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ICPMDA 2017 : 19th International Conference on Policy Modelling and Decision Analysis

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICPMDA

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICPMDA 2017: 19th International Conference on Policy Modelling and Decision Analysis aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Policy Modelling and Decision Analysis. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Policy Modelling and Decision Analysis.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Policy Modelling and Decision Analysis are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICPMDA 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Policy Modelling and Decision Analysis. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Financial Decision-Making among Finance Students: An Empirical Study from the Czech Republic
Barbora Chmelíková
2) Granger Causal Nexus between Financial Development and Energy Consumption: Evidence from Cross Country Panel Data
Rudra P. Pradhan
3) Detecting Financial Bubbles Using Gap between Common Stocks and Preferred Stocks
Changju Lee, Seungmo Ku, Sondo Kim, Woojin Chang
4) Debts and Debt-Based Sukuk Related to Risk Shifting Behavior
Siti Raihana Hamzah
5) The Psychological Contract and the Readiness to Verbalize It in Financial Institutions in Poland
Anna Rogozińska-Pawełczyk
6) A Reference Framework Integrating Lean and Green Principles within Supply Chain Management
M. Bortolini, E. Ferrari, F. G. Galizia, C. Mora
7) Financial Statement Fraud: The Need for a Paradigm Shift to Forensic Accounting
Ifedapo Francis Awolowo
8) Computing Transition Intensity Using Time-Homogeneous Markov Jump Process: Case of South African HIV/AIDS Disposition
A. Bayaga
9) Efficient Design of Distribution Logistics by Using a Model-Based Decision Support System
J. Becker, R. Arnold
10) Spatial Econometric Approaches for Count Data: An Overview and New Directions
Paula Simões, Isabel Natário
11) Supplier Selection Using Sustainable Criteria in Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Richa Grover, Rahul Grover, V. Balaji Rao, Kavish Kejriwal
12) Financial Deepening and Economic Growth Dynamics: Empirical Evidence from the West African Monetary Zone
Chidera G. Eze, Kennedy K. Abrokwa, Chimaobi V. Okolo
13) Analysis of the Reasons behind the Deteriorated Standing of Engineering Companies during the Financial Crisis
Levan Sabauri
14) Several Aspects of the Conceptual Framework of Financial Reporting
Nadezhda Kvatashidze
15) A Sustainable Design Model by Integrated Evaluation of Closed-loop Design and Supply Chain Using a Mathematical Model
Yuan-Jye Tseng, Yi-Shiuan Chen