissable volume of research.
Chapter 1. Volatility Spillover Between Conventional Stock Index and Participation Index: The Turkish Case; Sezer Bozkus Kahyaoglu and Hilmi Tunahan Akkus.
Chapter 2. Bankruptcy Risk Prediction in Assuring the Financial Performance of Romanian Industrial Companies; Olimpia Livia Preda Buzgurescu and Negru Elena. 
Chapter 3. The Effects of Female Employment on Economic Growth: An Application of Panel Data on The Member Countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation; Nurgul Emine Barin, Sabriye Kundak and Vildan Saba Cenikli.  
Chapter 4. Volatility Spillover Analysis in Commodity Markets: Volatility spillover from oil prices to precious metals under different regimes; Aysegul Kirkpinar.
Chapter 5. Exchange Risk Perception and Exchange Risk Management: A Regional Application in Turkey’s Manufacturing Firms; Serdar Ogel, Adem Boyukaslan and Semih Acikgozoglu.
Chapter 6. Determining The Relationship Between CAMLS Variables and Profitability: An Application on Banks in The BIST Bank Index; Hasan Huseyin Yildirim and Bahadır Ildokuz.
Chapter 7. The Interaction Between Experience, Satisfaction, And Positive Word of Mouth: A Study on City Marketing in Afyonkarahisar; Alpaslan Ozmen and Ilkin Yaran Ogel.
Chapter 8. The Crowdsourcing Concept as a New Media Application; Sevil Bektas Durmus.
Chapter 9. A Field Study of the Effect of Motivation Factors On Performance of the Salesperson; Umut Eroglu and Ibrahim Kiray.
Chapter 10. Job Search: Predictors of Job Search Behaviour of Human Resources Managers; Seda Mumlu Karanfil.
Chapter 11. Tax as a Solution for Climate Change; Gamze Yıldız Şeren Kurular. 
Chapter 12. Community media, sustainability and female-oriented NGO's: the case in Izmir; Aslı Elgun.
Chapter 13. The European Union’s Fight Against Discrimination in Sports; Nihan Akincilar koseoglu. 
Chapter 14. An Assessment of Innovation Efficiency in EECA Countries using the DEA Method; Rustem Barıs Yesilay and Umut Halac.
Chapter 15. Testing the Overreaction Hypothesis on the Bist30 Index and Dow Jones: The Case of the 2008 financial crisis; Ercan Ozen Metin Tetik.
Chapter 16. The Determinants of Bank’s Stability: Evidence from Latvia, a small post-transition economy; Ramona Rupeika Apoga, Inna Romanova and Simon Grima.
Simon Grima, Ph.D (Melit.), MSc (Lond), MSc (BCU), B.Com (Hons) (Melit.), FFA, FAIA (Acad), is the Head of the Department of Insurance, in charge of the Bachelor of Commerce in Insurance, the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and Master’s degrees in Insurance and Risk Management and a Senior Lecturer at the University of Malta.

Ercan Özen received his BSc in Public Finance (1994), MSc in Business-Accounting (1997), PhD in Business Finance (2008) from University of Afyon Kocatepe. Now he is Associate Professor of Finance in Department of Banking and Finance, School of Applied Sciences, University of Uşak, Turkey.

Hakan Boz is an Assistant Professor at Usak University, School of Applied Sciences. Prior to joining the academia, he has held various positions in the tourism and hospitality sector. He has over ten years of managerial experience in the tourism and hospitality sectors.

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