International Journal of Emerging Markets: Volume 13 Issue 1


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Understanding international location decisions of poverty alleviation non-profit organizations

Amila Buddhika Sirisena, Rotem Shneor

Despite the growing numbers of internationally active nonprofit organizations (NPOs), research on various facets of NPOs’ internationalization has been limited. The…

The development dynamics of business networks: A comparison among Wines of Brasil (Brazil) and Vitrocristal (Portugal)

Douglas Wegner, Susana C. Silva, Greice De Rossi

The purpose of this paper is to compare the development dynamics of two business networks initially created to promote the internationalization of its members. Wines of…

Bank loan loss provisions, investor protection and the macroeconomy

Peterson K. Ozili

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the non-discretionary determinants of bank loan loss provisions in Africa after controlling for macroeconomic fluctuation…

The determinants of corporate profitability: an investigation of Indian manufacturing firms

Swagatika Nanda, Ajaya Kumar Panda

The purpose of this paper is to examine the firm-specific and macroeconomic determinants of profitability of Indian manufacturing firms. It assesses the main determinants…


Price leadership in the South African foreign-exchange market: an empirical analysis

Philani Shandu, Gideon Boako, Paul Alagidede

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the information-based microstructure theory’s effectiveness in explaining short-term disturbances in currency prices by…

Network position of independent director in cross-border mergers and acquisitions

Chenxi Guo, Ping Lv

The purpose of this paper is to consider the impact of network position of independent directors on the decision-making process of cross-border mergers and acquisitions (CBMAs).

Developing a GRI-G4-based persuasive communication framework for sustainability reporting (SR): Examining top 10 Indian banks

Ranjan Kumar, Neerja Pande, Shamama Afreen

The purpose of this paper is to critically examine sustainability reporting (SR) practices of top 10 Indian banks, on parameters derived from a Global Reporting Initiative…


Exchange rate pass-through to consumer prices in Ghana: is there asymmetry?

Lordina Amoah, Meshach Jesse Aziakpono

The purpose of this paper is to reexamine the speed and magnitude of exchange rate pass-through (ERPT) to consumer prices in Ghana.

Impact analysis of US quantitative easing policy on emerging markets

Joung-Yol Lin, Munkh-Ulzii John Batmunkh, Massoud Moslehpour, Chuang-Yuang Lin, Ka-Man Lei

Since the 2008 financial crisis, the USA has three times implemented quantitative easing (QE) policy. The results of the policy, however, were far below all expectations…

Dividend policy and stock price volatility of industrial products firms in Malaysia

Rozaimah Zainudin, Nurul Shahnaz Mahdzan, Chee Hong Yet

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the relationship between stock price volatility (SPV) and dividend policy of industrial products firms listed on Bursa Malaysia.


Bank regulatory capital and liquidity creation: evidence from BRICS countries

Muhammad Umar, Gang Sun, Khurram Shahzad, Zia-ur-Rehman Rao

The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between bank regulatory capital and liquidity creation in banks of BIRCS countries.

Funding liquidity risk and bank risk-taking in BRICS countries: An application of system GMM approach

Ahmed Mohamed Dahir, Fauziah Binti Mahat, Noor Azman Bin Ali

The purpose of this paper is to examine the effects of funding liquidity risk and liquidity risk on the bank risk-taking.


The socio-economic effects of remittances in the labour-exporting MENA countries

Ali Awdeh

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is, at the same time, a major source and a major recipient of remittances, which could have significant implications on the…

Does Islamic equity investment provide diversification benefits to conventional investors? Evidence from the multivariate GARCH analysis

Buerhan Saiti, Nazrul Hazizi Noordin

The purpose of this paper is to quantify the extent to which the Malaysia-based equity investors can benefit from diversifying their portfolio into the conventional and…

Mood, religious experience and the Ramadan effect

Shaista Wasiuzzaman, Noura Abdullah Al-Musehel

The purpose of this paper is to focus on the influence of mood/emotions and religious experience on Islamic stock markets during the Ramadan month.

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