Managerial Finance


Accounting and Finance

Table Of Contents: Volume 31 Issue 1

Have banking and financial reforms in transition countries been effective?

Jennifer Ping‐Ngoh Foo

The transition countries have been pursuing a market economy since the early 1990s. Crucial reforms in the banking and financial sectors are necessary to provide a…

A theoretical model of bank’s motives for becoming a multinational bank and conditions for its lending abroad substituting or supplementing its domestic loan business

Samuel B. Bulmash

Many empirical studies have examined the motivation for doing business abroad by the multinational corporation (hence MNC). The theory of the MNC received less attention…

Active international mutual fund management; can managers neat the index?

Rich Fortin, Stuart Michelson

We examine the benefits of active international mutual fund management. Is there an advantage to active fund management over investing in index funds? Previous research…

Competition, liberalization and efficiency: evidence from a two‐stage banking model on banks in Hong Kong and Singapore

Guan H. Lim, Dipinder S. Randhawa

Hong Kong and Singapore are economically similar and rival international financial centers. Banks in both Hong Kong and Singapore operate in very similar environments…

The importance of country versus sector characteristics

Clifford W. Sell

Does a company’s country of incorporation or the sector of its activity have a greater influence on the equity returns its shareholders earn? This question has been…



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