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Exploring the epistemology of utility function in Islamic economics: Foundation of Islamic finance

Book Chapter
Avdukic, A., & Khaleel, F. (2020)
Exploring the epistemology of utility function in Islamic economics: Foundation of Islamic finance. In V. Efendic (Ed.), Islamic Finance Practices: Experiences from South Eastern Europe. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-34420-7
An opinion held by the majority of Muslims scholars, such as, Ibn Tamiyah, supports the contention that each thing or act has an ethical value that can be comprehended through...

History of economic thoughts hidden within the archives of Abrahamic religions

Book Chapter
Khaleel, F., & Avdukic, A. (2020)
History of economic thoughts hidden within the archives of Abrahamic religions. In Islamic Finance Practices: Experiences from South Eastern Europe. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-34420-7
The Ibrahimic religions in spite of their theological differences, share many common grounds in their view of right and wrong within relation to persuasion of market regulatio...

Gender Diversity and Firm Value: Evidence from UK Financial Institutions

Journal Article
Agyemang-Mintah, P., & Schadewitz, H. (2019)
Gender Diversity and Firm Value: Evidence from UK Financial Institutions. International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, 27(1), 2-26. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJAIM-06-2017-0073
Purpose: The purpose of this research is first, to empirically examine if the appointment of females (Board Gender Diversity) onto the corporate boards of UK financial institu...

Audit Committee Adoption and Firm Value: Evidence from UK Financial Institutions

Journal Article
Agyemang-Mintah, P., & Schadewitz, H. (2018)
Audit Committee Adoption and Firm Value: Evidence from UK Financial Institutions. International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, 26(3), 1834-7649
Purpose: This study examines the impact of audit committee (AC) adoption on the financial value of financial institutions in the UK and also examines the impact of the establi...

Accountability in Islamic financial institution: the role of the Shari’ah supervisory board reports

Journal Article
Aribi, Z. A., Gao, S., & Arun, T. (2019)
Accountability in Islamic financial institution: the role of the Shari’ah supervisory board reports. Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research, 10(1), 98-114. https://doi.org/10.1108/jiabr-10-2015-0049
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore whether any discrepancy exists between the disclosed in SSB reports of Islamic banks and the disclosure index which was based o...

The Impact of Target Capital Structure and Market Mispricing on Takeover Financing: Empirical Evidence from China

Journal Article
Li, J., & Gao, S. S. (2016)
The Impact of Target Capital Structure and Market Mispricing on Takeover Financing: Empirical Evidence from China. Global Review of Accounting and Finance, 7(2), 80-92
The dynamic trade-off theory and the market timing theory of capital structure are applied to analyze 5,923 Chinese takeover events from 2007 to 2014 with a view to identifyin...

Bankers’ stock options, risk-taking and the financial crisis

Journal Article
Minhat, M., & Abdullah, M. (2016)
Bankers’ stock options, risk-taking and the financial crisis. Journal of Financial Stability, 22, 121-128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfs.2016.01.008
This study investigates the relationship between the use of stock options and bank risk in the context of the 2007-2008 financial crisis for banks that are authorised to accep...

A preliminary study of barriers to bank financing of ethnic Chinese entrepreneurs in the UK.

Journal Article
Zhang, J. (2015)
A preliminary study of barriers to bank financing of ethnic Chinese entrepreneurs in the UK. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 3, 105-110. https://doi.org/10.4236/jss.2015.37018
Ethnic minority entrepreneurship has been a growing research interest, however, little has been known about financial barriers to start up and run a business venture from the ...

The nomination committee and firm performance: an empirical investigation of UK financial institutions during the pre/post financial crisis

Journal Article
Agyemang-Mintah, P. (2015)
The nomination committee and firm performance: an empirical investigation of UK financial institutions during the pre/post financial crisis. Corporate Board: Role, Duties and Composition, 11(3), 176-190. https://doi.org/10.22495/cbv11i3art14
This study looks at the relationship between nomination committee (NC) and the financial performance of firms among United Kingdom (UK) financial institutions. The result indi...

Is executive compensation a substitute governance mechanism to debt financing and leasing?

Journal Article
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2016)
Is executive compensation a substitute governance mechanism to debt financing and leasing?. Applied Economics, 48(14), 1293-1302. https://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2015.1100247
This study examines whether and how CEO equity incentives relate to financing choices (i.e., debt and leases). Using manually collected CEO compensation and lease data for a s...