Ali C. Akyol

University of Ottawa

Associate Professor

55 Laurier Ave E

Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5

Canada

http://www.aliakyol.com

University of Melbourne

Senior Lecturer

198 Berkeley Street

Faculty of Economics and Commerce

Carlton VIC 3010, Victoria 3010

Australia

http://www.aliakyol.com

Financial Research Network (FIRN)

C/- University of Queensland Business School

St Lucia, 4071 Brisbane

Queensland

Australia

http://www.firn.org.au

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

Director Skill Sets

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2017
University of Oxford, University of Ottawa and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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Directors; Qualifications; Expertise; Skills; Board effectiveness; Regulation S-K; Diversity

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Shareholders in the Boardroom: Wealth Effects of the SEC’s Rule to Facilitate Director Nominations

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming, 23rd Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2010 Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2011
Ali C. Akyol, Wei Fen Lim and Patrick Verwijmeren
University of Ottawa, University of Melbourne and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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Director nominations, shareholder empowerment, proxy access, board effectiveness

The Causes and Consequences of Accelerated Stock Repurchases

International Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2015
Ali C. Akyol, Jin San Kim and Chander Shekhar
University of Ottawa, Kyungpook National University - School of Business Administration and University of Melbourne
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Stock Repurchase, Takeovers, Firm Performance, Signaling

The Causes and Consequences of Accelerated Stock Repurchases

International Review of Finance, Vol. 14, Issue 3, pp. 319-343, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Aug 2014
Ali C. Akyol, Jin S. Kim and Chander Shekhar
University of Ottawa, Kyungpook National University and University of Melbourne
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How Do Experienced Analysts Improve Price Efficiency?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2020
Ali C. Akyol, Paul Hribar, Yiming Qian and Frank Yu
University of Ottawa, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business, University of Connecticut and China Europe International Business School
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Financial Analysts, Accrual Anomaly, Experience, Accrual Quality

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Who Chooses Board Members?

Advances in Financial Economics, Forthcoming, FIRN Research Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2016
Ali C. Akyol and Lauren Cohen
University of Ottawa and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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corporate directors, executive search firms, governance, SEC regulation

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The Elimination of Broker Voting in Director Elections

Finance Research Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2017
Ali C. Akyol, Konrad Raff and Patrick Verwijmeren
University of Ottawa, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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Shareholder voting, director elections, Securities and Exchange Commission, board effectiveness

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Do Regulatory Changes Affect the Underpricing of European IPOs?

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
University of Ottawa, University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies, University of Bergamo and University of Bergamo
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Initial public offerings, corporate governance, regulation, asymmetric information, underpricing

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Stock Returns Around Non-Trading Periods: Evidence from an Emerging Market

Applied Financial Economics, Vol. 21, No. 20, 2011, FIRN Research Paper No. 2614287
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
Ali C. Akyol
University of Ottawa
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day of the week effect, holiday effect, calendar anomalies, market efficiency, non-trading period, session returns

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How Does the Market React When Shareholders Lose Power?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 May 2019 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2020
Ali C. Akyol
University of Ottawa
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shareholder proposals, shareholder empowerment, governance

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Governance Characteristics and the Market Reaction to the SEC's Proxy Access Rule

International Review of Finance, Vol 12, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
Ali C. Akyol, Wei Fen Lim and Patrick Verwijmeren
University of Ottawa, University of Melbourne and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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Corporate governance, director nominations, proxy access, managerial entrenchment

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Share Repurchase Reasons and the Market Reaction to Actual Share Repurchases: Evidence from Australia

International Review of Finance, Vol. 13, Issue 1, pp. 1-37, 2013
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Mar 2013
Ali C. Akyol and Chi Chong Foo
University of Ottawa and University of Melbourne
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