Ahmed Elnahas

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Assistant Professor of Finance

1201 W. University Dr.

College of Business and Entrep

Edinburg, TX 78539

United States

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Natural Disaster Risk and Corporate Leverage

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2018
Ahmed Elnahas, Dongnyoung Kim and Incheol Kim
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, California State University San Marcos and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - College of Business and Entrepreneurship
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Natural Disaster, Capital Structure, Leverage, Bank loan, Debt Maturity

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CEO political ideology and voluntary forward-looking disclosure

Scheduled for presentation at the 2022 AFA annual meeting
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 21 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2021
Ahmed Elnahas, Lei Gao, Md Noman Hossain and Jeong-Bon Kim
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, George Mason University, Central Washington University - College of Business and Simon Fraser University
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CEO Political Ideology; Management Earnings Forecasts; Conservatism; Information disclosure; Republican versus Democrat.

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CEO Political Ideology and Mergers and Acquisitions Decisions

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2017
Ahmed Elnahas and Dongnyoung Kim
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and California State University San Marcos
Downloads 264 (207,417)
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Religion and Mergers and Acquisitions Contracting: The Case of Earnout Agreements

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 30 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2016
Ahmed Elnahas, M. Kabir Hassan and Ghada Ismail
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
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Mergers and Acquisitions, Earnout agreements, Sharia compliant finance, Earnings management, Agency cost

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Return Predictability: The Dual Signaling Hypothesis of Stock Splits

Forthcoming, The Financial Review
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2018
Ahmed Elnahas, Lei Gao and Ghada Ismail
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, George Mason University and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Downloads 204 (265,708)
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CEO Marital Status and Corporate Cash Holdings

Elnahas, A., Md Noman H, and Siamak J., CEO marital status and corporate cash holdings, European Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2023
Ahmed Elnahas, Md Noman Hossain and Siamak Javadi
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Central Washington University - College of Business and University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
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Cash Holdings; Marital Status; CEO; Tobin’s Q

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Opportunistic stock splits

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2020
Ahmed Elnahas, Pankaj K. Jain and Thomas H. McInish
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, University of Memphis - Fogelman College of Business and Economics and University of Memphis - Fogelman College of Business and Economics
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Grief or Greed: Insider trading around CEO succession

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Apr 2022
Ahmed Elnahas, Ghada Ismail and Tom Martin
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Eastern Kentucky University
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Insider Trading, CEO Succession, Announcement Returns, Managerial Ability

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Exploring the Manipulation Toolkit: The Failure of Doral Financial Corporation

Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2017
Ahmed Elnahas, Pankaj K. Jain and Thomas H. McInish
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, University of Memphis - Fogelman College of Business and Economics and University of Memphis - Fogelman College of Business and Economics
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Earnings Management, Fraud, Restatement, Bankruptcy

10.

Islamic labeled firms: Revisiting Dow Jones measure of compliance

Elnahas, A., Ismail, G., Elkhatib, R., and Hassan, M., Islamic labeled firms: Revising Dow Jones measure of compliance. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2020
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Zayed University - College of Business and University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance
Downloads 88 (511,874)
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Religiosity; Islamic Finance; Corporate Social Responsibility, Agency Theory, Stakeholder Theory, Insider-Initiated Corporate Philanthropy

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House divided: Executive Political Heterogeneity and Corporate Social Responsibility

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 24 Jan 2023
Yongdong Wang and Ahmed Elnahas
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
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Political Heterogeneity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Top Management Team Republican CEOs, Firm Value

12.

Shareholder Litigation Rights and Stock Price Crash Risk

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 66, No. 101826, 2021
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Apr 2021
University of Adelaide - Business School, University of Adelaide, Central Washington University - College of Business, University of Texas at San Antonio and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
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shareholder litigation risk, derivative lawsuits, universal demand, stock price crash risk, securities class action lawsuits, judge ideology

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Religion and Ratio Analysis: Towards an Islamic Corporate Liquidity Measure

Emerging Markets Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2016
Ahmed Elnahas, M. Kabir Hassan and Ghada Ismail
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
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Islamic finance, ratio analysis, corporate liquidity, bankruptcy

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Hedging Executive Compensation Risk and the Investment Decision

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Apr 2022
Ahmed Elnahas and Pawan Jain
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and West Virginia University
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CEO hedging, Mergers and Acquisitions, Risk Aversion, Firm Value

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Are CEOs Different? A Re-analysis

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 May 2022
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Central Washington University - College of Business and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American)
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