Doctoral domains

Cybernetics and Statistics

Prof. univ. dr. Dinu AIRINEI

1. Decision Support Systems in Business Virtual Environment

2. Trends in Business Intelligence Technologies

3. Ensuring Data Quality in Data Deposits

4. Using Data deposits in Business Intelligence Solutions

Prof. univ. dr. Anca Laura ASANDULUI

1. Measuring Public Sector Performance

2. Determiners and Trends of Contageous Diseases

3. Family and Reproductive Behaviour in Romania

4. Multilevel Models for Nominal and Ordinal Variables

5. Causal Inference in Social Sciences

Prof univ. dr. Elisabeta JABA cotutelă

1. Identification and Analysis of Interest Profiles

2. Modelling Structural Variance of Demographic Phenomena and Processes

3. Modelling the Dynamic Macroeconomic Phenomena

4. Estimating Risk in Economic and Financial Operations

Prof. univ. dr. Elena Carmen PINTILESCU

1. Econometric Modelling of the Relation between Inflation and Economic Growth and their Uncertainty

2. Econometric Models of Economic Development at the Regional Level in Romania[/wptabcontent]



Prof. univ. dr. Ioan ANDONE

1. Technologies and Innovations in Accounting information Systems

2. Modelling Processes and Developing Accounting Information Systems

3. Onthology Development for Accounting Information Systems

4. Conceptual Modelling and Accounting Onthology Design

5. Developing E-Accounting Systems

6. Using E-learning Technology in Learning Accounting

7. Using Web Services in Accounting Information Systems

8. Using Knowledge Technologies in Accounting

Prof univ. dr. Iuliana Eugenia GEORGESCU

1. Business Accounting and Strategy

2. Past, Present and Future in Accounting Harmonization and Normalization

Prof univ. dr. Emil HOROMNEA (în cotutelă)

1. Deonthology, Regulation and Reasoning In Accounting Profession

2. IIIrd Millenium Accounting – between True Image and Social Game

3. Opportunities and Challenges in Financial Reporting

4. Present Context and Perspectives in Accounting Normalization, Harmonization and Convergence

5. Truth and Legend in the Evolution of Accounting

6. Accounting Services Market – Progress, Stagnation and Regress

Prof univ. dr. Marilena MIRONIUC

1.Performance Management, Quality of Financial Reporting and Financial Market Reactions

2.Performance and the Risk of Real Estate Investments at the International Level. A Cultural Differences Approach

3. Financial and Accounting Innovations and Business Ethics. Consequences on Value Creation

4. Multinationals versus Local Businessesin Emergent Economies: Interdependencies and Specific Features

5. Behaviour of SMEs towards Financial Strategy and Accounting Referential

Prof univ. dr. Neculai TABĂRĂ (în cotutelă)

1. Applying the Correlation Method in the Analysis of Financial Performance of Businesses

2. Methods of Evaluation of Businesses in Difficult Crisis

3. traditional and Modern in Managerial Accounting

4. Specific Features of Financial Reporting of Multinationals

5. Accounting Practitioners – Guarantors of True Image of Businesses

6. Analysis of Financial positions of Businesses

7. Correlation between Business and National Accounting



Prof univ. dr. Ion IGNAT

1. Globalization Effects on World Economic Institutions

2. European Monetary Integration – between Hope and Disillusion

3. China – A New Economic Power Pole

Prof. univ. dr. Victor PLOAE

1. Identifying and Capitalizing on Competitive advantage in the Intercultural Context

2. Social Fairness versus Social Justice in Income Distribution in Economy

3. Topological Effects of Economic Regionalization in the World

4. Regional Development Policies in Romania

5. Assessing the Relation between Economic Globalization and Economic Development Sustainability of Romanian Economy

6. Economic Foundation of Inflation. Structural Inflation

7. Identifying Necessary Trends of the Romanian Energy System in the Context of Regional Integration and European Construction

8. Structural and Methodological Analysis of the Limit between “Market Failure” and “Government Failure”

9. Socioeconomic Policy from the Reduction of Urban-Rural and Urban-Urban Gaps in Romania

10. Towards Refining a Social European Model

11. Sustainability of Economic Growth and Its Impact on the Design of Macroeconom

12. Adjustment Policies in Romania


Prof. univ. dr. Ion POHOAŢĂ

A. Research Direction ECONOMIC THOUGHT

1. Current Economic Crisis in Keynesist View

2. Current Economic Crisis in Liberal View

3. Protectionism opportunity in an Integrative Economic Environment

4. Interventionism – A Historical and Doctrinary Retrospective

5. From “State Reasons” to Liberal State

6. Valencies of Walrasian economic Equilibrium in a Global World

7. Valencies of Keynesist Economic Equilibrium in a Global World

8. Liberalism and Economic Development

9. From the Say Law to the Doctrine of Offer. Prevalence of production and Global Competition

10. What Economic Neoliberalism Means Today?

11. Monetarism and Monetary Policies

12. Regional Develop[ment – a Doctrinary Perspective

13. Sovereignty or Consumer Protection?

14. Interventionism or Free Exchange in the Context of 2008 Crisis

15. Theory of Protectionism and International Exchange in Mihail Manoilescu’s Work

16. Indianism and Economic Development

17. Christian Religion and Western Economic Development

18. Paradox World of the Theory and Practice of International Trade

19. Islamic Economy. Theoretical and Doctrinary Valencies

20. Doctrinary Foundations of Modern Policies in the Area of Competion

21. Marxist Economic Thought. Echoes at the Beginning of the XXIst Century

22. The third Way – Realism or Logical Inadequacy

23. Economic Doctrine of Nipponism

24. Market Economy and Economic Philosophy of the Two Systems. Case Study on China

25. Socialisml – a Failed Economic Doctrine

26. Between Nationalism and Global World of the XXIst Century

B. Research Direction Austrian School

1. Economic Crisis of 2008 Period’-… Austrian School Perspective

2. Libertarian Vocation of the austrain School

3. Main Approaches of the Austran School: C. Menger and L. von Wieser

4. Nationalization of Money – An Utopical Solution?

5. Capital Market in the Austrian School Approach

6. Binom Nominal – Real Economy in the Austrian School Approach

7. Economies and Investments. A Non-Standard Version.


1. Globalization of Capital Markets under the Exigencies of Sustainable Development

2. Interferencies between Foreign Trade and Environment Policies

3. Sustainable Development of Romania in the Context of EU Integration

4. Economic Slowdown within the sustainable development Matrix

5. Connotations of Country Risk in the Sustainable Development Paradigm

6. Human Capital and Economic Sustainable Development

7. Issues of Environmental Economy Integration in Standrad Economic Theory

8. Direct Foreign Investments under the exigencies of Sustainable Development

9. Role of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Context of Sustainable Development

10. Industrial Structure of Romania and the Priorities of Sustainable Development

11. Industrial Vocation of Romania and the Sustainable Development Perspective

12. Effects of the EU Integration and Globalization on the Industrial structure of Romania

13.Ecodevelopment Paradigm of Nicolae Georgescu-Roegen.

14.Policy of Non-Renewable Resources in the Context of Sustainable Development.  Case Study on Romania.

15. Role of State and Non-State Actors within the Context of Sustainable Development

16. Specific Influence of Capitalism Models on Sustainable Development

17. Enlarged Europe and the Issues of Sustainable Development of Romania

18. Romanian Politics and the Environmental Standrads of the EU

19. Social Dimensions of Sustainable Development from the Labour Force Employment Perspective in the EU

20. Inter and Intra-Generational Fairness in the Context of Sustainable Development of Romania


1. Institution of Property (or Free Market) in Economic Development

2. Institutionalist Dimensions of the Austrian School

3. Neoinstitutionalist View on Opportunism, Risk and Uncertainty

4. Unifying vocation of contract in Neoinstitutionalsit School

5. From Transaction Costs to Specific Assets and Integration

6. Institutional Foundations of a Free Economy

7. Institutionalist Theory of Economic Dynamics

8. From Total rationality to Rationality Based on Rules

9. Economic Evolutionism in Neoinstitutionalist Version

10. Theory of Human Behaviour in Neoinstitutionalist View


1.Underground Economy in Romania

2. Economy of Services and Modern Economic Development

3. Economic Relations of Romania with the republic of Moldova

4. Migration and Economic Development of Romania. The Impact of Remittances.

5. Relation between Public-Private Asset in the Context of Competition and Economic Competitiveness

6. Investments and Economic Growth

7. Employment Policy in the Context of Integrated Romania


1. Homo oeconomicus in the “war” with Irrationality

2. Epistemological Dimensions in the Works of Nicolae Georgescu-Roegen.

3. Mathematics and Modeling in Economic Analysis

4. Compensating Arguments in Limited Rationality

5. Epistemological Dimension of Milton Friedman Thought

6. Enemy of Science: Ideology and Attempt at Objectivity in the work of Karl Marx

7. Avatars of Causality in Economy

8. Is economic Science in Crisis?


Economics and International Affairs

Prof. univ. dr. Spiridon PRALEA

1. International Trade and Economic Integration: the case of Romania

2. Reconfiguration of Priorities of the EU Trade Policy in the New Global Context

3. Strategic  and Commercial Partnership of the EU – Russian Federation (or EU – the republic of Moldova)

4. Rise of BRIC Countries in international Trade

5. Economic Security and Cooperation in Eurasia

Prof. univ. dr. Gabriela Carmen PASCARIU



Prof. univ. dr. Vasile COCRIŞ

1. Financial Crises, Systemic Risk and Macro-Prudential Regulation in Banking

2. Real Effects of Liquidity and Banking Risk Management

3. Liquidity Management in International Banks and Financing Methods

4. New Technologies and Financial Innovation in the Banking Sector

5. Monetary Policy and Financial Regulation under the Impact of Vulnerability of the Global Economy

6. Aims of Monetary Policy: Theory, Experience and Perspectives

7. Optimal Monetary policy: in the Searchof an Ideal Pragmatism

8. Harmonization of Fiscal Policy with Monetary Policy under the Conditions of  Romanian Taxation

9. Evaluating Nominal Rigidity in the Mechanism of Transmission of Monetary Policy Impulse in Romania

10. Reflections on the National Bank of Romania Participatioon in  Ensuring Banking Macrostability and Prudence

Prof. univ. dr. Mihaela ONOFREI

1. Financial Implications of External Growth through Merger and Acquisitions Operations.

2. Analysis of Innovative Sources of Business Financing

3. Crisis of Sovereign Debt: Causes, Ways of Manifestation, Implications

4. Implications of Corporate Financial Governance Regulations on the Efficiency of Capital Market

5. Budgetary Pact and Tax Integration in the Euro Zone

Prof. univ. dr. Ovidiu STOICA

1. New Architecture of Capital Markets and Its Implication in the Context  of Financial Globalization

2. Efficiency and Performance in Banking in the Context of Globalization and Financial Integration

3. Institutional Investors and the Efficiency of Capital Markets

4. Financial Regulation and financial Crises


Business Information Systems

Prof. univ. dr. Florin DUMITRIU

Prof. univ. dr. Marin FOTACHE

1. Polyglot Persistence in Business Applications

2. Integrare informationala in sistemele economice

3. Web Semantics and Applications in Economy

4. Modelling and Implementing Processes in Business

5. Issues and Architectural and Implementing Solutions in Business Applications

Prof. univ. dr. Mircea Radu GEORGESCU

1. Technologies for Computer Mediated Learning

2. Role of New Information Technologies in E-Government Information Systems

Prof. univ. dr. Gabriela MEŞNIŢĂ

1. Adaptability of the Information Systems Development to Technological Innovation

2. Methodology of Information Systems Development beyond Web 2.0

Prof. univ. dr. Dumitru OPREA

1. Beyond Semantic Web

2. Creativity and Innovation through Informational and Communication Technologies

Prof. univ. dr. Alexandru ŢUGUI

1. Green IT and Sustainabele Development

2. Deculturalization and ICT

3. Mega-trends in Human Computer Interaction

4. Meta-digitalization of Accounting in Interaction Society

5. Trust and Interaction in Future Accounting



Prof. univ. dr. Maria Viorica BEDRULE-GRIGORUŢĂ

1. Innovation Managementul in Services

2. Competitivity and Performance in Service Companies

3. Performance Parameters in Public Services

4. Convergence and Divergencies in Human Resources Development

5. Quality and Sustainable Development in Services

Prof. univ. dr. Valentin NIŢĂ

1. Impact of Environment Policies on the Development of Transportation

2. New Consumer behaviour Models: the Impact on Big Retailers  Policies

3. Sustainable Growth of Tourist Destinations Competitivity

4. Towards a Model of Quality of Services in Big Shopping Centers

5. Perceptions and Attitudes to Disabled People (or discriminated by race, religion, or sex): the Impact on Client Relations Management

6. Model of Technology Acceptance: Applications for Tourist Resorts

7. Industrialization versus flexibility in Services

8. Tourist Services: Factors of Influence and Evaluation Methods

9. Performance in Tourism: Applications on the Romanian Market

Prof. univ. dr. Panaite NICA

1. Comparative Analysis of Ethical Behaviour and Social Responsibility in the Management of  Companies from Romania and other EU Countries

2. The Impact of Organizational Culture and of a System of Values on Organizational Performance  (Comparative Analysis in Organizations from different countries of the EU)

3. Impact of Transformational Leadership in the Management of Efficient Organizations (could be a comparative analysis in companies from different countries of the EU)

4. Managerial Instruments in Knowledge-Based Organizations: Comparative Analysis in Companies from Different EU Countries.

5. Evaluation Methods of Job Complexity and Correlation with Payment Rewards

6. Impact of Some Components of a Managerial System Allowing the Growth of Staff Satisfaction with the Held Positions

7. Total Quality Management in Public Institutions

8. A Holistic Approach in the Organizational Structure Change; the Impact on the Growth of managerial Performance

9. Managerial System with Sure Achievements in an Unstable Economic Environment

Prof. univ. dr. Adriana PRODAN

1. Implications of Diversity on Human Resource management Practices

2. e-HRM

3. Dynamics of company Rewards and Benefits

4. Human Resource Wealth in a Company and Sustainable Development

Prof. univ. dr. Dumitru ZAIŢ

1. Methods and Practices of Unconventional Organizational Management

2. Construction and Strategy in Management



Prof. univ. dr. Emil MAXIM

1.Improving the Quality of Public Services

2. Comparative Analysis of the Efficiency of Instruments of Service Quality Measurement

3. Impact of Discrepancies between Consumer Behaviour Expectations and Satisfactions

4. Marketing Information for  Six-sigma Use in Organizations

5. Dimensions of Environmental Marketing

6. Evaluating the Efficiency of Promotions

7. Using Sociological Models in Measuring Service Quality

8. Consumer Attitude to New Products

9. Product (Service) Diversification

10. Price Policy

11. Marketing Research for Regional Economic Development

12. Relational Marketing in Services

13. Strategic Approaches in Marketing

14. Child Marketing Research

15.Shopping Center Marketing

16. Impact of Brand on Consumer Loyalty

17. Marketing Research for Forecast Substantiation

Prof. univ. dr. Corneliu MUNTEANU

1. Attributing Economic Value: Factors, Components, Mechanisms, Consequences

2. Marketing Implications on Mobile Information Technologies

Prof. univ. dr. Ştefan PRUTIANU

Communication and Negotiation:

Prof. univ. dr. Constantin SASU

1. Political and Election Marketing

2. Social Marketing

3. Ethics and Social Responsibility in Marketing

4. Consumer Behaviour

5. Relational Marketing

6. International Marketing

Prof. univ. dr. Adriana ZAIŢ

Specialized Research Topics:

1. Cultural Dimensions of Corporate Reputation

2. Ethnic Marketing  – Consumer Perceptions of Ethnical Communication

3. Company Reputation, Client Satisfaction and Loyalty – Potential Meanings of Causal Links

4. Effects of Percieved Corporate Reputation on Consumer Behaviour Intentions

5. Perceptions and Expectations on Environmental Marketing of Different Categories of Public

6. Implications of “prototypicality” in Consumer Behaviour Analysis

7. Persuasion Methods in Marketing – ELM (elaboration likelihood model) versus APE (associative propositional model)

8. Implications of Social Exchange Theory (SET) in Explaining Buyer Behaviour

9. Determinants of Perceived  Efficiency of Crisis communication in Public Relations Strategies

10. Perceived Managerial Use of PhD Research Outcomes in Marketing

11. Scientific Rigour and Managerial Efficiency in Romanian Academic Research – Perceptions of  Produced Publications

12. Corporate Reputation in Academic Environment – Previous Situation and Consequences

Topics focused on research methodology and fundamental research methodology in marketing

1. The Drawer Effect and Publication Bias in Marketing Research

2. Mediating, Moderating, Supressor Variables in Marketing Research

3. Validity and Reliability  in Marketing Research  – the Case of Formative  versus Reflective  Measurements

4. Triangulations in Marketing Research  – Meta-Analysis

5. Systematic Literature Review – Oportunities and Challenges in Carrying Out marketing Research

6. Quantitative versus Qualitative – Controversies in the Design of Fundamental and Applied Marketing Research

7. Knowledge Transfer  in Marketing PhD Research – Socialization Models

8. Is Applied Research from Venus and Fundamental Research from Mars?

9. Interdisciplinarity in Academic Marketing Research – Scientific, Institutional and Societal  Challenges

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