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  • Fakih, Ali; Ghazalian, Pascal L. (2016-05-06)
    This paper examines the implications of firm-related and national factors for Female Labour Force Participation (FLFP) rates in manufacturing firms located in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The empirical ...
  • FIE 
    Kouatli, Issam; Khayat, Hana (2016-05-06)
    The purpose of this paper is to introduce simpler and more effective method in designing fuzzy controllers. A scale for partitioning the universe of discourse and choosing the appropriate fuzzy set shapes for the control ...
  • Arayssi, Mahmoud; Fakih, Ali (2018-04-17)
  • Arayssi, Mahmoud; Fakih, Ali (2017-07-06)
    In the context of the Arab Spring, which started in 2011 and overcame the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries, this paper examines the growth effects of financial development, controlling for distinct macroeconomic ...
  • Arayssi, Mahmoud; Fakih, Ali (2017-07-10)
    This paper aims to examine the causal impact of the Arab Spring and government institutions on the finance-growth nexus. The empirical analysis is implemented for extensive firm-level panel data combined with national data ...
  • Boumosleh, Anwar (2016-03-07)
    Since risk plays a role in setting dividend policy and granting stock options to directors, the paper investigates the effect of director compensation structure on the riskiness of the firm’s investment strategy by ...
  • Manassian, Armond; Majdalany, George (2017-11-01)
    The Lebanese tax system has many structural weaknesses and is in need of reform, specifically at the level of municipalities, or sub-governments. At this level there is a lack of clear delineation of responsibilities from ...
  • El-Khalil, Raed; Darwish, Zainab (2019-06-21)
    Flexible manufacturing systems (FMS) philosophy is a key weapon in achieving global manufacturing competitiveness. It encompasses a wide range of dimensions to improve all aspects of operational performance metrics. The ...
  • Zgheib, Philippe W. (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2018-03-20)
    A qualitative description of the characteristics of supercritical-to-subcritical flow transitions due to the presence of a single large bed element (LBE) in a laboratory flume is presented. Three types of jets resulting ...
  • Ladki, Said M.; Gartner, William C. (2016-05-17)
  • Ramadan, Zahy; Farah, Maya F.; Bou Saada, Rana (2021-09-23)
    Amazon, the leader in the e-retailing sector, has revolutionized online shopping through its vast areas of customer solutions, particularly with its Amazon Prime membership. Nonetheless, shoppers' behavior and attitudes ...
  • Dibeh, Ghassan (UNU/WIDER, 2017-08-24)
    This paper shows that foreign aid in postwar Lebanon passed through two phases with distinct features that have had far reaching implications for postwar development. In the first phase lasting from 1992-97, foreign aid ...
  • Mora, Nada; Neaime, Simon; Aintablian, Sebouh (2016-05-10)
    This paper investigates what induces small firms in an emerging market economy to borrow dollar credit from domestic banks. Our data are from a unique survey of firms in Lebanon. The findings complement studies of large ...
  • Messarra, Leila; Karkoulian, Silva; Younes, Aida (2016-05-17)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the four facets of cultural intelligence correlates with the intention to share knowledge. The sample consisted of 164 employees working in multinational organizations. ...
  • Naudé, Wim; Santos Paulino, Amelia U.; McGillivray, Mark (Oxford University Press, 2017-08-21)
  • Fraud 
    Jizi, Mohammad; Nehme, Rabih; EL Hout, Rofayda (2021-02-10)
    Because of the recent collapse of several major companies, investors' confidence in audited financial statements has decreased significantly. Fraud has been a major topic among many scholars and stakeholders due to its ...
  • Srour, F. Jordan; Newton, Diane (2015-10-20)
    Freight planning is an increasingly visible topic in the arena of transportation planning. Freight planning metrics and benchmarks can help state agencies select and assess the impact of improvement projects with respect ...
  • El Kallab, Tania; Terra, Cristina (2017-09-05)
    We investigate how the colonial strategy through the settlement decision a ected French trade patterns. In this regard, we construct a new database relying on various primary historical sources containing information on ...
  • Ramadan, Zahy; Farah, Maya F.; El Essrawi, Lea (2021-01-05)
    The trend of incorporating assistive conversational agents into people's lives has followed the unprecedented expansion in the usage of artificial intelligence (AI). Amazon, in particular, has been a key trendsetter in ...
  • Alnakhli, Hayam; Singh, Rakesh; Agnihotri, Raj; Itani, Omar S. (2020-12-01)
    Purpose This study aims to investigate salespersons’ self-monitoring and its effect on adaptive selling behavior. As salespeople are constantly facing different customers with various needs and want and engaging in a ...

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