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The Third Annual Conference of Economic Forum of Entrepreneurship & International Business

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Conference Venue: Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

Lady Margaret Hall: Talbot Hall

 

February 1st, 2nd, & 3rd, 2013

 

Dear Conference Delegates: Thanks for making the conference successful

Participants in this conference came from: Japan, Slovakia, Hong Kong, France, Kosovo, Latvia, Germany, Canada, UK, Egypt, Oman, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Nigeria, India, Indonesia, Malysia, Mexico, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Brazil. 

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The Conference Proceedings 

 

 

Best Paper Award

Peter Geczy, Noriaki Izumi and Kôiti Hasida

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

Getting the Most out of Your Hybrid Clouds: Adoption Management Strategy

Runners Up

Bei Luo and Terence Tai Leung Chong

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dual sides of China's Entrepreneurial Activities: The Productive and the Unproductive

Third Place

Gurdal Aslan and Humberto Lopez Rizzo

Université Paris I

Impacts of Minimum Wage on Employment: First Evidence in Turkish SMEs

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Conference Programme

Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University, United Kingdom

 

Day 1

Friday, February 1st 2013

9:00 Welcome and Coffee

10:00

Three Papers on Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility

Paper 1

Syahiza Arsad (Presenter)

Kolej Universiti Insaniah, Malaysia

Rahayati Ahmad (Presenter)

Kolej Universiti Insaniah, Malaysia

Roshima Said

Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

The Effect of Corporate Social Responsibility on the Relationship between Corporate Governance, Internal Audit and Firm Performance

Paper 2

Susanne Durst

University of Liechtenstein

Thomas Henschel (Presenter)

Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin, Germany

The practice of governance in small firms – A country comparison

11:00 Coffee

11:30

Paper 3

Samina Afrin (Presenter)

University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Strategic Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility: A Paradigm Shift

12:00

Two Papers on Responses to the Business Environment

Paper 4

Daniel May (Presenter)

Harper Adams University College, United Kingdom

Silvana Paratori

University of Keele, United Kingdom

A Review on Farmers’ Behaviour Modelling

Paper 5

Gazmend Qorraj (Presenter)

University of Prishtina, Kosovo

Entrepreneurship Activities in Transition Countries: Self-Employment versus. Development

13:00 Lunch

14:00

Three Papers on the Economics and Employment

Paper 6

Gurdal Aslan

Université Paris I, France

Mr. Humberto Lopez Rizzo (Presenter)

Université Paris I, France

Impacts of Minimum Wage on Employment: First Evidence in Turkish SMEs

Paper 7

Kaviyarasu Elangkovan (Presenter)

Universiti Putra Malaysia

Ahmed Razman Abdul Latiff

Universiti Putra Malaysia

A Strategy In Encountering The Rising Rate Of Unemployment: The Introduction of Minimum Wage Laws In Malaysia

Paper 8

Gabriela Trentin Zandoná (Presenter)

Universidade Anhembi Morumbi, Brazil

Luiz Damato Neto (Presenter)

Universidade Anhembi Morumbi, Brazil

The Labor Market in Latin America

15:30 Coffee

16:00

Two Papers on Business and Entrepreneurship

Paper 9

Bei Luo (Presenter)

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Terence Tai Leung Chong

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dual Sides of China Entrepreneurial Activities: the Productive and the Unproductive

Paper 10

Atsuyuki Kato (Presenter)

Waseda University, Japan

Naomi Kodama

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan

Markups, Productivity, and External Market Development: An empirical analysis using SME data in the service industry

17:00 Close

 

Day 2

Saturday, February 2nd 2013

9:00 Coffee

9:15

Two Papers on Accounting and Reporting

Paper 11

Baiba Zvirbule (Presenter)

University of Latvia

Corporate Reporting: Advantages and Disadvantages of Disclosure

Paper 12

Ahmed Ali Mohammad (Presenter)

Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

Does Accounting Account for Innovation

10:15 Coffee

10:30

Two Papers on Regulation and Auditing

Paper 13

Zuraidah Haji Ali (Presenter)

International Islamic University, Malaysia

Charitable Organizations in Malaysia; Issues on Regulating and Monitoring of Charitable Organizations.

Paper 14

Norazida Mohamed (Presenter)

Teesside University, United Kingdom

Financial Statement Fraud Control and Internal Auditing Expectation Gap

11:30: Coffee

12:00 Keynote Address

Cherie Chen

Faculty of Actuarial Science and Insurance,

Cass Business School,

City University, London.

The Implications of Behavioural Finance in Advertising, Branding, Investment and Insurance

13:00 Lunch

14:00

Three Papers on Corporate Finance

Paper 15

Richard Fairchild (Presenter)

University of Bath, United Kingdom

Ian Crawford (Presenter)

University of Bath, United Kingdom

A Development Bank’s Choice of Private Equity Partner: A Behavioral Game-theoretic Approach

Paper 16

Rahayati Ahmad (Presenter)

Kolej Universiti Insaniah, Malaysia

Effect Of Leverage And Selected Control Variables On Performance Of Firms Listed On Bursa Malaysia

Paper 17

Talat Afza (Presenter)

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan

Hira Yousaf

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan

Atia Alam

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan

Information Asymmetry, Corporate Governance and IPO Under-pricing

15:30 Coffee

15:45

One Paper on the Nature of Currency

Paper 18

Paula Hernandez (Presenter)

Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico

Ruy Valdés Benavides (Presenter)

Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico

Virtual Currencies, Micropayments and the Payments Systems: A Challenge to Fiat Money and Monetary Policy?

16:15

Panel Discussion

Financial Investment by Individuals, Corporations and Government

17:00 Close

19:00 – 22:00 Conference Gala Dinner

Jerwood Room, LMH, Oxford University

 

Day 3

Sunday, February 3rd 2013

9:00 Coffee

9:15

Three Papers on the Economic Environment

Paper 19

Shala al-Abiyad (Presenter)

Tripoli University, Libya

Morrison Handley-Schachler

Teesside University, United Kingdom

Factors Affecting the Price of Banking Services: The Bank of the Republic Libya

Paper 20

Callistar Kidochukwu Obi (Presenter)

Delta State University, Nigeria

The Empirical Analysis of External Debt and Economic Growth in Nigeria

Paper 21

Ghada Mohamed (Presenter)

King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

Nisreen Al-Banawi

King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

Balance of Payments of Saudi Arabia

10:45 Coffee

11:00

Four Papers on Emerging Management Challenges

Paper 22

Peter Geczy (Presenter)

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

Noriaki Izumi

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

Kôiti Hasida

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

Getting the Most out of Your Hybrid Clouds: Adoption Management Strategy

Paper 23

Ghada Mohamed (Presenter)

King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

Saima Javid

King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

Foreign Direct Investment and Impact on Economic Welfare in Saudi Arabia

Paper 24

Muhammad Said (Presenter)

College for Islamic Studies, Indonesia

Abdul Djalil

University of Palangka Raya, Indonesia

Manager Perception of The Syariah Principles and the Effect of a Management Control Process

Three Papers on Management and Control

Paper 25

Ghada Mohamed (Presenter)

King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

Nisreen Al-Banawi

King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

Beta and Sigma Convergence among the GCC States

13:00 Lunch

14:00

Chairman’s and Chief Executive’s Closing Remarks

14:30 Close 

 

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