Roberto Mura

University of Manchester - Manchester Business School

Associate Professor in Finance

Crawford House

Oxford Road

Manchester, Lancashire M13 9PL

United Kingdom

http://www.robertomura.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

CEO Gender, Corporate Risk-Taking, and the Efficiency of Capital Allocation

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 2,300 (4,256)
Citation 4

Abstract:

CEO, gender, risk-taking

2.

Financial Flexibility, Investment Ability and Firm Value: Evidence from Firms with Spare Debt Capacity

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2010
Roberto Mura and Maria-Teresa Marchica
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 1,787 (5,704)
Citation 7

Abstract:

financial flexibility, investment, low leverage, long-run performance

3.

Large Shareholder Diversification and Corporate Risk-Taking

Manchester Business School Research Paper No. 618
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 09 May 2012
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 1,151 (13,583)
Citation 21

Abstract:

Risk-taking choices, Large shareholders, Portfolio diversification

4.

Firm Performance: Do Non-Executive Directors Have a Mind of Their Own? Evidence from Uk Panel Data

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Feb 2007
Roberto Mura
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 663 (29,177)
Citation 14

Abstract:

firm performance, ownership structure, corporate governance, endogeneity, GMM, panel data

5.

Market Frictions and Ability to Invest: A Cash Holding Policy Perspective

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Mar 2008
Roberto Mura and Maria-Teresa Marchica
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 569 (36,728)
Citation 1

Abstract:

cash holding policy, investment-cash flow sensitivity, ownership structure, GMM

6.

Returns and Risks to Private Equity

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2013
Maria-Teresa Marchica and Roberto Mura
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 450 (50,525)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Private equity

Financial Flexibility and Investment Ability Across the Euro Area and the UK

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
European Central Bank (ECB), University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 169 (144,693)

Abstract:

low leverage, financial flexibility, investment, cross-country analysis

Financial Flexibility Across the Euro Area and the UK

ECB Working Paper No. 1630
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 11 Feb 2014
European Central Bank (ECB), University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 104 (213,977)

Abstract:

low leverage, financial flexibility, investment, cross-country analysis

Financial Flexibility and Investment Ability Across the Euro Area and the UK

European Financial Management, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 87-126, 2017
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
European Central Bank (ECB), University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 0

Abstract:

low leverage, financial flexibility, investment, cross‐country analysis

How to Measure the Unobservable: A Panel Technique for the Analysis of TFP Convergence

FEEM Working Paper No. 16.05
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 May 2004
Università di Cagliari and Crenos, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and University of Cagliari and CRENoS
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Citation 6

Abstract:

Economic growth, convergence, TFP, panel data

How to Measure the Unobservable: A Panel Technique for the Analysis of TFP Convergence

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 60, Issue 2, pp. 343-368, 2008
Posted: 24 Jun 2008
Università di Cagliari and Crenos, University of Cagliari and CRENoS and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School

Abstract:

9.

Owners' Portfolio Diversification and Firm Investment: Theory and Evidence from Private and Public Firms

Johnson School Research Paper Series No. 18-2013
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 05 May 2017
Boston University, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, Johnson@Cornell Tech, Cornell University and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 170 (81,612)

Abstract:

diversification, strategies, private firms

10.

Corporate Acquisitions and Financial Constraints

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2015
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 129 (148,601)

Abstract:

financial constraints, M&A, acquisition likelihood

11.

Shareholder Diversification and Bank Risk-Taking

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 May 2013 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 95 (181,350)

Abstract:

largest shareholder portfolio diversification, bank risk-taking, capital allocation efficiency

12.

Rating Friends: The Effect of Personal Connections on Credit Ratings

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 01 May 2016
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 93 (196,639)

Abstract:

executive and director networks, credit rating, asymmetric information

13.

Direct and Ultimate Ownership Structures in the UK: An Intertemporal Perspective over the Last Decade

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 26-45, January 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Jan 2005
Roberto Mura and Maria-Teresa Marchica
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 15 (459,147)
Citation 8

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