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Firm performance, corporate governance and executive compensation in Pakistan (2017)
Journal Article
Sheikh, M. F., Shah, S. Z. A., & Akbar, S. (2018). Firm performance, corporate governance and executive compensation in Pakistan. Applied economics, 50(18), 2012-2027. https://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2017.1386277

© 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group This study examines the effects of firm performance and corporate governance on chief executive officer (CEO) compensation in an emerging market, Pakistan. Using a more robust Generalized... Read More about Firm performance, corporate governance and executive compensation in Pakistan.

CEO compensation and banks’ risk-taking during pre and post financial crisis periods (2017)
Journal Article
Shah, S. Z. A., Akbar, S., Liu, J., Liu, Z., & Cao, S. (2017). CEO compensation and banks’ risk-taking during pre and post financial crisis periods. Research in international business and finance, 42, 1489-1503. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ribaf.2017.07.089

© 2017 Elsevier B.V. This study examines the impact of CEO compensation on banks’ risk during both pre and post-financial crisis periods. Our results suggest a negative relationship between CEO bonuses and banks’ risk in the pre-financial crisis peri... Read More about CEO compensation and banks’ risk-taking during pre and post financial crisis periods.

Credit supply constraints and financial policies of listed companies during the 2007–2009 financial crisis (2017)
Journal Article
Akbar, S., Rehman, S. U., Liu, J., & Shah, S. Z. A. (2017). Credit supply constraints and financial policies of listed companies during the 2007–2009 financial crisis. Research in international business and finance, 42, 559-571. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ribaf.2017.07.001

© 2017 Elsevier B.V. This study examines the effects of lending constraints on the financial policies of UK publicly listed companies during the 2007–2009 financial crisis. Using a sample of 2039 publicly listed firms, the results of our analysis ind... Read More about Credit supply constraints and financial policies of listed companies during the 2007–2009 financial crisis.

Board structure and corporate risk taking in the UK financial sector (2017)
Journal Article
Akbar, S., Kharabsheh, B., Poletti-Hughes, J., & Shah, S. Z. A. (2017). Board structure and corporate risk taking in the UK financial sector. International review of financial analysis, 50, 101-110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2017.02.001

© 2017 Elsevier Inc. This paper examines the relationship between board structure and corporate risk taking in the UK financial sector. We show how the board size, board independence and combining the role of CEO and chairperson in boards may affect... Read More about Board structure and corporate risk taking in the UK financial sector.