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ICBFP'2018 Conference Program

Wednesday, April 25

9:00 - 10:00    Registration of Participants                                    

10:00 - 11:15  Opening Ceremony (Room: Small Hall)                                        

11:15 - 11:30  COFFEE BREAK                                                                                           

11:30 - 12:30   Keynote Speech: Prof. Dr. Philip Molyneux, University of Sharjah, UAE
                               "Developments in Banking Research and Areas for Future Study"

12:30 - 13:30  LUNCH

13:30 - 13:45  COFFEE BREAK

13:45 - 15:00   Session 1: Stock Market (Room: Soli Hall)
Chair: Cahit ADAOGLU, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "The Impact of Monetary Policy Announcements on the Stock Returns of U.S. Banks During the Global Financial Crisis"
Ayhan NADIRI, University of Portsmouth, UNITED KINGDOM (Presenter)
Alexis STENFORS, University of Portsmouth, UNITED KINGDOM

Paper 2. "Risk Information of Stock Market Using Quantum Potential Constraints"
Sina NASIRI, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS (Presenter) 
Eralp BEKTAS, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Gholamreza JAFARI, Shahid Beheshti University, IRAN

Paper 3. "First Financial Stress Index for Lebanon: The IFE-FSI"
Layal MANSOUR, American University of Beirut, LEBANON (Presenter)
Leila DAGHER, American University of Beirut, LEBANON
Sadika HARIRI, American University of Beirut, LEBANON

Paper 4. "The Impact of New Product Announcement on Firm's Stock Returns: Evidence from U.S. Stock Exchange"
Negar FAZLOLLAHI, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS (Presenter)
Saeed EBRAHIMIJAM, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS 

Questions & Answers

13:45 - 15:00   Session 2: Banking Performance/Banking System/Risk and Efficiency
                                                           (Room: Lambousa Hall)
Chair: Mustafa BESIM, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "The Impact of Funding Liquidity Risk on Bank Risk-Taking Behavior in Indonesia"
Maulana Harris MUHAJIR, Bank Indonesia, INDONESIA (Presenter) 
Bagus SANTOSO, Gadjah Mada University, INDONESIA
Januar HAFIDZ, Bank Indonesia, INDONESIA
Ndari SURJANINGSIH, Bank Indonesia, INDONESIA

Paper 2. "Due Diligence for Bank M&A's: Case from Turkey"
Veclal GÜNDÜZ, University of Mediterranean Kaprasia, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 3. "New Locomotive of Global Islamic Finance: Sukuk (Lease Certificate) A Comparison with Sukuk Market of Turkey (2010-2018)"
Alper KARAVARDAR, Giresun University, TURKEY
Yusuf AKER, Giresun University, TURKEY (Presenter) 

Paper 4. "The Effect of Political Instability Risk on Banking Sector's Insolvency Risk: Worldwide Evidence Utilizing Dynamic Panel Data Model (GMM)"
Hamed REZGALLAH, University of Benghazi, LIBYA (Presenter) 
Nesrin ÖZATAÇ, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Questions & Answers

13:45 - 15:00   Session 3: Banking Performance/Banking System/Risk and Efficiency
                                                               (Room: Salamis Hall)
Chair: Sami FETHI, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "The Role of Distance and Securitization Decisions of the Swedish Savings Banks" Natalia KOSTITCYNA, University of Gothenburg, GERMANY (Presenter) 
Viktor ELLIOT, University of Gothenburg, GERMANY

Paper 2. "The Relationship Between Efficiency and Persistence of Profits in Turkish Banking Industry" 
Tolga AKSOY, Yildiz Technical University, TURKEY 
Murat DONDURAN, Yildiz Technical University, TURKEY (Presenter) 

Paper 3. "Service Quality, Customer Satisfaction, and Customer Loyalty: An Empirical Study on Commercial Bank in Jordan"
Rawan Faisal AL-AFESHAT, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS 

Paper 4. "Estimating Boone Competition Indicator for Turkish Banking Industry" 
Tolga AKSOY, Yildiz Technical University, TURKEY 
Murat DONDURAN, Yildiz Technical University, TURKEY (Presenter) 

Questions & Answers


13:45 - 15:00   Session 4: Economic Performance/Debt Crises/Exchange Rate
                                                      (Room: Othello Hall)
Chair: Serhan ÇIFTÇIOĞLU, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "The Future and Viability of the U.S. Dollar as International Reserve Currency"
Deniz KOZANOGLU, Yeditepe University, TURKEY

Paper 2. "Forecasting Economic Activity of East Asia through The Yield Curve (Predicting East Asia's Economic Growth & Recession)" 
Osman ALTAY, European University of Lefke, NORTH CYPRUS
Kelvin ONYIBOR, European University of Lefke, NORTH CYPRUS (Presenter)  

Paper 3. "An Applied Analysis for the Effects of Short-Term Capital Movements and Real Exchange Rate on Economic Growth for in Turkey" 
Fatih AYHAN, Bandirma Onyedi Eylul University, TURKEY

Paper 4. "What do Impulse Responses Functions Tell us about the Results of Granger Causality Tests for Tourism-Economic Growth Nexus?"
Amin SOKHANVAR, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS (Presenter) 
Serhan ÇIFTÇIOĞLU, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Questions & Answers


13:45 - 15:00   Session 5: Banking/Management (Room: Porta Del Mare Hall)
                                                    (Turkish Session)
Chair: Bariş EREN, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "Change in Network Efficiency in Case of Turkish Banks"
Serpil Gümüştekin AYDIN, Ondokuz Mayıs University, TURKEY

Paper 2. "A Decision Making System for Electronic Trading in Financial Markets"
Sibel SENAN, Istanbul University, TURKEY

Paper 3. "Problems and Solution Suggestions of the Artisans who are Operating in TRNC
Emine ESEN, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS (Presenter) 
Fatma GÜVEN LISANILER, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 4. "Cryptocurrency Mining and Its Energy Consumption"
Ayhan AYDIN, Adnan Menderes University, TURKEY (Presenter) 
Serpil AYDIN, Ondokuz Mayıs University, TURKEY
Osman PEKER, Adnan Menderes University, TURKEY

Questions & Answers

 
Thursday, April 26

10:30 - 11:00    Registration of Participants                                    

11:00 - 11:30    Meeting Platform + COFFEE BREAK                

11:30 - 12:30   Keynote Speech: Prof. Dr. Colin C. Williams, University of Sheffield, England
                  "Tackling Undeclared Work in Europe: An Evaluation of Alternative Policy Approaches"

12:30 - 13:30  LUNCH

13:30 - 13:45  COFFEE BREAK

13:45 - 15:00   Session 1: Microfinance/SMEs/E-Banking Session
                                                                (Room: Soli Hall)
Chair: Hatice JENKINS, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "Measuring the Compliance of Banks Operating in the Kingdom of Bahrain with Basel II Requirements Related to Internal Control"
Ehab NAZMI, Gulf University, KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

Paper 2. "Assessing the Factors Militating against Microfinance in Alleviating Chronic Poverty and Food Insecurity in Rural Northern Ghana"
Bibiana Koglinuu BATINGE, Sunyani Technical University, GHANA (Presenter)
Hatice JENKINS, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 3. "Improving the Mobile Payment Experience and Removing the Barriers"
Ersin UNSAL, Fibabanka R&D Center, TURKEY

Paper 4. "What Determines SME's Use of Bank Financial Services and Credit in Turkey: A Demand Side Perspective to Access to Finance"
Monir HOSSAIN, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS (Presenter)
Hatice JENKINS, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Questions & Answers

13:45 - 15:00   Session 2: Economic Performance/Debt Crises/Exchange Rate
                                                      (Room: Lambousa Hall)
Chair: Mustafa BESIM, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "The Nexus Between Financial Crises and Youth Unemployment Rate: Case of Turkey and TRNC" 
Nihat DOĞANALP, Selcuk University, TURKEY
Mustafa KARTAL, Selcuk University, TURKEY (Presenter)  

Paper 2. "Importance of Awareness of Default Risk on Conducting Monetary and Fiscal Policies"
Okano EIJI, University of London, UNITED KINGDOM (Presenter)  
Masataka EGUCHI, Komazawa University, JAPAN

Paper 3. "Short Run Dynamics and Long Run Effects of Egypt's Currency Devaluation Policy on its Bilateral Trade Deficit with Saudi Arabia"
Aliaa N. KHODEIR, King Saud University/Helwan University, SAUDI ARABIA/EGYPT
Karima M. KAMAL, King Saud University, SAUDI ARABIA
Bodour R. ALHUMAID, King Saud University, SAUDI ARABIA

Paper 4. "An Empirical Examination of Integration between Turkish Stock Market and G7 Countries' Stock Markets"
Amin FAHIMI, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 5. "Absorption Capacity of EU Funded Project/Programmes in Albania: A Literature Review"
Jola HIMCI KEPI, University of Tirana, ALBANIA

Questions & Answers


13:45 - 15:00   Session 3: Financial &Tourism Development/Economic Performance
                                                      (Room: Porta Del Mare Hall) 
Chair: Salih KATIRCIOGLU, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "Does Research and Development Expenditure Impact High-Technology Export in Turkey: Evidence from ARDL Model"
Elma SATROVIC, Çağ University, TURKEY (Presenter) 
Adnan MUSLIJA, University of Sarajevo, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Paper 2. "Testing Carbon Hysteria Hypothesis for Turkey"
Mehmet MERT, Akdeniz University, TURKEY (Presenter) 
Abdullah Emre ÇAĞLAR, Akdeniz University, TURKEY

Paper 3. "Evaluation of FDI in CE, SEE and Kosovo in Relation to Growth Rates and other  Indicators"
Nakije KIDA, AAB College, Kosovo

Paper 4. "Testing the Moderating Role of Financial Sector in the Effects of Tourism Development on Environmental Quality: Evidence from Turkey"
Setareh KATIRCIOGLU, University of Kyrenia, NORTH CYPRUS (Presenter)
Salih KATIRCIOGLU, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Ceyhun C. KILINC, Selcuk University, TURKEY
Alper ATEŞ, Selcuk University, TURKEY

Questions & Answers


13:45 - 15:00
   Session 4: Financial Development/Economic Performance (Room: Othello Hall)
Chair:  Saeed EBRAHIMIJAM, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "The Effect of European Debt Crisis on Export: Case of Turkey"
Mustafa KARTAL, Selcuk University, TURKEY (Presenter)
Efe Can KILINÇ, Kırıkkale University, Turkey
Nazan Şahbaz KILINÇ, Kırıkkale University, Turkey

Paper 2. "Migration Influence on Human Capital under Globalization"
Olga LASHKAREVA, L.Gumilyov Eurasian National University of Astana, Kazakhstan
Sofya ABETOVA, L.Gumilyov Eurasian National University of Astana, Kazakhstan (Presenter)
Gulnar KOZHAHMETOVA, L.Gumilyov Eurasian National University of Astana, Kazakhstan

Paper 3. "Does Financial Development Increase Energy Consumption in the Long Run in Argentina?"
Nesrin ÖZATAÇ, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Abdelati ABDELHAMID, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS (Presenter)

Paper 4. "The Impact of Islamic Banking on Financial Inclusion in Countries with Different Level of Income: Evidence from the Middle East and North Africa"
Duha Farouq KHMOUS, An-Najah National University, Palestine (Presenter) 
Mustafa BESIM, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Questions & Answers 

13:45 - 15:00   Session 5: Corporate Finance/Capital Structure (Room: Salamis Hall) 
Chair: Seniha BESIM, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "Corporate Governance: Leadership Effectiveness or Financial Innovations a Dilemma in Banking Sector in North Cyprus"
Mustafa AVCIN, Cyprus International University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 2. "Capital Structure of SOEs and Non-SOEs in Selected G-20 Countries: Developed and Emerging Markets"
Muhammad Yusuf AMIN, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS (Presenter)
Mustafa BESIM, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 3. "An Empirical Analysis of Intellectual Capital and Firm Performance of Oman's Financial Sector Companies"
Tamanna DALWAI, Muscat College, SULTANATE OF OMAN (Presenter)
Syeeda Shafiya MOHAMMADI, Muscat College, SULTANATE OF OMAN
Kadhiya Al SIYABI, Muscat College, SULTANATE OF OMAN

Paper 4. "The Effect of the Corporate Tax Reform in Russian Oil Companies"
Bezhan RUSTAMOV, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS (Presenter)
Cahit ADAOGLU, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS   

Questions & Answers

19:30 – 23:00  GALA DINNER

 
Friday, April 27

10:30 - 11:00    Registration of Participants                                    

11:00 - 11:30    Meeting Platform + COFFEE BREAK                

11:30 - 12:30    Keynote Speech: Prof. Dr. Muhammad Shahbaz, Montpellier Business School, France 
                        "Asymmetric Growth Effect of Financial Development: The Importance Thresholds in
                                                               Financially Efficient Countries"

12:30 - 13:30  LUNCH

13:30 - 13:45  COFFEE BREAK

13:45 - 15:00   Session 1: Banking Performance/Banking System/Risk and Efficiency
                                                                   (Room: Soli Hall)
Chair: Eralp BEKTAS, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "The Cyclicality of Allowance for Impairment Losses in Indonesia" 
Ndari SURJANINGSIH, Bank Indonesia, INDONESIA
Januar HAFIDZ, Bank Indonesia, INDONESIA (Presenter) 
Justina ADAMANTI, Bank Indonesia, INDONESIA
Maulana Harris MUHAJIR, Bank Indonesia, INDONESIA
Dhian Pradhita SARI, Bank Indonesia, INDONESIA

Paper 2. "The Determinants of Loan Pricing in the Eurozone"
Mazen ALHAKIM, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS (Presenter) 
Eralp BEKTAS, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 3. "Asset Allocation, Capital Structure, Theory of the Firm and Banking Performance: A Panel Analysis"
Nader ALBER, Ain Shams University, EGYPT

Paper 4. "The Determinants of Nonperforming Loans: The Case of Turkey" 
Korhan GOKMENOGLU, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS  
Emmanuela G. KENFACK, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS (Presenter)
Baris EREN, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Questions & Answers

13:45 - 15:00   Session 2: Islamic Banking (Room: Othello Hall) 
Chair: Alimshan FAIZULAYEV, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "Optimization Financial Technology Through the Application of E- Money Paytren: Reduce Poverty in Indonesia As a Direct Marketing Syariah Tiered (plbs)"
Erwanda NURYAHYA, University Education Indonesia, INDONESIA (Presenter)
A Jajang W MAHRI, University Education Indonesia, INDONESIA

Aas NURASYIAH, University Education Indonesia, INDONESIA


Paper 2. "Islamic Microfinance as a Salvation for the Ultimate Layers of the Population"
Maiya ARZAYEVA, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, KAZAKHSTAN
Ardana BARBOSSYN, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, KAZAKHSTAN (Presenter)

Paper 3. "Profitability Determinants of Islamic and Conventional Banks During the Global Financial Crises: The Case of Emerging Markets"
Alimshan FAIZULAYEV, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS (Presenter) 
Eralp BEKTAŞ, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Bezhan RUSTAMOV, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 4. "What is the Difference between an Islamic Bank and Non-Islamic Bank"
Kifayat KHUDAVERDIYEVA, Azerbaijan State University of Economics, AZERBAIJAN

Questions & Answers

13:45 - 15:00   Session 3: Economic Performance/Debt Crises/Exchange Rate
                                                             (Room: Lambousa Hall) 
Chair: Fatma GÜVEN LİSANİLER, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "The Impact of Central Bank Independence on the 'Irrational' Fear of Floating: Empirical Evidence from a Cross-Country Analysis"
Deniz KOZANOGLU, Yeditepe University, TURKEY

Paper 2. "Modeling Autoregressive Conditional Variance of Exchange Rate Volatility: Empirical Evidence from Turkey"
Zehra ŞENHAZ, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 3. "What Do We Know about Public versus Private Capital Dynamics and Income
Inequality in North Cyprus"
Fehiman EMINER, European, University of Lefke, NORTH CYPRUS
Fatma GÜVEN LİSANİLER, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 4. "The Role of Tourism Development in Environmental Kuznets Curve: Evidence from Top 50 Tourist Destinations"
Sami FETHI, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Elif SENYUCEL, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS (Presenter) 

Questions & Answers 

13:45 - 15:00   Session 4: Multidisciplinary Session (Room: Salamis Hall)
Chair: Samy METRAH, University of Economics in Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

Paper 1. "Whatever It Takes" to Change Beliefs: Evidence from Twitter
Michael STIEFEL, University of Zurich, SWITZERLAND
Rémi VIVÈS, Aix-Marseille School of Economics, FRANCE (Presenter) 

Paper 2. "Tourism Destination Marketing and Entrepreneurship in Ghana"
Selira KOTOUA, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS (Presenter) 
Mustafa ILKAN, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Maryam ABDULLAHI, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 3. "Origins of Money Stock, Institutional Rigidities and Residential-Housing Market: A Preliminary Analysis of the Czech Republic"
David MAZÁČEK, University of Economics in Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
Samy METRAH, University of Economics in Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC (Presenter)

Paper 4. "Job Satisfaction of Hotel Employees: A Case Study of Five-Star Hotel in North Cyprus"
Tulen SANER, Near East University, NORTH CYPRUS
Ravana ABDULLAYEVA, Near East University, NORTH CYPRUS

Questions & Answers


13:45 - 15:00   Session 5: Multidisciplinary Session (Room: Porta Del Mare Hall)        
                                                            (Undergraduate Session)
Chair: Nigar TASPINAR, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "The Impact of FDI and International Trade on Air Pollution"
Taner TALAN, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Erdem SAZ, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Anıl ARSLAN, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Victor TINASHE, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 2. "The Impact of Banking Sector Development and Economic Growth on Agriculture: The Case of Jamaica"
Olaide Azeezat OLASHORE, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Victoria Florence SIYACHITEMA, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
John Mbonge MUVUMA, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Timothy MARAMBANYIKA, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 3. "The Impact of the Government Expenditure on Education on Economic Growth for The Case of France"
Orkhan MEHDIYEV, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
İsmayıl GÜVENATEŞ, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Ömür KARGI, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Yeliz YILDIZ, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 4. "An Evaluation of the Effects of Interest Rate Spread on Bank Performance: The Case of China"
Nigar TASPINAR, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Tafadzwa Amanda G. CHIRAPA, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Questions & Answers


13:45 - 15:00   Session 6: Multidisciplinary Session
Chair: Nesrin ÖZATAÇ, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 1. "Financial Sector-Based Analysis of the G20 Economies using the Integrated Decision-Making Approach with DEMATEL and TOPSIS"
Hasan DINÇER, İstanbul Medipol University, TURKEY
Serhat YÜKSEL, İstanbul Medipol University, TURKEY

Paper 2. "Bounds of Macrofinance and the Quality of Credit Portfolio in Emerging Economies"
K.Batu TUNAY, Marmara University, TURKEY
Necla TUNAY, Marmara University, TURKEY
Nesrin ÖZATAÇ, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 3. " Determinants of External Debt: The Case of Malaysia"
Korhan GOKMENOGLU, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Rabiatul Adawiyah Mohamed RAFIK, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 4. "The Relationship between Inflation, Bank Credit, and Economic Growth: The Case of Uganda"
Aidah NANYONJO, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS
Nigar TASPINAR, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS

Paper 5. "Web 2.0 and Social Media Platforms Development for Online Financial Services in Albania"
Sokol LUZI, University of Tirana, ALBANIA

Paper 6. "International Insurance Industry and Systemic Risk"
Necla TUNAY, Marmara University, TURKEY
K.Batu TUNAY, Marmara University, TURKEY
Nesrin ÖZATAÇ, Eastern Mediterranean University, NORTH CYPRUS