Uncertainty and Challenges in Contemporary Economic Behaviour

Ercan Özen
University of Usak, Turkey

Simon Grima
University of Malta, Malta

Product Details
25 Sep 2020
Emerald Publishing Limited
320 pages - 152 x 229mm
Emerald Studies in Finance, Insurance, and Risk Management
Every day presents new challenges as the face of global economics changes. But in a world of uncertainty, how is the world of finance and economics adjusting to address these new issues? 

In this first book in the Emerald Studies in Finance, Insurance, and Risk Management, expert contributors from around the world come together to discuss and address the emerging issues in global economics. Including chapters on international migration in Europe, theories on finance and accounting, labour studies, international economic policy and its effect, affecting factors on financial and capital markets, and the relationship between internal stock markets, Uncertainty and Challenges in Contemporary Economic Behaviour tackles the questions, concerns, and fears of the modern face of global economics. 

A fundamental text for any researcher or student of business and economics, this exciting new series investigates and examines some of the most prevalent questions in contemporary economics. 
Chapter 1. Challenges and Perspectives of International Migration in Europe within the Brexit Framework; Graţiela Georgiana Noja, Mirela Cristea, Petru Ștefea and Ciprian Panzaru
Chapter 2. The Impact of US Economic Policy Uncertainty on Developing Countries Under Different Economic Cycles: A Nonlinear Approach; Deniz Erer and Elif Erer
Chapter 3. The Investigation of Zombie Firms’ Existence in Borsa İstanbul Manufacturing Industry; Emre Kaplanoğlu and Canan Yükçü
Chapter 4. Forensic Accounting Theory; Peterson Kitakogelu Ozili
Chapter 5. Econometric Analysis for the Period Between 2003-2018 As Regards the Functioning of Interest; Berna Kaçar and Huriye Gonca Diler
Chapter 6. Conceptual Framework in Behavioral Accounting; Ahmet Coşkun and Mehtap Karakoç
Chapter 7. Theories of Financial Inclusion; Peterson Kitakogelu Ozili
Chapter 8. Shareholder Activism: What Does It Refer To? Yeşim Şendur
Chapter 9. Relationship between Interest Rates, Exchange Rate and Investor Sentiment in Turkey; Serap Vurur
Chapter 10. Effect of Climate Change on Financial Institutions and the Financial System; Peterson Kitakogelu Ozili
Chapter 11. Testing for Asymmetric Causality between Developed and Emerging Markets; Letife Ozdemir
Chapter 12. An Assessment for Financial Performance of Banks Listed in Borsa Istanbul (BIST) by MCDM; Eser Yeşildağ, Ercan Özen and Ender Baykut
Chapter 13. 100 Quotes from the Global Financial Crisis: Lessons for the Future; Peterson Kitakogelu Ozili
Chapter 14. Labouring Behind Closed Doors: The Working and Living Conditions of Filipino Live-in Care Workers in Malta; Mario Thomas Vassallo and Manwel Debono
Chapter 15. Too Small to Hedge? The Case for Derivatives Hedging for a Small Island State; Konrad Farrugia, Matthew Attard and Peter J. Baldacchino
Chapter 16. The Effect of Micro Entrepreneur Arrangements to City Culture in Terms of Urban Aesthetics and Street Peace in the Urbanization Process; Ahmet Fidan
Chapter 17. A Study of Kosovo’s Fiscal Policies and Tax System Key Issues to Align with European Standards; Gani Asllani, Simon Grima and Sharon Seychell

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 the Department of Banking and Finance, School of Applied Sciences, University of Uşak, Turkey. His current research interests include different aspects of Finance. He has (co-) authored three book chapters and more than 40 papers, more than 30 conferences participation, member in International Program Committee of three conferences and workshops. He is Chair of International Applied Social Sciences Congress. Dr Özen is certificated Accountant, member of Aegon Finance Association and member of TEMA (Turkey Combating Soil Erosion for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Resources Foundation).

Dr. Simon Grima, Ph.D (Melit.), MSc (Lond), MSc (BCU), B.Com (Hons) (Melit.), FFA, FAIA (Acad), is the Head of the Insurance Dept, in charge of the undergrad and postgrad degree in Insurance and Risk Management and a Senior Lecturer at the University of Malta. He served as the President of the Malta Association of Risk Management (MARM) and the Current President of the Malta Association of Compliance Officers (MACO). Moreover, he is among the first Certified Risk Management Professional (FERMA), is the Chairman of the Scientific Education Committee of PRIMO and served as a member of the curriculum development team of PRIMIA. His research focus and consultancy is on Internal Controls (i.e. Risk Management, Internal Audit and Compliance) and has over 25 years of experience varied between Financial Services and with public entities in Internal Controls, Investments and IT. He acts as an Independent Director for Financial Services Firms sits on Risk, Compliance, Procurement, Investment and Audit Committees and carries out duties as a Compliance Officer, Internal Auditor and Risk Manager.

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