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Information systems continuance intention of web-based applications customers : the case of online banking (2008)
Journal Article
Vatanasombut, B., Igbaria, M., Stylianou, A. C., & Rodgers, W. (2008). Information systems continuance intention of web-based applications customers : the case of online banking. Information and Management, 45(7), (419-428). doi:10.1016/j.im.2008.03.005. ISSN 0378-7206

The proliferation of the Internet has not only allowed businesses to offer their products and services through web-based applications, but it has also undermined their ability to retain their customers. It has reduced search costs, opened up barriers... Read More

Different pathways that suggest whether auditors' going concern opinions are ethically based (2008)
Journal Article
Rodgers, W., Guiral, A., & Gonzalo, J. A. (2009). Different pathways that suggest whether auditors' going concern opinions are ethically based. Journal of business ethics, 86(3), (347-361). doi:10.1007/s10551-008-9851-8. ISSN 0167-4544

Several critics have reopened the continuing debate regarding the credibility of the auditing profession in part because of auditors' reluctance to issue warning signals to investors. At the root of auditors' lack of independence issues are conflicts... Read More

Trading frictions and market structure: An empirical analysis (2008)
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Cai, C. X., Hillier, D., Hudson, R., & Keasey, K. (2008). Trading frictions and market structure: An empirical analysis. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 35(3-4), 563-579. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-5957.2008.02076.x

Market structure affects the informational and real frictions faced by traders in equity markets. Using bid-ask spreads, we present evidence which suggests that while real frictions associated with the costs of supplying immediacy are less in order-d... Read More

Firm size, sector and market valuation of R&D expenditures (2008)
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Shah, S. Z. A., Stark, A. W., & Akbar, S. (2008). Firm size, sector and market valuation of R&D expenditures. Applied financial economics letters, 4(2), 87-91. https://doi.org/10.1080/17446540701537756

Significant market value effects of RD are found for UK firms of all sizes. Sector-based analyses indicate large, positive and statistically significant influences of RD on market values of UK firms in both manufacturing and nonmanufacturing sectors.