Ashraf Al Zaman

Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business

Sobey Building 311

923 Robie Street

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

11

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

Cash Holdings, Market Frictions and Monetary Policy: An Investigation of Increase in Cash Holdings

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Ashraf Al Zaman
Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business
Downloads 157 (132,604)

Abstract:

Bank loan, Cash holding, Interest rate, Monetary policy, Option value

2.

Management Quality and the Cost of Debt: Does Management Matter to Lenders?

Journal of Banking & Finance 37 (2013), 854-874.
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2013
Mohammad M. Rahaman and Ashraf Al Zaman
Saint Mary's University - Sobey School of Business and Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business
Downloads 101 (184,655)

Abstract:

Management quality, Management practices, Cost of debt, Bank loan contracting, Organizational capital

3.

Supply-Chain Flexibility and the Cost of Debt: Evidence from Uncertainty Shocks

Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Saint Mary's University - Sobey School of Business, University of Cambridge and Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business

Abstract:

Uncertainty; Supply-side Flexibility; Bank-loan Contracting; Cost of Debt

4.

Politics and Stock Returns: A Rationalization

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Jul 2012
Ashraf Al Zaman and Oumar Sy
Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business and Dalhousie University
Downloads 58 (262,329)

Abstract:

Asset pricing, CAPM, Presidential puzzle, Cross sectional test

5.

Tax-Deferred Investing with Diversification Concern

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2013
Ashraf Al Zaman
Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business
Downloads 37 (342,758)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Asset allocation, Asset location, Tax-timing, Portfolio diversification

6.

Resolving the Presidential Puzzle

Financial Management, 40: 331-355, 2011
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
Oumar Sy and Ashraf Al Zaman
Dalhousie University and Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business
Downloads 29 (324,278)
Citation 2

Abstract:

7.

Gridlock versus Harmony: The Effect of Presidential Cycle

Int. J. Portfolio Analysis and Management 1 (3), 2013, pp.288-298
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2013
Oumar Sy and Ashraf Al Zaman
Dalhousie University and Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business
Downloads 24 (359,697)

Abstract:

Gridlock, Harmony, Presidential Cycle, Equity return

8.

Risk-Sharing Implications for Roth IRA Conversions: Fact and Fiction

Financial Services Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2013
Stephen M. Horan and Ashraf Al Zaman
CFA Institute and Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business
Downloads 11 (435,917)

Abstract:

IRA, Roth IRA, IRA Conversion option, Recharacterization, Risk-return profile

9.

Contribution Limits and Retirement Savings

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Mar 2007
Ashraf Al Zaman
Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business
Downloads 7 (461,451)

Abstract:

Asset allocation and location, Portfolio optimization, Contribution limit

10.

The Distributional Impacts of Canada's Tax-Free Savings Accounts

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Jun 2016
Ashraf Al Zaman
Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business
Downloads 0 (461,451)

Abstract:

Tax-Free Savings Accounts; TFSA; Survey of Financial Security

11.

Taking a Closer Look at the RRSP and TFSA

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Oct 2015
Ashraf Al Zaman
Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business
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Abstract:

TFSA, RRSP, Pension