International Journal of Emerging Markets: Volume 13 Issue 5


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What makes up intentions to purchase the pioneer? A theory of reasoned action approach in India and the USA

Tarek Mady

The purpose of this paper is to extend the research paradigm focusing on behaviorally-based first-mover advantages (FMA) by applying the widely-accepted Theory of Reasoned…

Defining potentials and barriers to trade in the Malaysia–Chile partnership

Evelyn S. Devadason, V.G.R. Chandran Govindaraju, Shujaat Mubarik

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the potentials and barriers to trade in the Malaysia–Chile partnership.

Influence of religious beliefs and spirituality on decision to insure

Amarjit Gill, Harvinder S. Mand, Nahum Biger, Neil Mathur

The purpose of this paper is to examine the influence of the level of religious beliefs and individual spirituality of small business owners on their decision to insure.

The moderating role of social network on the relationship between innovative capability and performance in the hotel industry

Ahmed Agyapong, Henry Kofi Mensah, Anastasia Mma Ayuuni

A rise in international travel leads to increased competitiveness in the hotel industry. The purpose of this paper is to examine the moderating effect of social networking…

Does skewness help in better investment decision making?

Satish Kumar

The purpose of this paper is to examine the significance of skewness in maximizing the investor utility using the daily data for eight sectors listed on the National Stock…

Industry characteristics and earnings management: a study of Malaysian industries

Shaista Wasiuzzaman

The purpose of this paper is to detect variations in earnings management activity across industries and the possible influence of various industry variables on these variations.

The springboard network: multinationals in Latin America

Federico Quesada Chaves

The purpose of this paper is to provide empirical evidence regarding the springboard regionalization strategy implemented by multinationals entering Latin America and the…

Impact of oil and gas prices shocks on banks’ deposits in an oil and gas-rich economy: Evidence from Qatar

Abdulazeez Y.H. Saif-Alyousfi, Asish Saha, Rohani Md-Rus

The purpose of this paper is to investigate and compare the impact of oil and gas prices changes on bank deposits at the aggregate as well as at the level of commercial…


Cross-classified multilevel determinants of firm’s sales growth in Latin America

Luiz Paulo Lopes Fávero, Ricardo Goulart Serra, Marco Aurélio dos Santos, Eduardo Brunaldi

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the influence of firm-, industry- and country-level determinants on real annual sales growth in the context of a cross-classified…

Positioning strategies of retailers’ brands in the emerging market – a cluster analysis

Marzanna Katarzyna Witek-Hajduk, Anna Grudecka

The purpose of this paper is to identify and profile clusters of retailers operating in emerging markets, in terms of positioning strategies of their own brands (based on…


Debt holdings and investment cash flow sensitivity of listed firms

Johnson Worlanyo Ahiadorme, Agyapomaa Gyeke-Dako, Joshua Yindenaba Abor

The purpose of this paper is to examine the effect of debt holdings on the sensitivity of firms’ investment to availability of internal funds.

How applicable are conventional strategic marketing practices in emerging markets? An exploratory study in India

Roger Brooksbank, Zahed Subhan, Richard John Calderwood

Questions surrounding the uptake patterns and applicability of conventional strategic marketing practice (CSMP) within emerging markets remain largely unanswered. The…

Building technology trust in ICT application at a university

Joanna Ejdys

The purpose of this paper is to point out the importance of technology trust and relationships between technology trust and trust antecedents. The paper aims to seek…

Networking and new venture’s performance: mediating role of competitive advantage

Muhammad Anwar, Atiq Ur Rehman, Syed Zulfiqar Ali Shah

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect of different types of networking, namely, business networking, financial networking and political networking, on the…


Relational capability and strategic alliance portfolio configuration: A study of Brazilian technology firms

Priscila Rezende da Costa, Sergio Silva Braga Junior, Geciane Silveira Porto, Marta Pagán Martinez

The purpose of this paper is to focus on evaluating relational capability regarding the configuration of a network of technological partners in Brazilian technology-based…

The largest financial groups from emerging economies: Location determinants of foreign affiliates and cultural differences

J. Francois Outreville

Numerous articles contain recommendations as to how emerging countries can attract foreign direct investment on terms that are beneficial to both the investing firm and…

Information technology and profitability: evidence from Indian banking sector

Sangita Dutta Gupta, Ajitava Raychaudhuri, Sushil Kumar Haldar

Information Technology has transformed the banking sector with respect to various systems and processes. Banks have adopted various measures to quicken their business…

Institutional framework and governance in Latin America

Gilberto Cárdenas, Sofía García, Alvaro Salas

The purpose of this paper is to provide an analysis of the Institutional Framework and Governance in Latin America, which aims at detecting similarities or differences…

Impact of public intervention on micro and small enterprises performance in Ethiopia: A firm level empirical evidence

Manex Bule Yonis, Tassew Woldehanna, Wolday Amha

The effectiveness of any government interventions to support small firms is always a concern in achieving improvements in enterprise performances. The purpose of this…

International transfer pricing and income shifting in developing countries: evidence from Ghana

Joseph Akadeagre Agana, Abu-Khanifa Mohammed, Stephen Zamore

The purpose of this paper is to examine the potential use of international transfer pricing (ITP) as an income shifting mechanism by multinational corporations (MNCs) in…

Determinants of financing of outward foreign direct investment by Indian MNEs: A three-level analysis

Vanita Tripathi, Sonal Thukral

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the determinants of financing the outward foreign direct investment (OFDI) by building a three-level framework residing on host…

Trade intensity and revealed comparative advantage: an analysis of Intra-BRICS trade

Javeria Maryam, Umer Jeelanie Banday, Ashok Mittal

In the recent international scenario, the rise of emerging economies, in particular, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) has gained ample of attention…

Oil prices, armed conflict and government revenue in Nigeria

Udoma Johnson Afangideh, Augustine Ujunwa, Angela Ifeanyi Ukemenam

Persistent wave of armed conflicts – militancy and terrorism – and the mono-cultural structure of the Nigerian economy, as well as extensive reliance on revenue from crude…

The long run performance of secondary equity offerings on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange

Jesse Alves da Cunha, Yudhvir Seetharam

Opinions have been divided on whether there is a rational explanation to the reason behind seasoned equity offerings (SEOs) or whether the explanation lies within the…

The effect of content marketing on sponsorship favorability

Gert Human, Benedikt Hirschfelder, Jacques Nel

The benefits and problems associated with firm-generated content (FGC) as a key driver of sponsorship effectiveness demand more research attention. Accordingly, the…


CSR engagement and values in a pre-emerging and emerging country context

Virginia Munro, Denni Arli, Sharyn Rundle-Thiele

Internationalization has witnessed rapid growth of multinational enterprises (MNEs) in emerging markets, requiring reflection on how to operate within these markets. The…

Halal products consumption in international chain restaurants among global Moslem consumers

Nur Asnawi, Badri Munir Sukoco, Muhammad Asnan Fanani

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the determinants of global Moslem consumers on consuming halal products in international chain restaurants. The hypotheses are…

Bank lending channel and banking sector efficiency: panel data of Egypt

Mohamed Aseel Shokr, Anwar Al-Gasaymeh

The purpose of this paper is to examine the relevance of the bank lending channel (BLC) of monetary policy and the bank efficiency in Egypt.

Does innovation matter for total factor productivity growth in India? Evidence from ARDL bound testing approach

Seenaiah Kale, Badri Narayan Rath

The purpose of this paper is to examine whether innovation plays a significant role in the total factor productivity (TFP) growth in India at an aggregate level.

Determinants of foreign direct and indirect investments from the institutional perspective: A comparative analysis between emerging and mature markets

Liu Wang, Shaomin Li

Amid the rising concerns about the unbalanced globalization, there has been a renewed interest in examining the pattern of international trade and investment, especially…

Foreign market entry through acquisition and firm financial performance: Empirical evidence from Ghana

Andrews Adugudaa Akolaa

The international market entry strategy by acquisition is one of the critical options for success in international business. The decision to acquire a local firm is…

Bank income smoothing in South Africa: role of ownership, IFRS and economic fluctuation

Peterson K. Ozili, Erick Rading Outa

The purpose of this paper is to examine the determinants of the use of loan loss provisions (LLPs) to smooth income by banks in South Africa. More specifically, the…

Impact of regulatory announcements on systemic risk in the Indian telecom sector

Sushma Priyadarsini Yalla, Som Sekhar Bhattacharyya, Karuna Jain

Post 1991, given the advent of liberalization and economic reforms, the Indian telecom sector witnessed a remarkable growth in terms of subscriber base and reduced…

Managing institutional complexity in a transitional economy: The legitimacy work of senior managers

Kassa Woldesenbet

The purpose of this paper is to examine how senior managers in a transitional economy context deal with the challenge of handling competing institutional logics through…

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