Journal of Economic and Social Studies invites you to submit manuscripts for its next issue. Particular interest will be given to the research studies that are related to economic and social problems of Balkan area. The journal publishes theoretical and empirical work in the specified areas and provides prompt and constructive reviews to author(s).

Publisher: International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Editor: Prof. Dr. Teoman Duman


ISSN 1986-8499 (Print), 1986-8502 (Electronic)

Archive Issues

JECOSS Volume 5 Issue 1

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Investigating Croatian Inflation through the Cointegration with Structural Break Approach

Lena Malešević Perović

Pages 5-32 | DOI:

Population Ageing and Private Consumption – Modeling potential Efects with and almost Ideal Demand System for Austria

Birgit Aigner Walder

Pages 33-57 | DOI:

Real Exchange Rate and Real Economic Fundamentals in Transition Economy of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH)

Adisa Omerbegović - Arapović

Pages 59-85 | DOI:

Possibilities of Development of Private Health Insurance in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Safet Kozarević, Senija Nuhanović, Irnela Hrnjić

Pages 87-105 | DOI:

An Overview of Small and Medium-Sized Banking Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Emira Kozarević, Meldina Kokorović Jukan, Amra Softić

Pages 107-125 | DOI:

Causes and Consequences of NPLs in Bosnia and Herzegovina Banking Sector

Kemal Kozarić, Emina Žunić

Pages 127-144 | DOI:

The Role of Intercultural Communication Competence on Service Reliability and Customer Satisfaction

Ali Ihtiyar, Fauziah Sh. Ahmad

Pages 145-168 | DOI:

A Review of Service and E-Service Quality Measurements: Previous Literature and Extension

Emel Kursunluoglu Yarimoglu

Pages 169-200 | DOI:

Price Related Constructs’ Effects on Daily Deal Buying Behavior in Turkey

Hilal Asil, Hilal Özen

Pages 201-218 | DOI:

Soap Opera Effect on Product Preferences in Terms of Country Image: A Case of Turkish TV Serials in Albanian Market

Yüksel Köksal, Nihal İçöz Gjana

Pages 219-238 | DOI:

Fighting Poverty from the Street: Perspectives of Some Female Informal Sector Workers on Gendered Poverty and Livelihood Portfolios in Southern Ghana

Thomas Yeboah, Lucy Owusu, Albert A. Arhin, Emmanuel Kumi

Pages 239-267 | DOI:

The Effects of Foreign Direct Investments on Transition Economies: The Balkans Case

GÖRGÜLÜ, Mehmet Emre

Pages 23-39 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS15523

Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment: An Empirical Analysis for Turkey.

KALYONCU, Hüseyin and TULUCE, Nadide and YAPRAK, Zeynep Ozturk

Pages 41-56 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS15524

Priorities for Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting: Evidence from Listed Turkish Companies in Istanbul Stock Exchange

ÇETİNKAYA, Melek and AĞCA, Veysel and ÖZUTKU, Hatice

Pages 57-78 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS15527

Banking Crises of the 1990s and 2000s in Developed Countries: How Similar are they

Boudebbous, Thouraya

Pages 79-104 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS15526

Empirical Linkages between Trading Volume and Stock Markets Shocks: When Sentiments Drive Investors’ Behavior

DHAOUI, Abderrazak

Pages 105-126 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS15527

An Empirical Analysis of Real Deposits in Nigeria

Shuaibu, Mohammed

Pages 127-147 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS15522

Twin Deficit in Nigeria: A Re-Examination

Amaghionyeodiwe, Lloyd Ahamefule and Opeyemi, Akinyemi

Pages 149-179 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS15528

How Micro-Level Determinants Affect the Capital Structure Choice: Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina

MANGAFIĆ, Jasmina and MARTINOVIĆ, Danijela

Pages 181-199 | Full PDF Paper | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS15529

What Determines the Firm’s Net Trade Credit? Evidence from Macedonian Listed Firms

DEARI, Fitim

Pages 7-22 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS15521

JECOSS Volume 5 Issue 2

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JECOSS Volume 4 Issue 1

Pages 1-175 | Full PDF Paper |

Determinations of Firm Growth: A Study of Rural SMEs in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Selma Delalić, Nermin Oruč

Pages 5-23 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11411

Is a Regional Trade Agreement with Balkan Countries Applicable for Turkey? A Time Series Analysis

Gelengul Kocaslan, Oguzhan Ozcelebi, Suna Mugan Ertugral

Pages 25-37 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11412

Measurement of the Competitiveness of Turkey: EU Countries, 1980-2010 Period Comparison

Mehmet Mercan

Pages 39-54 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11413

Social Innovation in the Public Sector: The Case of Seoul Metropolitan Government

Lauren O’Byrne, Michael Miller, Ciara Douse, Rupa Venkatesh, Naim

Pages 53-72 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11414

Effect of Foreign Direct Investments on the Domestic Investments of Developing Countries: A Dynamic Panel Data Analysis

İsmet Göçer, Mehmet Mercan, Osman Peker

Pages 73-91 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11415

Conflict and the Freedom of the Press

Jayoti Das, Cassandra E. DiRienzo

Pages 91-112 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11416

The Nexus between Tax Structure and Economic Growth in Nigeria: A Prognosis

Ehigiamusoe Uyi Kizito

Pages 113-138 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11417

Agricultural Productivity and Poverty Alleviation: What Role for Technological Innovation

Abdelhafidh Dhrifi

Pages 139-158 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11418

Knowledge Management Processes in Thermal Hotels: An Application in Afyonkarahisar Province, Turkey

Ahmet BAYTOK, Hasan Hüseyin SOYBALI, Ozcan ZORLU

Pages 159-182 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11419

20 Years of Research on Product Placement in Movie, Television and Video Game Media

Vildan Jusufović Karışık

Pages 253-283 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS114210

Economic Structure in Bartın District of Viransehir Sanjak in late Ottoman Period

Ramazan Arslan

Pages 221-251 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11429

Farmers Inclination to Adoption of Mobile Phone Agriculture Information and Trade Systems in Pakistan

Muhammad Rehan Shaukat, Iqtidar Ali Shah

Pages 191-220 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11428

An Empirical Study on Organizational Infusion of Green Practices in Chinese Logistics Companies

Yi-Hui Ho, Chieh-Yu Lin, Jung-Shun Tsai

Pages 159-189 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11427

The High-Speed Rail and the Productivity of Freeway Bus Service Industry: Taiwan’s Case

Chih Cheng Chen

Pages 133-157 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11426

Combating Poverty towards Actualizing the Millennium Development Goals and Beyond: Do Cash Transfer Programmes add up to the Agenda?

Muazu Ibrahim, Thomas Yeboah

Pages 101-132 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11425

Technological Progress as a Generator of Economic Growth and Development

Mladen Rebić, Nemanja Šarenac

Pages 73-99 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11424

Capital Market in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Unused Potential as Alternative Source of Financing

Tarik Kurbegović

Pages 53-72 | DOI: 14706/JECOSS11423

Impact of Related Acquisition Strategy on Bidding Company Performance

Mirna Koričan, Zoran Barac, Ivija Jelavić

Pages 31-51 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11422

Stock Selection Based on Discriminant Analysis: Case of Capital Market of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jasmina Okičić, Sonja Remetić-Horvath, Baris Büyükdemir

Pages 5-30 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11421

JECOSS Volume 4 Issue 2

Pages 1-286 | Full PDF Paper |

JECOSS Volume 3 Issue 2

Pages 1-168 | Full PDF Paper |

Do Private Savings Offset Public Savings in Turkey?

Hasan GÖCEN, Hüseyin KALYONCU, Muhittin KAPLAN

Pages 5-15 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11321

Store Personality: Perceptions Towards Consumer Electronics Chain Stores in Turkey A Case of University Students


Pages 15-39 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11322

The Role of Twin Deficit Problem in Sustainable Growth: An Econometric Analysis for Turkey


Pages 39-53 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11323

Cox Regression Models with Time-Varying Covariates Applied to Survival Success of Young Firms


Pages 53-69 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11324

Unit Root Properties of Energy Consumption and Production in Turkey

Ozgur POLAT, Enes E. USLU, Huseyin KALYONCU

Pages 69-87 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11325

Measuring and Reporting Cost of Quality in a Turkish Manufacturing Company: A Case Study in Electric Industry


Pages 87-101 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11326

Social Anxiety and Usage of Online Technological Communication Tools among Adolescents


Pages 101-115 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11327

State as the Source of Wealth: In Ottoman Economic Thought: A different approach to reflections in the aftermath of the global crisis


Pages 115-131 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11328

Impact of Military Expenditure and Economic Growth on External Debt: New Evidence from a Panel of SAARC Countries

Khalid ZAMAN, Iqtidar Ali SHAH, Muhammad Mushtaq KHAN, Mehboob AHMAD

Pages 131-149 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11329

Government Expenditure on Nomadic Education in Nigeria: Implications for Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

Akighir David, TERFA Okpe. I

Pages 149-166 | DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS113210

The Channels of Contagion in the Global Crisis: The Case of the Southeastern Europe (SEE-7) Countries

Ali Sen, Huseyin Altay

DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS112212

Clustering Balkan Countries Based on Competitiveness Factors: A Strategic Perspective

Kazim Develioglu, Kemal Kantarci

DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS112211

Utilizing Information Systems for Measuring Impact on Social Sustainability: Survey of Microcredit Organizations in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Alica Pandzo, Kemal Taljanovic, Selma Jahic

DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS112210

Gender Responsive Budgeting as Smart Economics: Comparative Analysis between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republic of Macedonia

Merima Avdagic, Faruk Hujic

DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11229

The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis the Banking Sector of Western Balkans: Cross-country Comparison Analysis

Mehmed Ganic

DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11228

Insurance Market Development in the Former Yugoslav Republics, Non-EU Countries

Nikola Dacev

DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11227

The Efficiency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Banking Sector in Comparison to Slovenia:Comparative Analysis

Azra Bico, Mehmed Ganic

DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11226

Roles of Investment and Innovation in Business Cycle from Kalecki’s Perspective with a Schumpeterian Approach: an Empirical Analysis for Turkey and Greece

Basak Gul Aktakas, Cengiz Aytun, Cemil Serhat Akin

DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11225

Evaluation of Financial Performance of Banking Sector: Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia

Nada Dreca

DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11224

Costs and Benefits of the EU Enlargement: The Impact on the EU and SEE Countries

Haris Kurtagic, Elif Nuroglu

DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11223

Monetary Policy Transmission in the Balkans in the 21st Century: Empirical Evidence

Vladimir Simic, Lena Malesevic-Perovic

DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11222

A Comparative Analysis of Current Economic Development in the Balkan Countries


DOI: 10.14706/JECOSS11221

JECOSS Volume 2 Issue 2