ICBFP'2022 Conference Program

Thursday, May 26 (Time Zone: GMT+3)

10:00 - 10:20  Opening Speech by Daniel Balsalobre-Lorente, UCLM, SPAIN

10:30 - 11:30  Keynote Speech – Digitalised Inclusive Finance and SMEs Research
Prof. Dr. Meryem Duygun, Nottingham University Business School, UNITED KINGDOM
        
11:45 - 12:45  Keynote Speech – Carbon Neutrality Targets: Ecological Ambitions & Political/Economic Realities
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ali Nasir, University of Leeds, UNITED KINGDOM

13:00 - 14:30    Session 1: Macroeconomics 
Chair: Prof. Dr. Mustafa Besim, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "Econometric Analysis of the Contributions of Freight Transport on Economy: A Case Study of Turkey"
Tuğrul Bayat, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey
Kenan Ilarslan, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey

Paper 2. "How People's Wellbeing Affects the Economy"
Zheng Li, Stevens Institute of Technology, United States

Paper 3. "Policies towards European Rural Development:  Analyzing the Leader Program"
Ana Patricia Fanjul Alemany, University of León, Spain
Liliana Herrera, University of León, Spain
María F. Muñoz-Doyague, University of León, Spain

Paper 4. "Nonlinear Framework for Testing Unit Roots in the Velocity of Money for USA"
Esra Hasdemir, Atılım University, Turkey
Esref Ugur Celik, Atılım University, Turkey

Questions & Answers

14:30 - 16:00    Session 2: Banking
Chair: Prof. Dr. Mete Feridun, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "Impact of Nonresident Bank Loans on Economic Activity"
İlkay Şendeniz-Yüncü, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Paper 2. "A Literature Study for Data Envelopment Analysis Applied to Bank Branch Efficiency Estimation"
Fatemeh Abbasi, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

Paper 3. "Sustainability with Green Banking"
Veclal Gündüz, Bahçeşehir Cyprus University, North Cyprus

Paper 4. "What Factors Affect the Profitability Determinants of Commercial Banks in the MENA Region?"
Vladislav Pan, KIMEP University, Kazakhstan
Alimshan Faizulayev, KIMEP University, Kazakhstan

Paper 5. "The Effect of Interest Rate Regulations on Banks' Financial Performance in Kenya"
Jane Ngaruiya, Strathmore University, Kenya
Pat Obi, Purdu University Northwest, United States
David Mathuva, Strathmore University, Kenya

Questions & Answers

14:30 - 16:00    Session 3: Financial Markets/Financial Literacy
Chair: Dr. Avik Sinha, Goa Institute of Management, INDIA

Paper 1. “Financial Literacy Mapping in Turkey”
Bahar Köseoğlu, Bahçeşehir University, Turkey 

Paper 2. "Dynamic Connectedness of Ethereum, Crude Oil, Stock Markets, and Green Stocks: Evidence from a TVP-VAR Approach"
Amirreza Attarzadeh, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
Farid Irani, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
Mugabil Isayev, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

Paper 3. “Exploring the Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Leverage of Listed Companies in Oman”
Afshan Younas, Arab Open University, Oman
Aza Azlina Md Kassim, Xiamen University Malaysia, Malaysia

Paper 4. "Asymmetric Effects of Monetary Policy on Non-Bank Financial Intermediation: A Quantile Regression Approach"
Mugabil Isayev, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
Farid Irani, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
Amirreza Attarzadeh, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

Questions & Answers

16:00 - 17:30    Session 4: Energy Economics
Chair: Prof. Dr. Daniel Balsalobre-Lorente, University of Castilla-La Mancha, SPAIN

Paper 1. "Revisiting the Consideration of Urbanization and Industrialization of G7 Countries on Environmental Sustainability"
Canan Gulcan, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
Leila Sabokkhiz, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
Mfonoboong Udom Etokakpan, Babcock University, Nigeria
Osama Elsalih, Sabratha University, Libya

Paper 2. "Does Climate Policy Uncertainty Plunge Renewable Energy Consumption? New Insights from the Novel Fourier Augmented ARDL Approach"
Qsim Raza Syed, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Paper 3. "A Comparative Analytical Study for Renewable Energy Sources and its Future in the Arab World"
Jehad Al Khalaf Bani-Younes, University of Technology and applied Sciences, Oman
Salah Mahdi Darwash, University of Technology and applied Sciences, Oman
Kawther Abbas Sallal, University of Technology and applied Sciences, Oman

Paper 4. "The Impact of Industrialization and Financial Development on Air Pollution: The Case of Turkey"
Erdem Öncü, University of Mediterranean Karpasia, North Cyprus
Nazım Kaşot, University of Mediterranean Karpasia, North Cyprus
Barış Eren, University of Kyrenia, North Cyprus

Paper 5. "Evaluating the Impact of Economic Complexity on the Environmental Degradation: The Case of Spain "
Daniel Balsalobre-Lorente, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain


Questions & Answers

Friday, May 27 (Time Zone: GMT+3)


10:00 - 11:30    Session 1: Financial Economics/Stock Markets
Chair: Prof. Dr. Fatma Güven Lisaniler, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS 

Paper 1. “Participation Finance Studies in Borsa Istanbul and BIST Participation Indices” 
Korkmaz Ergun, Borsa Istanbul, Turkey

Paper 2. “The Effects of Business and Finance Conditions on the Tourism Stock Markets: An Empirical Investigation from Turkey” 
Setareh Katircioglu, University of Kyrenia, North Cyprus
Salih Katircioglu, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

Paper 3. “Nexus between Financial Inclusion and Economic Activity: A Study about Traditional and Non-Traditional Financial Service Indicators Determining Financial Outreach
Florian Gerth, University of Wollongong in Dubai, United Arab Emirates                                                                                             

Paper 4. “The Impact of Microfinance on Economic Growth; Evidence from the Gulf Countries 
Ahmed A Salem. Abdelsalam, Libyan International Medical University, Libya 

Paper 5. “Interaction between the Price of Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Gold with W1SGI and DJI in the Long-Run
Korhan K. Gökmenoglu, HBV University, Turkey
Yeliz Menteş, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus 

Questions & Answers

11:45 - 13:15    Session 2: Multidisciplinary Session
Chair: Prof. Dr. Cem Tanova, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS                              


Paper 1. “An Assessment of Anti-Bribery and Corruption Enforcement:  Compliance and Governance after the UK Bribery Act 2010
Berna Numan, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus                                                                                           

 Paper 2. “Insight into Administrative Leadership at International Branch Campuses: Comparing Advantages and Disadvantages of Working in a Branch Versus Home Campus, and Measure Variances Caused by University's Public or Private Funding Status
Omer Javed, Hult International Business School, United States

Paper 3. "Inequalities in Early Childhood Development in Turkey"
Didem Pekkurnaz, Başkent University, Turkey
 
Paper 4. “Crafting Embeddedness in the Hospitality Industry
Furkan Araslı, Auburn University, United States
Huseyin Ilgen, Rauf Denktaş University, North Cyprus

Paper 5. "Hedge Ratio Variation under Different Energy Market Conditions: New Evidence by Using Quantile-Quantile Approach"
Karim Barati, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
Arshian Sharif, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Korhan K. Gokmenoglu, HBV University, Turkey

Questions & Answers

13:30 - 15:00    Session 3: Fintech/Blockchain/Social Media
Chair: Prof. Dr. Meryem Duygun, Nottingham University Business School, UNITED KINGDOM
  
Paper 1. “Analysis of the Effect of Social Media on Financial Indicators
Güzhan Gülay, Borsa Istanbul, Turkey
Serdar Bektaş, Borsa Istanbul, Turkey

Paper 2. “The Use of AI in Metaverse” 
Yavuz Selim Balcioğlu, Gebze Technical University, Turkey
Melike Artar, Gebze Technical University, Turkey
Oya Erdil, Gebze Technical University, Turkey

Paper 3. “Predicting Cryptocurrency Price Returns by Using Deep Learning Model of Technical Analysis Indicators
Negar Fazlollahi, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
Saeed Ebrahimijam, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

Paper 4. “What Proportion of the Bitcoin Ecosystem is Controlled by Bots?”
Yavuz Selim Balcıoğlu, Gebze Technical University, Turkey
Gökhan Özer, Gebze Technical University, Turkey 

Paper 5. “Identifying Fintech Implications on the Financial System: the Role of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence
Domenico Felice, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Marco Giorgino, Politecnico di Milano, Italy


Questions & Answers

15:00 - 16:30    Session 4: Financial Performance/Corporate Finance/Efficiency
Chair: Asst. Prof. Dr. Bezhan Rustamov, Rauf Denktaş University, NORTH CYPRUS
  
Paper 1. “Internet and Mobile Banking Efficiency in Turkey"
Abdullah Abdulkareem Kraidi, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
Sahand Daneshvar, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

Paper 2. “Does the IFRS16 Matter in Determining the Profitability of Airline Industries? 
Aidana Baigutanova, KIMEP University, Kazakhstan
Alimshan Faizulayev, KIMEP University, Kazakhstan
Bibigul Jakupova, KIMEP University, Kazakhstan

Paper 3. “Audit Committee Financial Expertise, Tenure and Capital Structure Decisions, Evidence from Turkey"
Gökhan Özer, Gebze Technical University, Turkey
Abdullah Kürşat Merter, Gebze Technical University, Turkey

Paper 4. “Determinants of Financial Performance: Case of Solar Panel Manufacturers in China 
Gaukhar Dabylova, KIMEP University, Kazakhstan
Alimshan Faizulayev, KIMEP University, Kazakhstan
Zhanat Syzdykov, KIMEP University, Kazakhstan

Paper 5. “The Leverage Determinants in the Banking Industry: The Case of MENA countries
Daniyar Dyuksaliyev, KIMEP University, Kazakhstan
Alimshan Faizulayev, KIMEP University, Kazakhstan
Indira Parmankulova, Almaty Management University, Kazakhstan


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