Najah Attig

Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science

Assistant Professor of Finance

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (29)

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
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, 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
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, 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
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, 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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Citation 19

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Difference between ultimate control and ownership

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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
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science 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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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
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, 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
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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Dividends and Economic Policy Uncertainty: International Evidence

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 17 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, 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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The Global Financial Crisis, Family Control and Dividend Policy

Financial Management, forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
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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Institutional Investment Horizons and the Cost of Equity Capital

Financial Management, forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, 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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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
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of Victoria
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corporate governance, multiple large shareholders, cash holdings, firm performance

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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
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
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Corporate governance, Multiple large shareholders, Corporate valuation

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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
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, 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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Organization Capital and the Cost of Equity Financing in Medium-Sized Manufacturing Firms

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 May 2017 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Najah Attig and Sadok El Ghoul
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science and University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean
Downloads 131 (265,704)
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Intangible assets, Management practices, Organization capital, Implied cost of equity capital

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Are Insiders Equal? Evidence from Earnings Management in Closely Held East Asian Firms

Research in International Business and Finance, forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 20 May 2020
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, 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 of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
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Family Conglomerates, Earnings Management, Comparative Accounting Systems and Practice, Real Activities Manipulation, Corporate Governance, East Asia

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

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Jan 2007
Najah Attig
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science
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Transparency, ticker's informativeness, private benefits

16.

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
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, Lehigh University - College of Business and Saint Mary's University - Sobey School of Business
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Greenwashing during Uncertain Times

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Mar 2021
Najah Attig, Paul Brockman and Samir Trabelsi
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, 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

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Rating Standards around the World: A Puzzle?

Emerging Markets Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Najah Attig, Hamdi Driss and Sadok El Ghoul
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, Saint Mary's University and University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean
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Credit Ratings Quality in Uncertain Times

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 16 Nov 2020
Najah Attig, Hamdi Driss and Sadok El Ghoul
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, Saint Mary's University and University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean
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ratings quality; conflicts of interest; policy uncertainty; regulation

20.

Diversification during Hard Times

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 May 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Najah Attig and Oumar Sy
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science and Dalhousie University
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International diversification; Industrial diversification; Global financial crisis; COVID-19 pandemic; Recessions; Bear market; VIX

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What Explains the Benefits of International Portfolio Diversification?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 May 2021
Najah Attig, Omrane Guedhami and Oumar Sy
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Dalhousie University
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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
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science and University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean
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Anonymous trading, informative feedback, Tobin’s Q, investment efficiency

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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
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
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institutional investors, investment horizon, credit ratings, corporate governance

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

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Jul 2021
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, Saint Mary's University - Sobey School of Business and Brock University - Accounting
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Cost of Debt; Greenwashing; Symbolic Environmental Disclosure; Loan Spread; Non-Price Contract Terms

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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
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science
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CSR; creditor rights; exogenous shock; difference-in-difference

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

Posted: 23 Mar 2021
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, 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
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science and University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean

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Do Creditors Have a Say in Corporate Social Responsibility? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Posted: 22 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2021
Najah Attig
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science

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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
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, 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