Narjess Boubakri

American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management

P.O. Box 26666

Sharjah

United Arab Emirates

http://www.aus.edu

HEC Montreal - Department of Finance

3000 Chemin de la Cote-Sainte-Catherine

Montreal, Quebec H3T 2A7

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Postprivatization Corporate Governance: The Role of Ownership Structure and Investor Protection

FEEM Working Paper No. 37.2003
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 May 2003
Narjess Boubakri, Omrane Guedhami and Jean-Claude Cosset
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and HEC Montreal
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Corporate Governance, Privatization, Performance

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Liberalization, Corporate Governance and the Performance of Newly Privatized Firms

3rd Annual Fin. Mkt. Dev. Conference, Hong Kong 2001
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Jun 2001
Narjess Boubakri, Omrane Guedhami and Jean-Claude Cosset
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and HEC Montreal
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Political Connections and the Cost of Equity Capital

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2012
Narjess Boubakri, Omrane Guedhami, Dev R. Mishra and Walid Saffar
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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Political Connections, Corporate Governance, Cost of Capital

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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
Narjess Boubakri, Jean-Claude Cosset and Walid Saffar
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, HEC Montreal and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 693 (36,548)
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Political connections, Performance, Event study

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The Choice of ADRs

Paris December 2007 Finance International Meeting AFFI - EUROFIDAI
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2008
Narjess Boubakri, Jean-Claude Cosset and Anis Samet
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, HEC Montreal and American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management
Downloads 463 (61,589)
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ADR, bonding, governance, Sarbanes-Oxley Act

The Political Determinants of the Cost of Equity: Evidence from Newly Privatized Firms

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Nov 2011
Hamdi Ben Nasr, Narjess Boubakri and Jean-Claude Cosset
HEC Montreal, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and HEC Montreal
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Cost of Equity, Government Ownership, Political institutions, Privatization

The Political Determinants of the Cost of Equity: Evidence from Newly Privatized Firms

AFFI/EUROFIDAI, Paris December 2008 Finance International Meeting AFFI - EUROFIDAI
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2010
Hamdi Ben Nasr, Narjess Boubakri and Jean-Claude Cosset
HEC Montreal, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and HEC Montreal
Downloads 127 (226,060)
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Privatization, Control structure, Political institutions, Cost of Equity

The Political Determinants of the Cost of Equity: Evidence from Newly Privatized Firms

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 31 Mar 2010
Narjess Boubakri, Jean-Claude Cosset and Hamdi Ben Nasr
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, HEC Montreal and HEC Montreal
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Cost of Equity, Control structure, Political institutions, Privatization

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Consolidation and Value Creation in the Insurance Industry: The Role of Governance

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Jun 2006
Georges Dionne, Narjess Boubakri and Thouraya Triki
HEC Montreal - Department of Finance, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and HEC Montreal
Downloads 367 (81,159)
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Merger and acquisition, property-liability insurance, governance, value creation, performance of bidders

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Ultimate Ownership, Creditor Rights Protection and the Debt Financing Costs and Ratings: International Evidence

CREF Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Nov 2007
Hatem Ghouma and Narjess Boubakri
Department of Finance - HEC Montreal and American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management
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Debt Cost and Rating, Internal Governance, Ultimate Ownership, Investor Protection, Debt Enforcement

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Foreign Investor Participation in Privatizations: Does the Institutional Environment Matter?

EFMA 2004 Basel Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 May 2004
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, HEC Montreal, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and The Insurance Holding Company
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Information Overload and Cost of Equity Capital

Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) 2018 Conference
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2018
Narjess Boubakri and Dev R. Mishra
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and University of Saskatchewan - Edwards School of Business
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Implied Cost of Equity, Information Overload, MD&A

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Firm Internationalization and Corporate Social Responsibility

Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 134, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2017
Najah Attig, Narjess Boubakri, Sadok El Ghoul and Omrane Guedhami
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
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Corporate international diversification; corporate social performance; institutional environments

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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
Narjess Boubakri, Jean-Claude Cosset and Walid Saffar
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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privatization, risk-taking, corporate governance

Earnings Quality in Privatized Firms: International Evidence on the Role of State and Private Owners

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Oct 2012
Hamdi Ben‐Nasr, Narjess Boubakri and Jean-Claude Cosset
King Saud University - College of Business Administration, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and HEC Montreal
Downloads 195 (156,721)
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ownership structure, corporate governance, earnings quality, abnormal accruals, privatization

Earnings Quality in Privatized Firms: International Evidence on the Role of State and Private Owners

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Jun 2012
Hamdi Ben‐Nasr, Narjess Boubakri and Jean-Claude Cosset
King Saud University - College of Business Administration, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and HEC Montreal
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Ownership Structure, Corporate Governance, Earnings Quality, Abnormal Accruals, Privatization

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Cross-Listing and Corporate Social Responsibility

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2016
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, West Virginia University - Department of Finance, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business
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Cross-listing, corporate social responsibility (CSR), bonding theory, institutions

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Managerial Opportunism in Accounting Choice: Evidence from Directors' and Officers' Liability Insurance Purchases

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Mar 2008
Narjess Boubakri, Nabil Ghalleb and M. Martin Boyer
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, HEC Montreal and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance
Downloads 229 (134,626)
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Directors, and Officers, liability insurance, managerial opportunism, seasoned equity offerings, earnings management

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Privatization and Financial Market Development in Emerging Countries: A Comparative Study

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2010
Sami Ben Naceur, Narjess Boubakri and Samir Ghazouani
International Monetary Fund (IMF), American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and Higher School of Statistics and Information Analysis (ESSAI)
Downloads 199 (153,859)
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Privatization, Stock market development

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State Ownership and Debt Choice: Evidence from Privatization

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2018
Narjess Boubakri and Walid Saffar
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 198 (154,625)

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State Ownership; Debt Choice; Privatization

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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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Privatization; national culture; corporate governance; performance

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The Market Value of Government Ownership

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 May 2017 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2017
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 158 (188,782)
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Government Control; Financial Crises; Corporate Valuation

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Is Privatization a Socially Responsible Reform?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2019
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 West Virginia University - Department of Finance
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Privatization, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Ownership Structure, Institutions

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The Global Financial Crisis, Family Control and Dividend Policy

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2015
Najah Attig, Narjess Boubakri, Sadok El Ghoul and Omrane Guedhami
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
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Family control, Agency costs, Dividend policy, East Asia, Financial crisis

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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 Polytechnic Institute & State University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 143 (204,989)
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International Corporate Governance; Political Institutions; Risk Taking Strategies; Political Connections

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State Ownership and Stock Liquidity: Evidence from Privatization

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 13 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2019
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, West Virginia University, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Wake Forest University
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Privatization, government ownership, stock liquidity, valuation, cost of capital

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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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privatization, control structure, political institutions, performance

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The Effects of Analyst Forecast Properties and Country-Level Institutions on the Cost of Debt

Journal of Financial Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Narjess Boubakri, Sadok El Ghoul, Omrane Guedhami and Anis Samet
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management
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Analyst Forecasts, Disclosure, Creditor Rights, Cost of Debt

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Liquidity Creation Performance and Financial Stability Consequences of Islamic Banking: Evidence from a Multinational Study

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Allen N. Berger, Narjess Boubakri, Omrane Guedhami and Xinming Li
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business, Department of Finance
Downloads 107 (255,194)
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Islamic Banks; Bank Liquidity Creation; Financial Stability

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Does Good Governance Create Value for International Acquirers in Africa: Evidence from US Acquisitions

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Apr 2013
Narjess Boubakri, Olfa Maalaoui Chun and Thouraya Triki
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) - Graduate School of Finance and HEC Montreal
Downloads 78 (312,400)
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Governance, Mergers, Africa, Acquisitions, Financial Performance

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

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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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Privatization, geographic location, ownership structure

International Cross-Listings and Subsequent Security-Market Choices: Evidence from ADRs

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Narjess Boubakri, Jean-Claude Cosset and Anis Samet
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, HEC Montreal and American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management
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Cross-listing, financing, equity, debt, Sarbanes-Oxley

International Cross‐Listings and Subsequent Security‐Market Choices: Evidence from ADRs

Financial Review, Vol. 48, Issue 2, pp. 311-341, 2013
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
Narjess Boubakri, Jean‐Claude Cosset and Anis Samet
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, HEC Montreal and American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management
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cross‐listing, financing, equity, debt, Sarbanes‐Oxley

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Political Risk and the Cost of Capital in the MENA Region

Emerging Markets Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Aug 2017
Mohamed Belkhir, Narjess Boubakri and Jocelyn Grira
UAE University, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and UAE University
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Political risk, Institutions, cost of capital, MENA, investment

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Does Public–Private Status Affect Bank Risk Taking? Worldwide Evidence

Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Anis Samet, Narjess Boubakri and Sabri Boubaker
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and University Paris-Est Créteil (UPEC) - Institut de Recherche en Gestion
Downloads 40 (428,003)
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Private Banks, Publicly Traded Banks, Risk Taking, Financial Crisis

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Post-Privatization State Ownership and Bank Risk-Taking: Cross-Country Evidence

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Mar 2019
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of Memphis - Fogelman College of Business and Economics
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privatization; state ownership; risk-taking; institutions; regulations

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The Value of Risk Transfer in Mergers: Role of Country Legal Institutions and Large Shareholders

29th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2016
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2019
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, HEC Montreal, University of Saskatchewan - Edwards School of Business and Université de Sherbrooke
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Mergers and acquisitions, corporate risk-taking, corporate governance, investor protection, target premiums, ownership, cumulative abnormal returns

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Sovereign Wealth Funds and Equity Pricing: Evidence from Implied Cost of Equity of Publicly Traded Target

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 53, 2018
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2019
Sabri Boubaker, Narjess Boubakri, Jocelyn Grira and asma guizani
University Paris-Est Créteil (UPEC) - Institut de Recherche en Gestion, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, UAE University and University of Monastir
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Sovereign Wealth Funds; Cost of Equity Capital; Institutional Environment

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Privatization in Developing Countries: Performance and Ownership Effects

Development Policy Review, Vol. 26, Issue 3, pp. 275-308, May 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Apr 2008
Narjess Boubakri, Jean-Claude Cosset and Omrane Guedhami
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, HEC Montreal and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
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Corporate Governance and Issues from the Insurance Industry

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 78, Issue 3, pp. 501-518, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Aug 2011
Narjess Boubakri
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management
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Institutional Investors' Participation in Foreign Firms: Evidence from ADRs

International Finance Review, Volume 12, pp.145-168 (2013)
Posted: 28 May 2013
Narjess Boubakri, Olfa Hamza and Maher Kooli
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Faculty of Management (ESG) and University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - School of Management (ESG)

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Are the Busiest Really the Best? Further Evidence from Frequent Acquirers

Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Vol. 22, No. 1-2, 2012
Posted: 27 May 2013
Narjess Boubakri, Andrew Chan and Maher Kooli
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, Independent and University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - School of Management (ESG)

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Frequent, Acquirers, Announcement

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The Dynamics of Privatization, the Legal Environment and Stock Market Development

International Review of Financial Analysis, Vol. 16, No. 4, 2007
Posted: 05 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 29 May 2013
Narjess Boubakri and Olfa Hamza
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Faculty of Management (ESG)

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Stock market development, Privatization, Law, Emerging markets, Developed markets