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Home Equity Bias

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  • Akbar, Ume Salma

    () (Sukkur Institute of Business Administration)

  • Mubashir Ali, Mubashir Ali

    () (Sukkur Institute of Business Administration)

  • Shah, Zulifqar Ali

    () (Department of Management Sciences International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan)

Abstract

This study is aimed to investigate the factors that are intended to lessen the home equity bias or became a base for foreign diversification. By using the foreign diversification of twenty-one developing countries over a period of ten years and incorporating the effect of nine important variables for exploring their effect on home bias. The results from Random effect panel regression shows a diminishing trend of investors towards home equity biasness and the contributing factors for lessening this bias are local market share in world market capitalization and information available to investors and trade opening.

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  • Akbar, Ume Salma & Mubashir Ali, Mubashir Ali & Shah, Zulifqar Ali, 2014. "Home Equity Bias," Sukkur IBA Journal of Management and Business, Sukkur IBA University, vol. 1(1), pages 40-56, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:ibajmb:0003
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    Keywords

    Behavioral; Finance; Foreign; Diversification; Behavioral; Finance; Political;

    JEL classification:

    • J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination

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