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  • Stock price crash risk: review of the empirical literature

    Habib, Ahsan; Hasan, Mostafa Monzur; Jiang, Haiyan (Wiley, 2017)
    We survey the burgeoning literature on the determinants and consequences of firm‐specific future stock price crash risk. We synthesise a vast body of literature on the determinants of crash risk, identify weaknesses, and ...
  • Contemporary Guidance for Stated Preference Studies

    Johnston, Robert J.; Boyle, Kevin J.; Adamowicz, Wiktor (Vic); Bennett, Jeff; Brouwer, Roy; Cameron, Trudy Ann; Hanemann, W. Michael; Hanley, Nick; Ryan, Mandy; Scarpa, Riccardo; Tourangeau, Roger; Vossler, Christian A. (The University of Chicago Press Journals, 2017)
    This article proposes contemporary best-practice recommendations for stated preference (SP) studies used to inform decision making, grounded in the accumulated body of peer-reviewed literature. These recommendations consider ...
  • Visiting friends and relatives (VFR) in the Bay of Plenty

    Cave, Jennifer Barbara Jane (2016)
    Tourism Bay of Plenty is interested to know whether local hosts of visiting friends and relatives (VFR) might be encouraged to play a larger part in the tourism economy of the Bay. This survey of 699 individuals gives a ...
  • Probability from a socio-cultural perspective

    Sharma, Sashi (International Association for Statistics Education (IASE), 2016)
    There exists considerable and rich literature on students’ misconceptions about probability; less attention has been paid to the development of students’ probabilistic thinking in the classroom. Grounded in an analysis of ...
  • Risk committee, corporate risk-taking and firm value

    Bhuiyan, Md. Borhan Uddin; Cheema, Muhammad A.; Man, Yimei (2017)
    We empirically examine the impact of the stand-alone risk committee on corporate risk-taking and firm value. We argue that the existence of a stand-alone risk committee enhances the quality of corporate governance which ...
  • Cross-sectional and time-series momentum returns and market dynamics: evidence from Japan

    Cheema, Muhammad A.; Nartea, Gilbert V.; Szulczyk, Kenneth R. (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2017)
    We test the behavioural theories of overconfidence and underreaction on cross-sectional (CS) and time-series (TS) momentum returns in the Japanese stock markets. Both CS and TS momentum returns are large and significant ...
  • Joint parental school choice: Exploring the influence of individual preferences of husbands and wives

    Mariel, Petr; Scarpa, Riccardo; Vega-Bayo, Ainhoa (2018)
    The objective of this paper is to study school choice as a deliberate joint parental decision. This decision is affected by the underlying preferences of the husband and wife. We use survey data from a sample of parents ...
  • Exuberance in historical stock prices during the Mississippi and South Seas bubble episodes

    Hu, Yang; Oxley, Les (Waikato Management School, the University of Waikato, 2017)
    The Mississippi Bubble and the South Sea Bubble are the two most famous and earliest episodes in the history of speculation, which can be dated back to the eighteenth century. Unlike most studies focus on some recent ...
  • Australia: A land of missed opportunities?

    Greasley, David; McLaughlin, Eoin; Hanley, Nick; Oxley, Les (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017)
    Comprehensive Investment (CI) may provide an indicator of future changes in a country's per capita consumption. The authors explore the utility of the CI indicator for Australia by constructing CI data since 1861 and by ...
  • Exuberance in British share prices during the railway mania of the 1840s: Evidence from the Phillips, Shi and Yu Test

    Oxley, Les; Hu, Yang (Waikato Management School, the University of Waikato, 2017-04)
    In this study, we empirically investigate evidence of explosive behaviour in the British share prices of canals, railways and waterworks in the nineteenth century using the right-tailed unit root test of Phillips, Shi and ...
  • A gap in management accounting education: Fact or fiction?

    Botes, Vida; Sharma, Umesh Prasad (2016)
    Purpose: The aim of this paper is to identify and gain insights into the gap that persists between management accounting education and practice. Design/ Methodology/ Approach: Management accounting education is examined ...
  • Alerting corporate leaders to the need for ethical deliberation and sustainability

    Sharma, Umesh Prasad; Kelly, Martin (2015)
    In order to categorise business as “good” one must choose what characterises “Good Business”. Some argue that any profitable business is good business, but profitable business sometimes creates social and environmental ...
  • Accounting employers' expectations - the ideal accounting graduates

    Low, Mary; Botes, Vida; De La Rue, David; Allen, Jackie (Australian Business Education Research Association, 2016)
    This research examined what accounting employers are seeking in their ‘ideal’ accounting graduate and sought to provide clarification on the ‘expectation gap’ between what accounting employers require in their graduates, ...
  • Momentum, idiosyncratic volatility and market dynamics: Evidence from China

    Cheema, Muhammad A.; Nartea, Gilbert V. (Elsevier, 2017)
    Recent evidence on the relation between momentum and idiosyncratic volatility (IV) in the U.S. is mixed. We verify the relation between momentum and IV in China and find at best, no relation supporting the view that ...
  • Implementation framework for chronic disease intervention effectiveness in Maori and other indigenous communities

    Oetzel, John G.; Scott,Nina; Hudson, Maui; Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Rarere, Moana; Foote, Jeff; Beaton, Angela; Ehau, Terry (BioMed Central Ltd, 2017)
    Background: About 40% of all health burden in New Zealand is due to cancer, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes/obesity. Outcomes for Māori (indigenous people) are significantly worse than non-Maori; these inequities ...
  • Momentum returns, market states and market dynamics: Is China different?

    Cheema, Muhammad A.; Nartea, Gilbert V. (Elsevier BV, 2017)
    Recent studies suggest that momentum returns are conditioned by market states, but we find that China is different. First, we find that momentum returns in China exclusively follow DOWN markets contrary to the U.S. evidence. ...
  • Cross-sectional and time-series momentum returns and market states

    Cheema, Muhammad A.; Nartea, Gilbert V.; Man, Yimei (John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2017)
    Recent evidence on momentum returns shows that the time-series (TS) strategy outperforms the cross-sectional (CS) strategy. We present new evidence that this happens only when the market continues in the same state, UP or ...
  • Searching for rational bubble footprints in the Singaporean and Indonesian stock markets

    Nartea, Gilbert V.; Cheema, Muhammad A.; Szulczyk, Kenneth R. (Springer, 2017)
    We re-examine the presence of rational speculative bubbles in the Singaporean and Indonesian stock markets in light of contradictory results in the literature. We employ a mix of descriptive statistics, explosiveness tests ...
  • Momentum returns, market states, and market dynamics: Are Islamic stocks different?

    Cheema, Muhammad A.; Nartea, Gilbert V. (2016)
    Recent studies suggest that momentum returns are conditioned by market states and market dynamics. We ask if Islamic stocks behave differently from Non-Islamic stocks. Using data from the Malaysian stock market from 1991 ...
  • Sustainability, hegemony and the dialectics of change

    Roper, Juliet; Collins, Eva Marie (2016)
    Given that at its centre lies a concern for enduring global social and environmental welfare, for many sustainability appears to be a common sense concept. However, in an economic system that is based upon continued economic ...

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