Eurasian Economists Association

International Conference on Eurasian Economies

17-18 September 2013 – St. Petersburg, RUSSIA

Session papers

SESSION 4A: Growth & Development

Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Mehmet Balcılar

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 — 09:00-10:30

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09:00–09:15   #710
Poverty Alleviation and Microfinance in post-Soviet Central Asia

- Assoc. Prof. Dr. Heiko Fritz (Linnaeus University Växjö, Sweden) *

09:15–09:30   #717
Features of Business Cycles across the Middle East and North Africa: A Nonparametric Analysis

- Prof. Dr. Mehmet Balcılar (Eastern Mediterranean University, TR of Northern Cyprus) *
- Asst. Prof. Dr. Nezahat Küçük (Eastern Mediterranean University, TR of Northern Cyprus)

09:30–09:45   #684
On the Source of Macroeconomic Fluctuations in the Middle Eastern and North African Countries: A Structural Vector Autoregression Analysis

- Ph.D. Candidate Evrim Tören (Eastern Mediterranean University, TR of Northern Cyprus) *

09:45–10:00   #685
A Summary of the Developments Regarding the Economic Regime Implemented in Developed and Developing Countries

- Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özlen Hiç (İstanbul University, Turkey) *

10:00–10:15   #695
Trade Openness, Financial Development, and Economic Growth in Turkey: Linear and Nonlinear Causality Analysis

- Prof. Dr. Muhsin Kar (Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey) *
- Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şaban Nazlıoğlu (Pamukkale University, Turkey)
- Asst. Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Ağır (Sütçü İmam University, Turkey)

Schedule and Program

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