Managerial Finance


Accounting and Finance

Table Of Contents: Volume 41 Issue 7

Black cats or black swans? Outliers, seasonality in return distribution properties, and the Halloween effect

K. Stephen Haggard, Jeffrey Scott Jones, H Douglas Witte

The purpose of this paper is to determine the extent to which outliers have persisted in augmenting the Halloween effect over time and to offer an econometric test of…

Why Indian firms issue stock distributions

H. Kent Baker, Sujata Kapoor

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the opinions of managers of Indian firms on stock splits and bonus shares (stock dividends) and relate them to explanations for…

When does corporate governance matter? Evidence from across the corporate life-cycle

Thomas O'Connor, Julie Byrne

– The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between corporate governance and firm value at different stages of the corporate life-cycle.

Do residual earnings price ratios explain cross-sectional variations in stock returns?

Donna M. Dudney, Benjamas Jirasakuldech, Thomas Zorn, Riza Emekter

Variations in price/earnings (P/E) ratios are explained in a rational expectations framework by a number of fundamental factors, such as differences in growth expectations…

Industry peer effect and the maturity structure of corporate debt

Hong Kim Duong, Anh Duc Ngo, Carl B. McGowan

– The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of industry peers in shaping firm debt maturity decisions.

The efficiency of the European banking groups and its determinants

Stefano Dell'Atti, Vincenzo Pacelli, Gilda Mazzarelli

The purpose of this paper is twofold. First, it aims to measure and compare the efficiency change of French, German, Italian, Spanish and UK banking groups in a context of…



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