This proceedings volume aims to provide new research methods, theories and applications from various areas of applied economic research. Featuring papers from the 2016 International Conference on Applied Economics (ICOAE) organized by the University of Nicosia and the Western Macedonia University of Applied Sciences, this volume presents cutting edge research from all areas of economic science that use applied econometrics as the method of analysis. It also features country specific studies with specific economic policy analyses and proposals.
Applied economics is a rapidly growing field of economics that combines economic theory with econometrics to analyse economic problems of the real world usually with economic policy interest. ICOAE is an annual conference started in 2008 with the aim to bring together economists from different fields of applied economic research in order to share methods and ideas. The goal of the conference and the enclosed papers is to allow for an exchange of experiences with different applied econometric methods and to promote joint initiatives among well-established fields likemacro- and microeconomics, international economics, finance, agricultural economics, health economics, education economics, international trade theory and management and marketing strategies. Featuring global contributions, this book will be of interest to researchers, academics, professionals and policy makers in the field of applied economics and econometrics.
A CGE Analysis of the Macroeconomic Effects of Carbon Dioxide Emission Reduction on the Algerian Economy.- Impact of International Migration on Human Development: A South Asian Perspective.- Job Satisfaction Factors Among University Staff Officers in an Emerging Economy: The Case of Sri Lanka.- Blogs Usage In Purchasing Process.- Social and Community Services Government Expenditure and Nigeria's Economic Growth.- The relationship between government expenditure on health and GDP in Turkey.- Banking Efficiency and Financial Stability: Which Causes Which? - A Panel Analysis.- Dynamic Modeling of Causal Relationship between Energy Consumption, CO2 Emissions and Economic Growth in Italy.- Financial Literacy and Financial Behaviour: An Evidence of Linkage in Albanian Context.- Financial Leverage Hits Corporate Performance.- Comparison of Innovation Performance within Visegrad Countries.- Dimensions of Market Liquidity: The Case of the Polish Stock Market.- Formal Identification of Crises on the Euro Area Stock Markets, 2004-2015.- Economics and Marketing of E-commerce at 0 km and further on the path toward S-Commerce.- Using demographic variables to determine target segments in Binary Logit models.- Social Media Usage in the University Activities.- Strategic Management of Costs - A New Tool to Gain Competitive Advantage.- The Causal Relationship between Government Spending and Revenue: An empirical study from Greece.- Marketing Ethics and Communication Strategy in The Case of Enron Fraud.- Effectiveness of Use of MCDM Methods in the Terms of Local Self-government.- Credit Risk Measurement Using VaR Methodology.- The effects of Country-of-Origin on Consumers' CSR Perceptions, Behavioural Intentions, and Loyalty.- Symptoms of Depression and Status in the European Labour Market.- Univariate GARCH model generated volatility skews for the CIVETS stock indices.- Business Process Reengineering in Emergency Departments (EDs): evidence from two hospitals.- Assessment of Innovative Capacity of the Region.- Education Democracy and Dictatorship.- Are We Better Off Working in the Public Sector?.- Innovation and Regulatory Hold-up: The Case of Shale Gas.- Trinities in Political Economy: More than just a way of observation.- Evolution of Trade Globalization from 2003-2014: Weakening Dynamics of World Trade Confirms Globalization Postulates.- High education, professional insertion and economic development in Romania.- Strategic IT alignment: Business performance during financial crisis.- On the examination of value based performance measures: Evidence from Indian Firms.- The Procyclicality of African Sovereign Credit Ratings.- The Determinants of Sovereign Credit Ratings in Africa: A Regional Perspective.- CFIs for Sustainable Risk proofing in value chain financing Instances from the Asia Pacific region.- REITs: An Alternative Investment in Thailand.- Cointegration between Energy Commodities and the South African Financial Market.- Do Dividend Payout Ratio Drive The Profitability of A Firm-A Case of Energy and Textile Sector of Pakistan?.- Attitude of customers to socially responsible products.- Dynamics of Lending Rates in the Baltic Countries: Influence of Funding Costs of Banks and Risk Factors.- Modelling Farmers' Behaviour toward Risk in a Large Scale Positive Mathematical Programming (PMP) Model.- CAPM model, Beta and relationship with credit rating.- Shocks Transmission through Real Channel: The Case of the Central and Eastern European Countries.- Health capital as factor of social and economic development of the Russian Federation's regions.- Corporate governance, insider trading, and stock returns in the Greek Technology sector.- Internal Audit Disclosure regarding to External Audit in Greece.- Central and Eastern European Countries.- Deterrence, Detection and Investigation of Economic Fraud and Auditor's Responsibilities Relating to Audit of Financial.- Statements according to International Standards.- Can Internet reporting affect the Stock market listed companies: The case of the Greek Listed companies.- Corporate Governance: Legal, Managerial and Auditing Dimensions.- Importance of productivity in non-optimal currency areas.- Greek Brain Drainers in Europe - An empirical study.- The US Petroleum Reserves Practices and the Global Oil Prices: An Empirical Study.- Failures in Elements and Processes of Quality Management Systems in Companies and Their Potential Solutions.- Controlling as a tool for decision support.- Gastronomy Tourism: An examination of the "Greek breakfast initiative" potential.- Greek Wineries on Facebook Wall.- Short and Long run determinants of tourist flows: the case of South Korea.- Assessing the impact of economic crisis on food firms performance.