Managerial Finance


Accounting and Finance

Table Of Contents: Volume 42 Issue 8

Reexamining fund manager skill from a new angle

Qiang Bu, Nelson Lacey

– The purpose of this paper is to examine managerial skill of US equity mutual funds in the context of both abnormal return and risk.

The determinants of leasing decisions: an empirical analysis from Chinese listed SMEs

Tongxia Li, Rahimie Karim, Qaiser Munir

– The purpose of this paper is to investigate the determinants of leasing decisions for a sample of China’s non-financial small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Interest-bearing checking policies at single-market banks, 2008-2012

Russ Kashian, Robert Drago

The purpose of this paper is to analyze interest-bearing checking (IC) account policies, including the monthly fee, and minima to avoid the fee or to earn interest, as…

Half a century of research on Value Line: a comprehensive review

Ying Zhang, Bobby Alexander

The purpose of this paper is to present a comprehensive review of literature on Value Line. First, the authors summarize the literature examining the Value Line enigma…

Santa Claus Rally and firm size

Kenneth M Washer, Srinivas Nippani, Robert R Johnson

Several articles in the popular press have detailed an end-of-year anomaly known as the Santa Claus Rally, a period best defined as the last five trading days of December…

Do corporate bond recovery rates monitored by corporate governance mechanisms?

Mehdi Mili, Sami Abid

The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between corporate governance (CG) and firms’ bond recovery rates (RRs). The authors hypothesize that governance…



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