Sadok El Ghoul

University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean

Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2R3

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (61)

1.

Does Corporate Social Responsibility Affect the Cost of Capital?

Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. 35, Issue 9, pp. 2388-2406, September 2011
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 03 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2014
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and University of Saskatchewan - Edwards School of Business
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Cost of equity capital, Corporate social responsibility

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Internationalization and Bank Risk

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2016
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
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Risk, Internationalization, Banking, Financial Crises, Corporate Governance

Internationalization and Bank Risk

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Working Paper No. 15-08
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Nov 2015
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
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Risk, Internationalization, Banking, Financial Crises, Corporate Governance

Internationalization and Bank Risk

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Working Paper No. 15-08
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 Sep 2015
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
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Risk, Internationalization, Banking, Financial Crises, Corporate Governance

Corporate Environmental Responsibility and the Cost of Capital: International Evidence

KAIST College of Business Working Paper Series No. 2014-008
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Jul 2014
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, KAIST College of Business and KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) - College of Business
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Corporate environmental responsibility; Firm risk; Cost of equity capital

Corporate Environmental Responsibility and the Cost of Capital: International Evidence

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, KAIST College of Business and KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) - College of Business
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Corporate environmental responsibility, Cost of equity capital, Firm risk

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External versus Internal Monitoring: The Importance of Multiple Large Shareholders and Families to Auditor Choice in Western European Firms

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2018
Sadok El Ghoul, Omrane Guedhami and Jeffrey Pittman
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
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auditor choice, ownership structure, corporate governance, Western Europe

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New Evidence on the Role of the Media in Corporate Social Responsibility

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2018
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, Wake Forest University and Wake Forest University, School of Business
Downloads 479 (64,036)
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Corporate Social Responsibility; Media Freedom; Corporate Governance; Corporate Reputation

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Does Information Asymmetry Matter to Equity Pricing? Evidence from Firms’ Geographic Location

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2015
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
Downloads 476 (64,589)
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Cost of equity capital, information asymmetry, geography location

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Does Corporate Social Responsibility Reduce the Costs of High Leverage? Evidence from Capital Structure and Product Market Interactions

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2019
York University - Schulich School of Business, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and Bryant University
Downloads 432 (72,646)
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Corporate social responsibility; Costs of high leverage; Stakeholder theory of capital structure

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Cross-Country Evidence on the Importance of Big Four Auditors to Equity Pricing: The Mediating Role of Legal Institutions

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 09 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2014
Sadok El Ghoul, Omrane Guedhami and Jeffrey Pittman
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
Downloads 392 (81,376)
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Audit Quality, Corporate Governance, Cost of Equity

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Firm Internationalization and Corporate Social Responsibility

Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 134, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2017
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
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Corporate international diversification; corporate social performance; institutional environments

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Country-Level Institutions, Firm Value, and the Role of Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Dec 2015
Sadok El Ghoul, Omrane Guedhami and Yongtae Kim
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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Institutions, Institutional void, Corporate social responsibility, Transaction costs, Firm value

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State Ownership and Corporate Cash Holdings

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 23 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2017
West Virginia University, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Wake Forest University
Downloads 301 (109,629)
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Privatization; government ownership; cash holdings; institutions; value of cash

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Family Control and Corporate Social Responsibility

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2016
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and West Virginia University - Department of Finance
Downloads 297 (111,263)
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Family control, corporate social responsibility (CSR), agency theory, institutions, East Asia

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Policy Uncertainty, Investment, and the Cost of Capital

Journal of Financial Stability, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2018
University of Hamburg, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of Hamburg
Downloads 284 (116,633)
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Economic Uncertainty, Policy Uncertainty, Investment, Cost of Capital

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Does Corporate Social Responsibility Affect Mutual Fund Performance and Flows?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2016
Sadok El Ghoul and Aymen Karoui
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and York University
Downloads 259 (128,554)
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Corporate social responsibility; Mutual fund performance; Mutual fund flows; Socially responsible investing

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Cross-Listing and Corporate Social Responsibility

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2016
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, West Virginia University - Department of Finance, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business
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Cross-listing, corporate social responsibility (CSR), bonding theory, institutions

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Zero-Leverage Puzzle: An International Comparison

Forthcoming in the Review of Finance
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 12 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2016
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and Nottingham University Business School China
Downloads 226 (147,094)
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Capital structure, Debt financing, Zero leverage, Informal institutions

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Cross-Country Evidence on the Importance of Auditor Choice to Corporate Debt Maturity

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 Nov 2014
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and University of Victoria
Downloads 202 (163,511)
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Audit quality, corporate governance, legal institutions, debt maturity

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Do State and Foreign Ownership Affect Investment Efficiency? Evidence from Privatizations

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2014
West Virginia University, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and West Virginia University - Department of Finance
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privatization, investment efficiency, corporate governance

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The Market Value of Government Ownership

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 May 2017 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2017
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 176 (185,191)
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Government Control; Financial Crises; Corporate Valuation

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State Ownership and Stock Liquidity: Evidence from Privatization

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 13 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2019
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, West Virginia University, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Wake Forest University
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Privatization, government ownership, stock liquidity, valuation, cost of capital

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Why Are CEOs of Public Firms Paid More Than CEOs of Private Firms? Evidence from the Effect of Board Reforms on CEO Compensation

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 May 2019 Last Revised: 29 May 2020
Kee-Hong Bae, Sadok El Ghoul, Jisok Kang and Albert Tsang
York University - Schulich School of Business, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, John Carroll University - Department of Economics & Finance and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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CEO Compensation, Corporate Board Reform, Private Firms, Efficient Contracting, Rent Extraction

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National Culture and Corporate Debt Maturity

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 36, 2012
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 11 Nov 2013
Nottingham University Business School China, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business
Downloads 169 (191,799)
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Dividends and Economic Policy Uncertainty: International Evidence

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 17 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2020
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Nottingham University Business School China
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Dividends; Economic policy uncertainty; Corporate governance; International

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Institutional Investor Horizon and Firm Valuation Around the World

Journal of International Business Studies, forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 May 2019 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2020
University of Hamburg, University of Hamburg, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of Hamburg - Hamburg Business School
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Institutional investors, investment horizon, foreign investors, international corporate governance, firm value

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Creditor Rights and Capital Structure: Evidence from International Data

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Nov 2013
Korea Exchange (KRX), University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)
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Creditor rights, Investor protection, Capital structure, Bankruptcy

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The Global Financial Crisis, Family Control and Dividend Policy

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2015
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
Downloads 157 (204,160)
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Family control, Agency costs, Dividend policy, East Asia, Financial crisis

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Institutional Investment Horizons and the Cost of Equity Capital

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Feb 2014
Najah Attig, Sean Cleary, Sadok El Ghoul and Omrane Guedhami
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, Queen's University - Smith School of Business, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
Downloads 151 (210,936)
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Cost of equity, Institutional investment horizons, Corporate governance

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Corporate Governance and Tax Avoidance: Evidence from U.S. Cross-listing

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 25 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 19 May 2020
West Virginia University, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, West Virginia University - Department of Finance and West Virginia University
Downloads 141 (223,001)
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cross-listing; tax avoidance; corporate governance; shareholder protection

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Institutional Investment Horizon and Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivity

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 36, 2012
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Nov 2013
Najah Attig, Sean Cleary, Sadok El Ghoul and Omrane Guedhami
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, Queen's University - Smith School of Business, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
Downloads 137 (228,152)
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Institutional investors, Investment horizon, Corporate governance

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The Governance Role of Multiple Large Shareholders: Evidence from the Valuation of Cash Holdings

Journal of Management & Governance, Vol. 17, 2013
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Nov 2013
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of Victoria
Downloads 137 (228,152)
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corporate governance, multiple large shareholders, cash holdings, firm performance

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National Culture and Profit Reinvestment: Evidence from Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2015
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) - Department of Finance and Decision Sciences
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National Culture, Profit Reinvestment, Small Firms, Emerging Markets, Economic Development

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Do Multiple Large Shareholders Play a Corporate Governance Role? Evidence from East Asia

Journal of Financial Research, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Nov 2013
Najah Attig, Sadok El Ghoul and Omrane Guedhami
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
Downloads 125 (244,887)
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Corporate governance, Multiple large shareholders, Corporate valuation

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The Effects of Analyst Forecast Properties and Country-Level Institutions on the Cost of Debt

Journal of Financial Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management
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Analyst Forecasts, Disclosure, Creditor Rights, Cost of Debt

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Organization Capital and the Cost of Equity Financing in Medium-Sized Manufacturing Firms

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 May 2017 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Najah Attig and Sadok El Ghoul
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science and University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean
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Intangible assets, Management practices, Organization capital, Implied cost of equity capital

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The Role of Creditor Rights on Capital Structure and Product Market Interactions: International Evidence

Journal of International Business Studies, forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and Bryant University
Downloads 118 (255,752)

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creditor rights; capital structure; product market performance; financial systems

36.

Deregulation and Banks’ Cost of Equity Capital

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2020
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
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Bank deregulation, cost of equity capital, weighted average cost of capital, risk, acquisitions, M&As.

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Does Religion Matter to Equity Pricing?

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2014
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
Downloads 105 (277,743)
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Religion, Cost of Equity Capital, Investor Protection, Corporate Governance

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Who Wins and Who Loses From Bank Geographic Deregulation? Analysis of Financially Constrained and Unconstrained Firms

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2019
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, West Virginia University, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
Downloads 104 (279,584)
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Bank Deregulation, Economic Growth, Financial Constraints, Large Firms, Small Firms

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Board Reforms and Dividend Policy: International Evidence

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
York University - Schulich School of Business, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Nottingham University Business School China
Downloads 97 (292,782)
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Competition and Bank Risk: Evidence from Geographic Bank Deregulation

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Aug 2019
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of South Carolina - Department of Finance
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Deregulation, Risk, Intrastate Branching, Interstate Banking, Interstate Branching, Diversification, Competition

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Are Insiders Equal? Evidence from Earnings Management in Closely Held East Asian Firms

Research in International Business and Finance, forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 20 May 2020
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, West Virginia University, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
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Family Conglomerates, Earnings Management, Comparative Accounting Systems and Practice, Real Activities Manipulation, Corporate Governance, East Asia

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Trade Credit Provision and National Culture

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 13 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2016
Sadok El Ghoul and Xiaolan Zheng
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and Nottingham University Business School China
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trade credit, national culture, collectivism, power distance, uncertainty avoidance, masculinity

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Collectivism and Corruption in Bank Lending

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Nov 2013
Nottingham University Business School China, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business
Downloads 78 (334,958)
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Banking and Finance, National Culture, Corruption

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Post-Privatization State Ownership and Bank Risk-Taking: Cross-Country Evidence

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2020
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of Memphis - Fogelman College of Business and Economics
Downloads 65 (370,193)

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privatization; state ownership; risk-taking; institutions; regulations

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The Role of IRS Monitoring in Equity Pricing in Public Firms

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 28, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Nov 2013
Sadok El Ghoul, Omrane Guedhami and Jeffrey Pittman
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
Downloads 57 (395,199)
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Corporate governance, IRS audits, Taxes, Agency costs

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National Culture and the Choice of Exchange Rate Regime

Journal of International Money and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Department of Economics, University of South Carolina, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business
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national culture; individualism/collectivism; exchange rate regime; economic growth

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Collectivism and the Costs of High Leverage

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 26 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2019
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and Bryant University
Downloads 51 (415,676)
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Collectivism, National Culture, Costs of High Leverage, Stakeholder Theory, Predation Theory

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Rating Standards around the World: A Puzzle?

Emerging Markets Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Najah Attig, Hamdi Driss and Sadok El Ghoul
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, Saint Mary's University and University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean
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Fund Names vs. Family Names: Implications for Mutual Fund Flows

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 May 2020 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
Sadok El Ghoul and Aymen Karoui
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and York University
Downloads 38 (466,947)

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Mutual Fund Flows, Fund Names, Behavioral Biases, Fund Families

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Fund Performance and Social Responsibility: New Evidence using Social Active Share and Social Tracking Error

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Dec 2019
Sadok El Ghoul and Aymen Karoui
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and York University
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Mutual fund performance; Socially responsible investing; Active share

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One Man's Gain is Another's Pain: The Effect of Strengthening Creditor Rights on the Cost of Equity Capital

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Apr 2020
Najah Attig and Sadok El Ghoul
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science and University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean
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Institutional Investment Horizon and Firm Credit Ratings

International Finance Review (2011)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Jul 2017
Najah Attig, Sadok El Ghoul and Omrane Guedhami
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
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institutional investors, investment horizon, credit ratings, corporate governance

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Collectivism and Corruption in Commercial Loan Production: How to Break the Curse?

Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 139, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jul 2017
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and Nottingham University Business School China
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Regulations and Governance, Bank Lending, Corruption, Institutions, National Culture, Ownership Structure

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Policy Uncertainty and Accounting Quality

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and University of South Carolina
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economic policy uncertainty; accounting quality; earnings management; investor attention; monitoring; press freedom

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What’s in a (Green) Name? The Consequences of Greening Fund Names on Fund Flows, Turnover, and Performance

Finance Research Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Jun 2020
Sadok El Ghoul and Aymen Karoui
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and York University
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Mutual Fund Flows; Socially Responsible Investing; Fund Names; Fund Performance; Turnover; Sustainability

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Cross-Country Determinants of Institutional Investors’ Investment Horizons

Finance Research Letters, forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
University of Hamburg, University of Hamburg, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of Hamburg - Hamburg Business School
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Institutional investors, investment horizons, churn rates, institutional environments

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Does Social Trust Affect International Contracting? Evidence from Foreign Bond Covenants

Journal of International Business Studies, forthcoming
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 16 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2020
Lehigh University - College of Business, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Bryant University
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Informal Institutions; Social Trust; Formal Institutions; Corporate Governance; Contracts; Covenants

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Institutional Investment Horizons, Corporate Governance, and Credit Ratings: International Evidence

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2020
Saint Mary's University, University of Hamburg, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
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Institutional ownership; investment horizons; corporate governance; credit ratings

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Do Creditors Have a Say in Corporate Social Responsibility? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Posted: 22 Apr 2020
Najah Attig and Sadok El Ghoul
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science and University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean

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Shareholder Inattention and Bond Prices

Posted: 12 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2020
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and University of South Carolina

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Inattention, Agency Conflicts, Bondholder–Shareholder Conflict, Cost of Debt

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Corporate Legitimacy and Investment–Cash Flow Sensitivity

Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 121, No. 2, May 2014
Posted: 26 Jul 2017
Najah Attig, Sean Cleary, Sadok El Ghoul and Omrane Guedhami
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, Queen's University - Smith School of Business, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business

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Corporate Social Responsibility, Investment–Cash Flow Sensitivity, Stakeholder Theory