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International Conference on Economics 2017

                                                              ***ANNOUNCEMENT

Due to technical problem, please be informed that any participants which have sent their abstract/full paper to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  , but have not got any response from ICE2017  editorial board, please resend your abstract/full paper to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The abstract submission deadline therefore is being extended to November 15, 2017. Please be informed that all full paper submission will be included in conference paper proceeding.

 

                                                               BEST PAPER AWARD

       The “Best Paper Award” will be selected by the committee and will be given to one of the papers presented in ICE 2017.

 

                                                                 CALL FOR PAPERS

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Accountancy, Universiti Malaysia Sabah is pleased to announce that the First International Conference on Economics (ICE 2017)   will be held on 28-29th November 2017 at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Accountancy, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu. The conference theme is “Economic  Integration and Global Sustainability.” Academicians, practitioners, researchers, students and administrators from the private and public sectors are invited to participate and submit papers to be considered for presentation.

 

                                                                     ORGANIZERS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 

 

 

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                                                              IMPORTANT DATES                                                                                

Abstract Submission Deadline

Earlybird deadline

October 15, 2017

September 15, 2017

Fullpaper submission deadline

 October 31, 2017

Registration deadline

November 7, 2017

Conference dates

    November 28-29th 2017

 

                                                        KEYNOTE SPEAKERS 

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                                    CONFERENCE FEES, PAYMENT & REGISTRATION

PARTICIPANTS

FEE

PARTICIPANTS (LOCAL PRESENTER)

EARLY BIRD (LOCAL-PRESENTER)

RM550

RM400

PARTICIPANTS (INTERNATIONAL-PRESENTER)

EARLY BIRD (INTERNATIONAL-PRESENTER)

USD250

USD200

STUDENT (PRESENTER)

STUDENT (PARTICIPANT)

RM400

RM300

PARTICIPANT (NON-PRESENTER)

RM400

Payment methods:

1. Participants should register and make payment through: http://ice2017.comli.com/registration.php

 

or alternatively, 

 

2. Participants can make  payment via bank transfer/telegraphic transfer etc, using the following information:   

Pay to    : Universiti Malaysia Sabah

Email Address    : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bank Account Number    : 510013022413

Bank Address    : Maybank, Jalan Pantai, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Swift Code    : MBBEMYKLXXX (For international telegraphic transfer)

Please be informed that when you make payment, please include ICE 2017 conference code: A970512

After making payment, please register here.  You are required to send us a copy of the payment slip as proof of payment to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

                                              CONFERENCE TOPICS                                                             

International EconomicsFinancial EconomicsLabor EconomicsGrowth and Development Economics
Environmental and Resource EconomicsEconomic SystemsEconomic IntegrationHealth Economics
Law and EconomicsPolitical EconomicsEconomic PolicyApplied Economics
Islamic EconomicsEconomic MethodologySustainable DevelopmentOther topics related to economics

   

                                         INSTRUCTION TO AUTHORS

Use these instructions if you are preparing a manuscript to submit to this conference. ICE 2017 considers all manuscripts on the strict condition that the manuscript is your own original work, and does not duplicate any other previously published work, including your own previously published work. the manuscript has been submitted only to Malaysian Journal of Business and Economics; it is not under consideration or peer review or accepted for publication or in press or published elsewhere. Click here for instruction to authors:files/INSTRUCTIONTOAUTHORS.pdf   Please be informed that all full paper submission will be included in conference paper proceeding.

 

                           PROGRAM TENTATIVE & PARALLEL SESSION 

                                         For program tentative click HERE. For parallel session click HERE.

 

                                                         BROCHURE

                                                             Click brochure here: files/ICEConf2017.pdf

 

                                                 PAPER SUBMISSION

                                                  Paper can be submitted via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

                                             JOURNAL PUBLICATION

                                         Selected papers shall be published in either one of the following journals:

                                                          Malaysian Journal of Business and Economics

                                                                           The Borneo Review

 

                                          ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

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                                ACCOMODATION IN KOTA KINABALU

The city of Kota Kinabalu is the capital of Malaysia’s Sabah state located in the northern part of the island of Borneo. Often referred to as KK, it is  a coastal city  surrounded by rainforest. It is  known for its bustling markets, modern boardwalk, beaches and the waterfront Kota Kinabalu City Mosque. It is also a gateway to Kinabalu National Park,  home of the 4,095m-high Mount Kinabalu, the tallest mountain in South East Asia. The Kota Kinabalu International  airport  is the second busiest airport in the country after KLIA  in Kuala Lumpur., . The distance between the airport and the city centre of Kota Kinabalu is  about 10 minutes' drive. The conference venue, on the campus of Universiti Malaysia Sabah is  about 16 KM from the airport.  Accomodation are easy to obtain  and can be booked online, for instance, via Agoda.com or booking.com.  Hotel room price ranges from  less than RM100 to RM800 depending on visitors' preference, and subject to season and travel periods . For hotels near to the conference venue, the organizers suggest participants to check on these two links:

1. Grand Borneo Hotel

2. The Klagan Hotel  For ICE 2017's participants who wish to stay at Klagan Regency Hotel, please fill in this form and make a pre-book to obtain a special rate (government rate) offered by the hotel. 

                                                  CONTACT US

For abstract/full paper submissions,  please email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For any inquiries, please email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..                                                                                                                                                                               

                                         PAPER PROCEEDINGS

ICE Proceedings 

ASSESSING FINANCIAL RETURNS ON MICROLOANS FROM ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENT IMPACT: A CASE OF KOTA KINABALU (Azmi Abdul Majid, Anna Savarimuthu & Caroline Geetha)

FIRM LEVEL STOCK RETURNS VOLATILITY IN MALAYSIA: A SECTORAL STUDY (Saizal Bin Pinjaman & Sarma Binti Aralas)

FORECASTING OF MONEY DEMAND IN MALAYSIA USING NEURAL NETWORKS AND ECONOMETRIC MODEL (Norlin Khalid, Muhammad Harunurashid, Muhammad Harunurashid Thelata, Nur Fakhzan Marwan & Zulkefly Abdul Karim)

THE EFFECT OF SYSTEMATIC RISK FACTORS ON THE PERFORMANCE OF THE MALAYSIA STOCK MARKET (Shameer Fahmi, Caroline Geetha, Rosle Mohidin)

THE POTENTIAL OF BIOELECTRICITY IN MALAYSIA (Kenneth R. Szulczyk & Dr. Md Atiqur Rahman Khan)

THE IMPACT OF STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION: EVIDENCE FROM ASIAN COUNTRIES (Jain Yassin & Sarma Binti Aralas)

THE POLLUTION HAVEN HYPOTHESIS: AN ANALYSIS OF ASEAN AND OECD COUNTRIES (Norazean Binti Rasit & Sarma Binti Aralas)

A STUDY ON THE POTENTIAL DEMAND FOR NATURAL GAS AS FUEL AMONG TAXI OWNERS IN KOTA KINABALU, SABAH. (Adzmir Bin Abd Rahman, Caroline Geetha)

POWERING TOURISM: WIND ENERGY AND ITS IMPACT ON RURAL TOURISM IN ILOCOS NORTE, PHILIPPINES (M.J.S. Barrera)

HUMAN CAPITAL VALUES AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: A PRELIMINARY STUDY ON KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PROGRAM PERFORMANCE IN SABAH (Roslinah Mahmud, Roselina Ahmad Saufi, Durrishah Idrus, Zatulkaramah A.B.U,Rosle Mohidin & Mariam Firdhaus Mad Nordin)

An Empirical Investigation of Triple Helix (TH) Dynamics of ASEAN-5 Economies Under National Innovation System (NIS). (Munshi Naser Ibne Afzal, Kasim Bin Hj. Md. Mansur, Rini Suryati Sulong)

WHETHER SELF-REGULATED LEARNERS ARE ACADEMICALLY HIGH ACHIEVERS AND WILLING TO STUDY HARD? A CASE STUDY OF BUSINESS STUDENTS' STATISTICS SUBJECT IN FACULTY OF BUSINESS, ECONOMICS AND ACCOUNTANCY, UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA SABAH (Hao Liu, Ang Hong Loong, Yeo Soon Jian)

AN INVESTIGATION OF NATIONAL INNOVATION SYSTEM (NIS) USING PORTER’S DIAMOND MODEL: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY TO MEASURE COMPETITIVENESS IN ASEAN-5. (Kasim Bin Hj. Md. Mansur, Jhalak Gope & Munshi Naser Ibne Afzal)

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS IN ASEAN: DOES DISTANCE MATTER? (Zuraidah Jamrin & Sarma Binti Aralas)

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN IMPORT TAX LIBERALIZATION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH: EVIDENCE FROM MALAYSIA. (Mohana Santheran, Caroline Geetha)

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT, ECONOMIC GROWTH AND LABOUR MARKET REGULATION: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM MALAYSIA. (Nurza Mohamed Yusoff, Nurnaddia Nordin & Nurhaiza Nordin)

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT SPILLOVERS IN ASEAN COUNTRIES: THE ROLE OF ECONOMIC FREEDOM. (Nurnaddia Nordin, Nurhaiza Nordin &  Norzalina Zainudin)

THE IMPACT OF FOREIGN MISSION ON MALAYSIA’S EXPORT (Rafiq Idris & Rizal Zamani Idris)

PRIVATE HEALTHCARE EXPENDITURE: ABSOLUTE AND RELATIVE CHANGES(Latifa Bibi Musafar Hameed, Rajah Rasiah & Nurnabilah Mohd Shukor)

AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF MALARIA INCIDENCE AND LAND USE CHANGE OF PALM OIL INDUSTRIES IN MALAYSIA. (Felorisca Binti Singkong & Sarma Binti Aralas)

EFFECTS OF RURAL AND URBAN POPULATION ON HEALTH CARE EXPENDITURE: CASE OF CHINA AND INDIA. (Nurhaiza Binti Nordin, Nurnaddia Binti Nordin, Norzalina Binti Zainudin & Nurul Hafizah Binti Mohd Yasin)

FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE HAPPINESS IN SABAH. (Shee Siew Yiap & Caroline Geetha)

EMBRACING CHANGES IN HUMAN RESOURCE PRACTICES AND TRANSFORMATIVE APPROACHES IN MANAGING MULTIGENERATIONAL WORKFORCE. (Jennifer Chan Kim Lian)

REVISIT THE EFFECT OF TYPE A AND B PERSONALITY, AND ITS EFFECT ON JOB-RELATED STRESS IN THE ORGANIZATION (Kathleen Elanie James, Julian Paul Sidin)

ENTREPRENEURIAL INTENTION AMONG STUDENTS: A STUDY IN BULUNGAN TARAKAN, INDONESIA (Mat Salleh Ayub, Sorayah Nasip, Noor Fzlinda Fabeil, Merlyn Rita Buncha, Hairul Nizam Alias, Iklima Husna Abd Rahim)

FACTORS INFLUENCING INTENTION TO BECOME AVON DEALERS: A CASE STUDY IN SANDAKAN, SABAH. (Rini Suryati Sulong, Caroline Caneza, Caroline Geetha)

THE INFLUENCE OF ENTREPRENEURIAL ORIENTATION AND SOCIAL CAPITAL ON THE BUSINESS PERFORMANCE AMONG WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS ALONG WEST COAST SABAH, MALAYSIA (Sorayah Nasip, Noor Fzlinda Fabeil, Merlyn Rita Buncha, Janice Nga Lay Hui, Stephen Laison Sondoh Jr. & Dygku Nadiah Pg. Abd. Halim)

DOES FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT CONTRIBUTE TO FERTILITY DECLINE IN MALAYSIA? AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION. (Asma Rashidah Idris, Muzafar Shah Habibullah & Badariah Haji Din)

MIND THE GAP: HOUSEHOLD’S KNOWLEDGE AND ACTION IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY BEHAVIOUR (Norzalina Zainudin, Nurnaddia Nordin & Nurhaiza Nordin)

THE IMPACT OF PRICE SHOCKS OF CRUDE OIL, PALM OIL AND RUBBER TOWARDS GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT GROWTH OF MALAYSIA. (Mohd Haziq Murshidi, Sarma Aralas)

BOARD MEETING AND FIRM PERFORMANCE (Y Anni Aryani, Doddy Setiawan & Isna Putri Rahmawati)

RELATIONSHIP OF UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AND REMITTANCE WITH INDONESIAN IMMIGRATION IN MALAYSIA. (Dayangku Aslinah Abd. Rahim, Roslinah Mahmud & Rostika Petrus Boroh)

AN OVERVIEW OF HOUSE OWNERSHIP AMONG MILLENNIAL IN KOTA KINABALU: ISSUES & RECOMMENDATIONS. (Rafiq Idris)

QUALITY OF LIFE IN TAWAU, SABAH, MALAYSIA AND TARAKAN, NORTH KALIMANTAN, INDONESIA. (Wong Hock Tsen, Dayangku Aslinah Abd Rahim &Maxi Sondakh)

CABARAN YANG DIHADAPI DI KALANGAN USAHAWAN AIM DI DAERAH TUARAN: PUSAT NURUL BAKTI (Mayrilin Amirul, Remali Yusoff, Dullah Mulok)

FAKTOR TARIKAN PELANCONGAN PANTAI: KAJIAN KES DI PANTAI IRAMA BACHOK, KELANTAN. (Remali Yusoff & Nor’ Azurah Md Kamdari)

FAKTOR YANG MEMPENGARUHI BELIA UNTUK TIDAK BEKERJA: KAJIAN KES DI DAERAH TAWAU, SABAH. (Abd. Kadir Bin Batong, Rostika Petrus Boroh dan Beatrice Lim_

REVISIT OF TAIWAN LAND REFORM EXPERIENCES. (Shih-Jung Hsu & Li-Min Liao)

TRANSFORMATION OF TAIPEI INDUSTRIAL ZONE IN LAND USE PLANNING: HISTORICAL REVIEW (Wang Chang-Kai)