Michael Machokoto

University of the Witwatersrand

School of Economics and Finance

1 Jan Smuts Ave, Braamfontein

Johannesburg, Gauteng 2000

South Africa

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

12

DOWNLOADS

719

SSRN CITATIONS

4

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1

Ideas:
“  Empirical corporate finance, corporate governance, institutions and financial development.  ”

Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Globalizing Ratings: Effects of Global Credit Rating Agencies’ Local Presence on Rating Outcomes

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2022
Liran Eliner, Le Ma, Michael Machokoto and Anywhere (Siko) Sikochi
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), University of Technology Sydney (UTS), University of the Witwatersrand and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
Downloads 154 (359,998)

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A Cross-Country Study of Peer Effects on Working Capital Management

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
Michael Machokoto, Anywhere (Siko) Sikochi and Daniel Gyimah
University of the Witwatersrand, Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and University of Aberdeen
Downloads 149 (369,806)
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Peer effects; Working capital management, Governance quality, Financial development, Shareholder value, Cross-country study

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Do Peer Firms Influence Annual Report Readability?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Dec 2022
Michael Machokoto, Anywhere (Siko) Sikochi and Terry Harris
University of the Witwatersrand, Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and Durham University Business School
Downloads 131 (409,451)

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Peer effects, disclosure, readability, textual analysis, BOG Index, obfuscation

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An International Study of Peer Effects on Corporate Investments

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2022
Michael Machokoto, Daniel Gyimah and Abongeh A. Tunyi
University of the Witwatersrand, University of Aberdeen and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 68 (628,636)

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Peer effects, capital expenditure, institutions, financial development, financial crisis, mimicking.

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Why Is the Cash-Flow Sensitivity of Cash Increasing?

Posted: 12 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2019
Michael Machokoto, Boulis Maher Ibrahim and Amandeep Sahota
University of the Witwatersrand, Heriot Watt University and University of Strathclyde - Strathclyde Business School
Downloads 55 (697,804)

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cash, cash-flow sensitivity of cash, R&D, financial constraints

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Extreme changes in financing policies and firm value: Does institutional quality matter?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Feb 2022
Michael Machokoto and Godfrey Marozva
University of the Witwatersrand and University of South Africa
Downloads 46 (753,940)

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Peer effects, Working capital management, Governance quality, Financial development, Shareholder value, Cross-country study

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Takeover Vulnerability and Pre-emptive Earnings Management

European Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Aug 2022
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Sheffield, University of York - The York Management School and University of the Witwatersrand
Downloads 41 (789,106)
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Takeovers, Takeover vulnerability, Earnings management, Takeover deterrent, Merger premiums.

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Tarred with the Same Brush: A Cross-Country Analysis of the Finance-Gender Gap

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Dec 2021
University of the Witwatersrand, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Accounting Finance and Economics and University of Cape Town
Downloads 34 (843,002)

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Gender, access to finance, gender diversity, emerging markets.

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The Price of Caring More About the Distant Future: Evidence From Cross-country Variations in Languages and Auditing Fees

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 28 Aug 2023
Michael Machokoto, Marvelous Kadzima, Akios Majoni and Eddie Chamisa
University of the Witwatersrand, University of Cape Town, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Department of Finance and Tax and University of Cape Town - Department of Finance and Tax
Downloads 31 (868,136)

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Languages, audit fees, firm value, IFRS, board and non-board reforms, financial crisis

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The Darkside of Board Reforms: Evidence from Firms’ Earnings Management Behaviour

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Jun 2024
Abongeh A. Tunyi, Michael Machokoto and Daniel Gyimah
Swansea University, University of the Witwatersrand and University of Aberdeen
Downloads 10 (1,075,960)

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board reforms, Corporate governance, earnings management, unintended consequences, cross-country study.

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Board Reforms and Earnings Management

Posted: 28 Feb 2022
Abongeh A. Tunyi, Michael Machokoto and Daniel Gyimah
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of the Witwatersrand and University of Aberdeen

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Board reforms, real earnings management, accrual earnings management, corporate governance, institutions

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Does national culture influence peer effects on dividend policies?

Posted: 31 Jan 2022
Michael Machokoto, Abongeh A. Tunyi and Daniel Gyimah
University of the Witwatersrand, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Aberdeen

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Peer effects, dividends, financial crisis, firm value, national culture.