International Journal of Emerging Markets: Volume 15 Issue 5


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Ethnocentric HRM practices: evidence from Western MNEs in Ghana

Theophilus Azungah, Kate Hutchings, Snejina Michailova

This paper examines Western multinational enterprises’ (MNEs) application of ethnocentrism in human resource management (HRM) practices utilised in their subsidiaries in…


Critical success factors for the receptiveness of Islamic home financing in Malaysia

Hanudin Amin

The purpose of this study is to examine the critical success factors (CSFs) for the receptiveness of Islamic home financing in Malaysia.

Operational efficiency of shipping companies: Evidence from Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam

Saravanan Venkadasalam, Azhar Mohamad, Imtiaz Mohammad Sifat

This paper is the first comprehensive investigation of the shipping industry's efficiency in five countries from the ASEAN region: Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines…

What drives the boom in outward FDI from India?

Munmi Saikia, Khanindra Ch. Das, Saundarjya Borbora

The Indian economy has experienced a boom in outward FDI (OFDI) in 2006. The study aims at exploring the factors that drive the boom in OFDI of Indian firms.

Interest rate regulation, earnings transparency and capital structure: evidence from China

Xiaolong Li, Lin Tian, Liang Han, Helen (Huifen) Cai

The purpose of this paper is to use samples from Chinese-listed companies to investigate the effects of interest rate deregulation and earnings transparency on company’s…

Risk governance and bank profitability in ASEAN-5: a comparative and empirical study

Etikah Karyani, Setio Anggoro Dewo, Wimboh Santoso, Budi Frensidy

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the disparity between the disclosures of risk governance (RGOV) categories, namely, structures both at the board and management…

Understanding the exchange rate pass-through to consumer prices in Vietnam: the SVAR approach

Anh The Vo, Chi Minh Ho, Duc Hong Vo

The purpose of this paper is to examine the degree of the exchange rate pass-through (ERPT) to the consumer price index (CPI) at both aggregated and disaggregated levels…

A meta-analysis of export spillovers from FDI: advanced vs emerging markets

Cristina Villar, Ramón Javier Mesa, Jose Plà Barber

This paper analyzes the available literature on export spillovers from foreign direct investment (FDI) and their effects on domestic firms’ export activities. The purpose…

Predictability of precious metals and adaptive market hypothesis

Muhammad Naeem Shahid, Malik Jehanzeb, Aamir Abbas, Ahsan Zubair, Mahmood A. Hussain Akbar

The purpose of this paper is to boost the existing literature on adaptive market hypothesis (AMH) as it first time links predictability of gold, silver and metal returns…

Rising commodity prices and welfare in Brazil: A simulation of medium-term effects using a SAM price model

Pedro Esteban Moncarz, Sergio Victor Barone

Brazil, a large developing economy whose main exports consist of primary commodities, benefited greatly from the boom in commodity prices during the first decade of the…

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