Vol. 11, No 2, 2018

Information
Issue: Vol. 11, No 2, 2018
Journal: Journal of International Studies
ISSN: 2071-8330, eISSN: 2306-3483
Published date: 30-06-2018 (print) / 30-06-2018 (print)
Language: English
DOAJ: https://doaj.org/toc/2306-3483/11/2
Website: http://www.jois.eu/?en_vol.-11-no-2-2018,53
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Tables of Contents
# [1-20/23] Title Pages
1. China’s rising middle class: A case study of Shanghai college students
Authors: Joseph C. Morreale, Anna Shostya, Mariana Villada
Keywords: China, youths’ perceptions, college students in Shanghai, middle class, attributes of middle class, economic, social and political changes
JEL: D31, O53, P20
9-22 (14)
2. Myanmar-China peculiar relationship: Trade, investment and the model of development
Authors: Andrzej Bolesta
Keywords: China, Myanmar, Post-Socialist Development
JEL: O10, O20, E60
23-36 (14)
3. Critical thinking skill development: Analysis of a new learning management model for Thai high schools
Authors: Ken Changwong, Aukkapong Sukkamart, Boonchan Sisan
Keywords: critical thinking, high-school students, learning management, secondary education, PUCSC model, Thailand 4.0
JEL: I20, I21, I23, I25
37-48 (12)
4. Do more cards and terminals guarantee higher efficiency? The case of European Union banking
Authors: Kristina Kocisova, Beata Gavurova, Jakub Sopko
Keywords: payment cards, ATM, EFTPOS terminal, efficiency, Data Envelopment Analysis, European Union banking
JEL: G14, G21
49-62 (14)
5. Factors that increase credit risk of Azerbaijani banks
Authors: Shahriyar Mukhtarov, Serhat Yüksel, Elvin Mammadov
Keywords: Panel logit, credit risk, Azerbaijan, banks, non-performing loans
JEL: G19, G20, G21
63-75 (13)
6. The impact of technological changes on income inequality: the EU states case study
Authors: Ganna Kharlamova, Andriy Stavytskyy, Grigoris Zarotiadis
Keywords: technology, income inequality, EU, cluster analysis, model
JEL: O11, O33, O52
76-94 (19)
7. A new simple algorithm for solution of optimization problems
Authors: Jeyhun Abbasov
Keywords: Optimization problem, production function, optimal allocation, lag effect in optimization
JEL: C50, C60, E60
95-103 (9)
8. Foreign aid, human capital and economic growth nexus: Evidence from Nigeria
Authors: Oluwatoyin Abiola Fashina, Abiola John Asaleye, Joseph Olufemi Ogunjobi, Adedoyin Isola Lawal
Keywords: Foreign aid, human capital, economic growth, medicine model, Nigeria
JEL: F35, I29, O40, D69
104-117 (14)
9. Determinants of the State Railway of Thailand’s (SRT) Total Quality Management process: SEM analysis
Authors: Tanin Sivalai, Nuttawut Rojniruttikul
Keywords: attitudes, balanced scorecard (BSC), human resource management, organizational culture, total quality management, State Railway of Thailand
JEL: L32, L38, L51, L88
118-135 (18)
10. Knowledge-sharing behavior among banking officers in Indonesia
Authors: Muhammad Rasyid Abdillah, Ching-Torng Lin, Rizqa Anita, Bambang Suroto, Hadiyati Hadiyati
Keywords: knowledge management, knowledge-sharing, partial least square analysis, bank employees, Indonesia
JEL: M10, M12
136-153 (18)
11. The impact of Syrian refugees on Jordan: A framework for analysis
Authors: Wa’ed Alshoubaki, Michael Harris
Keywords: analytical framework, humanitarian crisis, Jordan, receiving state, Syrian refugees
JEL: F22, J69
154-179 (26)
12. Seasonal patterns in oil prices and their implications for investors
Authors: Peter Arendas, Daniela Tkacova, Jan Bukoven
Keywords: oil, Brent, WTI, seasonality, investment strategy
JEL: Q02, G11, G15
180-192 (13)
13. Efficiency of banks and human resources
Authors: Valentas Gružauskas, Eva Grmanová
Keywords: Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), efficiency score, commercial banks, Slovakia
JEL: G21, C61
193-201 (9)
14. Applicability of theory of constraint in predicting Ghanaian SMEs investment decisions
Authors: Michael Karikari Appiah, Bayu Taufiq Possumah, Nizam Ahmat, Nur Azura Sanusi
Keywords: Ghanaian SMEs, Logit model, oil and gas, perceived investment constraints
JEL: D02, O16, O17, P31
202-221 (20)
15. Determinants of foreign direct investment inflows: A case of the Visegrad countries
Authors: Aneta Bobenič Hintošová, Michaela Bruothová, Zuzana Kubíková, Rastislav Ručinský
Keywords: foreign direct investment, inflows, location advantage, determinants, Visegrad countries
JEL: F21, M16, P33
222-235 (14)
16. The tourism-led terrorism hypothesis – evidence from Italy, Spain, UK, Germany and Turkey
Authors: Maja Nikšić Radić, Daniel Dragičević, Marina Barkiđija Sotošek
Keywords: tourism, terrorism, Granger causality, VAR, Turkey, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain
JEL: C22, D74, Z32
236-249 (14)
17. Financial variables influencing the performance of refined crude oil products at North-West European cargo markets
Authors: Natalja Gurvitš, Jiří Strouhal, Artem Saia, Inna Sidorova
Keywords: crude oil prices, regression analysis, volatility, EURIBOR, exchange rates, VAR
JEL: G30
250-266 (17)
18. Analysis of the openness level and EU integration trends in the development of Polish economy
Authors: Janusz Wielki, Inessa Sytnik, Bogdan Sytnik
Keywords: national economy, economy openness, European market, export-import, Poland
JEL: F23, F63, O19, O52
267-287 (21)
19. Family business and business dynasties: A case study of Russia
Authors: Julia Murzina, Natália Turčeková, Elena Mensh, Joanna Nakonieczny
Keywords: family business, entrepreneurship, psychology, business dynasties, business succession
JEL: D10, D22, M20
288-303 (16)
20. Forms of managing the efficiency of tax administration in Slovak Republic
Authors: Ján Dobrovič, Miroslav Gombár, Viktória Ali Taha
Keywords: taxes, tax reform, trend analyses, efficiency, Slovak Republic
JEL: G21
304-314 (11)