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    • The absorption of financial services in an Islamic environment 

      Mertzanis, Charilaos (North-Holland, 2016-12)
      This study examines the determinants of access to finance by firms residing in 42 Islamic countries. Firm-specific characteristics, such as size, sector, legal status and export status are found to be robust predictors of ...
    • Access to skilled labor, institutions and firm performance in developing countries 

      Mertzanis, Charilaos; Said, Mona (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019-02)
      Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of access to skilled labor in explaining firms’ sales growth subject to the controlling influence of a wide range of firm-specific characteristics and country-level ...
    • Agency and Corporate Governance 

      Hamill, Philip; J, Wylie (Springer, 2012)
      The effect of corporate governance on firm performance has long been of great interest to financiers, economists, behavioural scientists, legal practitioners and business operators. Yet there is no consensus over what ...
    • An Analysis of the Informational Content of Dividend Change Payments at Amman Stock Exchange 

      Nobanee, Haitham; Haddad, Ayman E.; AlShattarat, Wasim K.; AlShattarat, Husni K. (The Social Science Research Network, 2014-01-29)
      This study investigates the market reaction to dividend change announcements for the period 1996 to 2002 at Amman Stock Exchange. Event study methodology is applied to examine the significance of mean abnormal return on ...
    • An Analysis on the Behaviour of Corporate Social Responsibility towards Profitability of Islamic Banks: Asean and Europe 

      Mahfudz, Akhmad Affandi; Abdullah, Muhammad Safizal; Osman, Abdullah; ETAL.. (ResearchGate, 2015-12)
      This study aims to investigate the stability of profitability of Islamic banks resulted from the behaviour of corporate social responsibility in the short term as well as long term taking Indonesia as representative for ...
    • Analyzing the effects of COVID‐19 pandemic on the financial performance of Chinese listed companies 

      Rababah, Abedalqader; Haddad, Lara Al‐; Sial, Muhammad Safdar; Chunmei, Zheng; Cherian, Jacob (Wiley Online Library, 2020-09)
      This study is aimed at analyzing the effects of COVID-19 pandemic on the financial performance of Chinese listed companies. We applied pooled ordinary least square (OLS) regression as a baseline methodology to determine ...
    • Antecedents and Outcome to Quit: Evidence from Financial Institution Bank Employees 

      Lim, Yi Jin; Osman, Abdullah; Abdul Manaf, Arman Hadi; ETAL.. (Science Arena, 2016)
      Many researchers have found that there are intention to quit among professional employees in Malaysia due to the salary they obtained since 1990’s as there are great changes in economic status and social lives that made ...
    • Anti-money laundering disclosures and banks' performance 

      Nobanee, Haitham; Daoud Ellili, Nejla Ould (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2018)
      Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore the extent of anti-Money laundering (AML) disclosures in the annual reports and websites by differentiating between UAE Islamic and conventional banks, and examine the effect ...
    • Are all regulatory compliant independent directors the same? An analysis of Taiwanese board appointments’ 

      Hamill, Philip; Hsin-I, Chou,; Yin-Hua., Yeh (Elsevier, 2018)
      Globally many regulators adopted a rules-based approach to independent director appointments stipulating ‘independence’ criteria. This paper investigates whether partitioning a regulatory compliant sample of independent ...
    • Are co‐integrated stock prices consistent with the efficient market hypothesis? 

      J Wilson, Edgar; A Marashdeh, Hazem (Blackwell Publishing Asia, 2007-09)
      This paper responds to the unsatisfactory argument that there is no correspondence between co-integration and the efficient market hypothesis. A law of one co-integrating vector of prices is proposed for the exchange rate ...
    • Bonuses and the Recent Financial Crisis. 

      Hamill, Philip; J., Wylie, Ward, (Springer, 2012)
      Director bonuses in this entry refer to remuneration systems that are intended to link director rewards with company performance. In this entry, the recent global financial crisis refers to the collapse of the money ...
    • Can Trend Followers Survive in the Long-Run% Insights from Agent-Based Modeling 

      Hamill, Philip; Li, Y.; X-Z, He (Springer, 2008)
      his chapter uses a simple stochastic market fraction (MF) asset pricing model to investigate market dominance, profitability, and how traders adopting fundamental analysis or trend following strategies can survive under ...
    • Cash conversion cycle and firm’s performance of Japanese firms 

      Nobanee, Haitham; Abdullatif, Modar; AlHajjar, Maryam (Social Science Research Network, 2010-07-19)
      Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relation between a firm’s cash conversion cycle and its profitability. Design/methodology/approach – The relation between the firm’s cash conversion cycle and its ...
    • Commodities returns’ volatility in financialization era 

      Handika, Rangga; Sondi Putra, Iswahyudi (Emerald, 2015-10-23)
      This paper aims to indirectly evaluate the accuracy of various volatility models using a value-at-risk (VaR) approach and to investigate the relationship between the accuracy of volatility modelling and investments performance ...
    • Complexity analysis and risk management in finance 

      Mertzanis, Charilaos (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2014-10)
      Standard financial risk management practices proved unable to provide an adequate understanding and a timely warning of the financial crisis. In particular, the theoretical foundations of risk management and the statistical ...
    • Complexity, big data and financial stability 

      Mertzanis, Charilaos (AMER INST MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES-AIMS, 2018-06)
      Financial stability analysis and policy should concentrate on accurate price discovery for complex instruments, realistic financial information generation processes, and system-wide risk materializing within complex ...
    • Contemporary Issues in Financial Institutions and Markets 

      Hamill, Philip; Wilson, John O.S.; Girardone, Claudia (Routledge, 2016-04)
      This book showcases recent academic work on contemporary issues in financial institutions and markets. It covers a broad range of topics, highlighting the diverse nature of academic research in banking and finance. As a ...
    • CORPORATE RISK DISCLOSURE OF ISLAMIC AND CONVENTIONAL BANKS 

      Ellili, Nejla (2017-07-17)
      This study examines the degree of the corporate risk disclosure and its impact on the banking performance using annual data of banks listed on the UAE financial markets: Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange (ADX) and Dubai Financial ...
    • Corporate sustainability disclosure in annual reports: Evidence from UAE banks: Islamic versus conventional 

      Ellili, Nejla; Nobanee, Haitham (sciencedirect, 2016)
      The objective of this paper is to measure the degree of the corporate sustainability disclosure using annual data for listed banks in the UAE financial markets during the period 2003–2013. The results show that the overall ...
    • Corporate sustainability disclosure in annual reports: Evidence from UAE banks: Islamic versus conventional 

      Nobanee, Haitham; Ellili, Nejla (Social Science Research Network, 2016-05-17)
      The objective of this paper is to measure the degree of the corporate sustainability disclosure using annual data for listed banks in the UAE financial markets during the period 2003–2013. The results show that the overall ...