Selected Papers from the Asia-Pacific Conference on Economics & Finance (APEF 2016)

Editors: Lau, Evan, Tan, Lee-Ming, Tan, Jing Hee (Eds.)

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This book features the best papers presented at the Asia-Pacific Conference on Economics & Finance in 2016. Chapters include research conducted by experts in the field of Economics, Finance and Business from the region. Put together by East Asia Research, East Asia Institute of Management & Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) , this book serves as a useful resource for educators, researchers, thought leaders, policy makers, and economists.

About the authors

Evan Lau is a well-trained Universiti Putra Malaysia graduate with vast experience and research excellence covering the areas of International Economics with numerous applications of econometrics techniques. Recently he ventured into socioeconomic discipline including Economics of Crime and Suicide. He joined Faculty of Economics and Business Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) in 2005 soon after completing his Ph.D in 2004. He servicing as Associate Professor since June 2014 and the Managing Editor of International Journal of Business and Society (IJBS), an internationally refereed journal indexed in SCOPUS bibliographic database, Emerging Sources of Citation Index (ESCI), Malaysian Citation Centre (MCC), ProQuest publisher, Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory, Cabell’s Directories (Economics, Finance and Management) and EBSCO Host Publishing. He is the director of Centre of Excellence for Business, Economics and Finance Forecasting (BEFfore), UNIMAS which among other serves as a platform and reference point for business, economic and finance forecasting. He was the Visiting Scholar in Faculty of Economics in University of Cambridge from October 2013 – April 2014. Mr. Lee-Ming is the founder of East Asia Research and he obtained his Master of Applied Finance from the University of Adelaide. He is  deeply interested in how humans function and react with each other. An insight into how people’s minds think and how they work together is invaluable in just about every field. Outside of work, he enjoys outdoor activities and occasional computer games. Dr. Tan Jing Hee is an Executive Director of East Asia Institute of Management as well as the Chairman of its Academic Board. He has worked as a Retail Manager,  a Senior Science Master of a government secondary school, and as a Merchandising Manager of Robinsons Departmental Store, with responsibilities in its Menswear Division. In 1973, he joined the Singapore Institute of Management, eventually becoming its Chief Operating Officer.  In 1994, he wrote doctoral thesis on Developing a Factor Model of Management Work in Singapore, for which he was awarded his Ph.D. from Henley Management College/Brunel University.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Evaluation of Cluster-Development Strategic Outlooks Using Book Value and Revenue Multiples

    Koshelev, Egor (et al.)

    Pages 1-18

  • Disposition Effect on Investment Decision Making: Explanation of Regulatory-Focus Theory

    Sudirman, I Made Surya Negara (et al.)

    Pages 19-29

  • Prospects for the Mutual-Fund Industry in India: A Comparative Study with Respect to the US

    Ahmad, Iftaqar (et al.)

    Pages 31-37

  • Social-Marketing Activities to Augment Brands of Faith in Diversified Marketing in India

    Baba Gnanakumar, Perbettan

    Pages 39-52

  • Determinant Factors for the Formation and Development of a Smart Territory

    Zvirbule, Andra (et al.)

    Pages 53-62

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eBook $129.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Selected Papers from the Asia-Pacific Conference on Economics & Finance (APEF 2016)
Editors
  • Evan Lau
  • Lee-Ming Tan
  • Jing Hee Tan
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-3566-1
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-3566-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-3565-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 143
Number of Illustrations and Tables
11 b/w illustrations, 8 illustrations in colour
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