International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences

Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2022

  • Reform of State-Owned Enterprises for the Purpose of Economic Growth in the Republic of Serbia

    Edvard Jakopin, Aleksandar Gracanac, Jugoslav Anicic

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 1-11
    Received: Jul. 02, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 24, 2021
    Published: Jan. 25, 2022
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    Abstract: This study on the performance of state-owned enterprises in Serbia has shown that the state has great difficulties managing the enterprises that are in its portfolio and under its control. The adaptation of state-owned enterprises to exogenous shocks unfolds at a slow pace and is faced with many problems. The institutional environment for the strat... Show More
  • Effect of Foreign Aid on Economic Growth and Investment in Ethiopia

    Moroda Kenea Duresa

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 12-27
    Received: Dec. 20, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 21, 2022
    Published: Jan. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: This study examined the effect of foreign aid on both economy and investment of Ethiopia from time 1974 to 2014. The empirical analysis has been done using multivariate co integration analysis of both vector autoregressive model (VAR) and (Vector error Correction model (VECM). Both models which enables to capture short run dynamics. VECM model is c... Show More
  • Risk-Taking Behaviour of Islamic Banks: A Panel Study

    Ahmad Al-Harbi

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 28-36
    Received: Nov. 21, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 13, 2022
    Published: Jan. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: The aim of this paper is to investigate the factors that impact the risk-taking behavior of Islamic banks before the 2008 financial crisis. The study covers a sample of 110 Islamic banks (represent almost all the Islamic banks in the world) across twenty-five countries which are members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC; the organizat... Show More