Isaac K. Otchere

Carleton University - Sprott School of Business

Associate Professor

1125 Colonel By Drive

Ottawa, Ontario K1S SB6

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

African Financial Systems: A Review

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2013
Franklin Allen, Isaac K. Otchere and Lemma W. Senbet
Imperial College London, Carleton University - Sprott School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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FDI and Financial Market Development in Africa

World Economy (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jan 2015
Isaac K. Otchere, Issouf Soumaré and Pierre Yourougou
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business, Laval University and Syracuse University - Department of Finance
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FDI, Financial market development, Finance in Africa, Economic growth

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Do Index Effects Reflect Idiosyncratic or Industry Effects? A Re-Examination of the Winners and Losers of S&P 500 Index Addition

20th Australasian Finance & Banking Conference 2007 Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Sep 2007
Isaac K. Otchere and André Gygax
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business and University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 255 (223,558)
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S&P 500 Index, Index additions, Peer effects, Portfolio rebalancing effects, Innovative activity

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Financial Crisis, Liquidity Infusion and Risk-Taking: The Case of Canadian Banks

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jan 2015
Isaac K. Otchere and Sana Mohsni
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business and Carleton University - Sprott School of Business
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Financial crisis, bank risk, government support, non-disclosure, market discipline

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Intra-Industry Effects of Privatization Announcements: Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Jan 2003
Isaac K. Otchere
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business
Downloads 243 (234,350)
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Privatization, Rival Firms' Reaction, Developed and Emerging Capital Markets, Price Pressure

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Competitive and Value Effects of Bank Privatization in Developed Countries

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Isaac K. Otchere
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business
Downloads 201 (280,229)
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Banks; Privatization, Rivals’ reaction, Performance, CAMEL criteria, Developed countries

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Index Composition Changes and the Cost of Incumbency

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 34, No. 10, pp. 2500-2509, October 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2011
André Gygax and Isaac K. Otchere
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance and Carleton University - Sprott School of Business
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S&P 500 Index Incumbent Effects, Portfolio Rebalancing Effects, Industry Momentum

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Partial Acquisitions in Emerging Markets: A Test of the Strategic Market Entry and Corporate Control Hypotheses

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Sep 2010
Peng Cheng Zhu, Vijay Jog and Isaac K. Otchere
University of the Pacific - Eberhart School of Business, Carleton University and Carleton University - Sprott School of Business
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Emerging markets, corporate control, partial acquisitions, cross-border, information asymmetry, market entry

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Why are Stock Exchange IPOs So Underpriced and Yet Outperform in the Long Run?

Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Sep 2013
Isaac K. Otchere, Sana Mohsni and George Owusu-Antwi
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business, Carleton University - Sprott School of Business and Nova Southeastern University - H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business & Entrepreneurship
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Stock exchange IPOs, self-listing, underpricing, performance, signaling

Are Cross-Border Acquisitions Enemy of Labor? An Examination of Employment and Productivity Effects

2015 Financial Markets & Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 28 May 2015
Erin Oldford and Isaac K. Otchere
Carleton University - Eric Sprott School of Business and Carleton University - Sprott School of Business
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cross border, mergers and acquisitions, labour productivity, efficiency

Are Cross-Border Acquisitions Enemy of Labor? An Examination of Employment and Productivity Effects

Pacific-Basin Finance Journal 40 (2016) 438–455
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 May 2017
Erin Oldford and Isaac K. Otchere
Carleton University - Eric Sprott School of Business and Carleton University - Sprott School of Business
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cross-border, mergers and acquisitions, labor productivity, efficiency

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Changing Organizational Form in the Stock Exchange Industry and Risk Taking

Financial Markets and Portfolio Management (2016) 30:427-451
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 05 May 2017
Isaac K. Otchere and Sana Mohsni
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business and Carleton University - Sprott School of Business
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Stock markets, demutualization, self-listing, risk taking, non-traditional income

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Does the Response of Competitors to Privatization Announcements Reflect Competitive or Industry-Wide Information Effect? International Evidence

Journal of Empirical Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Sep 2006
Isaac K. Otchere
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business
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Privatization, rival firms' reaction, low and high economic freedom countries, price pressure effects

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Merging Corporatized Financial Markets

Journal of Financial Studies, Vol. 24, No. 3, 2016
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 May 2017
Kobana Abukari and Isaac K. Otchere
Laurentian University and Carleton University - Sprott School of Business
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Stock exchange mergers; product market effects; bid-ask spread

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Can Commercialization Improve the Performance of Stock Exchanges Even Without Corporatization?

The Financial Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Jan 2010
Erin Oldford and Isaac K. Otchere
Carleton University - Eric Sprott School of Business and Carleton University - Sprott School of Business
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stock exchanges, demutualization, corporatization, self-listing, operating performance

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Are Super Stock Exchange Mergers Motivated by Efficiency or Market Power Gains?

Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Vol. 64, 2020
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Sep 2020
Isaac K. Otchere and Kobana Abukari
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business and Laurentian University
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stock exchange mergers; market power; profitability

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Venture Capitalist Participation and the Performance of Chinese IPOs

Emerging Markets Review, Vol. 29, 2016
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 May 2017
Isaac K. Otchere and Anna Vong
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business and University of Macau
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Venture capital; Initial public offering; Structural power; China; Reputational capital

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Does Regulatory Regime Matter for Bank Risk Taking? A Comparative Analysis of US and Canada

d/SEAS Working Paper No. 18-6
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Sana Mohsni and Isaac K. Otchere
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business and Carleton University - Sprott School of Business
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Banks regulations, risk-taking, z-score

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An Analysis of the Dynamic Relationships between the South African Equity Market and Major World Equity Markets

Multinational Finance Journal, Vol. 5, No. 3, p. 201-224, 2001
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Jul 2015
Asjeet S. Lamba and Isaac K. Otchere
University of Melbourne and Carleton University - Sprott School of Business
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co-integration; emerging markets; South Africa; vector errorcorrection model

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Does Political Connection Distort Competition and Encourage Corporate Risk Taking? International Evidence.

Journal of Empirical Finance, Vol. 55, 2020
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Sep 2020
Isaac K. Otchere, Lemma W. Senbet and Pengcheng Zhu
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of San Diego
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political connection, rent seeking, risk-taking, rivals, competition

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Risk-Taking Behavior of Privatized Banks

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 29, 2014
Posted: 30 Jan 2015
Isaac K. Otchere and Sana Mohsni
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business and Carleton University - Sprott School of Business

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Banks, privatization, risk-taking, z-score

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Stock Exchange Demutualization, Self-Listing and Performance: The Case of the Australian Stock Exchange

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Aug 2007
Isaac K. Otchere and Khaled Abou-Zied
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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exchange, governance structure, performance, self-listing, market quality.

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Stock Exchange Self-Listing and Value Effects

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 24 Jan 2006
Isaac K. Otchere
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business

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Stock exchange, governance structure, performance, self-listing

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Intra-Industry Effects of Completed and Cancelled Cross Border Acquisitions in Australia: A Test of the Acquisition Probability Hypothesis

Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Forthcoming
Posted: 10 Oct 2005
Isaac K. Otchere and Edwina Ip
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

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cross border acquisition, rival firms, abnormal returns

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Do Privatized Banks in Middle- and Low-Income Countries Perform Better than Rival Banks? An Intra-Industry Analysis of Bank Privatization

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 29 Aug 2005
Isaac K. Otchere
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business

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Banks, privatization, rivals' reaction, operating performance, middle/low income countries

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Intra-Industry Effects of Bank Privatization: A Clinical Analysis of the Privatization of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Posted: 06 Jun 2003
Isaac K. Otchere and Janus Chan
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Business School

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Bank, Privatization, Rivals' reaction, CAMEL, operating performance

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Do Share Buy Back Announcements Convey Firm Specific or Industry-Wide Information? A Test of the Undervaluation Hypothesis

Posted: 07 Sep 2001
Isaac K. Otchere and Matthew Ross
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business and JBWere

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Share buy back, contagion, competitive, information transfer, undervaluation

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 27
1.

Cross-Border Acquisitions and Host Country Competitiveness

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2018
Isaac K. Otchere and Erin Oldford
Carleton University - Sprott School of Business and Carleton University, Eric Sprott School of Business
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mergers and acquisitions, cross-border, takeovers, competitiveness