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    • Firm Growth and Political Institutions 

      Boubakri, Narjess; El Ghoul, Sadok; Saffar, Walid (American University of Sharjah, 2013-11-06)
      Using a large sample of 115,534 firm-year observations from 46 countries over the period 1992 to 2007, we investigate the impact of political institutions on firms' growth. We find that high levels of political constraint ...
    • Fiscal Discriminations in Three Wars 

      Hall, George J.; Sargent, Thomas J. (American University of Sharjah, 2013-06-13)
      In 1790, a U.S. paper dollar was widely held in disrepute (something shoddy was not 'worth a Continental'). By 1879, a U.S. paper dollar had become 'as good as gold.' These outcomes emerged from how the U.S. federal ...
    • Forecasting Energy Demand: The Case of United Arab Emirates 

      AbuAl-Foul, Bassam (American University of Sharjah, 2018)
      The purpose of this study is to forecast energy use in United Arab Emirates (UAE) using annual data over the period 1976-2009. The methodology used in this study follows the artificial neural networks analyses. We use four ...
    • Governance and Short Sales 

      Dupuis, Daniel; Kryzanowski, Lawrence (American University of Sharjah, 2015)
      This paper investigates the relationship between short sales and governance. We argue that short sales are reversely linked to the overall level of corporate governance of a firm and that sellers react contemporaneously ...
    • Has the Financial Crisis had an Adverse Effect on Bank Competition? 

      Mirzaei, Ali; Moore, Tomoe (American University of Sharjah, 2015-01-25)
      This article investigates whether the recent financial crisis has had any adverse impact on bank competition for 24 emerging and 25 advanced countries with large and small-size banks over the sample period 2001-2010. The ...
    • Honesty, ability, norm, and socioeconomic status: experimental evidence from Bangladesh 

      Mahmud, Minhaj; Tasneem, Dina (American University of Sharjah, 2019)
      In a real effort task experiment, we study the (dis)honesty of undergraduate students in Bangladesh. Consistent with earlier studies, when they self-report their performance, a significant fraction of students cheats to ...
    • HRM Reform in the Public Sector: Is it Enough? 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Bateman, Rob (Edward Elgar, 2009)
      Our objective here is to describe and discuss changes in HRM practice as they have emerged in public organizations undertaking new management reforms. In the first section, we present a conceptual framework that will allow ...
    • Human Resource Management in the United Arab Emirates 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Bateman, Rob (Edward Elgar, 2016)
      This chapter reviews the current state of the research literature on HRM in the UAE, in part because more work has been published on "HRM in the UAE" than on any other country in the GCC country or even the Middle East ...
    • The impact of expatriate's home country culture on their time to proficiency : empirical evidence from the Indian context 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Brewster, Chris; Ashill, Nicholas (Tennessee State University College of Business, 2016)
      The time required by expatriates to become proficient in their new positions is important to both employers and employees. The existing literature on expatriate success is largely blind to what may be significant factors ...
    • Implications of Cost Behavior for Analysts' Earnings Forecasts 

      Ciftci, Mustafa; Mashruwala, Raj; Weiss, Dan (American University of Sharjah, 2014-03-27)
      Recent work in management accounting offers several novel insights into firms' cost behavior. This study explores whether financial analysts appropriately incorporate information on two types of cost behavior in predicting ...
    • The Influence of Entrepreneurial Action on Strategic Alignment in New Ventures 

      Street, Chris; Galupe, Brent; Baker, Jeff (Elsevier, 2018-03)
      The alignment of IT strategy with business strategy has been among the top concerns of business leaders for several decades (Kappelman et al., 2014; Niederman et al., 1991). This interest from practitioners has stimulated ...
    • The Influences on Female Participation and Progress in the Labor Force: Implications for Human Resource Management in the United Arab Emirates 

      Kemp, Linzi (American University of Sharjah, 2013)
      This paper reports on the first qualitative research study of women’s life histories in an investigation of their participation and progress in the labor force of the United Arab Emirates. Data were collected through ...
    • Information disclosure in dynamic research contests 

      Chen, Bo; Knyazev, Dmitriy; Chen, Bo (American University of Sharjah, 2019-09)
      We study the design of information disclosure in a dynamic multi-agent research contest, where each agent privately searches for innovations and submits his best to compete for a winner-takes-all prize. We find that although ...
    • Integration des expatries dans leur nouveau poste : une analyse contingente et quantitative 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Roger, Alain; Chandon, Jean-Louis (Presses HEC, 1997)
      L’expatriation est une forme particulière de transfert (Feldman et Thompson, 1992; Carter, 1989). Plusieurs études (Hall, 1990; d’Iribarne, 1989) montrent que les différences inter-culturelles peuvent avoir des implications ...
    • Intergenerational and Intercultural Differences in Work Values in Quebec and the United Arab Emirates 

      Wils, Thierry; Saba, Tania; Waxin, Marie-France; Labelle, Christiane (Université Laval, 2011)
      The purpose of this research is to examine whether differences exist in the work values of several generations among 186 respondents in Quebec and 252 Arab respondents in the United Arab Emirates. We used an abridged version ...
    • International Diversification and Corporate Social Responsibility 

      Attig, Najah; Boubakri, Narjess; El Ghoul, Sadok; Guedhami, Omrane (American University of Sharjah, 2013-11-07)
      Using a large sample of 3,040 U.S. firms and 16,606 firm-year observations over the 1991-2010 period, we find strong evidence that firm internationalization is positively related to the firm's corporate social responsibility ...
    • The Internet Dilemma: An Exploratory Study of Luxury Firms' Usage of Internet-Based Technologies 

      Baker, Jeff; Ashill, Nicholas; Amer, Noha; Diab, Ekram (Elsevier, 2018-03)
      Surprisingly, there exists a paucity of research examining the adoption of Internet-based technologies by luxury firms. This represents a major shortcoming in our understanding of how luxury firms maintain the image of ...
    • Introducing Extended Data on Terrorist Groups (EDTG), 1970 to 2016 

      Hou, Dongfang; Gaibulloev, Khusrav; Sandler, Todd (Sage Publishing, 2020)
      This article introduces an extended data set of 760 terrorist groups that engaged in attacks during 1970 to 2016. Unlike most extant group data sets, the extended data on terrorist groups (EDTG) is not tied to terrorist ...
    • Investors' Payout-form Preference and Taxes 

      Chazi, Abdelaziz; Theodossioub, Alexandra; Zantout, Zaher (American University of Sharjah, 2013-06-05)
      We find the form of U.S. corporate cash payout to shareholders often relevant to share price and in different directions at different times. Regularly cash-dividend paying firms have a significant share price premium ...
    • Key Account Management and the Relationship Lifecycle: Towards a Framework for Collaboration 

      Ashill, Nicholas; Naumann, Earl; Sirdeshmukh, Deepak; Williams, Paul (American University of Sharjah, 2013-06-12)
      This paper examines the strategic drivers of effective key account management (KAM) and their integration into the relationship lifecycle. Previous KAM initiatives have tended to be focused on the sellers' perspective, ...