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How does banking market power affect bank opacity? Evidence from analysts' forecasts
Whilst the ongoing banking regulatory reforms towards a comprehensive Basel III framework emphasise bank transparency, disclosure and a competitive banking market environment, very little is known about the empirical ...
Leverage and firm investment: the role of information asymmetry and growth
This paper demonstrates how financial leverage impacts firm investment and the extent to which this relationship is conditional on the level of information asymmetry as well as growth. The paper relies on data from 2403 ...
Corporate Multinationality and Acquirer Returns
This paper provides evidence on how corporate multinationality from the perspective of acquiring firms relates to M&A returns. Using multivariate regressions and a large dataset of over 6,000 M&As (both cross-border and ...
Environmental Policy, Environmental performance and financial distress in China: Do top management team characteristics matter?
This study investigates the effect of environmental performance that is driven by good environmental policies, regulations and management on firm’s financial distress, and consequently, ascertains the extent to which top ...
Trustee board diversity, governance mechanisms, capital structure and performance in SMEs: The case of UK Charities
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2018-01-23)
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 ...