ICBFP'2021 Conference Program

 

Tuesday, April 20


10:00 - 10:20  Opening Speech by Prof. Dr. Aykut Hocanın (The Rector of EMU)

10:30 - 11:45  Keynote Speech – The Role of Blockholders in Corporate Governance
Prof. Dr. Sabri Boubaker, EM Normandie Business School, FRANCE 
        
12:15 - 13:30  Keynote Speech – And Now What? Economic Policy Challenges in the Post – COVID-19 era 
Dr. Ourania Dimitraki, University of Bedfordshire, UNITED KINGDOM
  
13:45 - 15:15    Session 1: Banking 
Chair: Prof. Dr. Mete Feridun, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS 

Paper 1. "Determining the Factors Affecting the Capital Adequacy in the Turkish Banking Sector:  Panel Cointegration Analysis"
Ayşegül Berrak Köten, İstanbul Kültür University, TURKEY 

Paper 2. “Determinants of Foreign Bank Entry in Ghana”
Ibrahim Nandom Yakubu, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, TURKEY
Alhassan BUNYAMINU, University of Professional Studies, GHANA
Iliasu ABDALLAH, Marmara University, TURKEY

Paper 3. “SME Decision Making in Using Bank Loans: Applying an Adapted Model with Attitudinal Variables of the Theory of Planned Behaviour in Nigeria”
Seyefar Clement, University of Bedfordshire, UNITED KINGDOM                                                  
Sandar Win, Coventry University, UNITED KINGDOM  

Paper 4. “How do Political Risks Affect Banks’ Capital Adequacy Ratio? Evidence from GCC Countries”
Wesam M. A. Hamed, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Nesrin Özataç, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Bezhan Rustamov, Rauf Denktaş University, NORTH CYPRUS
  
Questions & Answers

15:30 - 17:15    Session 2: Financial Economics 
Chair: Prof. Dr. Selcan Timur, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. “The Political Determinants of FDI: An investigation of Eastern European Countries”
Ourania Dimitriaki, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom                                                                                                               
  Seyefar Clement, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

Paper 2. “Leading Indicators of Turkey's Financial Crises”
Mohamad Kaakeh, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS 
Korhan K. Gökmenoğlu, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS 

Paper 3. “Trust, Uncertainty and Unemployment: Evidence from Turkey”
Ecenur Uğurlu Yıldırım, Social Sciences University of Ankara, TURKEY 

Paper 4. “The Impact of Economic Policy Uncertainty on Financial Stability in BRICS Country”
Salim Hamza Ringim, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 5. “The Impact of Economic Uncertainty on Foreign Direct Investment”
Beyza Mina ORDU-AKKAYA, Ankara Sosyal Bilimler Universitesi, Turkey


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Wednesday, April 21


10:30 - 12:15    Session 1: Stock Market/Banking/Interest Rates
Chair: Prof. Dr. Sabri Boubaker, EM Normandie Business School, FRANCE 

Paper 1. “The Changing Effect of Developed and Emerging Market Returns on Borsa Istanbul (BIST) Returns during the COVID-19 Period”
Barış Kocaarslan, Yalova University, TURKEY     

Paper 2. “The Relationship between Interest Rates and Inflation: Time Series Evidence from Canada”
Negar Fazlollahi, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Saeed Ebrahimijam, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
                                                                                                                              
Paper 3. “Volatility, Trading Activity & Maximum Lot Amounts -Evidence from Istanbul Stock Exchange”
Güzhan Gülay, Borsa Istanbul, TURKEY

Paper 4. “A Comparative Analysis of Inflation-Hedging Characteristics of Gold and Stocks Assets in Turkey” 
Abdallah Othman, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 5. “Performance Analysis of Northern and Southern Banking Sectors on Cyprus Island under Covid-19 Era” 
Veclal Gündüz, Bahçeşehir Cyprus University, NORTH CYPRUS

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13:00 - 14:45    Session 2: Economics 
Chair: Prof. Dr. Salih Katırcıoğlu, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS                                   

Paper 1. “Interactions between Banking Credits and Domestic Savings: Empirical Evidence from European Union” 
Setareh Katırcıoğlu, University of Kyrenia, NORTH CYPRUS                                                
Salih Katırcıoğlu, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS                                              
Cihat Köksal, Istanbul Commerce University, TURKEY

Paper 2. “Heterogeneous Effect of Institutional Quality on Bilateral Trade in Africa”
Abdulkareem Alhassan, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS                                              
Cem Payaslıoğlu, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS                                                                                                    

Paper 3. “Investigation of the Relationship between Energy Consumption and Current Account Deficit in Black Sea Economy Cooperation (BSEC) Countries with Panel Data Methods”
Mehmet Altuntaş, Nişantaşı University, TURKEY 
Emre Kılıç, Nişantaşı University, TURKEY   

Paper 4. “Refugees and The Financial Consequences of Interacting with Locals in a Securitized Environment”
Hamidreza Monibi, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS                                       

Paper 5. “Do Banking Aids Drive Tourism Growth? Evidence from North Cyprus”
Setareh Katırcıoğlu, University of Kyrenia, NORTH CYPRUS                                                
Salih Katırcıoğlu, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Ceyhun C. Kılınç, Akdeniz University, Turkey
                                   
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15:00 - 16:45    Session 3: Finance
Chair: Prof. Dr. Mustafa Besim, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS  
  
Paper 1. “Measuring the Financial Performance of Construction Companies Operating in France with the Application of Dea, Tobit, Stochastic Frontier Approaches”
Elif Güzel, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Gülsen Dökmecioğlu, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS                                        
Sami Fethi, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 2. “The Role of Information Technology Investments in Inventory Efficiency and Financial Performance: Evidence from Manufacturing Industry in Germany”
Gülsen Dökmecioğlu, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Salih Katırcıoğlu, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Sami Fethi, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 3. “Does Financing Decision Affect Company Growth? Empirical Evidence from Selected Companies in Jordan”
Omar Bani-Khalaf, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 4. “Raising a Pot of Gold from the Financiers; Entrepreneurial Financing and its Implications for Innovation in England”
Winifred Soribe, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom


Paper 5. “Impact of Political Uncertainties on the Dividend Policies of Non-financial Firms in Turkey”
Foday Joof, Central Bank of The Gambia, GAMBIA
Asil Azimli, Cyprus International University, NORTH CYPRUS

Questions & Answers


Thursday, April 22


10:30 - 12:00    Session 1: North Cyprus Economy/Banking Sector (TURKISH)
Chair: Prof. Dr. Mustafa Ismihan, Doğu Akdeniz Üniversitesi, KUZEY KIBRIS 

Paper 1. “Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti’nde Döviz Kuru Fiyat Geçişkenliğinin İncelenmesi”
Halil Artam, KKTC Merkez Bankası, KUZEY KIBRIS
Mustafa Besim, Doğu Akdeniz Üniversitesi, KUZEY KIBRIS
Korhan K. Gökmenoğlu, Doğu Akdeniz Üniversitesi, KUZEY KIBRIS

Paper 2. “Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti’nde Enflasyonun Oluşumu ve Belirleyicileri Üzerine Ampirik Bir Çalışma”
Vur Yektaoğlu, KKTC Merkez Bankası, KUZEY KIBRIS
Korhan K. Gökmenoğlu, Doğu Akdeniz Üniversitesi, KUZEY KIBRIS
Mohamad Kaakeh, Doğu Akdeniz Üniversitesi, KUZEY KIBRIS

Paper 3. “Yüksek Öğrenim Sektörü’nün Cari İşlemler Performansına Etkisi: Kuzey Kıbrıs Örneği” 
Ebru Meryem Aydın, KKTC Merkez Bankası, KUZEY KIBRIS
Salih Katırcıoğlu, Doğu Akdeniz Üniversitesi, KUZEY KIBRIS                                       

Paper 4. “KKTC Ticari Bankalarının Mali Performanslarının TOPSİS Yöntemi ile Analizi”
Özgül Yapıcıoğlu, KKTC Merkez Bankası, KUZEY KIBRIS
Nesrin Özataç, Doğu Akdeniz Üniversitesi, KUZEY KIBRIS                                       

Questions & Answers


10:30 - 12:00    Session 2: Banking/Energy Economics/COVID-19
Chair: Prof. Dr. Tarık Timur, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. “Co-movement of the Shanghai Stock Exchange and COVID-19 in China: Evidence from Wavelet Coherence”
Hasan Güngör, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS                                   
Derviş Kırıkkaleli, European University of Lefke, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 2. “Energy Generation Mix and Electricity Prices in Canada: An Empirical Analysis”
Salah Bsikre, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 3. “Determination of the Factors Affecting Carbon Emission Through the Quantile Regression Method: The Period of 1960-2019 Turkey Sample” 
Kenan İlarslan, Kocatepe University, TURKEY
Münevver Yıldız, Kocatepe University, TURKEY
Tuğrul Bayat, Kocatepe University, TURKEY

Paper 4. “Credit Rating Agency`s Response to Covid-19 by Logical Analysis of Data”
Elnaz Gholipour, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Béla Vizvári, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 5. “Duration Measurement of Jordanian Debt as a Hedging Risk Tool during the Period (2002-2014)”
Amro Alamaren, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Moh’d AlAjlouni, Yarmouk University, JORDAN

Questions & Answers


13:00 - 14:45    Session 3: Business Management
Chair: Seyefar Clement, University of Bedfordshire, UNITED KINGDOM

Paper 1. “The Effects of Social Media Influencers on Consumers' Buying Intentions with the Mediating Role of Consumer Attitude”
Sadaf Damirchi, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Emrah Öney, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Seyed Arash Sahranavard, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 2. “The moderating effect of collectivism on the relationship between eWOM and perceived value to understanding the online hotel booking in Turkey”
Emrah Öney, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Süleyman Satan, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Korhan K. Gokmenoglu, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 3. “Do Emotional Exhaustion, Job Satisfaction and Perceived Overall Justice Mediate the Effects of Shared Values on Healthcare Professionals’ Eudaimonic Workplace Well-Being?”
Gizem Karaca, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS 
Cem Tanova, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Korhan K. Gökmenoğlu, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
                                                                                                                                     

Paper 4. “Mindfulness, Eudaimonic Wellbeing and their Relationships with Organizational Citizenship and Innovative Behaviors ” 
Nadia Jobbehdar Nourafkan, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS       
Cem Tanova, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Korhan K. Gökmenoğlu, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
                                                                                                                                                                 

Paper 5. “The Extended GREEN-A Framework; A Gender Comparison in Consumer Support for Sustainable Businesses Practices” 
Mohamad Kaakeh, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Sabina Sheherbano Shirazi, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Korhan K. Gökmenoğlu, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 6. “The impact of Perceived Environment Uncertainty and Perceived Health Risk of COVID-19 on University performance” 
Hajar Mazouz, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Ali Öztüren, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Korhan K. Gökmenoğlu, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

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14:45 - 16:15    Session 4: Multidisciplinary Session
Chair: Prof. Dr. Cem Tanova, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1.  “Job Satisfaction and Turnover in Educational Institutions: Reasons and Variables Affecting Job Satisfaction and The Turnover Decision”
Tarek Adhami, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS                                               
Tarık Timur, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 2. “Reconsidering the Impact of Government Expenditures on Unemployment Rate: The Turkish Experience (1980-2019)”
Nuri Çolakoğlu, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Mustafa İsmihan, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 3. “The Impact of the Gender Wage Gap on Women Participation in The Palestinian Labor Force”
Najiba Murar, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 4. “The Amalgamation of Social Media and Tourism in Ghana”
Selira Kotoua, KNUST Business School, GHANA
Felicity Asiedu Appiah, KNUST Business School, GHANA

Paper 5. “Impact of Ownership Concentration on Profitability of the Banking Sector: The Case of Turkey”
Tuba Özkan, Atatürk University, TURKEY
Sevgi Cengiz, Kafkas University, TURKEY 
Mehmet Emin Karabayır, Kafkas University, TURKEY

Paper 6. “Interaction of Credit Risk and Macroeconomic Variables in Turkey: A Dynamic Empirical Analysis”
Necla Tunay, Marmara University, TURKEY
Nesrin Özataç, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS 
Bahmanyar Hamedian, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
K. Batu Tunay, Marmara University, TURKEY


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