International Journal of Business and Economics Research

Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019

  • Job Satisfaction of Hotel Employees Conceptual Model Construction and Evaluation

    Huan Yuan, Kuang Jiaqing

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 27 November 2018
    Accepted: 25 December 2018
    Published: 19 January 2019
    Abstract: Job satisfaction of hotel employees means the working environment, material security and career development plan provided by the hotel can meet the satisfaction of many expectations of the hotel employees. The conceptual model of hotel employees job satisfaction constructs a hotel employees job satisfaction evaluation system from five aspects: job ... Show More
  • Market Structure, Efficiency, and Performance of Jordan Insurance Market

    Mutasem Jaloudi, Amir Bakir

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 6-13
    Received: 19 December 2018
    Accepted: 10 January 2019
    Published: 28 January 2019
    Abstract: This study aims to investigate the impact of the market share, according to the SCP hypothesis, technical efficiency, according to the ES hypothesis, and other control variables on the performance of insurance companies in Jordan. The study used panel data for 22 insurance companies operating in Jordan during 2000-2016. The authors used the Herfind... Show More
  • The Impact of Political Instability on the Economic Growth: An Empirical Analysis for the Case of Selected Arab Countries

    Khadiga Elbargathi, Ghazi Al-Assaf

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 14-22
    Received: 2 January 2019
    Accepted: 24 January 2019
    Published: 21 February 2019
    Abstract: This study investigates the impact of political instability on the economic growth in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and Tunisia for the period of 1996-2016. The study examines the existence of the long-run relationship between different five political indicators and the growth of the economy. The study utilized panel data analysis, using annual data cove... Show More
  • Rural Livelihood Diversification Status and Determinant Factors in Arsi, Ethiopia

    Tamrat Gebiso Challa, Ashebir Tsegaye Mamo, Aman Nebo Tibeso, Ibsa Dawud

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 23-30
    Received: 12 December 2018
    Accepted: 31 January 2019
    Published: 1 March 2019
    Abstract: The main reason for livelihood diversification could be positive or negative factors like improving existing livelihoods, as copping strategy for changing climatic conditions landlessness due to population pressure in the rural areas. Agriculture as a sole livelihood activity in Sub-Saharan African countries in general and in Ethiopia in particular... Show More
  • Remittances and Economic Growth in a Small and Volatile Economy

    Morad Abdel-Halim, Adel Bino

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 31-40
    Received: 16 January 2019
    Accepted: 27 February 2019
    Published: 20 March 2019
    Abstract: This paper investigates the relationship between worker remittances and economic growth in a small country with volatile macroeconomic conditions (namely, Jordan). Previous research determines three main channels through which the impact of remittances can be transmitted: labor supply, capital accumulation and investment, and productivity. A histor... Show More