Issouf Soumaré

Laval University

Professor

Faculty of Business Administration

Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate

Quebec , Quebec G1V 0A6

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Financial Guarantee as Innovation Tool in Islamic Project Finance

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Issouf Soumaré and Kabir M. Hassan
Laval University and University of New Orleans
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Islamic finance, Financial guarantee, Credit insurance

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Does Foreign Direct Investment Reduce Poverty in Africa and are there Regional Differences?

World Development, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Gaston Gohou and Issouf Soumaré
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Laval University
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Africa, FDI, foreign direct investment, economic growth, poverty reduction, regional integration, welfare.

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Causality between FDI and Financial Market Development: Evidence from Emerging Markets

World Bank Economic Review (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 May 2011 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Issouf Soumaré and Fulbert Tchana Tchana
Laval University and Ministry of Finance, Quebec
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Foreign direct investment, FDI, financial market development, stock market development, banking sector development, causality

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La pratique de la finance islamique (The Practice of Islamic Finance)

Assurance et Gestion des Risques/Insurance and Risk Management, Vol. 77, No. 1-2, 2009, pp. 59-78
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Mar 2014
Issouf Soumaré
Laval University
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An Analysis of Private Loan Guarantee Portfolios

EFMA 2002 London Meetings , Journal of Fixed Income, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2006, pp. 55-64
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
M. Michel Gendron, Van Son Lai and Issouf Soumaré
Université Laval - Département de Finance et Assurance, Université Laval and Laval University
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An Analysis of Government Loan Guarantees and Direct Investment through Public-Private Partnerships

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Van Son Lai and Issouf Soumaré
Université Laval and Laval University
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Government loan guarantee, financial guarantees, government direct investment, public-private partnership (PPP)

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Project Risk Choices Under Privately Guaranteed Debt Financing

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Issouf Soumaré, Van Son Lai and Paul Angoua
Laval University, Université Laval and National Bank of Canada
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Equilibrium, Endogenous risk choices, Financial guarantee, Insurance, Moral hazard, Risk sharing

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Risk-Based Capital and Credit Insurance Portfolios

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Feb 2009
Van Son Lai and Issouf Soumaré
Université Laval and Laval University
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Correlation, Credit insurance, Credit risk, Maturity

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Banks’ Capital Buffers, Risk and Performance in the Canadian Banking System: Impact of Business Cycles and Regulatory Changes

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 37, No. 9, 2013
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Université Laval, Université Laval, Laval University and Ministry of Finance, Quebec
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Capital Buffer, Risk, Performance, Basel Accords, Regulation, Business Cycles, Canadian Banks

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The Effects of Maturity Choices on Loan Guarantee Portfolios

Journal of Risk Finance, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2006, pp. 237-254.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Issouf Soumaré, Van Son Lai and M. Michel Gendron
Laval University, Université Laval and Université Laval - Département de Finance et Assurance
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Contingent-claims analysis, Credit risk, Financial guarantee, Insurance, Maturity choices, Project implementation

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

FDI and Financial Market Development in Africa

The World Economy, Vol. 39, Issue 5, pp. 651-678, 2016
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 May 2016
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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Does Foreign Direct Investment Improve Economic Development in North African Countries?

Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Issouf Soumaré
Laval University
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FDI, foreign direct investment, economic growth, North Africa, welfare.

13.

Revisiting Interest Rate Swap Valuation with Counterparty Risk, Wrong-Way Risk and OIS Discount

Journal of Fixed Income, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2016
Ayoub Gargouri, Van Son Lai and Issouf Soumaré
Laval University, Faculté d'Administration, Département de Finance et Assurance, Students, Université Laval and Laval University
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Interest Rate Swap, Counterparty Credit Risk, Credit Value Adjustment (CVA), Wrong-Way Risk, Overnight Indexed Swap (OIS)

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Hedging Portfolios of Financial Guarantees

Journal of Risk, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2008-2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Feb 2009
Van Son Lai, Yves Langlois and Issouf Soumaré
Université Laval, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Laval University
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Financial guarantee, Credit insurance, Dynamic hedging, Portfolio replication

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An Analysis of the Determinants of S&P Ratings Assigned to Canadian Firms: Application of a Multinomial Logit

Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions, Vol. 7, No. 4, 2014, 353-369.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 May 2013 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Walid Amdouni and Issouf Soumaré
Université Laval - Département de Finance et Assurance and Laval University
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Ratings, Bankruptcy, Credit risk, Multinomial Logit

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The Determinants of Development Projects’ First Disbursement Delay: The Case of the African Development Bank

In “Fostering Development in an Era of Financial and Economic Crises”; Proceedings of the African Economic Conference 2009, African Development Bank and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, 2011.
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Gaston Gohou and Issouf Soumaré
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Laval University
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Aid effectiveness, development project, investment project, project delay, project performance, Project Analysis, African Development Bank

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Excessive Holdings and Equilibrium Asset Prices

International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance, Vol. 10, No. 7, 2007
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Issouf Soumaré
Laval University
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Equilibrium Asset Pricing, Excess Holdings, Incomplete Markets, Investment Restrictions, Portfolio Choice

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International Risk Sharing, Investment Restrictions and Asset Prices

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2009
Issouf Soumaré and Tan Wang
Laval University and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Division of Finance
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Investment Restrictions, Incomplete Markets, International Asset Pricing

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Hedging Flood Losses Using Cat Bonds

Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 May 2015
Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.,, Université Laval, Laval University and Université Laval - Département de Finance et Assurance
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Cat bond, Catastrophe bond, Catastrophe risk, Floods, Insurance, Risk management, Risk transfer, Securitization

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Financial Advisor Reputation and the Cost of Debt: Theory and Evidence from Project Finance Loans

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2017
Djerry C. Tandja M., Gabriel Power and Issouf Soumaré
Laval University, Faculty of Business Administration, Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate, Université Laval - Département de Finance et Assurance and Laval University
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Financial intermediation, Asymmetric information, Market signaling, Cost of debt, Project finance, Public-private partnership

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Pricing Beliefs: Empirical Evidence from the Implied Cost of Deposit Insurance for Islamic Banks

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Jan 2016
Jocelyn Grira, M. Kabir Hassan and Issouf Soumaré
UAE University, University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and Laval University
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Islamic Banks, Deposit Insurance, Risk-based Premium, Systemic Risk

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Risk-Based Capital and Credit Insurance Portfolios

Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 21-45, February 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Jan 2010
Van Son Lai and Issouf Soumaré
Université Laval and Laval University
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Economic Capital for Bond Insurers

Journal of Fixed Income, Winter 2010, vol. 19, n° 3, 47-65
Posted: 16 Mar 2015
Luc Grégoire, Van Son Lai and Issouf Soumaré
Independent, Université Laval and Laval University

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