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Joshua Abor

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University of Ghana

Legon, Ghana
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Working papers

  1. Joshua Abor, 2008. "Determinants of the Capital Structure of Ghanaian Firms," Research Papers RP_176, African Economic Research Consortium.

Articles

  1. Joshua Abor, 2010. "Foreign direct investment and firm productivity: evidence from firm-level data," Global Business and Economics Review, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 12(4), pages 267-285.
  2. Joshua Abor & Nicholas Biekpe, 2009. "How do we explain the capital structure of SMEs in sub-Saharan Africa?: Evidence from Ghana," Journal of Economic Studies, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 36(1), pages 83-97, January.
  3. Godfred A. Bokpin & Joshua Abor, 2009. "Financial Policy and Corporate Performance: Evidence from Emerging Market Economies," The African Finance Journal, Africagrowth Institute, vol. 11(1), pages 24-36.
  4. Joshua Abor & Emmanuel Sarpong-Kumankoma & Eme Fiawoyife & Kofi A. Osei, 2009. "Risk exposure and financial policy: An empirical analysis of emerging markets," Journal of Economic Studies, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 36(2), pages 195-211, May.
  5. Simon K. Harvey & Joshua Abor, 2009. "Determinants of inward foreign direct investment in the Ghanaian manufacturing sector," Global Business and Economics Review, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 11(2), pages 180-197.
  6. Joshua Abor, 2008. "Agency theoretic determinants of debt levels: evidence from Ghana," Review of Accounting and Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 7(2), pages 183-192, May.
  7. Joshua Abor & Nicholas Biekpe, 2007. "Small Business Reliance on Bank Financing in Ghana," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 43(4), pages 93-102, August.
  8. Joshua Abor, 2007. "Industry classification and the capital structure of Ghanaian SMEs," Studies in Economics and Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 24(3), pages 207-219, August.
  9. Joshua Abor, 2007. "Debt policy and performance of SMEs: Evidence from Ghanaian and South African firms," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 8(4), pages 364-379, August.
  10. Joshua Abor & Nicholas Biekpe, 2006. "How are SMEs financed? Evidence from the Ghanaian nontraditional export sector," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 24(1), pages 71-81, February.
  11. Joshua Abor & Nicholas Biekpe, 2005. "What Determines the Capital Structure of Listed Firms in Ghana?," The African Finance Journal, Africagrowth Institute, vol. 7(1), pages 37-48.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Joshua Abor, 2008. "Determinants of the Capital Structure of Ghanaian Firms," Research Papers RP_176, African Economic Research Consortium.

    Cited by:

    1. Alhassan Musah, 2018. "The Impact of Capital Structure on Profitability of Commercial Banks in Ghana," Asian Journal of Economic Modelling, Asian Economic and Social Society, vol. 6(1), pages 21-36, March.
    2. Chhapra, Imran Umer & Asim, Muhammad, 2012. "Determinants of capital structuring: an empirical study of growth and financing behavior of firms of textile sector in Pakistan," MPRA Paper 51068, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Nyanzu, Frederick & Quaidoo, Matthew, 2017. "Access to Finance Constraint and SMEs Functioning in Ghana," MPRA Paper 83202, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Dec 2017.

Articles

  1. Joshua Abor, 2010. "Foreign direct investment and firm productivity: evidence from firm-level data," Global Business and Economics Review, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 12(4), pages 267-285.

    Cited by:

    1. Aarón Garavito & Ana María Iregui & María Teresa Ramírez, 2014. "An Empirical Examination of the Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment: A Firm-Level Analysis for the Colombian Economy," REVISTA DE ECONOMÍA DEL ROSARIO, UNIVERSIDAD DEL ROSARIO, June.
    2. Aarón Garavito A. & Ana María Iregui B. & María Teresa Ramírez G., 2012. "Determinantes de la inversión extranjera directa en Colombia: Un estudio a nivel de firma," Borradores de Economia 714, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.

  2. Joshua Abor & Nicholas Biekpe, 2009. "How do we explain the capital structure of SMEs in sub-Saharan Africa?: Evidence from Ghana," Journal of Economic Studies, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 36(1), pages 83-97, January.

    Cited by:

    1. Berggren, Björn & Fili, Andreas & Wilhelmsson, Mats Håkan, 2017. "The effect of house prices on business start-ups: A review and analysis using Swedish regional data," REGION, European Regional Science Association, vol. 4, pages 1-16.
    2. Ana Milena Padilla Ospina & Jorge Alberto Rivera Godoy & Javier Humberto Ospina Holguín, 2015. "Determinantes de la estructura de capital de las mipymes del sector real participantes del Premio Innova 2007-2011," REVISTA FINANZAS Y POLÍTICA ECONÓMICA, UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE COLOMBIA, vol. 7(2), pages 359-380, July.
    3. ShiXue He & Marcel Ausloos, 2017. "Impact of the Global Crisis on SME Internal vs. External Financing in China," Papers 1707.06635, arXiv.org.
    4. Reindolf Yao Nani Adzido & Emmanuel Kwame Ahiave & Victor Yao Kamasah & Vivian Akoto & Onesimus Kwashie Dorkpah, 2016. "Assessing Financial Openness and Access to Credit Facilities: The Case of Banks in Ho, Ghana," International Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences, Human Resource Management Academic Research Society, International Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences, vol. 6(3), pages 47-57, July.

  3. Simon K. Harvey & Joshua Abor, 2009. "Determinants of inward foreign direct investment in the Ghanaian manufacturing sector," Global Business and Economics Review, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 11(2), pages 180-197.

    Cited by:

    1. Maktoba Omar & Collins Osei, 2015. "An investigative analysis of the factors influencing degree of involvement in a foreign market," Transnational Marketing Journal, Transnational Press London, UK, vol. 3(1), pages 45-60, May.

  4. Joshua Abor, 2008. "Agency theoretic determinants of debt levels: evidence from Ghana," Review of Accounting and Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 7(2), pages 183-192, May.

    Cited by:

    1. A.N. Bany-Ariffin, 2010. "Disentangling the driving force of pyramidal firms' capital structure: a new perspective," Studies in Economics and Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 27(3), pages 195-210, August.
    2. Demircioğlu, Emre, 2014. "Organization performance and happiness in the context of leadership behavior (case study base on psychological well-beings)," MPRA Paper 61484, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Karartı, Tuncay, 2014. "Impact of ownership structure on leverage of non-financial firms in developing countries," MPRA Paper 61483, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  5. Joshua Abor & Nicholas Biekpe, 2007. "Small Business Reliance on Bank Financing in Ghana," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 43(4), pages 93-102, August.

    Cited by:

    1. Chung-Hua Shen & Haumin Chu & Yu-Chun Wang, 2012. "Who Furls the Umbrella on Rainy Days? The Role of Bank Ownership Type and Bank Size in SME Lending," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(0), pages 184-199, July.
    2. Yee-Chy Tseng & Ching-Ping Chang & Ruey-Dang Chang & Hao-Yun Liao, 2012. "The Impact of Bankers on the Board on Corporate Dividend Policy: Evidence from an Emerging Market," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(0), pages 192-212, January.
    3. Simplice Asongu & De Moor Lieven, 2015. "Recent advances in finance for inclusive development: a survey," Working Papers 15/005, African Governance and Development Institute..
    4. Abubakr Saeed & Olusegun Vincent, 2012. "Bank Concentration and Firm Investment: Empirical Evidence from India," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(3), pages 85-105, May.
    5. Abubakr Saeed & Olusegun Vincent, 2012. "Bank Concentration and Firm Investment: Empirical Evidence from India," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(3), pages 85-105, May.
    6. Rehman, Naqeeb Ur, 2015. "Does Internal and External R&D Affect SMEs Innovation Performance? Micro Level Evidence from India and Pakistan," EconStor Preprints 113229, ZBW - German National Library of Economics.
    7. Rehman, Naqeeb Ur, 2016. "Does Internal and External Research and Development Affect Innovation of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises? Evidence from India and Pakistan," ADBI Working Papers 577, Asian Development Bank Institute.
    8. Oleksandr Talavera & Lin Xiong & Xiong Xiong, 2010. "Social Capital and Access to Bank Financing: The Case of Chinese Entrepreneurs," University of East Anglia Applied and Financial Economics Working Paper Series 019, School of Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK..
    9. Asongu, Simplice & Nwachukwu, Jacinta, 2017. "Recent finance advances in information technology for inclusive development: a survey," MPRA Paper 79638, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    10. Chung-Hua Shen & Haumin Chu & Yu-Chun Wang, 2012. "Who Furls the Umbrella on Rainy Days? The Role of Bank Ownership Type and Bank Size in SME Lending," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(0), pages 184-199, July.
    11. Félix J. López Iturriaga & Vicente Lima Crisóstomo, 2010. "Do Leverage, Dividend Payout, and Ownership Concentration Influence Firms' Value Creation? An Analysis of Brazilian Firms," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(3), pages 80-94, May.
    12. Yee-Chy Tseng & Ching-Ping Chang & Ruey-Dang Chang & Hao-Yun Liao, 2012. "The Impact of Bankers on the Board on Corporate Dividend Policy: Evidence from an Emerging Market," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(0), pages 192-212, January.
    13. Chih-Yung Wang & Hsiang-Lin Cheng & Ya-Huei Chang, 2012. "A Question of Loyalty: Bank-Firm Relationships in Taiwan," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(S3), pages 190-201, September.
    14. Oleksandr Talavera & Lin Xiong & Xiong Xiong, 2012. "Social Capital and Access to Bank Financing: The Case of Chinese Entrepreneurs," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(1), pages 55-69, January.
    15. Chih-Yung Wang & Hsiang-Lin Cheng & Ya-Huei Chang, 2012. "A Question of Loyalty: Bank-Firm Relationships in Taiwan," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(S3), pages 190-201, September.
    16. Félix J. López Iturriaga & Vicente Lima Crisóstomo, 2010. "Do Leverage, Dividend Payout, and Ownership Concentration Influence Firms' Value Creation? An Analysis of Brazilian Firms," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(3), pages 80-94, May.
    17. Jun Du & Alessandra Guariglia & Alexander Newman, "undated". "Does social capital affect the financing decisions of Chinese small and medium-sized enterprises?," Discussion Papers 10/13, University of Nottingham, GEP.
    18. Durmus Cagr? Yildirim & Ozlem Tosuner Unal & Ayfer Gedikli, 2015. "Financial Problems of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Turkey," International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, Human Resource Management Academic Research Society, International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, vol. 5(1), pages 27-37, January.

  6. Joshua Abor, 2007. "Industry classification and the capital structure of Ghanaian SMEs," Studies in Economics and Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 24(3), pages 207-219, August.

    Cited by:

    1. Christine Avortri & Alhassan Bunyaminu & T. B. Wereko, 2013. "Factors That Hinder Access to Credit by Small and Medium Scale Enterprises despite the Financial Sector Liberalisation in Ghana," International Journal of Management Sciences, Research Academy of Social Sciences, vol. 1(10), pages 386-404.
    2. Mertzanis, Charilaos, 2017. "Family ties and access to finance in an Islamic environment," Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 1-24.
    3. Zélia Serrasqueiro & Manuel Armada & Paulo Nunes, 2011. "Pecking Order Theory versus Trade-Off Theory: are service SMEs’ capital structure decisions different?," Service Business, Springer;Pan-Pacific Business Association, vol. 5(4), pages 381-409, December.
    4. Musamali, M. Martin & Daniel Kipkirong Tarus, 2013. "Does Firm Profile Influence Financial Access among Small and Medium Enterprises in Kenya?," Asian Economic and Financial Review, Asian Economic and Social Society, vol. 3(6), pages 714-723, June.

  7. Joshua Abor, 2007. "Debt policy and performance of SMEs: Evidence from Ghanaian and South African firms," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 8(4), pages 364-379, August.

    Cited by:

    1. Kodongo, Odongo & Mokoaleli-Mokoteli, Thabang & Maina, Leonard, 2014. "Capital structure, profitability and firm value: panel evidence of listed firms in Kenya," MPRA Paper 57116, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Alvi, Mohsin & Ikram, Midra, 2015. "Impact of Total Assets and Net Income on Return on Equity of Small Medium Enterprises of Pakistan," MPRA Paper 64876, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 09 Jun 2015.
    3. Demircioğlu, Emre, 2014. "Organization performance and happiness in the context of leadership behavior (case study base on psychological well-beings)," MPRA Paper 61484, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Gholamhossein Mahdavi & Mohammad Sadeghzadeh Maharluie & Ahmad Shokrolahi, 2017. "The Use of Artificial Neural Networks for Quantifying the Relative Importance of the Firms’ Performance Determinants," International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, Econjournals, vol. 7(3), pages 119-127.
    5. Mamunur Rashid & Fauzias Mat Nor & Izani Ibrahim, 2013. "Evidence of Dividend Catering Theory in Malaysia: Implications for Investor Sentiment," Contemporary Economics, University of Finance and Management in Warsaw, vol. 7(4), December.
    6. Karartı, Tuncay, 2014. "Impact of ownership structure on leverage of non-financial firms in developing countries," MPRA Paper 61483, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    7. Julius B. Adesina & Barine M. Nwidobie & Oluwatosin O. Adesina, 2015. "Capital Structure and Financial Performance in Nigeria," International Journal of Business and Social Research, MIR Center for Socio-Economic Research, vol. 5(2), pages 21-31, February.
    8. Uwuigbe UWALOMWA, Olayinka Marte UADIALE, 2012. "An Empirical Examination of the Relationship between Capital Structure and the Financial Performance of Firms in Nigeria," EuroEconomica, Danubius University of Galati, issue 1(31), pages 57-65, February.
    9. Hani El-Chaarani, 2014. "The Impact of Financial Structure on the Performance of European Listed Firms," European Research Studies Journal, European Research Studies Journal, vol. 0(3), pages 103-124.
    10. Darush Yazdanfar & Peter Öhman, 2015. "Debt financing and firm performance: an empirical study based on Swedish data," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 16(1), pages 102-118, January.
    11. Nomsa Sisi Majama & Tebogo Israel ¡®Teddy¡¯ Magang, 2017. "Strategic Planning in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs): A Case Study of Botswana SMEs," Journal of Management and Strategy, Journal of Management and Strategy, Sciedu Press, vol. 8(1), pages 74-103, February.

  8. Joshua Abor & Nicholas Biekpe, 2005. "What Determines the Capital Structure of Listed Firms in Ghana?," The African Finance Journal, Africagrowth Institute, vol. 7(1), pages 37-48.

    Cited by:

    1. Godfred A. Bokpin & Anastacia C. Arko, 2009. "Ownership structure, corporate governance and capital structure decisions of firms: Empirical evidence from Ghana," Studies in Economics and Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 26(4), pages 246-256, October.
    2. Uwuigbe Olubukunola Ranti, 2013. "The Effects of Board Size and CEO Duality on Firms’ Capital Structure: A Study of Selected Listed Firms in Nigeria," Asian Economic and Financial Review, Asian Economic and Social Society, vol. 3(8), pages 1033-1043, August.
    3. Prempeh, Kwadwo Boateng & Nsiah Asare, Evelyn & sekyere, Allan McBright, 2016. "The Effect of Debt Policy on Firms Performance: Empirical Evidence from Listed Manufacturing Companies on The Ghana Stock Exchange," MPRA Paper 75200, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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