Ajit Singh

United Nations

New York, NY 10017

United States

University of Cambridge

Professor Emeritus

Austin Robinson Building

Sidgwick Avenue

Cambridge, CB3 9DD

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Shareholder Protection and Stock Market Development: An Empirical Test of the Legal Origins Hypothesis

University of Cambridge, CBR Working Paper, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 108/2008
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2010
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), University of Cambridge, Centre for Business Research , Durham University - Durham Law School and United Nations
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Citation 29

Abstract:

law and finance, shareholder rights, corporate governance, corporate finance, legal origins, comparative law

2.

Capital Structure, Rates of Return and Financing Corporate Growth: Comparing Developed and Emerging Markets, 1994-2000

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 May 2003
Jack D. Glen and Ajit Singh
International Finance Corporation (IFC) and United Nations
Downloads 903 (19,110)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Capital structure, rates of return, emerging markets

3.

Portfolio Construction and Tail Risk

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2015
BlackRock, BlackRock, Inc., United Nations and BlackRock
Downloads 577 (21,079)

Abstract:

tail risk, portfolio construction, mean-variance optimization, conditional value at risk

4.

An End to Consensus? The Selective Impact of Corporate Law Reform on Financial Development

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 40/2011, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 182/2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2011
Simon Deakin, Prabirjit Sarkar and Ajit Singh
University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), University of Cambridge, Centre for Business Research and United Nations
Downloads 221 (74,084)
Citation 1

Abstract:

legal origins, company law, shareholder rights, creditor rights, financial development

5.

How Intensive Is Competition in the Emerging Markets? An Analysis of Corporate Rates of Return from Nine Emerging Markets

IMF Working Paper No. 99/32
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Feb 2006
Jack D. Glen, Ajit Singh and Rudolph Matthias
International Finance Corporation (IFC), United Nations and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics
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Citation 4

Abstract:

Corporate Rates of Return, Intensity of Competition, Emerging Markets

6.

Product Market Competition, Corporate Governance and Legal Origin

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Apr 2012
University of Cambridge, Centre for Business Research , University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), United Nations and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 66 (262,215)

Abstract:

legal origin, corporate governance, shareholder protection, product market competition, persistence of profits

7.

Competition, Corporate Governance and Selection in Emerging Markets

Economic Journal, Vol. 113, pp. F443-F464, November 2003
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Nov 2003
Ajit Singh
United Nations
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Corporate Governance, Crony Capitalism and Economic Crises: Should the US Business Model Replace the Asian Way of Doing Business?

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 220-233, July 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Ajit Singh and Ann Zammit
United Nations and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science
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Corporate Profitability and the Dynamics of Competition in Emerging Markets: A Time Series Analysis

Economic Journal, Vol. 113, pp. F465-F484, November 2003
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Nov 2003
Jack D. Glen, Kevin Lee and Ajit Singh
International Finance Corporation (IFC), University of Leicester - Department of Economics and United Nations
Downloads 18 (448,720)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Law, Finance and Development Further Analyses of Longitudinal Data

Cambridge Journal of Economics, March, 2010
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2011
Prabirjit Sarkar and Ajit Singh
University of Cambridge, Centre for Business Research and United Nations

Abstract:

Shareholder protection, Corporate Governance, Stock market development, Law and Finance

Law, Finance and Development: Further Analyses of Longitudinal Data

Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 34, Issue 2, pp. 325-346, 2010
Posted: 01 Mar 2010
Prabirjit Sarkar and Ajit Singh
University of Cambridge, Centre for Business Research and United Nations

Abstract:

Shareholder protection, Corporate governance, Stock market development, Law and finance

11.

Better to Be Rough and Relevant than to Be Precise and Irrelevant: Reddaway's Legacy to Economics

Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 33, Issue 3, pp. 363-379, 2009
Posted: 06 May 2009
Ajit Singh
United Nations

Abstract:

Reddaway-type economics, economic methodology, Keynes-Tinbergen controversy, rebalancing economics

12.

Globalization and the Regulation of FDI: New Proposals from the European Community and Japan

Contributions to Political Economy, Vol. 24, pp. 99-121, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Ajit Singh
United Nations

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International Capital Flows: Identifying the Gender Dimension

World Development, Vol. 28, Issue 7, July 2000
Posted: 10 Jul 2001
Ajit Singh and Ann Zammit
United Nations and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science

Abstract:

financial crises, gender, international financial system

14.

The Effects of Hyper-Inflation on Accounting Ratios: Financing Corporate Growth in Industrial Economies

International Finance Corporation, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 3
Posted: 17 Oct 1999
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, Bank of England and United Nations

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15.

Corporate Financial Patterns in Industrializing Economies: A Comparative International Study

International Finance Corporation, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 2
Posted: 02 Sep 1999
Ajit Singh
United Nations

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16.

The Stock Market, Capital Formation and Economic Growth: A Critical Commentary on the World Bank's Proposals

International Social Security Review, Vol. 49, March 1996
Posted: 29 Sep 1998
Ajit Singh
United Nations

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