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Vol 6, No 2 (2014)
Table of Contents
|Determinants of Readability of Financial Reports of U.S.-Listed Asian Companies|
|The Impact of Credit Rating, Ownership and Relationships on Loan Spreads-Taiwan’s Evidence|
|Cheng-Li Huang, Bih-Yun Kuo||19-52|
|Relationship between Firm Age and Financial Leverage with Dividend Policy|
|Is Temporary Trading Halt Mechanism for New Shares on The First Day of Trading Conducive to Curbing Speculations?|
|Kai Shi, Li Nie||64-74|
|Disclosure Quality and Corporate Governance: Evidence from Iran|
|Fatemeh Soheilyfar, Mohammad Tamimi, Mohammad Ramezan Ahmadi, Nasrollah Takhtaei||75-86|
|Is Stock Price Synchronicity a Measure of Noise or Stock Price Informativeness: Evidence from Audit Pricing Model|
|Intellectual Capital Performance of Indonesian Banking Sector: A Modified VAIC (M-VAIC) Perspective|
|Ihyaul Ulum, Imam Ghozali, Agus Purwanto||103-123|
|The Effective Factors in Abnormal Error of Earnings Forecast-In Case of Iran|
|Hamid Rasekhi, Alireza Azarberahman, Jalal Azarberahman||124-141|
|Accounting Disclosure, Governance Standards and Innovation Activities in Emerging Markets|
|Zhenxiang Chen, Ming Li, Liang Song, Yanan Xing, Zhaoguo Zhang||142-154|
|Does Shariah Compliant Stocks Perform Better than the Conventional Stocks? A Comparative Study Stocks Listed on the Australian Stock Exchange|
|Krishna Reddy KR, Mingli Fu||155-170|
|Arfima-Figarch vs. Arfima-Hygarch: Case Study ETF Returns of Emerging Asian Countries|
|Changing Bank Income Structure: Evidence from Large UK Banks?|
|Kalsoom Jaffar, Kumbirai Mabwe, Robert Webb||195-215|
|The Compliance of Methods of Implementation of IFRS: Study of the Impact on the Relevance of Accounting Information|
|Mohamed Rachid Ouezzani, Youssef Alami||216-238|
|The Availability, Extent and Quality of Sustainability Reporting by Malaysian Listed Firms: Subsequent to Mandatory Disclosure|
|Hafizah Abd-Mutalib, Che Zuriana Muhammad Jamil, Wan Nordin Wan-Hussin||239-260|
|Tendency to Choose Big Audit Firms: Case of Indonesia|
|Putu Agus Ardiana||261-277|
|Project Financial Management and Modern Financial Slavery: The Case of a KSA Metro Project Start-up|
|The Impact of Treasurer’s Experience And Knowledge on The Effectiveness of The Administration and Preparation of The Accountability Reporting System in North Sumatera|
|Azhar Maksum, Rustam Hamid, Iskandar Muda||301-318|
|Real Estate Investment in Bangladesh: A Pre Liminary Study|
|Naheem Mahtab, Maqbool Kader Quraishi||319-342|
|Valuing the First Negotiated Repurchase of the TARP Warrants|
|Linus Theodore Wilson||343-350|
|Corporate Social Responsibility and Financial Performance: A Case Study of Jamuna Bank Limited, Bangladesh|
|Mohammad Mazibar Rahman, Md Mamunar Rashid, Md Reiazul Haque||351-361|
|Corporate Governance and Financial Performance of Bank in Asian Regions and Recommendations|
|Ping-fu Lai, On-na CHOI||377-406|
|Evaluation of Return Mean and Stock Surplus Return Mean with Two Approaches of Traditional Risk and Downside Risk|
|Ebrahim Abbasi, Hanieh Sadat Hoseini, Amir Mohammadzadeh||407-421|
|Determinants of Disclosure Quality: Empirical Evidence from Iran|
|Nasrollah Takhtaei, Zahra Mousavi, Mohammad Tamimi, Iman Farahbakhsh||422-438|
|Efficiency of Foreign Banks Operating in India: DEA Analysis|
|Namita Rajput, Kamna Chopra, Shelly Oberoi||439-450|
|Evaluating Earnings Management in Taiwan’s Nonprofit Hospitals Using Cross-Sectional Abnormal Items Models|
|Impact of Cashless Banking on Banks’ Profitability (Evidence from Nigeria)|
|Alagh Jacinta Itah, Ene Emeka Emmanuel||362-376|
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