Najah Attig

Dalhousie University

Associate Professor of Finance

Rowe School of Business

6100 University Avenue

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2

Canada

http://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=J53887sAAAAJ&hl=en

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Bid-Ask Spread, Asymmetric Information and Ultimate Ownership

EFMA 2003 Helsinki
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Oct 2002
Najah Attig, Yoser Gadhoum and Larry H.P. Lang
Dalhousie University, University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Department of Business Strategy and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Finance
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Market liquidity, ultimate ownership, divergence of cash flow right and control right

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On the Determinants of Pyramidal Ownership: Evidence on Dilution of Minority Interests

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Sep 2003
Najah Attig, Klaus P. Fischer and Yoser Gadhoum
Dalhousie University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Department of Business Strategy
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Pyramidal holdings, expropriation, corporate governance, corporate policies

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Effects of Large Shareholding on Information Asymmetry and Stock Liquidity

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Aug 2004
Dalhousie University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Finance, University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Department of Business Strategy and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Finance
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Difference between ultimate control and ownership

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Greenwashing and Bank Loan Contracting: Does Environmental Disclosure Quality Matter to Creditors?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Jul 2021
Dalhousie University, Saint Mary's University - Sobey School of Business and Brock University - Accounting
Downloads 789 (60,379)
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Cost of Debt; Greenwashing; Symbolic Environmental Disclosure; Loan Spread; Non-Price Contract Terms

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The Governance of Canadian Traded Firms: An Analysis of the Ultimate Ownership Structure

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Oct 2003
Najah Attig and Yoser Gadhoum
Dalhousie University and University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Department of Business Strategy
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Corporate Governance, ultimate ownership, divergence of cash flow right and control right

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Dividends and Economic Policy Uncertainty: International Evidence

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 17 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Dalhousie University, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of Nottingham, Ningbo China -Nottingham University Business School China
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Dividends; Economic policy uncertainty; Corporate governance; International

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Multiple Large Shareholders, Control Contests, and Implied Cost of Equity

AFFI/EUROFIDAI, Paris December 2008 Finance International Meeting AFFI - EUROFIDAI
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
Najah Attig, Omrane Guedhami and Dev R. Mishra
Dalhousie University, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of Saskatchewan - Edwards School of Business
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corporate governance, multiple large shareholders, cost of equity

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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
Dalhousie University, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
Downloads 472 (115,018)
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Corporate international diversification; corporate social performance; institutional environments

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Greenwashing during Uncertain Times

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Mar 2021
Najah Attig, Paul Brockman and Samir Trabelsi
Dalhousie University, Lehigh University - College of Business and Brock University - Accounting
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greenwashing; economic policy uncertainty; selective environmental disclosure; industry competition; political risk; gubernatorial elections

10.

Diversification during Hard Times

Financial Analysts Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 May 2021 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2023
Najah Attig and Oumar Sy
Dalhousie University and Dalhousie University
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International diversification; Industrial diversification; Global financial crisis; COVID-19 pandemic; Eurozone debt crisis; Brexit; Recessions; Bear market; VIX

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The Global Financial Crisis, Family Control and Dividend Policy

Financial Management
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2023
Dalhousie University, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
Downloads 241 (237,711)
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Family control, Agency costs, Dividend policy, East Asia, Financial crisis

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Do Multiple Large Shareholders Play a Corporate Governance Role? Evidence from East Asia

Journal of Financial Research, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Najah Attig, Sadok El Ghoul and Omrane Guedhami
Dalhousie University, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
Downloads 230 (248,636)
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Corporate governance, Multiple large shareholders, Corporate valuation

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Institutional Investment Horizons and the Cost of Equity Capital

Financial Management
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2023
Dalhousie University, Queen's University - Smith School of Business, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
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Cost of equity, Institutional investment horizons, Corporate governance

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ESG Risk

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Nov 2023
Najah Attig and Abdlmutaleb Boshanna
Dalhousie University and Dalhousie University
Downloads 206 (275,716)

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ESG, risk, firm-level exposure, corporate social responsibility, textual analysis, earnings calls, disclosure, corporate policies

15.

Organization Capital and the Cost of Equity Financing in Medium-Sized Manufacturing Firms

Contemporary Accounting Research
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 May 2017 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2023
Najah Attig and Sadok El Ghoul
Dalhousie University and University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean
Downloads 194 (291,001)
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Intangible assets, Management practices, Organization capital, Implied cost of equity capital

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Institutional Investment Horizon and Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivity

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 36, 2012
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Dalhousie University, Queen's University - Smith School of Business, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
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Institutional investors, Investment horizon, Corporate governance

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Do Creditors Have a Say on Dividends: Evidence from a Quasi Experiment

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2021
Dalhousie University, Lehigh University - College of Business and Saint Mary's University - Sobey School of Business
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The Governance Role of Multiple Large Shareholders: Evidence from the Valuation of Cash Holdings

Journal of Management & Governance, Vol. 17, 2013
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Nov 2013
Dalhousie University, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of Victoria
Downloads 189 (297,924)
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corporate governance, multiple large shareholders, cash holdings, firm performance

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ESG washing: when cheap talk is not cheap!

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Dec 2023
Najah Attig and Abdlmutaleb Boshanna
Dalhousie University and Dalhousie University
Downloads 188 (300,737)

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ESG washing, greenwashing, textual analysis, earnings calls, corporate value

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Creditor Rights, Access to Finance, and Corporate Social Responsibility: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Jul 2021
Najah Attig
Dalhousie University
Downloads 179 (312,685)
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CSR; creditor rights; exogenous shock; difference-in-difference

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Supply Chain Risk: Measurement and Real Effects

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 May 2023 Last Revised: 18 May 2023
Najah Attig and Abdlmutaleb Boshanna
Dalhousie University and Dalhousie University
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supply chain, supply chain risk, textual analysis, earnings calls, corporate social responsibility, disclosure

Relaxed Financial Constraints and Corporate Social Responsibility

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 Jan 2023
Najah Attig
Dalhousie University
Downloads 94 (518,075)

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Relaxed Financial Constraints and Corporate Social Responsibility

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Najah Attig
Dalhousie University
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Are Insiders Equal? Evidence from Earnings Management in Closely Held East Asian Firms

Research in International Business and Finance
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2023
Dalhousie University, West Virginia University, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and Memorial University
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Family Conglomerates, Earnings Management, Comparative Accounting Systems and Practice, Real Activities Manipulation, Corporate Governance, East Asia

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Credit Ratings Quality in Uncertain Times

Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 16 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2023
Najah Attig, Hamdi Driss and Sadok El Ghoul
Dalhousie University, Saint Mary's University and University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean
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ratings quality; conflicts of interest; policy uncertainty; regulation

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How to Make All Shareholders Equal: Evidence from Tickers' Informativeness

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Jan 2007
Najah Attig
Dalhousie University
Downloads 111 (458,183)

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Transparency, ticker's informativeness, private benefits

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Corporate Virtues in the Shadows of Political Divides: Evidence From the Impact of Partisan Polarization on CSR

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 12 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2024
Dalhousie University, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean
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CSR, political risk, political partisanship, stakeholders, financial performance

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Rating Standards around the World: A Puzzle?

Emerging Markets Review
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2023
Najah Attig, Hamdi Driss and Sadok El Ghoul
Dalhousie University, Saint Mary's University and University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean
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Flying Under the Radar: The Real Effects of Anonymous Trading

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Dec 2020
Najah Attig and Sadok El Ghoul
Dalhousie University and University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean
Downloads 80 (567,208)
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Anonymous trading, informative feedback, Tobin’s Q, investment efficiency

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When Supply Chain Strains, Executives’ Gain Wanes: A Tale of Supply Chain Risk and CEO Compensation

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 Feb 2024 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2024
Dalhousie University, Dalhousie University and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
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supply chain risk, executive compensation, voluntary disclosure, corporate governance

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Supply Chain Risk: Estimate and economic implications

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Jan 2024
Najah Attig and Abdlmutaleb Boshanna
Dalhousie University and Dalhousie University
Downloads 60 (661,552)

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Supply chain, supply chain risk, textual analysis, earnings calls, disclosure, corporate policies

31.

The Battle of Factors

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Jan 2024
Kodjovi Assoe, Najah Attig and Oumar Sy
University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), Dalhousie University and Dalhousie University
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factors spanning tests, Canadian stock markets, multifactor asset-pricing models

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Institutional Investment Horizon and Firm Credit Ratings

International Finance Review (2011)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Jul 2017
Najah Attig, Sadok El Ghoul and Omrane Guedhami
Dalhousie University, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
Downloads 53 (701,128)
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institutional investors, investment horizon, credit ratings, corporate governance

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Firm Digitalization and Corporate Performance: the Moderating Effect of Organizational Capital

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Dec 2023 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2023
Dalhousie University, Dalhousie University, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and Dalhousie University - School of Business Administration
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Corporate digitization; Organizational capital; Corporate Value.

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Firm-level litigation risk and CEO equity incentives

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 May 2024
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration, Dalhousie University, Dalhousie University - School of Business Administration and Macquarie University
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litigation risk; executive compensation;

35.

Overselling Corporate Social Responsibility

Financial Management, forthcoming
Posted: 30 Aug 2023
Dalhousie University, Saint Mary's UniversityRensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Department of Finance and Accounting, Saint Mary's University - Sobey School of Business and Sobey School of Business, St. Mary's University, CanadaSaint Mary's University

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When Silence Is Golden: Greenwashing and the Cost of Private Debt

Posted: 23 Mar 2021
Dalhousie University, Saint Mary's University - Sobey School of Business and Brock University - Accounting

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CREDITOR RIGHTS, COST OF EQUITY CAPITAL AND DEBT CAPACITY: EVIDENCE FROM A QUASI EXPERIMENT

Posted: 22 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2021
Najah Attig and Sadok El Ghoul
Dalhousie University and University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean

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Corporate Legitimacy and Investment–Cash Flow Sensitivity

Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 121, No. 2, May 2014
Posted: 26 Jul 2017
Dalhousie University, Queen's University - Smith School of Business, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business

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Corporate Social Responsibility, Investment–Cash Flow Sensitivity, Stakeholder Theory