Ali C. Akyol

University of Melbourne - Department of Finance

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

10

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

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 Melbourne - Department of Finance, 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 Melbourne - Department of Finance, 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 Melbourne - Department of Finance, Kyungpook National University and University of Melbourne
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3.

Director Skill Sets

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

4.

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 Melbourne - Department of Finance and Harvard Business School
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corporate directors, executive search firms, governance, SEC regulation

5.

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 Melbourne - Department of Finance, 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

6.

How Do Experienced Analysts Improve Price Efficiency?

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2017
Ali C. Akyol, Paul Hribar, Yiming Qian and Frank Yu
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa - Department of Finance and China Europe International Business School
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Financial Analysts, Accrual Anomaly, Experience, Accrual Quality

7.

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 Melbourne - Department of Finance
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day of the week effect, holiday effect, calendar anomalies, market efficiency, non-trading period, session returns

8.

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 Melbourne - Department of Finance, 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

9.

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 Melbourne - Department of Finance, 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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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 Melbourne - Department of Finance and University of Melbourne
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