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 (38)

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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Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Privatization, Performance

2.

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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3.

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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Citation 6

Abstract:

Political Connections, Corporate Governance, Cost of Capital

4.

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
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Citation 5

Abstract:

Political connections, Performance, Event study

5.

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
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Citation 5

Abstract:

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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Abstract:

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
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Abstract:

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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Abstract:

Cost of Equity, Control structure, Political institutions, Privatization

7.

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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Abstract:

Debt Cost and Rating, Internal Governance, Ultimate Ownership, Investor Protection, Debt Enforcement

8.

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 317 (69,581)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Merger and acquisition, property-liability insurance, governance, value creation, performance of bidders

9.

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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Citation 1

Abstract:

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
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Abstract:

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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Abstract:

Ownership Structure, Corporate Governance, Earnings Quality, Abnormal Accruals, Privatization

11.

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 170 (132,492)

Abstract:

Privatization, Stock market development

12.

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
Downloads 165 (121,875)

Abstract:

privatization, risk-taking, corporate governance

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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Abstract:

Privatization; national culture; corporate governance; performance

National Culture and Privatization: The Relationship between Collectivism and Residual State Ownership

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 47, Issue 2, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jan 2016
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

14.

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 130 (145,657)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Directors, and Officers, liability insurance, managerial opportunism, seasoned equity offerings, earnings management

15.

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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Abstract:

Corporate international diversification; corporate social performance; institutional environments

16.

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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Citation 2

Abstract:

privatization, control structure, political institutions, performance

17.

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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Abstract:

Analyst Forecasts, Disclosure, Creditor Rights, Cost of Debt

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 Tech and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 88 (247,632)

Abstract:

International Corporate Governance; Political Institutions; Risk Taking Strategies; Political Connections

Political Institutions, Connectedness, and Corporate Risk-Taking

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 44, Issue 3, pp. 195-215, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Apr 2013
Narjess Boubakri, Sattar Mansi and Broken Account
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, Virginia Tech and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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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 63 (279,305)

Abstract:

Governance, Mergers, Africa, Acquisitions, Financial Performance

20.

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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Citation 2

Abstract:

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

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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Abstract:

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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Abstract:

cross‐listing, financing, equity, debt, Sarbanes‐Oxley

22.

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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Abstract:

Family control, Agency costs, Dividend policy, East Asia, Financial crisis

23.

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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Credible Privatization and Market Sentiment: Evidence from Emerging Bond Markets

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 40, Issue 5, pp. 840-858, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Apr 2011
Narjess Boubakri, Jean-Claude Cosset and Houcem Smaoui
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, HEC Montreal and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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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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26.

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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Abstract:

Political risk, Institutions, cost of capital, MENA, investment

27.

State Ownership, Liquidity and Valuation: Evidence from Privatization

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Jun 2017
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of South Carolina, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
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Abstract:

Privatization, government ownership, stock liquidity, valuation, cost of capital

28.

The Market Value of Government Ownership

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 May 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
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Abstract:

Government Control; Financial Crises; Corporate Valuation

29.

State Ownership and Debt Choice: Evidence from Privatization

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Apr 2017
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 0 (339,017)

Abstract:

State Ownership; Debt Choice; Privatization

30.

Information Overload and Cost of Equity Capital

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
Narjess Boubakri and Dev R. Mishra
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and University of Saskatchewan - Edwards School of Business
Downloads 0 (168,611)

Abstract:

Implied Cost of Equity, Information Overload, MD&A

31.

Commonality in Liquidity: The Culture Channel

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Feb 2017
Narjess Boubakri, Mohsen Saad and Anis Samet
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, American University of Sharjah and American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management
Downloads 0 (324,149)

Abstract:

Culture; Collectivism; Commonality in liquidity; International markets

32.

Political Uncertainty and Analysts’ Forecasts

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Narjess Boubakri, Lobna Bouslimi and Rui Zhong
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, Concordia University, Quebec and Central University of Finance and Economics
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Abstract:

Political Uncertainty; National Elections; Analyst's Forecasts; Information Asymmetry

33.

Is Privatization a Socially Responsible Reform?

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Narjess Boubakri, Omrane Guedhami, Chuck C.Y. Kwok and He Wang
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 Renmin University of China - School of Business
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Abstract:

Privatization, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Ownership Structure, Institutions

34.

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
Downloads 0 (351,298)

Abstract:

Privatization, geographic location, ownership structure

35.

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, Renmin University of China - School of Business, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business
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Abstract:

Cross-listing, corporate social responsibility (CSR), bonding theory, institutions

36.

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)

Abstract:

Frequent, Acquirers, Announcement

38.

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)

Abstract:

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

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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: 47 Posted: 04 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2016
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