Browsing by Supervisor "Bird, Ron"

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  • Essays on corporate governance

    Almaskati, Nawaf (The University of Waikato, 2021)
    Corporate governance refers to the various mechanisms governing the operations of corporations where the separation between ownership and management usually leads to the presence of different types of agency issues and ...
  • Examination of IPO mispricing in four markets

    Ajmal, Hamza (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    The apparent anomaly that initial public offerings (IPOs) are mispriced across time and markets has been a focus of academic research for over four decades. Previous studies on the subject have focused on the underpricing ...
  • Mandated CSR expenditure: the Indian experience

    Mukherjee, Abhishek (University of Waikato, 2017)
    The idea that companies service a broad range of stakeholders dates back to the 19th century but has gained increasing traction in more recent times. The question is what to do when the corporate sector fails to keep pace ...
  • The profitability of banking sectors in the Asia-Pacific region and their contributions to economic growth

    Kumar, Vijay (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    The banking sector plays an important role in national economies by directing funds from savers to investors who create additional wealth in the economy. Dietrich and Wanzenried (2011) argue that a country’s economic ...
  • Time-series and cross-sectional momentum investment strategies: International evidence

    Gao, Xiaojun (University of Waikato, 2012)
    Numerous studies have found that profits that can be realised from following a momentum-based investment strategy of buying recent outperforming stocks (winners) and selling recent underperforming stocks (losers) (Jegadeesh ...