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Market frictions and the geographical location of global stock exchanges. Evidence from the S&P Global Index (2020)
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Hudson, R., & Gregoriou, A. (in press). Market frictions and the geographical location of global stock exchanges. Evidence from the S&P Global Index. Journal of Economic Studies, https://doi.org/10.1108/JES-03-2020-0091

We examine the impact of trading costs on investor average holding periods for the S&P global 1200 index. We report overwhelming evidence that global equity indices cannot be pooled. When we differentiate between stock indices based on their geograph... Read More about Market frictions and the geographical location of global stock exchanges. Evidence from the S&P Global Index.

Stock liquidity and return distribution: Evidence from the London Stock Exchange (2020)
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Wang, A., Hudson, R., Rhodes, M., Zhang, S., & Gregoriou, A. (2020). Stock liquidity and return distribution: Evidence from the London Stock Exchange. Finance research letters, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2020.101539

We investigate the relationship between liquidity and the distribution of returns, for all listed firms on the London Stock Exchange between 2002-2018. We find a strong relationship between the distribution of returns, as measured by skewness and kur... Read More about Stock liquidity and return distribution: Evidence from the London Stock Exchange.

Test of recent advances in extracting information from option prices (2017)
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Healy, J. V., Gregoriou, A., & Hudson, R. (2018). Test of recent advances in extracting information from option prices. International review of financial analysis, 56, 292-302. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2017.09.011

© 2017 Elsevier Inc. A large literature exists on techniques for extracting probability distributions for future asset prices from option prices. No definitive method has been developed however. The parametric 'mixture of normals', and non-parametric... Read More about Test of recent advances in extracting information from option prices.

The accuracy of spread decomposition models in capturing informed trades: Evidence from the London Stock Exchange and behavioural implications (2017)
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Gregoriou, A., & Rhodes, M. (2017). The accuracy of spread decomposition models in capturing informed trades: Evidence from the London Stock Exchange and behavioural implications. Review of Behavioural Finance, 9(1), 2-13. doi:10.1108/rbf-02-2017-0016

Purpose – The purpose is to examine the empirical relationship between trades undertaken by informed agents (managers) and the proxies for informed trades computed by bid-ask spread decomposition models. Design/methodology/approach – An econometric a... Read More about The accuracy of spread decomposition models in capturing informed trades: Evidence from the London Stock Exchange and behavioural implications.

Liquidity and market efficiency in the world's largest carbon market (2015)
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Ibikunle, G., Gregoriou, A., Hoepner, A. G. F., & Rhodes, M. (2016). Liquidity and market efficiency in the world's largest carbon market. The British accounting review, 48(4), 431-447. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bar.2015.11.001

We investigate liquidity and market efficiency on the world's largest carbon exchange, IntercontinentalExchange Inc.’s European Climate Exchange (ECX), by using intraday short-horizon return predictability as an inverse indicator of market efficiency... Read More about Liquidity and market efficiency in the world's largest carbon market.

Risk aversion, exchange-rate uncertainty, and the law of one price: Insights from the market for online air-travel tickets (2011)
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Arghyrou, M. G., Gregoriou, A., & Pourpourides, P. M. (2011). Risk aversion, exchange-rate uncertainty, and the law of one price: Insights from the market for online air-travel tickets. Canadian Journal of Economics / Revue Canadienne d'Économique, 44(3), 880-906. doi:10.1111/j.1540-5982.2011.01659.x

We argue that risk aversion driven by exchange-rate uncertainty causes a wedge between the domestic and foreign prices of a homogeneous good. We test our hypothesis using a unique micro-data set from a market with minimum imperfections. The empirical... Read More about Risk aversion, exchange-rate uncertainty, and the law of one price: Insights from the market for online air-travel tickets.

Trading frequency and asset pricing on the London Stock Exchange: Evidence from a new price impact ratio (2011)
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Gregoriou, A., Florackis, C., & Kostakis, A. (2011). Trading frequency and asset pricing on the London Stock Exchange: Evidence from a new price impact ratio. Journal of Banking and Finance, 35(12), (3335-3350). doi:10.1016/j.jbankfin.2011.05.014. ISSN 0378-4266

This study proposes a new price impact ratio as an alternative to the widely used Amihud's (2002) Return-to-Volume ratio. We demonstrate that the new price impact ratio, which is deemed Return-to-Turnover ratio, has a number of appealing features. Us... Read More about Trading frequency and asset pricing on the London Stock Exchange: Evidence from a new price impact ratio.

The composition of government spending and growth: Is current or capital spending better? (2007)
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Ghosh, S., & Gregoriou, A. (2008). The composition of government spending and growth: Is current or capital spending better?. Oxford economic papers, 60(3), 484-516. doi:10.1093/oep/gpn005

In an endogenous growth framework with two public goods with differing productivities, this paper analytically characterizes optimal fiscal policy for a decentralized economy, whereby the optimal values of the growth rate, tax rate and expenditure sh... Read More about The composition of government spending and growth: Is current or capital spending better?.

Adaptation towards reference values: a non-linear perspective (2007)
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Georgellis, Y., Gregoriou, A., & Tsitsianis, N. (2008). Adaptation towards reference values: a non-linear perspective. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 67(3-4), (768-781). doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2007.08.007. ISSN 0167-2681

Using large-scale panel data, we examine the dynamics of adjustment towards reference points for key workplace attributes. We discover that an Exponential Smooth Transition Autoregressive (ESTAR) model is superior to a linear model in characterizing... Read More about Adaptation towards reference values: a non-linear perspective.


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