CURRENT ISSUE - 07 REBS, Volume IV, Issue 1

07 REBS, Volume IV, Issue 1

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CONFERENCE PAPER
» THE ESSENCE OF THE AUSTRIAN SCHOOL AND THE CONCEPT OF DYNAMIC EFFICIENCY
By: Jesus Huerta DE SOTO
Keywords: Austrian School of Economics, Dynamic Efficiency


RESEARCH PAPER
» HOW IMPORTANT ARE AGGLOMERATION ECONOMIES: A CASE STUDY OF ROMANIAN INDUSTRIAL CLUSTERS
By: Valentin COJANU, Dragos PISLARU
JEL: L52, M20, L60
Keywords: competitiveness, regional development, export performance, industry concentration
» THE IMPACT OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INVESTMENTS ON THE NAMIBIAN ECONOMY- AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS
By: Ravinder RENA
JEL: E2, R53, O44
Keywords: Economic growth, competitiveness, Private Public Investments, Namibia, Education, health
» THE IMPACT OF MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS ON BANKING PERFORMANCE
By: Andra Lavinia NICHITEAN, Alin Marius ANDRIES, Vasile COCRIS
JEL: G30, G21
Keywords: efficiency, performance, M&A, banking
» US AND THAI ADVERTISING: A CROSS CULTURAL ANALYSIS
By: Pasinee KAEWMESRI, Nabil RAZZOUK, Victoria SEITZ
JEL: M37
Keywords: standardization, marketing, culture, advertising, international, localization
» RELIGION, FREEDOMS AND WEALTH
By: Aurelian-Petrus PLOPEANU
JEL: Z1, O11
Keywords: Religious freedom, Economic freedom, Political rights, Civil liberties, GDP per capita
» INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCES AND INCOME INEQUALITY IN AFRICA
By: John C. ANYANWU
JEL: D31, D36, F24
Keywords: International Remittances, Income Inequality, Africa
» COST-EFFECTIVE USE OF AGRICULTURAL LAND: A CASE STUDY
By: Dmitri Mihailovici PARMAKLI, V. DOGA
JEL: Q14, M41
Keywords: efficiency of land exploitation, cost of production, agricultural crop yield, net profit, marginal profit, profitability coefficient
» RELEVANCE OF UTILITY MAXIMIZATION IN STUDENT UNIVERSITY CHOICE Ė A CONSUMPTION-BASED MODEL FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
By: Eric S. SCHWARTZ
JEL: A12, D01, D11
Keywords: higher education, College choice, consumer behavior, human capital, student-choice model
» ESTIMATING PRIVATE RATE OF RETUN ON HIGHER EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN
By: Malik Fahim BASHIR, Muhammad Mazhar IQBAL, Khalid ZAMAN
JEL: O1, I21, I23
Keywords: Education, Human Capital, Economic Growth, Cost Benefit Analysis, Public Sector, Pakistan


CASE STUDY
» ASSESSING THE PERFORMANCE OF MONETARY POLICY UNDER ECONOMIC REFORM AND STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT PROGRAM: THE CASE OF EGYPT
By: Ibrahim L. AWAD
JEL: E31, E40, E42, E50
Keywords: Monetary Policy in Egypt; Economic Reform; Monetary Policy Objectives
» THE STUDY OF HEALTHCARE ASSESSMENT IN PAKISTAN (1991-2007)
By: Waseem IKRAM, Mehboob AHMAD, Mohammad Raza Ullah Khan NIAZI, Khalid ZAMAN
JEL: I1
Keywords: Health for all, Health indices, Infant mortality rate, Maternal mortality, Maternal morbidity, Elasticity


» OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE AND VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE IN ANNUAL REPORTS OF BANGLADESH
By: Abdur ROUF, Abdullah-Al HARUN
JEL: G14, G32
Keywords: Corporate Governance, Ownership structure, Voluntary Disclosure


ESSAY
» THE POTENTIAL OF THE INVESTMENT IN EDUCATION IN CREATING SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE NEW ECONOMY AND THE KNOWLEDGE-BASED SOCIETY
By: Marta-Christina SUCIU, Remus Marian AVRAM, Emanuela Maria AVRAM, Raluca EFTIMIE
JEL: I21, I25
Keywords: investment in education, socio-economic development, knowledge
» THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF BUKOVINA (II) BUKOVINA AS AN AUTONOMOUS DUCHY: 1849-1918
By: Gabriel-Andrei DONICI, Liviu-George MAHA, Sorin-Stefan MAHA
JEL: F15, F22, N13, N33, N43, O14, O52
Keywords: economic growth, values, mentalities, reforms, immigration, integration, economic development, Bukovina


BOOK REVIEW
» Ha-Joon Chang, 23 Things They Donít Tell You About Capitalism, London, Penguin Books, 2010
By: Doris MIRONESCU
» Branko Milanovic, The Haves and the Have-Nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality, New York: Basic Books, 2011
By: Alexandra OPREA