Walid Saffar

Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance

Li Ka Shing Tower

Hong Hum

Kowloon

Hong Kong

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1.

Political Connections and the Cost of Equity Capital

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2012
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, University of Saskatchewan - Edwards School of Business and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Citation 6

Abstract:

Political Connections, Corporate Governance, Cost of Capital

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Citation 2

Auditor Choice in Politically Connected Firms

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2013
Omrane Guedhami, Jeffrey Pittman and Walid Saffar
University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Auditor Choice, Political Connection, Corporate Governance

3.

The Impact of Political Connections on Firms' Operation Performance and Financing Decisions

21st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2008 Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2011
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, HEC Montreal and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Citation 5

Abstract:

Political connections, Performance, Event study

4.

Disclosure Standards, Auditing Infrastructure, and Bribery Mitigation

Canadian Academic Accounting Association 2011
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 May 2011 Last Revised: 01 May 2013
Samer Khalil, Walid Saffar and Samir Trabelsi
American University of Beirut, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance and Brock University - Accounting
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Abstract:

auditing infrastructure; corruption; disclosure standards; litigation risk

5.

The Role of State and Foreign Owners in Corporate Risk-Taking: Evidence from Privatization

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2012
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, HEC Montreal and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Abstract:

privatization, risk-taking, corporate governance

National Culture and Privatization: The Relationship between Collectivism and Residual State Ownership

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2015
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Abstract:

Privatization; national culture; corporate governance; performance

National Culture and Privatization: The Relationship between Collectivism and Residual State Ownership

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 47, Issue 2, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jan 2016
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Abstract:

privatization, national culture, corporate governance, performance

7.

The Political Economy of State Residual Ownership in Privatized Firms: Evidence from Emerging Markets

Paris December 2009 Finance International Meeting AFFI - EUROFIDAI
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2009
University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, HEC Montreal, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Citation 2

Abstract:

privatization, control structure, political institutions, performance

Political Institutions, Connectedness, and Corporate Risk-Taking

Journal of International Business Studies 2013, 44: 195-215
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2015
Narjess Boubakri, Sattar Mansi and Walid Saffar
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, Virginia Tech and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Abstract:

International Corporate Governance; Political Institutions; Risk Taking Strategies; Political Connections

9.

The Political Economy of Residual State Ownership in Privatized Firms: Evidence from Emerging Markets

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Oct 2009
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, HEC Montreal, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Privatization, Control structure, Political institutions, Performance, Emerging markets

10.

Political Uncertainty and Cost Stickiness: Evidence from National Elections around the World

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Woo-Jong Lee, Jeffrey Pittman and Walid Saffar
Seoul National University, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Abstract:

Political Uncertainty, Cost Stickiness

11.

The Dark Side of Asset Redeployability: Future Stock Price Crashes

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Abstract:

Asset Redeployability, Stock Price Crash Risk, Bad News Hoarding, Asset Sales

12.

State Ownership and Debt Choice: Evidence from Privatization

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Apr 2017
Narjess Boubakri and Walid Saffar
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Abstract:

State Ownership; Debt Choice; Privatization

13.

The Role of Financial Reporting in Trade Credit: Evidence from Mandatory IFRS Adoption

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Mar 2017
Xiao Li, Jeffrey Ng and Walid Saffar
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Abstract:

Trade Credit; IFRS

14.

The Role of Multiple Large Shareholders in the Choice of Debt Source

Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Sep 2016
Sabri Boubaker, Wael Rouatbi and Walid Saffar
Champagne School of Management (Groupe Esc Troyes), Montpellier Business School and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Abstract:

Ownership structure; Corporate governance; Control contestability; Debt choice

15.

Political Uncertainty and CSR Investment: International Evidence

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Jul 2016
Bryan Husted Corregan and Walid Saffar
Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) - Campus de Monterrey and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Abstract:

CSR engagement, political uncertainty, elections

16.

Geographic Location, Foreign Ownership, and Cost of Equity Capital: Evidence from Privatization

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Feb 2016
Narjess Boubakri, Omrane Guedhami and Walid Saffar
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Abstract:

Privatization, geographic location, ownership structure