Journal of
Economics and International Finance

  • Abbreviation: J. Econ. Int. Finance
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9812
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEIF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 340

Table of Content: November 2016 ; 8(9)

November 2016

Entrepreneurial distance: A novel evaluation tool of entrepreneurial intention

Entrepreneurship and new business creation drive economic growth and employment generation. In this study we have developed a new way to evaluate entrepreneurial intention by looking at the respondents’ opinion towards entrepreneurs and their own self-reported abilities. We have coined this methodology as the entrepreneurial distance. This study is based in an international sample of 264 respondents gathered...

Author(s): Alba Zurriaga Carda and Kazuro Kageyama

November 2016

Factors affecting U.S. current account deficit: An empirical evidence

The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of the major macroeconomic indicators on U.S. current account deficit. Using the quarterly data from January 1973 to April 2013, this study attempts to examine whether those factors are truly the cause of massive current account deficit in the United States. We have considered a range of variables such as inflation rate, interest rate, exchange rate, and the gross...

Author(s): Ghassem A. Homaifar and Abul Hasnat Muhammed Salimullah