Ruchith Dissanayake

Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance

Assistant Professor

GPO Box 2434

2 George Street

Brisbane, Queensland 4001

Australia

http://www.rdissanayake.com

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Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

Geopolitical Risk, Financial Slack and Capital Investments

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2021
Ruchith Dissanayake, Vikas Mehrotra and Yanhui Wu
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Alberta - Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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geopolitical risks, geopolitical uncertainty, firm investment, threats, uncertainty, liquidity, cash

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Government Spending Shocks, Consumption Dynamics, and Asset Prices

29th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2016
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2023
Ruchith Dissanayake
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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government spending shock, DMP returns, consumption growth, two-state model, factor model

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Military Spending Shocks and Private Sector Innovation

9th Conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Governance (FMCG) 2018
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
Ruchith Dissanayake, Yanhui Wu and Huizhong Zhang
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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Government spending, military spending, firm innovation, patents, R&D

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Investment Shocks and Asset Returns: International Evidence

University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2016-511, Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) 2018 Conference
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2019
Ruchith Dissanayake, Akiko Watanabe and Masahiro Watanabe
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Alberta - School of Business and University of Alberta - School of Business
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investment-specific technology shocks, investment-minus-consumption factor, international equity markets, economic development, value premium

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Beyond Government Support: The Role of Efficient Banks in Reducing Volatility and Expediting Economic Recovery During the COVID-19 Crisis

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2023
Ruchith Dissanayake and Yanhui Wu
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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volatility, Covid, pandemic, financial institutions efficiency, banking efficiency, economic recovery

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The Burden of the National Debt: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2022
Ruchith Dissanayake, Yanhui Wu and Huizhong Zhang
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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mergers and acquisitions, acquisition likelihood, national debt, substitutability of corporate debt, tax policy uncertainty.

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Geographic Distribution of Firms and Expected Stock Returns

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 133, No. 104267, 2021
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Ruchith Dissanayake
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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geographic distribution, expected stock returns, hedge factor, GDMA portfolio

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It’s All Part of the Risk Perception: Tax News Shocks, Political Cycle, and Asset Prices

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2024
Ruchith Dissanayake
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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Tax news, tax news shocks, asset pricing model, political cycle, time-varying risk aversion

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Financial Lifeline: The Disparate Impact of Banking Efficiency on Firm Investment During Economic Downturns

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 Nov 2023 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2024
Ruchith Dissanayake and Yanhui Wu
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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banking efficiency, economic crisis, investment, economic recovery, collateral assets, government support, social distancing,