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How liquid are banks: Some evidence from the United Kingdom (2017)
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Yan, M., Hall, M. J. B., Turner, P., & Zhang, D. (2017). How liquid are banks: Some evidence from the United Kingdom. Journal of banking regulation, 18(2), 163-179. https://doi.org/10.1057/jbr.2016.3

This article uses quantitative balance sheet liquidity analysis, based upon modified versions of the BCBS and Moody’s models, to provide indicators which would alarm the UK banks’ short- and long-term liquidity positions, respectively. These informat... Read More

Does the impact of board independence on large bank risks change after the global financial crisis? (2017)
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Vallascas, F., Mollah, S., & Keasey, K. (2017). Does the impact of board independence on large bank risks change after the global financial crisis?. Journal of Corporate Finance, 44, 149-166. doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2017.03.011

The view that the independent directors of large banks should contribute to safeguarding the interests of bank creditors and taxpayers, by exercising a stringent risk oversight of bank executives, has gained ground in the aftermath of the 2007-2009 c... Read More

Sampling frequency and the performance of different types of technical trading rules (2017)
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Hudson, R., McGroarty, F., & Urquhart, A. (2017). Sampling frequency and the performance of different types of technical trading rules. Finance research letters, 22, 136-139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2016.12.015

The predictive ability of technical trading rules has been studied in great detail however many papers group all technical trading rules together into one basket. We argue that there are two main types of technical trading rules, namely rules based o... Read More

The weaker pound is a mixed bag for UK PLC as rivals move to adapt (2016)
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Andrikopoulos, T., & Dassiou, X. (2016). The weaker pound is a mixed bag for UK PLC as rivals move to adapt

The conventional wisdom about a falling currency and exports fails to acknowledge some fundamental points. Our research highlights that such analysis typically does not account for the existence and nature of a company’s competition, domestically and... Read More

Herding in frontier markets: Evidence from African stock exchanges (2016)
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Guney, Y., Kallinterakis, V., & Komba, G. (2017). Herding in frontier markets: Evidence from African stock exchanges. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 47, 152-175. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2016.11.001

We investigate herding in eight African frontier stock markets between January 2002 and July 2015, given the limited evidence on herding in frontier markets. Herding appears significant throughout the 2002-2015 period for all markets, with smaller st... Read More

An international examination of the economic effectiveness of banking recapitalization (2016)
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Adegbite, E., Tahir, S., Guney, Y., & Adegbite, E. A. (2017). An international examination of the economic effectiveness of banking recapitalization. International Business Review, 26(3), 417-434. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2016.10.002

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd While the literature on capital adequacy and bank recapitalization agrees on the importance of a minimum capital requirement, recurring financial crises across the world do little to suggest that capital adequacy is enough protect... Read More

New development : value for money (VFM) in public services - the importance of organisational culture (2016)
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Prowle, M., Kalar, M., & Barrow, L. (2016). New development : value for money (VFM) in public services - the importance of organisational culture. Public money & management, 36(7), 547-552. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540962.2016.1237169

VFM has been a key aspect of public service management for several decades and its importance has been raised in recent years as a consequence of austerity. Organizational culture is recognized in research literature as a key driver of organizational... Read More

Governance and bank characteristics in the credit and sovereign debt crises – the impact of CEO power (2016)
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Mollah, S., & Liljeblom, E. (2016). Governance and bank characteristics in the credit and sovereign debt crises – the impact of CEO power. Journal of Financial Stability, 27(December), (59-73). doi:10.1016/j.jfs.2016.09.003. ISSN 1572-3089

The global financial sector recently suffered from two interrelated crises: the credit crisis and the sovereign debt crisis. A common question is whether the recent experience with the credit crisis has helped in dealing with the sovereign debt crisi... Read More

Reviewing the hedge funds literature I: Hedge funds and hedge funds' managerial characteristics (2016)
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El Kalak, I., Azevedo, A., & Hudson, R. (2016). Reviewing the hedge funds literature I: Hedge funds and hedge funds' managerial characteristics. International review of financial analysis, 48, 85-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2016.09.008

© 2016 Elsevier Inc. This paper summarizes the literature on hedge funds (HFs) developed over the last two decades, particularly that which relates to managerial characteristics (a companion piece covers the return and risk management characteristics... Read More

Reviewing the hedge funds literature II: Hedge funds' returns and risk management characteristics (2016)
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El Kalak, I., Azevedo, A., & Hudson, R. (2016). Reviewing the hedge funds literature II: Hedge funds' returns and risk management characteristics. International review of financial analysis, 48, 55-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2016.09.006

© 2016 Elsevier Inc. This paper summarizes the literature on hedge funds (HFs) developed over the last two decades, particularly that which relates to risk management characteristics (a companion piece investigates the managerial characteristics of H... Read More

Dispelling the myth of a value premium: contrary evidence of Malaysian crony capitalism (2016)
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Ebrahim, M., Hudson, R., Iqbal, A., & Eskandar Shah MohdRasid, M. (2016). Dispelling the myth of a value premium: contrary evidence of Malaysian crony capitalism. International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance, 7(1), 1-33. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijbaaf.2016.079164

This paper contradicts the existence of a universal value anomaly by studying Malaysia, a country with a unique institutional setting. We investigate this counter-example to attribute the anomaly to: 1) the leverage effect of value firms; 2) the inve... Read More

The price, quality and distribution of mortgage payment protection insurance: a hedonic pricing approach (2016)
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Ashton, J. K., & Hudson, R. S. (2017). The price, quality and distribution of mortgage payment protection insurance: a hedonic pricing approach. The British accounting review, 49(2), 242-255. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bar.2016.07.003

Mortgage payment protection insurance (hereafter MPPI) provides varying combinations of accident, sickness and unemployment insurance and is used to protect the mortgage payments of policyholders in the event of a fall in income. Despite alleviating... Read More

Accounting as gendering and gendered : a review of 25 years of critical accounting research on gender (2016)
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Haynes, K. (2017). Accounting as gendering and gendered : a review of 25 years of critical accounting research on gender. Critical Perspectives On Accounting, 43, 110-124. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpa.2016.06.004

This paper gives a critical review of 25 years of critical accounting research on gender, addressing what we have learned to date and what are the most challenging areas to be investigated in the future. It considers accounting as a political constru... Read More

Research methods in taxation history (2016)
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Frecknall-Hughes, J. (2016). Research methods in taxation history. Review of behavioral economics, 3(1), 5-20. https://doi.org/10.1561/105.00000041

This paper is an attempt to consider the research methods used in taxation history, which is an area that has attracted increased academic interest in recent years. The paper looks at the various routes that may provide an entry into studying taxatio... Read More

Are mortgage lenders guilty of the housing bubble? A UK perspective (2016)
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Xiao, Q., & Devaney, S. (2016). Are mortgage lenders guilty of the housing bubble? A UK perspective. Applied economics, 48(45), 4271-4290. doi:10.1080/00036846.2016.1156231

Existing theoretical models of house prices and credit rely on continuous rationality of consumers, an assumption that has been frequently questioned in recent years. Meanwhile, empirical investigations of the relationship between prices and credit a... Read More

Determinants of time varying co-movements among international stock markets during crisis and non-crisis periods (2016)
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Mollah, S., Hou, A. J., Mobarek, A., & Muradoglu, G. (2016). Determinants of time varying co-movements among international stock markets during crisis and non-crisis periods. Journal of Financial Stability, 24, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfs.2016.03.003

In this paper, we use the DCC MIDAS approach to assess the validity of the wake-up call hypothesis for developed and emerging markets during the global financial crisis (GFC). We use this approach to decompose the total correlations into short- (dail... Read More

Equity market contagion during global financial and Eurozone crises : evidence from a dynamic correlation analysis (2016)
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Mollah, S., Quoreshi, A. M. M. S., & Zafirov, G. (2016). Equity market contagion during global financial and Eurozone crises : evidence from a dynamic correlation analysis. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 41, 151-167. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2015.12.010

The devastation resulting from the recent global financial and Eurozone crises is immense. Most researchers commonly believe that the global financial crisis originated in the United States, and spread immediately to global financial hubs where it ev... Read More

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

The effect of size on the failure probabilities of SMEs : an empirical study on the US market using discrete hazard model (2015)
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El Kalak, I., & Hudson, R. (2016). The effect of size on the failure probabilities of SMEs : an empirical study on the US market using discrete hazard model. International review of financial analysis, 43(January), 135-145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2015.11.009

This paper investigates the extent to which the size affects the SME probabilities of bankruptcy. Using a dataset of (11,117) US non-financial firms, of which (465) filed for insolvency under chapters 7/11 between 1980 and 2013. We forecast the bankr... Read More