Managerial Finance


Accounting and Finance

Table Of Contents: Volume 33 Issue 1

Dividend policy: a review

N. Bhattacharyya

This paper aims to briefly review principal theories of dividend policy and to summarize empirical evidences on these theories.

Dividend behaviour of Indian companies under monetary policy restrictions

I.M. Pandey, Ramesh Bhat

The dividend payout behaviour of firms is a well‐studied subject in finance. In recent times, the influence of macro economic factors and understanding their implications…

Managerial opportunism and proportional corporate payout policies

Alan V. Douglas

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relative preference for dividends vs share repurchases based on managers’ personal wealth and control benefits.

Control structures and payout policy

Luc Renneboog, Grzegorz Trojanowski

This paper seeks to examine whether or not divident policy is influenced by the firm's corporate control structure, investigating the relationship between the dynamics of…

The information content of Canadian open market repurchase announcements

Kai Li, William McNally

This study seeks to examine the role of firm characteristics and insider private information in affecting Canadian firms’ repurchase decision and the associated…



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