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    • Does E-Verify Discriminate against Hispanic Citizens? 

      Amuedo-Dorantes, Catalina; Jin, Xing; Pozo, Susan (American University of Sharjah, 2015)
      The ratcheting up of immigration enforcement has resulted in a number of unintended consequences featured in the news, such as family separations. We focus on, yet, another potentially unintended consequence -namely the ...
    • A Market Efficiency Comparison of Islamic and Non-Islamic Stock Indices 

      Al-Khazali, Osamah; Leduc, Guillaume; Alsayed, Mohammad Saleh (Taylor & Francis Online, 2015)
      This article examines the martingale difference hypothesis (MDH) and the random walk hypothesis (RWH) for nine conventional and nine Islamic stock indices: Asia-Pacific, Canadian, Developed Country, Emerging, European, ...
    • Energy Use and Economic Growth in Jordan 

      AbuAl-Foul, Bassam (American University of Sharjah, 2015)
      The purpose of this research is to investigate the causal relation between energy use and economic growth in one of the MENA countries, Jordan using annual data over the period 1975-2007. The methodology used in this study ...
    • The Causal Relation between Savings and Economic Growth: An Empirical Analysis 

      AbuAl-Foul, Bassam (American University of Sharjah, 2015)
      This paper examines the causal relation between savings and economic growth for Morocco and Tunisia using Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) approach to cointegration. The results support bidirectional causality between ...
    • Governance and Short Sales 

      Dupuis, Daniel; Kryzanowski, Lawrence (American University of Sharjah, 2015)
      This paper investigates the relationship between short sales and governance. We argue that short sales are reversely linked to the overall level of corporate governance of a firm and that sellers react contemporaneously ...
    • Has the Financial Crisis had an Adverse Effect on Bank Competition? 

      Mirzaei, Ali; Moore, Tomoe (American University of Sharjah, 2015-01-25)
      This article investigates whether the recent financial crisis has had any adverse impact on bank competition for 24 emerging and 25 advanced countries with large and small-size banks over the sample period 2001-2010. The ...
    • Virtual Trade and Growth 

      Marjit, Sugata (American University of Sharjah, 2015-01-29)
      The purpose of this paper is to propose a model where trade has a direct and positive impact on growth rate of two trading nations beyond the level effect. We use the idea of virtual trade in intermediates induced by non- ...
    • Workforce localization and HRM practices in the Gulf countries: a literature review 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Bateman, Rob (European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM), 2015-04)
      As members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the states of Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pursue localization as a government policy aimed at increasing the participation of ...
    • Human Resource Management in the United Arab Emirates 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Bateman, Rob (Edward Elgar, 2016)
      This chapter reviews the current state of the research literature on HRM in the UAE, in part because more work has been published on "HRM in the UAE" than on any other country in the GCC country or even the Middle East ...
    • Labour localisation and human resource management practices in the Gulf countries 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Bateman, Rob (Edwar Elgar, 2016)
      The chapter is organized as follows: first, we examine the literature on core issues pertinent to this theme, such as demographic and labor-market characteristics in the GCC, the objectives of these localisation programs, ...
    • The impact of expatriate's home country culture on their time to proficiency : empirical evidence from the Indian context 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Brewster, Chris; Ashill, Nicholas (Tennessee State University College of Business, 2016)
      The time required by expatriates to become proficient in their new positions is important to both employers and employees. The existing literature on expatriate success is largely blind to what may be significant factors ...
    • Artifacts in knowledge management research: a systematic literature review and future research directions 

      Mariano, Stefania; Awazu, Yukika (Emerald, 2016)
      Purpose - The purpose of this article is to assess the role of artifacts in the knowledge management field in the past 18 years (1997-2015) and to identify directions for future research. Design/methodology/approach - ...
    • The role of collaborative knowledge building in the co-creation of artifacts: influencing factors and propositions 

      Mariano, Stefania; Awazu, Yukika (Emerald, 2017)
      Purpose – This article assesses the role of collaborative knowledge building in the co-creation of artifacts in the knowledge management field. Design/methodology/approach – Fifty-eight articles published in six knowledge ...
    • Endogenous Sanctioning Institutions and Migration Patterns: Experimental Evidence 

      Cobo-Reyes, Ramón; Katz, Gabriel; Meraglia, Simone (University of Exeter, 2017)
      We experimentally analyze the effect of the endogenous choice of sanctioning institutions on cooperation and migration patterns across societies. In our experiment, subjects are allocated to one of two groups, are endowed ...
    • The lived experiences of foreign women: Influences on their international working lives 

      Kemp, Linzi; Rickett, Bridgette (Wiley, 2017)
      We explored the lived experiences of foreign-born women to discover influences on their international working lives. Life history narratives were collected in interviews with a sample group of participants (#12) in the ...
    • Closing the Loop: An Empirical Investigation of Causality in IT Business Value 

      Baker, Jeff; Song, Jaeki; Jones, Donald R. (Elsevier, 2017-06)
      Researchers have established that information technology (IT) can improve firms' productivity. Whether improved productivity leads to additional investment in IT, however, remains largely uninvestigated. In this paper, we ...
    • Parental Transfers and Fertility: Does the Recipient's Gender Matter? 

      Gahramanov, Emin; Gaibulloev, Khusrav; Younas, Javed (American University of Sharjah, 2017-06-02)
      This paper examines the role of parental transfers on family size. We introduce a simple theoretical model of fertility decision where preferences towards children may differ between female and male spouses. Parental ...
    • Drivers and challenges for implementing ISO 14001 environmental management systems in an emerging Gulf Arab country 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Knuteson, Sandra; Bartholomew, Aaron (Springer, 2017-11-13)
      Worldwide, ISO 14001 certification for organizations has become the norm, but the Arab world accounts for an insignificant portion of all the certified organizations. There is a dearth of research on environmental management ...
    • Does Foreign Direct Investment Promote Economic Growth: An Empirical Analysis 

      AbuAl-Foul, Bassam (American University of Sharjah, 2018)
      This paper used time-series data to investigate the causal relation between foreign direct investment and economic growth in two MENA countries, namely Egypt and Jordan. The methodology used in this study follows Toda and ...
    • Social Cohesion and Optimal Redistribution in Economies with Long-Run Growth 

      Bandyopadhyay, Debasis; Tang, Xueli (American University of Sharjah, 2018)
      We suggest that as social cohesion improves, the macroeconomic gains from progressive redistribution decline. Social interactions facilitate diffusion of nonrival knowledge. The consequent bridging of the knowledge gaps ...