Economics Questions, Issues and Problems


ISBN 978-80-89691-07-4

Edited by
János Tibor KARLOVITZ


Contents



Regionalism 5


Mary Oluwatoyin AGBOOLA:
Impact of Food Security on Economic Growth in Africa: A Dynamic Panel Data Analysis, 7-13

Anita MACEK:
Benefits and Threats of Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions for European Transition Countries, 14*22

Marta ZIENIEWICZ:
The Distribution Channels of Insurance Products in Poland and in Selected European Countries, 23-29

László Zoltán KUCSÉBER:
The Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions in Hungary in the View of Foreign Direct Investments, 30-37

István JUHÁSZ:
The Workforce in Indian Organizations. An Analysis Based Upon the Dimensions of Hofstede's Model, 38-45

András BOZÓTI, Márta BAKUCZ:
Medicinal and Thermal Baths: Lost Investments or Key to the Future? A Regional Comparison of Settlements With or Without Baths, 46-54

Krisztián KERTÉSZ:
Measurement of the National and Regional Convergence in the EU. Defining a More General Convergence Indicator, 55-65

Judit POÓR, Helga FEHÉR:
Changing Chinese Foreign Trade Competitiveness, 66-75


Case Studies 77


Yelena V. SMIRNOVA:
Motives for Mergers and Acquisitions in the Banking Sector of Kazakhstan, 79-98

Rashidah ABDUL RAHMAN, Ahnaf ALSMADY, Zuraeda IBRAHIM, Aliyu Dahiru MUHAMMAD:
Assessing the Risk Management Practices of Islamic Banks in Malaysia and Jordan, 99-103

Eriona VADINAJ:
E-Banking - The Main Perspective in Developing the Financial System in Albania, 104-106

Nevila KIRI, Pranvera DIBRA:
Internal Audit as a Preventive Tool Against Corruption in Public Institutions. Albanian Case, 107-114

Denada HAFIZI, Irjan BUSHI:
Global Crisis Impact in Banking System for Western Balkan Countries, 115-123

Blerta DRAGUSHA, Griselda MIRUKU:
Poverty Dimensions in Albania, 124-133

Elzbieta MˇCZYNSKA:
The Main Determinants of Socio-Economic Development, 134-147

Eszter SIPOSNE NANDORI:
Determinants of Poverty in the Northern Hungarian Region, 148-156

Robert MARCINIAK:
Vision about Hungarian Sourcing Market, 157-164

Szilvia ZÁVECZ:
Analysis of the Hungarian Family Support System in Perspective of the Current Demographic Trends, 165-175


Human Capital 177


Anna BECMER:
Differences in the Values of Life Tables Created for both Sexes Combined and Separately, 179-186

Máté VONA:
Risks of Student Loan Systems, 187-194

Georgina GÖRÖG, Noémi CSIGÉNÉ NAGYPÁL:
The Forms and Lessons of Business-NGO Cooperation to Improve Corporate Social Responsibility, 195-202

Rita GULYÁSNÉ KEREKES:
B2B Communication via Word Wide Web, 203-208

Miklós KOZMA, Annamária KAZAINÉ ÓNODI:
Measuring Business Performance in Sports - How Revenue and Cost Calculations can Help Sports Organisations in Making Good Business Management Decisions, 209-220

Zsolt HAVRAN:
Effects of the UEFA European Football Championship 2012 on Transfers and Evaluation of Professional Football Players, 221-232

Wioletta NOWAK:
The Macroeconomic Impact of Foreign Assistance, 233-239


Current Issues 241


Adriana GIRNEATA:
Adaptability - A Strategic Capability During Crisis, 243-249

Iwona ORSA-CHOMIAK, Piotr STASZKIEWICZ:
Efficiency of the Standard Method for Operational Risk at the Broker Dealers Market, 250-257

Zsolt T. KOSZTYÁN:
Matrix-based Project Risk Management, 258-265

Noémi HAJDÚ:
Theoretical Background of Marketing Audit, 266-273

Ferenc RUFF:
Clustering Methods for Ordinal Variables, 274-279

Katalin PÁDÁR, Béla PATAKI:
What Lies Behind The Concept of Organizational Resilience and Related Concepts? An Analytical Literature Review, 280-286

Rita BARANYI PÉTERNÉ, Piroska HARAZIN:
Measurement Framework of Economic, Ecological and Social Benefits of Eco-Labelling According to the "3-Win" Model of Eco-labelling, 287-296

Andrea KESZI-SZEREMLEI, Kornélia ZARÁND VÁMOSI, Ferenc NÁDASDI:
A Simultaneous Value Analysis of the Product and the Technology, 297-306

Sven HANSEN:
"Reforming the Structure of the EU Banking Sector" - Assessment of the Consultation Paper Published by the European Commission, 307-313

Sven HANSEN:
Die Genossenschaftsbank als Geschäftsmodell in der Finanzkrise, 314-320