Brown Bags Series

Seeking to promote knowledge sharing within our own community, this series focuses on hosting internal seminars for faculty members, graduate students and temporary research assistants. During seminars, instructors are invited to share and present research papers to enlighten audiences with new knowledge all while improving their work through constructive feedback.

 

Lecture by: Dina Bassiouni
Date: May 8, 2018
Location: AUC New Cairo

​Assistant Professor of Marketing Dina Bassiouni analyzes the effect had by video games on children's cognitive development and socialization abilities.


Lecture by: Mark Soliman
Date: Apr 18, 2018
Location: AUC New Cairo

​Prior literature has found that CEO narcissism affects firms’ strategic and accounting-related outcomes and choices, with a common end of portraying the firm, and by extension the CEO, in a favorable manner. This talk by Professor of Accounting at the Marshall School of Business in the University of Southern California (USC) Mark Soliman analyzes the business impact had by such effect through measuring the lightly regulated non-GAAP earnings setting.​


Lecture by: Rami Galal
Date: Mar 27, 2018
Location: AUC New Cairo

​Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics Rami Galal gives a presentation on the impact of migration on child labor in Egypt. 


Lecture by: Dina Abdel Fattah
Date: Dec 12, 2017
Location: AUC New Cairo

​Assistant Professor of Economics Dina Abdel Fattah investigates the determinants of young wives' satisfaction in marriage through studying the impact had by factors such as education and labor-market dynamics. ​


Lecture by: Rodrigo Basco
Date: Nov 28, 2017
Location: AUC New Cairo

​Brown Bag featuring Visiting Professor Rodrigo Basco from the American University of Sharjah School of Business Administration discussing a research paper that contributes to the debate of why family firms fail to manage talent. 


Lecture by: Shawki Farag
Date: Nov 14, 2017
Location: AUC New Cairo

​Brown Bag Seminar featuring Founding Chair of the Department of Accounting and Emeritus Professor of Accounting Shawki Farag. His research discusses the central role of cotton in the economy of Egypt.


Lecture by: Diaa Noureldin
Date: Oct 3, 2017
Location: AUC New Cairo

​Brown Bag featuring Assistant Professor of Economics Diaa Noureldin discussing his research paper on estimating Egypt's real exchange rate based on economic fundamentals.  


Lecture by: Bodo Schlegelmilch
Date: Sep 19, 2017
Location: AUC New Cairo

AUC Distinguished Visiting Researcher and Professor of International Management and Marketing at Vienna University of Economics and Business Bodo B. Schlegelmilch presented his research on subconscious healthiness biases in food choices. 


Lecture by: Nellie El Enany and Salma El Hady
Date: May 16, 2017
Location: AUC New Cairo

​Brown Bag seminar featuring Nellie El Enany, assistant professor of organization studies, and Research Associate Salma El Hady discussing a study that aims to enhance the understanding of how feelings and emotions emerge in the definition of trust and as a key decision-making element in the evolution of an angel-entrepreneur relationship.


Lecture by: Mark Soliman
Date: Mar 28, 2017
Location: AUC New Cairo

​Brown Bag seminar featuring Distinguished Visiting Professor Mark Soliman discussing his paper on introducing a broad measure that is easy to implement, generalizable and parsimonious of a firm's competitive advantage.


Lecture by: Rami Galal
Date: Feb 7, 2017
Location: AUC New Cairo

Brown Bag Seminar featuring Rami Galal, assistant professor, Department of Economics, discussing his paper and arguing that circumstances beyond the control of individuals account for a large share of inequality of opportunity when asset distribution is considered. 


Lecture by: Shawki Farag
Date: Nov 29, 2016
Location: AUC New Cairo

Brown Bag Seminar by Shawki Farag, professor emeritus of accounting, AUC School of Business. The paper examines and evaluates factors contributing to the phasing out of the unipolar system in favor of the multipolar one. It examines realism concepts such as the balance of power, the state of anarchy and the polarity of the international system. 


Lecture by: Rania Hussein
Date: Nov 8, 2016
Location: AUC New Cairo

Brown Bag Seminar titled "Consumer Engagement in Social Media: How to Enhance Continuation of Use" by Rania Hussein. The study aims to examine the antecedents of customer engagement on social media and how to enhance continued use.


Lecture by: Mona Said
Date: Oct 25, 2016
Location: AUC New Cairo

​Brown Bag Seminar titled, "From Evidence to Action: Studying the Impact of Labor Market Interventions in Egypt Using Randomized Control Trials (RCTs)" by Mona Said. She will discuss the three collaborative projects: the Jameel Poverty Action Lab (JPAL) and AUC addressing issues of poverty alleviation and job creation among Egyptian youth.​

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Lecture by: Charilaos Mertanzis, Associate Professor of Finance, BUS, AUC
Date: Oct 14, 2016
Location: AUC New Cairo

The paper refers to the important issue of access to finance in developing countries. It tests for the extent to which firms from Islamic countries have access to finance, and it effectively contributes towards the understanding of the extent of absorption of financial services.​ 

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Lecture by: Moataz El Helaly 
Date: Oct 4, 2016
Location: AUC New Cairo

Brown Bag Seminar Series: "Diffusion Theory, National Corruption, and IFRS Adoption Around the World" Seminar by: Moataz El Helaly Visiting assistant professor of accounting, AUC School of Business The purpose of this paper is to make two new contributions to the extent of international accounting literature by examining the influence of national corruption on (i) spend and (ii) extent IFRS adoption around the world.

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