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Dividend policy of Indonesian listed firms: The role of families and the state (2018)
Journal Article
Duygun, M., Guney, Y., & Moin, A. (2018). Dividend policy of Indonesian listed firms: The role of families and the state. Economic modelling, 75, 336-354. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econmod.2018.07.007

We investigate factors influencing the dividend policy of the listed Indonesian firms by focusing on agency costs and ownership structure. Our study finds that firms with higher conflicts of interest among managers and shareholders pay lower dividend... Read More

A firm-level analysis of the upstream-downstream dichotomy in the oil-stock nexus (2018)
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Swaray, R., & Salisu, A. A. (2018). A firm-level analysis of the upstream-downstream dichotomy in the oil-stock nexus. Global finance journal, 37, 199-218. doi:10.1016/j.gfj.2018.05.007

In this paper, we query whether the stock prices of nonintegrated firms in the upstream and downstream sectors of the global oil supply chain respond symmetrically to changes in oil prices. This inquiry relates to the “homogenous expectation” assumpt... Read More

Initial public offerings in China: Underpricing, statistics and developing literature (2018)
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Azevedo, A., Guney, Y., & Leng, J. (2018). Initial public offerings in China: Underpricing, statistics and developing literature. Research in international business and finance, 46, 387-398. doi:10.1016/j.ribaf.2018.04.011

We review more than two decades of literature on initial public offerings (IPOs) in China, discussing the research hypotheses that have been studied as well as the main findings. We summarize past and current developments in the literature and highli... Read More

The role of country-level institutional factors in escaping the natural resource curse: Insights from Ghana (2018)
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Adams, D., Ullah, S., Akhtar, P., Adams, K., & Saidi, S. (2019). The role of country-level institutional factors in escaping the natural resource curse: Insights from Ghana. Resources policy, 61, 433-440. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resourpol.2018.03.005

Empirical research shows that developing countries that are rich in natural resources tend to suffer slow economic growth and development due to various factors such as quality of institutions, governance, among others. The phenomenon of slow growth... Read More

International evidence on the determinants of organisational ethical vulnerability (2018)
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Ullah, S., Ahmad, S., Akbar, S., & Kodwani, D. (2019). International evidence on the determinants of organisational ethical vulnerability. British Journal of Management, 30(3), 668-691. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12289

This paper proposes a model to explain what makes organisations ethically vulnerable. Drawing upon legitimacy, institutional, agency and individual moral reasoning theories we consider three sets of explanatory factors and examine their association w... Read More

International evidence on the determinants of organizational ethical vulnerability (2018)
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Ullah, S., Ahmad, S., Akbar, S., & Kodwani, D. (2019). International evidence on the determinants of organizational ethical vulnerability. British Journal of Management, 30(3), 668-691. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12289

This paper proposes a model to explain what makes organisations ethically vulnerable. Drawing upon legitimacy, institutional, agency and individual moral reasoning theories we consider three sets of explanatory factors and examine their association w... Read More

Financial and corporate social performance in the UK listed firms: the relevance of non-linearity and lag effects (2018)
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Adegbite, E., Guney, Y., Kwabi, F., & Tahir, S. (2019). Financial and corporate social performance in the UK listed firms: the relevance of non-linearity and lag effects. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 52(1), 105-158. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11156-018-0705-x

Using environmental, social and governance scores compiled by Reuters Datas-tream for each company's corporate social performance (CSP), we examine the relationship between CSP and corporate financial performance (CFP) of 314 UK listed companies over... Read More

Asset allocation with time series momentum and reversal (2018)
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He, X., Li, K., & Li, Y. (2018). Asset allocation with time series momentum and reversal. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 91, 441-457. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jedc.2018.02.004

To capture the well documented time series momentum and reversal in asset price, we develop a continuous-time asset price model, derive the optimal investment strategy theoretically, and test the strategy empirically. We show that, by combining marke... Read More

Dealing with endogeneity bias: The generalized method of moments (GMM) for panel data (2018)
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Ullah, S., Akhtar, P., & Zaefarian, G. (2018). Dealing with endogeneity bias: The generalized method of moments (GMM) for panel data. Industrial marketing management, 71, 69-78. doi:10.1016/j.indmarman.2017.11.010

Endogeneity bias can lead to inconsistent estimates and incorrect inferences, which may provide misleading conclusions and inappropriate theoretical interpretations. Sometimes such bias can even lead to coefficients having the wrong sign. Although th... Read More

The culpability of accounting practice in promoting bribery and corruption in developing countries (2017)
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Khair, A. H. A., Lauwo, S., & Otusanya, O. J. (2017). The culpability of accounting practice in promoting bribery and corruption in developing countries. International Journal of Economics and Accounting, 8(2), 106. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijea.2017.089387

Bribery and corruption are increasing in the developing countries. It has been estimated that some $400 billion of bribe is paid to political elite in developing countries. Such huge amounts of money cannot be successfully executed without the active... Read More

Decision making for personal investment: Real estate financing, foreclosures and other issues (2017)
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Rodgers, W., & McFarlin, T. G. (2017). Decision making for personal investment: Real estate financing, foreclosures and other issues. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47849-4

This book presents a personal financial decision making model based on six dominant decision making pathways. It outlines each pathway in detail before focusing on real estate investments in the second part of the book. Based on the authors extensive... Read More

Dynamic capabilities and environmental sustainability for emerging economies' multinational enterprises (2017)
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Akhtar, P., Ullah, S., Amin, S. H., Kabra, G., & Shaw, S. (in press). Dynamic capabilities and environmental sustainability for emerging economies' multinational enterprises. International studies of management & organization,

This paper enhances our understanding how country-level (government environmental policies, legal and market requirements, technological advances, among others) and firm-level (organizational size, culture, managerial characteristics, among others) d... Read More

CEO compensation and sustainability reporting assurance: Evidence from the UK (2017)
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Al-Shaer, H., & Zaman, M. (2017). CEO compensation and sustainability reporting assurance: Evidence from the UK. Journal of business ethics, 158(1), 233–252. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-017-3735-8

© 2017 The Author(s) Companies are expected to monitor sustainable behaviour to help improve performance, enhance reputation and increase chances of survival. This paper examines the relationship between sustainability committees and independent exte... Read More

Cyclical co-movements of private real estate, public real estate and equity markets: a cross-continental spectrum (2017)
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Devaney, S., & Xiao, Q. (2017). Cyclical co-movements of private real estate, public real estate and equity markets: a cross-continental spectrum. Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 42-43, 132-151. doi:10.1016/j.mulfin.2017.10.002

Whether returns from investing in real estate shares reflect equity market or real estate market trends is an important question for investors seeking liquid, low cost exposure to real estate. We consider the relationship between real estate shares,... Read More

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

R&D investments and credit lines (2017)
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Guney, Y., Karpuz, A., & Ozkan, N. (2017). R&D investments and credit lines. Journal of Corporate Finance, 46, 261-283. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2017.07.011

Using data for 939 publicly listed firms from 17 European countries over the period from 2004 to 2013, we investigate the effect of used credit lines on R&D investments, controlling for other determinants of R&D investments, i.e., cash flows, cash ho... Read More

Stock liquidity and SMEs’ likelihood of bankruptcy: evidence from the US market (2017)
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El Kalak, I., Azevedo, A., Hudson, R., & Abd Karim, M. (2017). Stock liquidity and SMEs’ likelihood of bankruptcy: evidence from the US market. Research in international business and finance, 42, 1383-1393. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ribaf.2017.07.077

We study the association between the stock liquidity of SMEs in the US and their likelihood of bankruptcy, using a dataset that comprises information on 5075 firms over the time period from 1984 to 2013 using the hazard model of Campbell et al. (2008... Read More

CEO turnover in large banks : does tail risk matter? (2017)
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Srivastav, A., Keasey, K., Mollah, S., & Vallascas, F. (2017). CEO turnover in large banks : does tail risk matter?. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 64(1), 37-55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacceco.2017.05.001

Using a unique international dataset, we show that the CEOs of large banks exhibit an increased probability of forced turnover when their organizations are more exposed to idiosyncratic tail risks. The importance of idiosyncratic tail risk in CEO dis... Read More

Stock predictability and preceding stock price changes - Evidence from central and Eastern European markets (2017)
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Ison, L., & Hudson, R. (2017). Stock predictability and preceding stock price changes - Evidence from central and Eastern European markets. Economics Bulletin, 37(2), 733-740

This paper extends the empirical evidence on stock returns after preceding price innovations using data from Central and Eastern European (CEE) markets. In contrast to many previous papers, we find no evidence of either overreaction effects or ration... Read More