Frank S. Skinner

Brunel University

Professor of Finance

Kingston Lane

Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

On Modelling Credit Risk Using Arbitrage Free Models

EFMA 2001 Lugano Meetings
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Mar 2001
Frank S. Skinner and Antonio Diaz
Brunel University and University of Castilla-La Mancha
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Credit risk, credit derivatives, binomial lattice, Arbitrage free pricing

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Governance Quality and Information Asymmetry

Journal of Financial Markets, Institutions and Instrument 24, 2015, pp 127-157
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2016
Ahmed Elbadry, Dimitrios Gounopoulos and Frank S. Skinner
University of Surrey, University of Bath and Brunel University
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Corporate Governance Mechanisms, Asymmetric Information, Agency Theory

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Financial Contracting and Re-Rating Experience, the Cases of Make Whole, Claw Back and Other Wise Ordinary Callable Bonds

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2014
Frank S. Skinner and Dimitrios Gounopoulos
Brunel University and University of Bath
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Callable bonds, Claw back call provisions, whole make call provisions

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Contingent Capital Securities: Problems and Solutions

DERIVATIVE SECURITIES PRICING AND MODELLING, J. Batten and N. Wagner, eds., Emerald Press, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Oct 2011
Frank S. Skinner and Michalis Ioannides
Brunel University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Contingent capital securities, bail in bonds, too big to fail

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Hedge Fund Strategies: A non-Parametric Analysis

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Dec 2019
Alessandra Canepa, Maria Gonzalez and Frank S. Skinner
University of Turin, University of Castilla-La Mancha and Brunel University
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hedge funds, manipulation proof performance measure, hedge fund strategies, stochastic dominance, bootstrap

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The Choice Among Non-Callable and Callable Bonds

Journal of Financial Research, 37, 2014, pp 435 - 460
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2015
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Bath and Brunel University
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callable bonds, non-callable bonds, call premiums

Governance Quality and Information Asymmetry

Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments, 24, 2015, pp 127-157
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
Ahmed Elbadry, Dimitrios Gounopoulos and Frank S. Skinner
Cairo University, University of Bath and Brunel University
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Corporate Governance Mechanisms, Asymmetric Information, Agency Theory

Governance Quality and Information Asymmetry

Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments, Vol. 24, Issue 2-3, pp. 127-157, 2015
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Apr 2015
Ahmed Elbadry, Dimitrios Gounopoulos and Frank S. Skinner
Cairo University, University of Bath and Brunel University
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Corporate Governance Mechanisms, Asymmetric Information, Agency Theory

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Covered Interest Rate Parity in Emerging Markets

International Review of Financial Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2011
Frank S. Skinner and Andrew Mason
Brunel University and University of Surrey - Surrey Business School
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Covered Interest Rate Parity, CDS, Credit Risk

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Predicting Corporate Governance Ratings

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Ahmed Elbadry, Dimitrios Gounopoulos and Frank S. Skinner
Cairo University, University of Bath and Brunel University
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Corporate Governance, ISS’s Ratings, Board Independence, CEO Compensation, Ownership Structure and Large Creditors

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Degrees of Specialness: An Empirical Analysis of the Italian BTP Repo Market

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Jan 2006
Frank S. Skinner and Alfonso Dufour
Brunel University and ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, University of Reading
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Repo, Bonds, Credit risk, Liquidity

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Voluntary vs. Mandatory Management Earnings Forecasts in IPOs

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2019
Dimitrios Gounopoulos, Arthur G. Kraft and Frank S. Skinner
University of Bath, City University London - Cass Business School and Brunel University
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Earnings management, Mandatory and Voluntary disclosure environments, Forecast accuracy, IPOs

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Realism, Skill & Incentives: Current and Future Trends in Investment Management and Investment Performance

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 May 2015 Last Revised: 22 May 2015
Andrew Mason, Sam Agyei-Ampomah and Frank S. Skinner
University of Surrey - Surrey Business School, Cranfield University - School of Management and Brunel University
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Investment Management, Investment Performance, Mutual Funds, Factor Models, Skill, Characteristics, Incentives

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Explaining Repo Specialness

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Alfonso Dufour, Miriam Marra, Ivan Sangiorgi and Frank S. Skinner
ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, University of Reading, University of Reading - ICMA Centre, ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, University of Reading and Brunel University
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Repo Specialness, Short-Selling, Fire-Sales, Liquidity, Auctions, High Frequency Data

Persistent Doubt: An Examination of Hedge Fund Performance

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2015
Maria Gonzalez, Nicolas A. Papageorgiou and Frank S. Skinner
University of Castilla-La Mancha, HEC Montreal - Department of Finance and Brunel University
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Hedge funds, performance, manipulation proof measure, doubt ratio

Persistent Doubt: An Examination of Hedge Fund Performance

European Financial Management, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 613-639, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Sep 2016
Maria Gonzalez, Nicolas A. Papageorgiou and Frank S. Skinner
University of Castilla-La Mancha, HEC Montreal - Department of Finance and Brunel University
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hedge funds, performance measures, manipulation‐proof performance measure, doubt ratio

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Credit Spreads and the Treasury Zero Coupon Spot Curve

Journal of Financial Research, Vol. 29, No 3, pp. 421-439, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2011
Nicolas A. Papageorgiou and Frank S. Skinner
HEC Montreal - Department of Finance and Brunel University
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credit spreads, coupon bias, correlation

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Term Structure Information and Bond Strategies

Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Aug 2012
Maria Gonzalez, Frank S. Skinner and Sam Agyei-Ampomah
University of Castilla-La Mancha, Brunel University and Cranfield University - School of Management
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Term structure theory, Bond strategies, MPPM, Performance measurement, Simulation

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Evaluating the Performance of Hedge Fund Strategies: A Non-Parametric Analysis

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2015
Alessandra Canepa, Maria Gonzalez and Frank S. Skinner
University of Turin, University of Castilla-La Mancha and Brunel University
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Analyst Coverage: Does the Listing Location Really Matter?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Feb 2015
Omaima A. G. Hassan and Frank S. Skinner
Brunel University London - Economics and Finance and Brunel University
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Analyst Coverage, Security Analyst, Institutional Investors, AIM

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Hedging Emerging Market Bonds and the Rise of the Credit Default Swap

International Review of Financial Analysis, Vol. 16, No. 5, 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Aug 2012
Frank S. Skinner and Julinda Nuri
Brunel University and Royal Holloway University of London
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Emerging market bonds, Credit default swap, Brady bonds, Futures contracts, Hedging

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Alternate Hedge Ratios for Bonds Subject to Credit Risk

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-95-031
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Frank S. Skinner
Brunel University
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Can US Stocks Provide a Safe Haven from Interest and Inflation Risk? A Sector Level Examination of the Response to Unanticipated Nominal, Real Interest and Inflation Rate Shocks

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2016
Maria Gonzalez, Francisco Jareño and Frank S. Skinner
University of Castilla-La Mancha, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha and Brunel University
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Unexpected inflation, interest rates, Stock return, Business Cycle

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Frs17 and the Sterling Double a Corporate Yield Curve

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 32, No. 5-6, pp. 1141-1169, June 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Jun 2005
Frank S. Skinner and Michalis Ioannides
Brunel University and University of Reading
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The Original Maturity of Corporate Bonds: The Influence of Credit Rating, Asset Maturity, Security, and Macroeconomic Conditions

The Financial Review, Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 187-203, May 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Geetanjali Bali and Frank S. Skinner
University of Reading - ICMA Centre and Brunel University
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The Original Maturity of Corporate Bonds: The Influence of Credit Rating, Asset Maturity, Security and Macroeconomic Conditions

Financial Review, Vol. 41, No. 2, May 2006
Posted: 24 Feb 2006
Geetanjali Bali and Frank S. Skinner
University of Reading - ICMA Centre and Brunel University

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Corporate debt maturity, credit risk, debt seniority, subordination, macroeconomic

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Alternate Hedge for Bonds Subject to Credit Risk

Posted: 25 Aug 1998
Frank S. Skinner
Brunel University

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