Melsa Ararat

Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum

Director

Orhanli Tuzla

Istanbul, Orhanli, Tuzla 34956

Turkey

http://www.sabanciuniv.edu

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

28

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

The Impact of Board Diversity on Boards' Monitoring Intensity and Firm Performance: Evidence from the Istanbul Stock Exchange

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2015
Melsa Ararat, Mine H. Aksu and Ayse Tansel Cetin
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum, Sabanci University and Sabanci University
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Corporate governance, board diversity, board monitoring, disclosure, firm performance, ownership concentration

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Corporate Social Responsibility Across Middle East and North Africa

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Sep 2007
Melsa Ararat
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum
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Middle Arast, North Africa, culture

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A development perspective for 'corporate social responsibility': Case of Turkey

Corporate Governance, International Journal of Business in Society, Vol.8, No.3, pp. 271-285
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2013
Melsa Ararat
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum
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Corporate Social Responsibility, Culture, Disclosure, Corporate Governance

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The Effects of Board Independence in Controlled Firms: Evidence from Turkey

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Aug 2010
Melsa Ararat, Hakan Orbay and B. Burcin Yurtoglu
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum, Sabanci University and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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Turkey, independent directors, corporate governance, board of directors, emerging markets

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The Effect of Corporate Governance on Firm Market Value and Profitability: Time-Series Evidence from Turkey

Emerging Markets Review, Vol. 30, 2017, ECGI - Finance Working Paper, 2013, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-19
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 18 May 2018
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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Turkey, corporate governance, governance index

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Corporate Governance, Business Groups, and Market Value: Time-Series Evidence from Turkey

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-19, ECGI - Finance Working Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Jun 2014
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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Turkey, corporate governance, governance index, business groups

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Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets: Why It Matters to Investors - and What They Can Do About It

Private Sector Opinion, IFC Global Corporate Governance Forum, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Aug 2011
Melsa Ararat and George S. Dallas
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum and F&C Investments
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corporate governance, emerging markets, investments

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Sermaye Piyasası Kurulu’nun ‘Kurumsal Yönetim’ Konulu Tebliğleri Ile Ilgili Genel Değerlendirme Ve Yorum (An Assessment of the Recent Legal Reforms Concerning 'Corporate Governance' Introduced by the Capital Market Boards of Turkey)

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 06 May 2012
Melsa Ararat and B. Burcin Yurtoglu
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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corporate governance codes, board of directors, institutional investors, controlled companies

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Different Approaches to Differentiating 'Better Governed' Companies - Market Segmentation in BOVESPA and Rating Based Indexing in ISE

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 May 2007
Melsa Ararat and B. Burcin Yurtoglu
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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Corporate governance, Turkey, Brazil, governance reform

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'Comply or Explain' Without Consequences; The Case of Turkey

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 May 2010
Melsa Ararat
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum
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Corporate Governance, Codes, Controlled Firms, Turkey

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Yönetişim Ve Rekabet (Governance and Competition)

Journal of Management Research (Yönetim Araştırmaları Dergisi), Vol. 6, No.1-2, 2006
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Apr 2012
Melsa Ararat and B. Burcin Yurtoglu
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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corporate governance, competetiton, Turkey

12.

Sustainable Investment in Turkey 2010

Number of pages: 107 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Imperial College London and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Sustainable Investments, Corporate Governance, Turkey, Sustainable Development

13.

Does the Adoption of Codes of Conduct Marginalize Labor Unions? The Case of Turkey's Garment Industry

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 May 2008
Melsa Ararat and Mahmut Bayazit
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum and Sabanci University
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Codes of Conduct, Freedom of Association, Transnational Companies, Social Standards

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The State of Sustainable Investment in Key Emerging Markets

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
Melsa Ararat and Esra Suel
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum and Imperial College London
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Synthesis Report - The Third International Conference on Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Apr 2012
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum, Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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corporate governance, emerging markets

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Istanbul Stock Exchange Moves First on Mandatory Electronic Voting at General Meetings of Shareholders

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Nov 2012
Melsa Ararat and Muzaffer Eroglu
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum and Kocaeli University - Faculty of Law
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Electronic voting, Shareholders Rights, Turkey, Capital Markets Regulations

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Uluslararası Kurumsal Yatırımcıların Genel Kurullara Katılımı Ve Oy Kullanma Eğilimleri (Institutional and Company Specific Determinants of International Institutional Investors’ Tendency to Vote at General Assemblies)

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2015
Melsa Ararat and B. Burcin Yurtoglu
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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corporate governance codes, board of directors, institutional investors, controlled companies

18.

Boards’ Gender Diversity and Firm Performance Before and after the Egyptian Revolution

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Nov 2017
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum, Olayan School of Business, The American University of Beirut and The American University in Cairo
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corporate governance, board diversity, Egypt, firm performance, gender diversity, exogenous shocks, revolution

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Corporate Governance in Turkey; Implications for Investments and Growth

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jan 2014
Melsa Ararat and Hakan Orbay
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum and Sabanci University
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Corporate Governance, Turkey

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Sustainable Investment in Turkey: The Case in Context - An Update

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jun 2014
Melsa Ararat, Esra Suel and B. Burcin Yurtoglu
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum, Imperial College London and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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Sustainable Investment, Corporate Governance, Turkey, Sustainability Index

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İMKB’de İşlem Gören Bankaların Kamuya Açıklama Yoğunlukları ve Yöneti̇şim Özelli̇kleri̇ (Disclosure Intensity and Governance Characteristics of Banks Listed in Istanbul Stock Exchange)

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 May 2012
Melsa Ararat and Ayse Tansel Cetin
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum and Sabanci University
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Macroeconomic Instability and Corporate Governance Quality in Turkey: Scope for Optimism?

In Corporate Governance, vol. 14, no. 4 (2006), pp.325-348
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2012
Mehmet Ugur and Melsa Ararat
University of Greenwich and Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum
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anchors, corporate governance, institutional quality, macroeconomic stability, Turkey

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Synthesis Report - Second International Conference on Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Apr 2012
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum, The COPPEAD Graduate School of Business and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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corporate governance, emerging markets

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Turkey, Corporate Governance at the Crossroads

in Handbook of International Corporate Governance, (edited by Chris Mallin), London: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, pp. 193-209, 2006
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2012
Mehmet Ugur and Melsa Ararat
University of Greenwich and Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum
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Macroeconomic volatility, policy credibility, corporate governance, Turkey

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Corporate Governance, Boards, Turkey

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Imperfect Information and Corporate Governance: Some Policy Implications

In Global Business and Economics Review, Anthology 2003, pp. 192-203.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Jul 2012
Mehmet Ugur and Melsa Ararat
University of Greenwich and Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum
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Corporate governance, commitment credibility, strategic interaction, information

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Does Macroeconomic Performance Affect Corporate Governance? Evidence from Turkey

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 325-348, July 2006
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Mehmet Ugur and Melsa Ararat
University of Greenwich and Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum
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How Board Diversity Affects Firm Performance In Emerging Markets: Evidence on Channels In Controlled Firms

Corporate Governance; An International Review, 2015, 23(2): 83-103
Posted: 22 Mar 2015
Melsa Ararat, Mine H. Aksu and Ayse Tansel Cetin
Sabanci University - School of Management, Corporate Governance Forum, Sabanci University and Sabanci University

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Corporate Governance, Board Diversity, Controlled Firms, Firm Performance, Board Monitoring