Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business Research

ISSN 2305-8277
Table of Contents: Vol. 3, Issue No. 4, 2014 Table of Contents: Vol. 3, Issue No. 4, July 2014

Articles

Effect of Demographics on Purchase of Processed Cereal Food Products in Punjab
Effect of Demographics on Purchase of Processed Cereal Food Products in Punjab

Author(s): Inderpreet Kular 1, and Sukhdev Singh 2

Abstract: The main objective of this paper is to examine the consumer purchase behavior with the help of consumer awareness towards Processed Cereal Food Products in Punjab. Research was carried out in three cities (Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Amritsar) of Punjab. A sample of 300 respondents was taken and analyzed with the help of SPSS and One-sample t test, ANOVA, Chi-square test, Regression through SPSS software. Research revealed that cereal food is majorly consumed for the breakfast. Secondly it was found that people with higher income consume more Processed Cereal Food than people with middle income or lower income.p>

Keywords: Demographics; Processed Cereal Food; PUNJAB; Purchase Behavior; One-sample t test; ANOVA; Chi-square test.

» About This Article   » Full Text (PDF)   » Permissions   [pp: 174-189]   Article first published online: 2014

Author Affiliations:
  • Punjab Technical University, Punjab1
  • Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana2
A survey on firm performance of the Listed Tunisian Companies
A survey on firm performance of the Listed Tunisian Companies

Author(s): Nadia Belkhir Boujelbéne

Abstract: In this paper, we present an original essay that aims to discuss the relationship between return on equity and illiquidity in some selected firms in Tunisian Stock Exchange. We concentrate especially on the effect of the impact of cost liquidity on firm performance. The result of the survey indicates that there is a positive relationship between firms’ performance and illiquidity. In other words, firms’ performance includes an illiquidity premium which compensates the transaction costs borne by the investors in the market.

Keywords: Firm performance, Illiquidity, Return on equity; Cost Liquidity; Tunisian stock exchange.

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Author Affiliations:
  • Research Unit Corporate Finance Financial Theory – COFFIT, University of Sfax, Tunisia
A Time Series Modeling on GDP of Pakistan
A Time Series Modeling on GDP of Pakistan

Author(s): Maniha Zakai

Abstract: The gross domestic product (GDP), an essential gauge of an economy's economic presentation, is the market assessment of all final services and goods produced in the boundaries of a nation in a year. Within this paper, the features of annual data of Pakistan’s GDP acquired from International Monetary Fund (IMF) starting from 1953 to 2012 are studied. To model the GDP, a set of Autoregressive integrated Moving Average (ARIMA) models are constructed following Box-Jenkins technique. ARIMA (1,1,0) has been obtained through expert modeler method by considering best fit model. Finally, forecast values for a few coming year have been generated applying the best fitted ARIMA model. The finding shows that the forecast values of Pakistan’s GDP will be 23477Billion rupees in 2013 and 103918 billion rupees in 2025.

Keywords: ARIMA model; GDP; Pakistan; Time series modeling.

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Author Affiliations:
  • University of Central Punjab
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