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Investment and the stock market: evidence from Arab firm-level panel data


  • Bolbol, Ali A.
  • Omran, Mohammad M.


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  • Bolbol, Ali A. & Omran, Mohammad M., 2005. "Investment and the stock market: evidence from Arab firm-level panel data," Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier, vol. 6(1), pages 85-106, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ememar:v:6:y:2005:i:1:p:85-106

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    1. Cortina Lorente,Juan Jose & Ismail,Soha Ismail Ahmed Aly & Schmukler,Sergio L., 2016. "Firm financing and growth in the Arab region," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7756, The World Bank.
    2. Ariss, Rima Turk & Rezvanian, Rasoul & Mehdian, Seyed M., 2011. "Calendar anomalies in the Gulf Cooperation Council stock markets," Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier, vol. 12(3), pages 293-307, September.
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    4. Girard, Eric & Omran, Mohamed, 2007. "What are the risks when investing in thin emerging equity markets: Evidence from the Arab world," Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Elsevier, vol. 17(1), pages 102-123, February.
    5. Houdou Basse Mama, 2017. "The interaction between stock prices and corporate investment: is Europe different?," Review of Managerial Science, Springer, vol. 11(2), pages 315-351, March.

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