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The Impact of Oil Sector on the Global Competitiveness of the GCC Countries: Panel Data Approach
This study explores the impact of oil sector on global competitiveness of the GCC states in a panel data framework for the period from 2006 to 2014. The focus is placed on how the non-traditional factors; oil rents, fuel ...
World Corruption Perception Index Analysis
Although corruption is measured and defined by different institutions yet there is no agreement on one perfect definition. In this study attempt to analyze the results of corruption index using the definition and the index ...
The Effect of the Volkswagen Scandal (A Comparative Case Study
The latest scandal with the German car manufacturer can bring potential devastating losses to both the company and the German economy. In order to make a closer analysis we will compare the Toyota pedal scandal ...
Corruption and Economic Growth in GCC Countries
The results of the study suggested that corruption and GDP growth are not significantly associated, or, in the case of the GCC countries, might be positive associated, thus contradicting some earlier findings about the ...
Is China’s Role As an Economic Leader Coming to an End?
When analyzing the financial crisis factors, it is noticeable that that China might be headed to one. Since the policy creators, are insisting on continuous growth, that can't be withstand, they are also undermining the ...
Stock Price Volatility and Dividend Policy in Jordanian Firms
This paper examines the relationship between stock prices and dividend policy. To test the relationship, it uses multiple least square regressions for its analysis. The model developed for this research evaluates the ...