International Journal of Emerging Markets: Volume 15 Issue 4


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Time lag analysis of FDI spillover effect: Evidence from the Belt and Road developing countries introducing China’s direct investment

Yilin Zhang, Zhenyu Cheng, Qingsong He

For the developing countries involving in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) with China as the main source of foreign development investment (FDI) and development as the…

Macroeconomic determinants of sovereign bond market development in African emerging economies

Asabea Shirley Ahwireng-Obeng, Frederick Ahwireng-Obeng

Despite being a viable source of funds, African sovereign bond markets are relatively underexplored. The empirical literature fails to consider the impact of exclusively…


Corporate governance, foreign direct investment, and bank income smoothing in African countries

Inês Pinto, Cristina Gaio, Tiago Gonçalves

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of corporate governance mechanisms and foreign direct investment (FDI) to restrain or stimulate the use of loan loss…

Transformational leadership and employee engagement in Trinidad’s service sector: The role of job resources

Paul Tristen Balwant, Rehaana Mohammed, Riann Singh

The purpose of this paper is twofold: investigate job resources as a moderator in the relationship between transformational leadership and employee engagement in service…


A comparative study of online consumer behavior: a tale of two research methods

Kun-Huang Huarng, Tiffany Hui-Kuang Yu

The use of linear regression analysis is common in the social sciences. The purpose of this paper is to show the advantage of a qualitative research method, namely…

Behavioural propensities and financial risk tolerance: the moderating effect of ethnicity

Mahfuzur Rahman, Mohamed Albaity, Che Ruhana Isa

The purpose of this paper is to explore the influence of several core behavioural propensities on financial risk tolerance (FRT). Additionally, this paper examines the…

Determinants of international subsidiaries’ performances: A multi-level perspective of the subsidiary and parent company

Fang-Yi Lo, Ricky Tan

One important strategy Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) employ to compete in the global market is to engage in foreign investment, but firms must know how they can perform…

Institutional drivers, historical determinism, and economic development in Mozambique

Luis Brites Pereira, John Manuel Luiz

The purpose of this paper is to examine the evolution of political and economic institutions, their persistence and interdependence and their effects on economic progress…

Will the Chinese economy be more volatile in the future? Insights from urban household survey data

Jian Yu, Xunpeng Shi, James Laurenceson

Consumption volatility is a key source of economic growth volatility; thus, it is an important factor in designing macroeconomic policy. The purpose of this paper is to…

The influence of home-country institutions on servitization

Hamilton Terni Costa, Fernanda Ribeiro Cahen, Juliana Bonomi Santos

The purpose of this paper is to explore how home-country institutions influence firms’ servitization decisions. Existing studies have mostly neglected differences across…

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