Thankom Gopinath Arun

University of Central Lancashire

Professor

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

21

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Microfinance - A Way Forward

Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper No. 54
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Nov 2008
Thankom Gopinath Arun and David Hulme
University of Central Lancashire and University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM)
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Microinsurance, Microfinance, Commercialisation

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Micro-Insurance in the Context of Social Protection

Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper No. 55
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Nov 2008
Thankom Gopinath Arun and Susan Steiner
University of Central Lancashire and Institut für Iberoamerika-Kunde
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Micro-insurance, Social protection, Ghana, Sri Lanka

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Islamic Financial Institutions(IFIs): Management Perceptions from IFIs in Bahrain

Journal of Business Ethics, DOI 10.1007/s10551-014-2132-9, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 May 2012 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
Zakaria Ali Aribi and Thankom Gopinath Arun
University of Central Lancashire - Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise and University of Central Lancashire
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Corporate social responsibility, Social reporting, corporate Accountability, Islamic Banking

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What's Wrong and Right with Microfinance – Missing an Angle on Responsible Finance?

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Jul 2011
David Hulme and Thankom Gopinath Arun
University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM) and University of Central Lancashire
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microfinance, microfinance institutions, low-income households, poverty reduction, Grameen Bank, India, Bangladesh

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Enrolment in Micro Life and Health Insurance: Evidences from Sri Lanka

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5427
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jan 2011
Mirko Bendig and Thankom Gopinath Arun
German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) and University of Central Lancashire
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microinsurance, household behaviour, Sri Lanka

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Corporate Governance and Capital Markets: A Conceptual Framework

HAQUE, F., ARUN, TG., & KIRKPATRICK, C. (2008). Corporate governance and capital markets: a conceptual framework. Corporate Ownership and Control, Vol. 5 Issue. 2(Cont.2), 264-276.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Sep 2017
Faizul Haque, Thankom Gopinath Arun and Colin Kirkpatrick
Heriot-Watt University - School of Management and Languages, University of Central Lancashire and University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM)
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Corporate Governance, Capital Markets, Conceptual Framework

Economic Governance of MFIs: Inside the Black Box

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5159
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Sep 2010
Thankom Gopinath Arun and Samuel Kobina Annim
University of Central Lancashire and University of Manchester
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microfinance, dual objectives, economic governance, property rights, credit information

Economic Governance of MFIs: Inside the Black Box

Posted: 15 Dec 2010
Thankom Gopinath Arun and Samuel Kobina Annim
University of Central Lancashire and University of Manchester

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Microfinance, Dual Objectives, Economic Governance, Property Rights, Credit

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Risk Management Among the Poor: The Case of Microfinancial Services

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5174
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Sep 2010
Thankom Gopinath Arun and Mirko Bendig
University of Central Lancashire and German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)
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financial markets, financial services, microinsurance, Sri Lanka, South Asia

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Financial Services to the Unbanked: The Case of the Mzansi Intervention in South Africa

Contemporary Economics, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 191-206, 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Jul 2014
Philip Kostov, Thankom Gopinath Arun and Samuel Annim
University of Central Lancashire, University of Central Lancashire and University of Central Lancashire - Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise
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access to finance, variable selection, adaptive LASSO

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Corporate Governance and Capital Structure in Developing Countries: A Case Study of Bangladesh

HAQUE, F., ARUN, TG., & KIRKPATRICK, C. (2011) Corporate governance and capital structure in developing countries: a case study of Bangladesh. Applied Economics 43, pp. 673-681.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Sep 2017
Faizul Haque, Thankom Gopinath Arun and Colin Kirkpatrick
Heriot-Watt University - School of Management and Languages, University of Central Lancashire and University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM)
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Corporate Governance Index, Agency Theory, Debt Finance, Banks, Bangladesh

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Effect of Perceptions and Behaviour on Access to and Use of Financial Service: Evidence from South Africa

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7042
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
Samuel Kobina Annim, Thankom Gopinath Arun and Philip Kostov
University of Manchester, University of Central Lancashire and University of Central Lancashire
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financial, perception, behaviour, general accounts, investment, insurance, South Africa

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The Gender Impact in Earnings Inequality: Evidence from Sri Lanka

International Journal of Economic Sciences and Applied Research, Vol. 4, No. 2, p. 71, 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Sep 2011
Thankom Gopinath Arun and Vani K. Borooah
University of Central Lancashire and University of Ulster at Jordanstown - School of Economics and Politics
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Inequality, Earnings, Gender, Sri Lanka

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Corporate Governance and Cost of Equity Capital: A Cross-Sectional Study on Bangladesh

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2017
Faizul Haque, Thankom Gopinath Arun and Colin Kirkpatrick
Heriot-Watt University - School of Management and Languages, University of Central Lancashire and University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM)
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Corporate governance, agency theory, cost of equity, Bangladesh

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Is Climbing Difficult? A Gendered Analysis on the Use of Financial Services in Ghana and South Africa

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7688
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
Samuel Kobina Annim and Thankom Gopinath Arun
University of Manchester and University of Central Lancashire
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gender gaps, types and levels of access to finance, Ghana and South Africa

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The Political Economy of Corporate Governance in Developing Economies

HAQUE, F., ARUN, TG., & KIRKPATRICK, C. (2011) The political economy of corporate governance in developing economies: The case of Bangladesh. Research in International Business and Finance 25, 169-182.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Sep 2017
Faizul Haque, Thankom Gopinath Arun and Colin Kirkpatrick
Heriot-Watt University - School of Management and Languages, University of Central Lancashire and University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM)
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Corporate Governance, Political Economy, Interest Group Politics, Asia, Bangladesh

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Determinants of Remittances: The Case of the South Asian Community in Manchester

Development Economics and Public Policy Working Paper No. 25/ 2008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Oct 2012
Thankom Gopinath Arun and Hulya Ulku
University of Central Lancashire and University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM)
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Remittances, South Asia

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'Even' after Access to Financial Services? Ricocheting Gender Equations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10099
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
Shoba Arun, Samuel Kobina Annim and Thankom Gopinath Arun
Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Manchester and University of Central Lancashire
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gender, access to finance, risk, Ghana and South Africa

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Usage of Financial Services in South Africa: Perceptions Matter

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7687
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
Philip Kostov, Thankom Gopinath Arun and Samuel Kobina Annim
University of Central Lancashire, University of Central Lancashire and University of Manchester
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financial, perception, behaviour, general accounts, investment, insurance, South Africa

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How can Asset Accumulation Strategies be Meaningful for Adivasis in Southern India?

Posted: 18 Apr 2010
Shoba Arun, Samuel Kobina Annim and Thankom Gopinath Arun
Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Manchester and University of Central Lancashire

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asset accumulation, shocks, poverty, social and physical assets, adivasi

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Microfinance Programmes and the Poor: Whom are They Reaching? Evidence from Ghana

Posted: 21 May 2009
Joseph Kimos Adjei and Thankom Gopinath Arun
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Central Lancashire

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Microfinance, Depth of outreach, Poverty, Standard of living, Financial sustainability

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The Role of Microfinance in Asset-Building and Poverty Reduction: The Case of Sinapi Aba Trust of Ghana

Posted: 21 May 2009
Joseph Kimos Adjei, Thankom Gopinath Arun and Farhad Hossain
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Central Lancashire and University of Manchester

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Microfinance, Asset-building, Poverty reduction, Financial sustainability