Michael T. Skully

Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance

900 Dandenong Road

Caulfield East, Victoria 3145

Australia

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1.

Efficiency of Microfinance Institutions: A Data Envelopment Analysis

Asia-Pacific Financial Markets, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 May 2009 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2014
Mamiza Haq, Michael T. Skully and Shams Pathan
University of Queensland - Finance, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Africa, Asia, Data Envelopment Analysis, Efficiency, Latin America, Microfinance institutions

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International Studies in Comparative Banking: A Survey of Recent Developments

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Feb 2003
Kym Brown and Michael T. Skully
Monash Business School, Monash University and Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance
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International banking, cross-country, survey, literature

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Endogenously Structured Boards of Directors in Banks

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 34, No. 7, pp. 1590-1606
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2012
Shams Pathan and Michael T. Skully
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance
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Board of directors, Independent directors, CEO, CEO duality, Endogenous, Bank Holding Companies

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Board Size, Independence and Performance: An Analysis of Thai Banks

Asia-Pacific Financial Markets, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 211-227, September 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2008
Shams Pathan, Michael T. Skully and J. Wickramanayake
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash University - Department of Accounting
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Board size, independent directors, Thailand, fixed-effects, panel data, commercial banks, performance

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Are Profitable Microfinance Programs Less Efficient at Reaching the Poor? A Case Study in Cambodia

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2014
Andrew Crawford, Michael T. Skully and David W.L. Tripe
Cambodia Microfinance Association, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Massey University - School of Economics and Finance
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Microfinance institutions, Cambodia, Data Envelopment Analysis, Efficiency

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Reforms in Thai Bank Governance: The Aftermath of the Asian Financial Crisis

International Review of Financial Analysis, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 345-365, March 2008
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2008
Shams Pathan, Michael T. Skully and J. Wickramanayake
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash University - Department of Accounting
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Corporate governance, board composition, Granger-causality, Asian financial crisis, Thailand

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Insurance and Economic Growth: A Cross Country Examination

Australian Centre for Financial Studies - Finsia Banking and Finance Conference 2010
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2010
Yen Ngoc Nguyen, Katherine Avram and Michael T. Skully
Monash University, Monash University and Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance
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Insurance, Economic Growth, Life Insurance

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Why Do Banks Syndicate Loans? New Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Apr 2008
Tram Vu and Michael T. Skully
Monash University - Monash Business School - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance
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Banking, Loan syndications, Information Asymmetry

Independent Directors and Risk Taking: Evidence from Listed US Insurance Companies

Systemic Risk: Liquidity Risk, Governance and Financial Stability
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2013
Jyotirmoy Podder, Michael T. Skully and Kym Brown
Torrens University Australia, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash Business School, Monash University
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Board independence, gender diversity, busy boards, experienced boards, risk taking, system GMM

Independent Directors and Risk Taking: Evidence from Listed US Insurance Companies

26th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2013
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Aug 2013
Jyotirmoy Podder, Michael T. Skully and Kym Brown
Torrens University Australia, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash Business School, Monash University
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Board independence, gender diversity, busy boards, experienced boards, risk

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Bank Market Concentration and Interest Spreads: South Asian Evidence

20th Australasian Finance & Banking Conference 2007 Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
Shrimal Perera, Michael T. Skully and J. Wickramanayake
Monash University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash University - Department of Accounting
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: South Asian banking, interest margin analysis, price-concentration relationship

11.

A Critical Analysis of Central Bank Independence and Governance in Australia and Bangladesh

Journal of Administration and Governance, Vol. 6, 2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 May 2009 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2009
Amirul Ahsan, Michael T. Skully and J. Wickramanayake
Deakin University- Department of Finance, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash University - Department of Accounting
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Central Bank Independence, governance, index model, Australia and Bangladesh

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Determinants of Central Bank Independence and Governance: Problems and Policy Implications

Journal of Administration and Governance, Vol. 1, pp. 47-67, 2006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 May 2009
Amirul Ahsan, Michael T. Skully and J. Wickramanayake
Deakin University- Department of Finance, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash University - Department of Accounting
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Central bank independence, governance, legal independence, election

13.

Ownership Structure and the Credibility of Special Dividend Signal: Evidence from Imputation Environment

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Feb 2004
Monash University - Department of Accounting, La Trobe University - School of Economics and Finance and Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance
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Ownership structure, signal credibility, special dividends, imputation environment.

14.

Bank Market Power and Revenue Diversification: Evidence from Selected ASEAN Countries

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Oct 2011
My Nguyen, Michael T. Skully and Shrimal Perera
RMIT- School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash University - Department of Accounting and Finance
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market power, revenue diversification, ASEAN, Lerner Index

15.

Central Bank Independence and Governance: Definitions and Modelling

IN CENTRAL BANKING GOVERNANCE: ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES, RK Jain, AK Sohani, eds., pp. 59-73, Hyderabad: The Icfai University Press
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 May 2009
Amirul Ahsan, Michael T. Skully and J. Wickramanayake
Deakin University- Department of Finance, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 196 (152,026)

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Central Bank Independence, Governance, index model

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Board Structure and the Performance of Australian Listed Investment Companies

2013 Financial Markets & Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Jan 2013
Matthew Broom, Michael T. Skully and Maria Strydom
Independent, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash University
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governance, board structure, performance, closed-ended funds

17.

Financial System Components - Substitutes or Complements?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Aug 2011
Yen Ngoc Nguyen, Katherine Avram and Michael T. Skully
Monash University, Monash University and Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance
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Strong Board and Risk-Taking in Islamic Banks

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2017
Sabur Mollah, Michael T. Skully and Eva Liljeblom
Sheffield University Management School, University of Sheffield, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration
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Strong Board, SSB, Religiosity, Risk-Taking, Islamic Banks, Conventional Banks

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Globally Systemically Important Banks and the Basel III Regulatory Announcements: International Evidence

2015 Financial Markets & Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2015
Bernard Bollen, Kym Brown, Michael T. Skully and Si Huynh
University of New England (Australia) - New England Business School, Monash Business School, Monash University, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Vietnam Export Import Bank
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Systemic Banks, Market Model

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Basel Capital Adequacy Agreements and Bank Risk: Some Australian Evidence

2014 Financial Markets & Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Feb 2014
Bernard Bollen, Michael T. Skully and Xiaoting Wei
University of New England (Australia) - New England Business School, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash University
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Bank regulation, Basel Accord, and Bank risk

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Incentives and Risk Taking: Evidence from Listed U.S. Insurance Companies

26th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2013
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Aug 2013
Jyotirmoy Podder and Michael T. Skully
Torrens University Australia and Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance
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board compensation, CEO compensation, institutional ownership, SFAS 123R, risk taking, pooled OLS with Driscoll and Kraay standard errors

Market Discipline and Deposit Guarantee: Evidence from Australian Banks

24th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2011 Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2011
Xing Yan, Michael T. Skully, Katherine Avram and Tram Vu
Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance, Monash University and Monash University - Monash Business School - Department of Banking and Finance
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Banks, Market discipline, Deposit quantity, Interest rate, Deposit guarantee

Market Discipline and Deposit Guarantee: Evidence from Australian Banks

International Review of Finance, Vol. 14, Issue 3, pp. 431-457, 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Aug 2014
Xing Yan, Michael T. Skully, Katherine Avram and Tram Vu
Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance, Monash University and Monash University - Monash Business School - Department of Banking and Finance
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Incentives and Risk Taking: Evidence from Insurance Companies

2014 Financial Markets & Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Feb 2014
Jyotirmoy Podder, Michael T. Skully and Sudipta Bose
Torrens University Australia, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and University of New South Wales (UNSW), UNSW Business School
Downloads 72 (318,714)

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Board compensation; CEO compensation; institutional ownership; SFAS 123R; risk taking; pooled OLS with Driscoll and Kraay standard errors

24.

Factors Determining Mergers of Banks in Malaysia's Banking Sector Reform

Multinational Finance Journal, Vol. 11, No. 1/2, p. 1-31, 2007
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Jun 2015
Mohamed Ariff, Michael T. Skully and Rubi Ahmad
Bond University, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and University of Malaya (UM)
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bank mergers; acquiring banks; managerial performance; government connections

25.

Loan Term Interdependences and Information Asymmetries

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Aug 2011
Quoc Phu Pham, Michael T. Skully and Shrimal Perera
Monash University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash University - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 63 (342,189)

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loan terms, information asymmetry, revolving loans, term loans

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Credit Unions, Market Discipline, and the Australian Deposit Guarantee

28th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2016
Xing Yan, Michael T. Skully, Katherine Avram and Tram Vu
Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance, Monash University and Monash University - Monash Business School - Department of Banking and Finance
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Market discipline; Global Financial Crisis; Deposit guarantee; Credit unions;

27.

Persuasion in Islamic Finance

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Saad Azmat, Kym Brown and Michael T. Skully
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Monash Business School, Monash University and Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance
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Investment decisions, Islamic bank, Marketing

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Australian Evidence on Student Expectations and Perceptions of Introductory Business Finance

Accounting and Finance, Vol. 46, No. 5, pp. 697-713, December 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Nov 2006
La Trobe University - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance, Monash University - Department of Accounting and Monash University - Department of Accounting
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Financial Deepening and Institutional Development: Some Asian Experiences

Savings and Development, Vol. 15, No. 2, 1991: 147-165
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Nov 2015
Kui-Wai Li and Michael T. Skully
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance
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Financial deepening, two-gap model, Asia

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Cost Efficiency in South Asian Banking: The Impact of Bank Size, State Ownership and Stock Exchange Listings

International Review of Finance, Vol. 7, Issue 1-2, pp. 35-60, March/June 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Jan 2008
Shrimal Perera, Michael T. Skully and J. Wickramanayake
Monash University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash University - Department of Accounting
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The Role of Dividends, Debt and Board Structure in the Governance of Family Controlled Firms

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 36, Issue 7-8, pp. 863-898, September/October 2009
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Lukas Setia-Atmaja, George Tanewski and Michael T. Skully
Monash University - Department of Accounting, Monash University - Department of Accounting and Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance
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Investor's Choice of Shariah Compliant ‘Replicas’ and Original Islamic Instruments

Journal of Economic Behavior, Vol. 132, supplement, p.4-22.
Posted: 18 Jul 2017
Saad Azmat, Muhammad Naiman Jalil, Michael T. Skully and Kym Brown
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash Business School, Monash University

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Islamic instrument; Investor behavior

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Accumulation of Financial Resources in Asian Economies

Savings and Development, Vol. 16, No. 3, 1992: 225-241
Posted: 30 Nov 2015
Kui-Wai Li and Michael T. Skully
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance

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Two gap model, financial accumulation, Asia

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The Global Financial Crisis and its Impact on Australian Bank Risk

International Review of Finance, Vol. 15, Issue 1, pp. 89-111, 2015
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Mar 2015
Bernard Bollen, Michael T. Skully, David W.L. Tripe and Xiaoting Wei
University of New England (Australia) - New England Business School, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance, Massey University - School of Economics and Finance and Monash University
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Credit Risk in Islamic Joint Venture Bonds

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2014, 103: S129-145, FIRN Research Paper
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2015
Saad Azmat, Michael T. Skully and Kym Brown
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash Business School, Monash University

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Credit risk, Islamic bonds

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Bank Market Power and Liquidity: Evidence from 113 Developed and Developing Countries

25th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2012
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2013
My Nguyen, Michael T. Skully and Shrimal Perera
RMIT- School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash University - Department of Accounting and Finance

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Market power, bank liquidity, Lerner index

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Market Power, Revenue Diversification and Bank Stability: Evidence from Selected South Asian Countries

Posted: 26 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2013
My Nguyen, Michael T. Skully and Shrimal Perera
RMIT- School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash University - Department of Accounting and Finance

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market power, bank stability, revenue diversification, South Asian, Z-score, Lerner Index

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Does Central Bank Independence and Governance Matter in Asia Pacific?

Paolo Baffi Centre Research Paper No. 2008-27
Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2011
Amirul Ahsan, Michael T. Skully and J. Wickramanayake
Deakin University- Department of Finance, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash University - Department of Accounting

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central bank independence, governance, index model, Asia Pacific

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Securitization in the U.S. And Australia and its Effects on Mortgage Finance: A Comparative Analysis and Some Implications for China

Posted: 17 Oct 2005
Benjamin Liu and Michael T. Skully
Monash University - Department of Accounting and Finance and Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance

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Mortgage securitization, mortgage finance and markets

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Banking Efficiency in China: Application of DEA to Pre- and Post-Deregulation Eras: 1993-2000

China Economic Review, Vol 16, No. 3, pp. 229-245
Posted: 15 Sep 2005
Xiaogang Chen, Michael T. Skully and Kym Brown
Bank of China International Co., Ltd. - Legal, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and Monash Business School, Monash University

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China, Banking, Efficiency, Deregulation

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The Determinants of Mortgage Yield Spread Differentials: Securitization

Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Vol. 15, pp. 314-333
Posted: 13 Sep 2005
Benjamin Liu and Michael T. Skully
Monash University - Department of Accounting and Finance and Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance

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Securitization, Information asymmetry, Yield spreads, Mortgage lenders

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Dividend Reinvestment Plans in Australia

Posted: 16 Oct 2000
Keith Chan, Damien W. McColough and Michael T. Skully
University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - School of Finance and Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance

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Australian Dividend Reinvestment Plans: The Announcement Effects of Differing Discount Rates

Posted: 15 Oct 2000
Keith Chan, Michael T. Skully and Damien W. McCough
University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - School of Finance and Economics, Monash University - Department of Banking and Finance and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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