International Journal of Business and Economics Research

Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2017

  • Interest Rate Pass-Through and Monetary Transmission in Lebanon Loan Market

    Buthina M. A. Muhtaseb

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 31 December 2016
    Accepted: 12 January 2017
    Published: 6 February 2017
    Abstract: We examine the symmetric and asymmetric interest rate pass-through under the fixed exchange rate system in Lebanon using monthly data from 1998:01 to 2016:06. Employing the Johansen cointegration approach, it is found that the pass-through in Lebanon is overshooting, which could be attributed to information asymmetries in the market. Furthermore, t... Show More
  • Impact of Personality Factors on Consumer Buying Behaviour Towards Textile Materials in South Eastern Nigeria

    Marcus Garvey Orji, Bello Sabo, Muktar Y. Abubakar, Abubakar D. Usman

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 7-18
    Received: 31 October 2016
    Accepted: 24 February 2017
    Published: 17 April 2017
    Abstract: The objective of this study is to assess the impact of personality factors on consumer buying behavior towards textile materials in South Eastern Nigeria. Five personality factors of social character, compliance, aggressiveness, ethnocentrism and dogmatism form the basis for the hypotheses, Survey method of data collection was used in the course of... Show More