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  • Dibeh, Ghassan
    The purpose of this paper is to construct a simple model of the capitalist economy that generates business cycles in an endogenous manner. Embedded relationships that permeate the interaction modes of economic agents are ...
  • Raad, Elias; Wu, H.K.
    This study examines the effects of the method of payment, change in leverage, and management equity ownership on the acquiring firm's stock returns around the initial announcement date of the merger. Results indicate that ...
  • Marrouch, Walid; Benchekroun, Hassan; Chaudhuri, Amrita
    While an international agreement over the reduction of greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions proves to be elusive, there is a large and growing support for investment in developing more e§ective technologies to adapt to ...
  • Marrouch, Walid; Lazkano, Itziar; Nkuiya, Bruno
    We examine how adaptation to climate change affects the incentives to ratify international environmental agreements (IEAs). In particular, we study the effects of two aspects on the incentives to join a coalition. First, ...
  • Ramadan, Zahy B.; Farah, Maya F.; Mrad, Mona
    Organisations and marketers have long debated the consumer–brand relationship. Theorising related to this debate led to self-service technologies, which were implemented to both reduce costs and increase productivity by ...
  • Farah, Maya F.; Ramadan, Zahy B.
    Social networking sites’ current domination as a relationship-building platform with consumers is causing brand owners to lose power. Concurrently, retailers have significantly increased their social presence to influence ...
  • Unknown author (IGI Global, )
    Deceptive advertising denotes a producer's usage of mystifying, deceiving, or blatantly untrue statements when endorsing a product. There are several illegal methods for attempting to deceive consumers. This can be done ...
  • Srour, Jordan; Mahr, Tamas; De Weerdt, Mathijs; Zuidwijk, Rob (International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, )
    While intermodal transport has the potential to introduce efficiency to the transport network, this transport environment also suffers from a lot of uncertainty at the interface of modes. For example, trucks moving containers ...
  • Ladki, Said M.; Misk, Adel P.
    This paper reports about the liberalization of the Middle East aviation markets which are driving investment in the regional aviation industry to unprecedented levels. The increase of investment in aviation, the offering ...
  • Dibeh, Ghassan; Deeba, Elias; Xiea, Shishen
    The nonlinear bond pricing problem has been extensively studied in the literature. Since an analytical solution is not readily available, we will seek to find an approximate solution. We will present a decomposition method, ...
  • Ramadan, Zahy Bashir; Abosag, Ibrahim; Zabkar, Vesna
    Purpose The purpose of this study is to test such effects on brands’ relationships and the perceived value of advertising. Social advertising featuring endorsed brands has significantly grown in the past few years. Companies ...
  • Ramadan, Zahy B.; Farah, Maya F.; Kassab, Danielle
    The Amazon Dash button is a technological innovation that allows consumers to re-order products at the press of a button. This study aims to test (a) the effects of the relational attributes of retailer's trust and love ...
  • Sonfield, Matthew C.; Lussier, Robert N.; Fahed-Sreih, Josiane
    Purpose – The purpose of this research was to compare the use of non-family-members in the higher-level management team of Arab/Islamic family businesses versus American family businesses. Design/methodology/approach – ...
  • Fahed-Sreih, Josiane
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore relationships between different governance configurations and firm survival. The objective is to describe the alternative mechanisms through which the owning family takes ...
  • Farah, Maya F.
    Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the factors that affect customers’ switching intentions among banks in the context of mergers and acquisitions, using particularly the case of the merger between Lloyds TSB ...
  • Assaker, Guy; Songshan, Huang; Hallak, Rob
    Partial least squares structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM), as an alternative technique to traditional covariance-based structural equation modeling (CB-SEM), offers greater flexibility with regard to data assumptions ...
  • Shahin, Wassim; Islam, Muhammad
    The application of economic methodology to the problem of terrorism is discussed. Theoretical and empirical results are discussed with particular focus on the September 11 attack and the retaliatory response by the United ...
  • Ammous, Saifedean H. (The Economic Research Forum, )
  • Ladki, Said M.; Mikdashi, Tarik S.; Fahed, Wissam; Abbas, Haytham
    Currently, Lebanon is witnessing a shift in Arab tourists’ demands from residing in expensive and space-restricted hotel rooms to more comfortable and economically affordable timeshare vacation homes. This paper evaluates ...
  • Assaker, Guy; Hallak, Rob; O'Connor, Peter
    Drawing on literature on tourism, entrepreneurship, and family businesses, this research uses a structural model to examine the relationship between entrepreneurial self-efficacy (ESE) and enterprise performance. Based ...

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