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Eurasian Economic Perspectives

Proceedings of the 28th Eurasia Business and Economics Society Conference

  • Mehmet Huseyin Bilgin
  • Hakan Danis
  • Ender Demir
  • Uchenna Tony-Okeke
  • Highlights the latest research from diverse areas of economics of innovation, finance, macroeconomics and regional studies

  • Presents original empirical research from Saudi Arabia, Finland, Russia and Poland, which are under-represented in the current literature

  • Combines theory and practice, opening new avenues for debate on key topics in economics and finance

Conference proceedings

Part of the Eurasian Studies in Business and Economics book series (EBES, volume 15/1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Economics of Innovation

  3. Finance

  4. Macro Economy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Argyrios Benteniotis, Vasiliki Delitheou, Eleftherios Podimatas
      Pages 141-151
  5. Regional Studies

About these proceedings


This book gathers selected papers from the 28th Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) Conference, held in Coventry, United Kingdom. While the theoretical and empirical papers presented cover diverse areas of economics and finance in various geographic regions, the main focus is on the latest research concerning the economics of innovation, finance and macroeconomics. The book also includes regional studies.


Economics and Innovation Hiramatsu Concept Emerging Industries Entrepreneurship Post Materialist Orientation Artificial Intelligence Moran Index Foreign Direct Investment Financial Behaviour Euronext Stock Exchange

Editors and affiliations

  • Mehmet Huseyin Bilgin
    • 1
  • Hakan Danis
    • 2
  • Ender Demir
    • 3
  • Uchenna Tony-Okeke
    • 4
  1. 1.Faculty of Political SciencesIstanbul Medeniyet UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.MUFG Union BankSan FranciscoUSA
  3. 3.Faculty of TourismIstanbul Medeniyet UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  4. 4.School of Economics, Finance and AccountingCoventry UniversityCoventryUK

About the editors

Mehmet Huseyin Bilgin is a Professor at Istanbul Medeniyet University (Turkey). He has also held several visiting faculty positions at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) (USA), Jacksonville University (USA), Zagreb University (Croatia), and Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). Prof. Bilgin has published many articles in reputable international journals and is the Associate Editor of the Eurasian Economic Review (Springer). He is the founder and current Chairman of the Istanbul Economic Research Association, and is the founder and current Vice President of the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES, Turkey). He has also been active as a consultant in several institutions, as a newspaper columnist, and featured in several television programs.

Ender Demir is an Associate Professor of Finance at Istanbul Medeniyet University (Turkey). Dr. Demir is the founder and conference coordinator of the Eurasia Business and Economic Society (EBES). He serves as the Associate Editor of the Eurasian Business Review (Springer), and as a Subject Editor of the Journal of Multinational Financial Management. He has published his research in peer-reviewed international journals such as the Annals of Tourism Research, Emerging Markets Review, Finance Research Letters, and Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. His research interests are in corporate finance, cryptocurrencies, financial economics, and tourism economics.

Hakan Danis is the Vice President of the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) and Director of the Credit Strategies Group at the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) (USA). Previously, he worked at the Spanish multinational global bank Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) in the USA as a Senior Economist. He is one of the founders and first President of the EBES. He has published articles in many leading economics and finance journals and currently serves as the Managing Editor of Eurasian Economic Review (Springer). He is a frequent guest editor for the Emerging Markets Finance & Trade and Singapore Economic Review, and has published several academic books. His current research and teaching interests include monetary policy, nonlinear applied time series, risk management in financial institutions and macroeconomics.

Uchenna Tony-Okeke is an Associate Professor of Finance at Coventry University (UK). He is also the Associate Head of the School for Global Engagement at the School of Economics, Finance and Accounting in Coventry (UK). He is a certified management and business educator (CMBE) and a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK). Uchenna Tony-Okeke has published frequently in peer-reviewed international economics and finance journals, his research interests include empirical asset pricing, volatility modelling, market efficiency, SME finance and green finance.

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