Stuart Locke

University of Waikato - Management School

Professor of Finance

Hamilton

New Zealand

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

Factors Affecting the Probability of SME Bankruptcy: A Case Study on New Zealand Unlisted Firms

Business Journal for Entrepreneurs( Quarterly) June 2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Jun 2012
Nirosha Hewa Wellalage and Stuart Locke
University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
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Small firms, bankruptcy, firm ownership, firm characteristics

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Corporate Governance and Capital Structure Decision of Sri Lankan Listed Firms

Global Review of Business and Economic Research, Vol. 8, No. 1, Spring 2012 : 157-169
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Jul 2012
Nirosha Hewa Wellalage and Stuart Locke
University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
Downloads 737 (62,678)
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corporate governance, capital structure, emerging market

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Does CEO Duality is Really Matter? Evidence from an Emerging Market

Corporate Ownership & Control, Vol. 8, No. 4, Summer 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Aug 2011
Nirosha Hewa Wellalage and Stuart Locke
The University of Waikato and University of Waikato - Management School
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CEO duality, financial performance, agency costs, emergin market

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Corporate Governance – Performance Relationship in Microfinance Institutions (MFIs)

Asian Journal of Finance and Accounting, Vol. 5, No. 1, June 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Sep 2013
Sujani Thrikawala, Stuart Locke and Krishna Reddy
University of Waikato, University of Waikato - Management School and Australian Institute of Business
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Microfinance Institutions (MFIs), Corporate Governance Practices, Financial Performance, Outreach

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Capital Structure and its Determinants in New Zealand Firms

Journal of Business Economics and Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Jul 2012
Nirosha Hewa Wellalage and Stuart Locke
University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
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Capital structure, firm characteristics, corporate governance, quantile regression, financial policy, New Zealand

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Sources of Value in Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Aug 2013
Reza Yaghoubi, Stuart Locke and Jenny L. Gibb
University of Waikato - Management School, University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
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mergers, acquisitions, synergy, WACC, value

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Social Performance of Microfinance Institutions (MFIs): Does Existing Practice Imply a Social Objective?

American Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 173-180
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2013
Sujani Thrikawala, Stuart Locke and Krishna Reddy
University of Waikato, University of Waikato - Management School and Australian Institute of Business
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Microfinance institutions (MFIs), social performance, financial performance, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), non-banking financial institutions (NFBIs)

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Capital Structure Choice: A Case Study on New Zealand Unlisted Firms

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Nov 2011
Nirosha Hewa Wellalage and Stuart Locke
The University of Waikato and University of Waikato - Management School
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capital structure, unlisted business, New Zealand

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Net Present Value of Acquisitions

25th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2012
Reza Yaghoubi, Stuart Locke and Jenny L. Gibb
University of Waikato - Management School, University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
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Mergers, Acquisitions, Combined value, Synergy

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Women on Board, Firm Financial Performance and Agency Costs

Asian Journal of Business Ethics (2012)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Jul 2012
Nirosha Hewa Wellalage and Stuart Locke
University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
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Women, financial performance, agency costs and emerging market

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The Global Financial Crisis Impact on Ethnic Diversity of Sri Lanka Boards

Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting, 2012, Vol. 4, No. 1
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Nov 2018
The University of Waikato, University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
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Ethnic Minority Directors, Board Structure, Agency Costs, Sri Lanka

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Roles of Boards of Directors: Oversight and Overlap

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Nov 2018
Kevin Old, Karen Van-Peursem and Stuart Locke
Independent, Victoria University of Wellington and University of Waikato - Management School
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corporate governance; board roles; literature review

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Does One Size Fit All? An Empirical Investigation of Board Structure on Family Firms’ Financial Performance

Afro-Asian J. Finance and Accounting, Vol 3. No (2)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Jul 2012
University of Waikato - Management School, University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
Downloads 200 (269,731)
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Family firms, board structure, corporate governance, emerging market

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The Global Financial Crisis’ Impact on Short-Term Performance of IPO: The Case Study of New Zealand Firms’ IPOs

Asian Journal of Finance and Accounting, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
University of Waikato - Department of Finance, The University of Waikato and University of Waikato - Management School
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Short-Term Performance, Initial Public Offering (IPOs), Global Financial Crisis, Event Study, New Zealand Firms

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Agency Costs and the Performance of Banks in India

Vidyasagar University Journal of Commerce Vol. 20, 2015/ISSN 0973-5917
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Nov 2018
Sanjeev Acharya, Geeta Duppati and Stuart Locke
University of Waikato - Department of Finance, Waikato Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
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Informality and Credit Constraints: Evidence from Sub-Saharan African MSEs

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Nirosha Hewa Wellalage and Stuart Locke
University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
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Credit constraints, informality, micro and small enterprises, low income countries, endogeneity

17.

International Travel and Leisure Company Performance: Key Yield Ratios

Tourism and Global Change: On the Edge of Something Big. CAUTHE 2013 Conference Proceedings
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Dec 2018
University of Waikato, University of Waikato - Management School, The University of Waikato and University of South Australia
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macro trends, benchmarking, key yield ratios, company financial structure and performance, travel and leisure sector

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Review of Kiwifruit New Zealand

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Nov 2018
Frank Scrimgeour and Stuart Locke
University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
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Do Agency Costs Really Matter? A Non-Linear Approach to Panel Data

Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Nov 2018
Fitriya Fauzi and Stuart Locke
University of Waikato - Department of Finance and University of Waikato - Management School
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agency cost, managerial ownership, corporate governance, non-linear panel tobit, new zealand-listed firms

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Principal-Principal Conflicts: Is It a Big Problem in ASEAN 4 Markets

International Review of Business Research Papers, Vol. 7. No. 5. September 2011. Pp. 1-15
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Nov 2018
Azilawati Banchit and Stuart Locke
University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
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Principal-Principal Conflicts, ASEAN 4, Dividend

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The Global Financial Crisis and the Role of Ownership Structure on Cost of Capital

Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Nov 2018
Salman Afkhami, Stuart Locke and Krishna Reddy
University of Waikato - Department of Finance, University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Department of Economics and Finance
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global financial crisis, ownership structure, cost of equity capital

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Emerging Global Giants: Foreign Investment by Indian Companies

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Nov 2018
Stewart, Geeta Duppati and Stuart Locke
University of Waikato, Waikato Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
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Does Corporate Governance Practices Matter: A Case Study of Registered Charities in New Zealand

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Nov 2018
Krishna Reddy, Stuart Locke and Fitriya Fauzi
Australian Institute of Business, University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Department of Finance
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An Analysis of the Cost of Banking for SMEs.

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Dec 2018
University of Waikato - Management School, University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
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An Empirical Investigation of Agency Costs and Ownership Structure in Unlisted Small Businesses

New Zealand Journal of Applied Business Research, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
Nirosha Hewa Wellalage and Stuart Locke
The University of Waikato and University of Waikato - Management School
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Accountability in Agricultural Co-Operatives: Issues for Governing Boards

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Nov 2018
Karen Van-Peursem, Stuart Locke and Kevin Old
Victoria University of Wellington, University of Waikato - Management School and Independent
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Agency Costs and Ownership Structure in New Zealand Unlisted Small Businesses

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Nov 2018
Nirosha Hewa Wellalage and Stuart Locke
The University of Waikato and University of Waikato - Management School
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Future Directions in Accessibility Research

Institute for Business Research, University of Waikato, May 2016
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Dec 2018
Frank Scrimgeour and Stuart Locke
University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
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Adoption of Information Communication Technology by New Zealand SMEs

Proceedings of 14th Conference of SEAANZ, Wellington, 13-5 September 2001
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Dec 2018
Stuart Locke
University of Waikato - Management School
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Regional Development Policy and Small Medium Enterprises Financial Performance

Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Nov 2018
Stuart Locke
University of Waikato - Management School
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Policy, Delivery and Impact: A Decade of New Zealand Small Business Failure

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Nov 2018
Stuart Locke
University of Waikato - Management School
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Financial Performance in Indian State-Owned Enterprises Following Corporate Governance Reforms

Posted: 11 Dec 2018
Stuart Locke and Geeta Duppati
University of Waikato - Management School and Waikato Management School

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corporate governance reform, financial performance, package, mixed-ownership model, state-owned enterprises

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Market Reactions to Foreign Investments in Mergers and Acquisitions: An Empirical Study of Indian Corporates

Posted: 09 Dec 2018
Geeta Duppati, Stuart Locke and Stewart
Waikato Management School, University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato

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Web-Based Course Outline Template

Posted: 09 Dec 2018
Monica Van Oostrom and Stuart Locke
Independent and University of Waikato - Management School

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Information Communication Technology in New Zealand SMEs

Posted: 09 Dec 2018
Stuart Locke and Jenny Cave
University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato

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E-Local Government Strategies and Small Business

Posted: 21 Nov 2018
Stuart Locke
University of Waikato - Management School

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Testing the Consistency of New Zealand SME Financial Ratios Across Industry Groups

Posted: 21 Nov 2018
Stuart Locke and Frank Scrimgeour
University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School

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ICT Adoption and SME Growth in New Zealand

Posted: 21 Nov 2018
Stuart Locke
University of Waikato - Management School

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Web-Based Assignment Submission and Marking

Posted: 21 Nov 2018
Monica Van Oostrom and Stuart Locke
Independent and University of Waikato - Management School

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Does Corporate Governance Impact the Financial Performance of Microfinance Institutions (MFIs)? A Case Study in Sri Lanka

Posted: 16 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Sujani Thrikawala, Stuart Locke and Krishna Reddy
University of Waikato, University of Waikato - Management School and Australian Institute of Business

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Microfinance Institutions (MFIs), Corporate Governance, Financial Performance, Sri Lanka, Panel Data, Regression Analysis

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Does Boardroom Gender Diversity Matter? Evidence from a Transitional Economy

International Review of Economics & Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Tuan Nguyen, Stuart Locke and Krishna Reddy
Dalat University, University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Department of Economics and Finance

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Corporate Governance, Financial Performance, Board Gender Diversity, Vietnam

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Acquisition Returns: Does Industry Matter?

Studies in Economics and Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2013
Reza Yaghoubi, Stuart Locke and Jenny L. Gibb
University of Waikato - Management School, University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School

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Acquisitions, Abnormal returns, Industry

Other Papers (6)

Total Downloads: 189
1.

Profitability of 52-Week High Momentum Returns in the Global Equity Markets- an Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Mar 2008
Kartick Gupta and Stuart Locke
University of South Australia and University of Waikato - Management School
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52 week high investing, momentum, stock market efficiency

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The Effects of Corporate Governance on Microfinance Financial Performance and Outreach: Evidence from an Emerging Economy

27th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2014 Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Aug 2014
Sujani Thrikawala, Stuart Locke and Krishna Reddy
University of Waikato, University of Waikato - Management School and Australian Institute of Business
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Corporate Governance, Financial Performance, Outreach, Microfinance Institutions (MFIs), Unbalanced Panel Data, Emerging Economy

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Acquisition Returns: Does Industry Matter?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Oct 2012
Reza Yaghoubi, Stuart Locke and Jenny L. Gibb
University of Waikato - Management School, University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
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acquisitions, abnormal returns, industry

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Optimising Momentum Returns

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Kartick Gupta, Stuart Locke and Frank Scrimgeour
University of South Australia, University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Management School
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Momentum return, Portfolio optimisation

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Gender Diversity and Financial Performance of Microfinance Institutions (MFIs): Evidence from a Developing Country in South Asia

Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Sujani Thrikawala, Stuart Locke and Krishna Reddy
University of Waikato, University of Waikato - Management School and Australian Institute of Business

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Microfinance Institutions (MFIs), Gender Diversity, Corporate Governance, Financial Performance, Sri Lanka, Panel Data

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A Dynamic Estimation of Governance Structures and Financial Performance for Singaporean Companies

Economic Modelling, Vol. 40, No. C, 2014
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2015
Tuan Nguyen, Stuart Locke and Krishna Reddy
Dalat University, University of Waikato - Management School and University of Waikato - Department of Economics and Finance

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Corporate Governance, Endogeneity, Firm Performance, System GMM, Singapore