International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2015

  • An Economic Analysis of Apiculture Practices in Zambia

    Syed Ali

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 330-336
    Received: May 10, 2015
    Accepted: May 23, 2015
    Published: Jun. 13, 2015
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    Abstract: The study was conducted to investigate the cost of production, net income and creation of employment in apiculture practices in the Central Province of Zambia. The study aims to find out the type of technology used in honey production, cost of honey production, price of honey, net income and income to investment ratio. Further, it aims to know the ... Show More
  • “Middle Income Trap”; The Position of Algerian Economy: A Comparative Analysis Overview

    Allaoui elhassen, Tidjani chems eddine, Lacheheb miloud

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 337-346
    Received: May 26, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 07, 2015
    Published: Jun. 19, 2015
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    Abstract: Economic history has shown that few middle-income countries have successfully attained high-income level. Effective transition from middle to high-income level requires an efficient resource use, private sector improvement, productivity enhancement, and technology based rather than labor based production. Failure of doing so, undoubtedly, leads to ... Show More
  • A Mathematical Model for Optimizing Sales Mark-Up Price and Service Charge in a Profit-Maximizing Firm

    Emmanuel Nwaeze

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 347-351
    Received: May 05, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 12, 2015
    Published: Jun. 29, 2015
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    Abstract: In the world of commerce and industry, every business outfit seeks to maximize its profit. The optimal values of sales mark-up price and service charge sustain this objective. This is true since some firms could sell their products for cash or for no money down with cost spread over some period of equal payments. Thus, the firm’s income comes from ... Show More
  • Job Satisfaction Effecting Factors of Employees in Bangladesh Banking Sector

    Md Sohel Rana

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 352-357
    Received: Jun. 09, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 17, 2015
    Published: Jul. 02, 2015
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    Abstract: Satisfaction of employees with their job is considered one of the key factors for the success of an organization. The job satisfaction has got tremendous attention in organizational research. The focus of this study is to determine the impact of various human resource management practices like job autonomy, team work environment and leadership beha... Show More
  • Cluster Development Models: Challenges and Opportunities

    Md. Joynal Abdin, Md. Mizanur Rahman

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 358-366
    Received: Jun. 24, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 29, 2015
    Published: Jul. 10, 2015
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    Abstract: Clusters are the concentration of homogeneous enterprises producing similar products or providing identical services along with relevant backward and forward linkage enterprises in a particular geographic location sharing common opportunities and threats. Clusters are mainly two types based of their origin i.e. naturally grown and manmade clusters.... Show More
  • Connecting 9/11 to the Financial Crisis

    David Joel Skandera

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 367-390
    Received: Jul. 02, 2015
    Accepted: Jul. 14, 2015
    Published: Jul. 22, 2015
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    Abstract: This paper summarizes and analyzes research on the economic impact of United States fiscal and monetary policy in the wake of the 9/11-terrorist attacks. Therein, it attempts to connect this tragedy to the financial crisis of the late-2000s, which is still not fully understood. The large number of factors identified by numerous experts as the cause... Show More
  • Role of Tendering Process on Performance of Public Institutions: A Case Study of Nakuru County Government

    Eunice Waruguru

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 391-405
    Received: Jul. 01, 2015
    Accepted: Jul. 13, 2015
    Published: Jul. 29, 2015
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    Abstract: The purpose of the study was to determine the role of tendering process on performance of public institutions. The study was guided by the following specific objectives. To assess the role of transparency resulting from tendering process on the performance of public institutions, to establish the role of accountability resulting from tendering proc... Show More
  • A Comparison of Small Businesses Costs and Returns in Developing Socioeconomic: A Study in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    Leaksmy Chhay, Md Manik Mian, Rathny Suy

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 406-410
    Received: Aug. 01, 2015
    Accepted: Aug. 10, 2015
    Published: Aug. 19, 2015
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    Abstract: In Cambodia, a large portion of the population is associated with small business instead of paid Employees, which contributes a major share of the country's economy. Recently, small business priority has grown higher than conventional agriculture practice and service sector. This study tries to analyze the investment costs and returns of three smal... Show More