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Publication date: 26 April 2014

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Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance
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ISBN: 978-1-78350-756-6

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Publication date: 26 April 2014

Minoas Koukouritakis, Athanasios P. Papadopoulos and Andreas Yannopoulos

In the present paper we assess the impact of the Eurozone’s economic policies on specific South-Eastern European countries, namely Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece…

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Purpose

In the present paper we assess the impact of the Eurozone’s economic policies on specific South-Eastern European countries, namely Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Romania, Slovenia, and Turkey.

Design/methodology/approach

Since the countries under investigation are connected to the European Union (EU) or the Eurozone and the economic interdependence among them is evolving, we carried out our analysis using the VECMX* framework.

Findings

Our results indicate that the transition economies in our sample react in a similar manner to changes in international macroeconomic policies. Cyprus and Greece react also in a similar way, but these responses are very small in magnitude. Finally, Turkey behaves in a different way, probably due to the inflationary pressures in its economy. In general, there is evidence of linkages and interdependence among the EU or Eurozone members of the region.

Research limitations/implications

We did not construct a full structural model proposed by economic theory, but instead we estimated a reduced-form model. Data limitation is one reason. The other reason is that our sample countries are extremely heterogeneous. Also, for most of the sample countries there is an acute problem of structural uncertainty of their economies yet.

Practical implications

The way that the economies under investigation react to changes in international macroeconomic policies, may influence the Eurozone policy makers regarding the implemented monetary policy.

Originality/value

To our knowledge, the above methodology is implemented for the first time in the sample countries and provides a detailed investigation regarding their economic policies and the effects of the Eurozone policies.

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Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance
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ISBN: 978-1-78350-756-6

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Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance
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Monetary Policy in the Context of the Financial Crisis: New Challenges and Lessons
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ISBN: 978-1-78441-779-6

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Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance
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Publication date: 9 June 2020

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Advanced Issues in the Economics of Emerging Markets
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ISBN: 978-1-78973-578-9

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Publication date: 4 October 2018

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Banking and Finance Issues in Emerging Markets
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ISBN: 978-1-78756-453-4

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Publication date: 1 March 2021

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Recent Developments in Asian Economics International Symposia in Economic Theory and Econometrics
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ISBN: 978-1-83867-359-8

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Publication date: 19 June 2019

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Asia-Pacific Contemporary Finance and Development
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ISBN: 978-1-78973-273-3

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Publication date: 26 July 2019

Konstantinos Koronios, Athanasios Kriemadis and Andreas Papadopoulos

The purpose of this paper is to investigate issues relevant to service quality and propose a conceptual model addressing the convictions held by consumers in relation to…

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Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to investigate issues relevant to service quality and propose a conceptual model addressing the convictions held by consumers in relation to the service quality of sport services as regards spectators and their influence on sport consumption.

Design/methodology/approach

A quantitative method was used for the purpose of this study and 1,643 questionnaires were gathered and analyzed. The current research intended to employ an integrated service quality model within the scope of sport spectating. The model included five fundamental factors and they were examined in association with the behavioral intentions that spectators have. By combining all these factors and aspects, it was attempted to shape consumers’ general perception regarding quality in service. The model of the research considers quality in service to be a hierarchical construct comprising many dimensions and it is observed that service quality can be classified into five factors, all of which can be defined by a variety of corresponding sub-factors.

Findings

The outcomes showed that four of the suggested factors regarding quality (i.e. game quality, augmented service quality, interaction quality and outcome quality) had an important as well as favorable influence on sport consumption.

Research limitations/implications

The empirical evidence for this research is derived from one specific professional sport event (European Basketball League) and spectators who took part were from Greece. Future research could use a wider sample of sport events and the participation of spectators from various countries is necessary before such findings are generalized.

Originality/value

The present research provides a contemporary analysis of factors influencing sport spectators anticipated quality and their influence on sport consumption.

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Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, vol. 8 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 2045-2101

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