The Empirical Economics Letters

A Monthly International Journal of Economics

ISSN 1681- 8997 

Indexed in EconLit and included in Cabell’s Directory



Volume 12          Number 10       October 2013



Contrasting the Misery Index, Presidential Rhetorical Optimism on the Economy, and Public Attitudes regarding Government Involvement in Domestic Affairs

Christopher Olds



Exploring How Knowledge Management is Adopted and Applied in the Life Insurance Industry

Li-Su Huang, Mohammed Quaddus, Anna L. Rowe and Cheng-Po Lai



An Empirical Study on Fiscal Sustainability in Nigeria

Harrison Oluchukwu Okafor



Purchasing Power Parity in G-8 Countries - A New Test

I-Chan Chiang, Tsangyao Chan, Shu-Ching Cheng and Tsung-Pao Wu



Tying up Loose Ends: A Note on the Impact of Omitting MA Residuals from Panel Energy Demand Models based on the Koyck Lag Transformation

David C. Broadstock and Lester C. Hunt



Shorter or Longer? Sick Leave Spells and the Business Cycle for Self-Employed Workers in Spain

Ángel Martín-Román, Alfonso Moral and Helena Corrales-Herrero



Relationship between R&D Investment and Economic Growth in Turkey: A Cointegration Analysis

Özlem Doğan



New Zealand’s Trade with Neighbouring Pacific Island Economies

Azmat Gani and Frank Scrimgeour



Asset Quality in the Context of the Minskian Business Cycles: Empirical Evidence from the Greek Banking Sector 

Sophocles Vogiazas and Constantinos Alexiou



Are Credit Associations a Source of Competitive Pressure on Regional Banks in Japanese Regional Lending Markets?

Kazumine Kondo



Credit Scoring Model: Applications of Copula Theory and Quantile Regression

Po-Chin Wu and Jen-Chieh Laio



Fighting African Capital Flight: Timelines for the Adoption of Common Policies

Simplice  A. Asongu



Speed of Reaction of Share Price Indices to Macroeconomic Information

Sree.Vinutha.V and S.V.D. Nageswara Rao



Rational Addiction and Theatre Attendance - A Panel Approach using Italian Data

Concetta Castiglione and Davide Infante





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