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Corporate governance and dividend pay-out policy in UK listed SMEs: The effects of corporate board characteristics
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017-10-07)
Purpose: This paper examines the extent to which corporate board characteristics influence the level of dividend pay-out ratio using a sample of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 2010 to 2013 listed on the ...
Bank opacity and risk-taking: Evidence from analysts’ forecasts
We depart from existing literature by invoking analysts’ forecasts to measure banking system opacity and then investigate the impact of such opacity on bank risk-taking, using a large panel of US bank holding companies, ...