Abey Gunasekarage

Monash University

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Building 11E

Clayton, Victoria 3800

Australia

Monash University

23 Innovation Walk

Wellington Road

Clayton, Victoria 3800

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

State Dominant and Non-State Dominant Ownership Concentration and Firm Performance: Evidence from China

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2008
Kurt Hess, Abey Gunasekarage and Martin Hovey
Independent Credit View, Monash University and UNE Business School
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Ownership concentration, Ownership structures, Corporate performance, Emerging markets, China

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Does the Post-Acquisition Performance of Bidding Firms Depend on the Organizational Form of Targets Acquired?

Asian Finance Association (AsFA) 2013 Conference
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Jan 2013
Syed Shams, Abey Gunasekarage and Sisira R. N. Colombage
University of Southern Queensland, Monash University and Monash Business School
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mergers and acquisitions, acquirers of public targets, acquirers of private targets, excess return, operating performance, Industry-adjusted performance, profitability, cash flow return

Operating Performance Following Corporate Acquisitions: Does the Organisational Form of the Target Matter?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2014
Syed Shams and Abey Gunasekarage
University of Southern Queensland and Monash University
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Mergers and acquisitions, Acquirers of public targets, Acquirers of private targets, Abnormal return; Industry, size and performance-adjusted returns; Cash flow return

Operating Performance Following Corporate Acquisitions: Does the Organisational Form of the Target Matter?

Number of pages: 1 Posted: 20 Nov 2014
Syed Shams and Abey Gunasekarage
University of Southern Queensland and Monash University
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Mergers and acquisitions, Acquirers of public targets, Acquirers of private targets, Abnormal return; Industry, size and performance-adjusted returns; Cash flow return

Australian Specific Bank Features and the Impact of Income Diversification on Bank Performance and Risk

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Mar 2014
Piyadasa Edirisuriya, Abey Gunasekarage and Michael J. Dempsey
Monash University, Monash University and Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU)
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Diversification; Australian banks; Bank performance; Market performance

Australian Specific Bank Features and the Impact of Income Diversification on Bank Performance and Risk

Australian Economic Papers, Vol. 54, Issue 2, pp. 63-87, 2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Jun 2015
Piyadasa Edirisuriya, Abey Gunasekarage and Michael J. Dempsey
Monash University, Monash University and Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU)
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Stock Market's Assessment of Bank Diversification: Evidence from Listed Public Banks in South Asian Countries

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Apr 2013
Michael J. Dempsey, Piyadasa Edirisuriya and Abey Gunasekarage
Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU), Monash University and Monash University
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South Asian Countries, Financial Deregulation, Stock Markets, Listed Public Banks, Bank Diversification

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Stock Market Volatility: Friend or Foe?

Accounting and Finance (2020, vol. 60 (4), p. 3477-3492)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2021
Michael J. Dempsey, Abey Gunasekarage and Thanh Truong
Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU), Monash University and RMIT University
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Investment horizon, Market return, Market; Risk, Stock performance, Volatility

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Does Corporate Tax Avoidance Promote Managerial Empire Building?

Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics, 18(1):1-27
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2021
Syed Shams, Sudipta Bose and Abey Gunasekarage
University of Southern Queensland, Discipline of Accounting and Finance, Newcastle Business School, The University of Newcastle, Sydney, Australia and Monash University
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Tax avoidance; Empire building; Agency problems; Firm valuation

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The Association between Dividend Payouts and Firm Growth: Australian Evidence

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Feb 2021
Michael J. Dempsey, Abey Gunasekarage and Thanh Truong
Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU), Monash University and RMIT University
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Dividends, Firm growth, Dividend payout, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), matrix firm cycle

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The Post-Announcement Performance of Dividend-Changing Companies: The Dividend-Signalling Hypothesis Revisited

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Dec 2002
Abey Gunasekarage and D.M. Power
Monash University and University of Dundee
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Do the Business Cycle and Revenue Diversification Matter for Banks’ Capital Buffer and Credit Risk: Evidence from ASEAN Banks

Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, 6(1):1-19
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
Nafisa Zabeen Ovi, Sudipta Bose, Abey Gunasekarage and Syed Shams
Monash Business School, Discipline of Accounting and Finance, Newcastle Business School, The University of Newcastle, Sydney, Australia, Monash University and University of Southern Queensland
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Basel III Accord, Business Cycle, Capital Buffer, Credit Risk, Revenue Diversification

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The Association between Dividend Payout and Firm Growth: Australian Evidence

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 59, Issue 4, pp. 2345-2376, 2019
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Mar 2020
Michael Dempsey, Abey Gunasekarage and Thanh Tan Truong
Ton Duc Thang University, Monash University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Dividend payout, Firm growth, BCG matrix, Firm life cycle, P/E ratio

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Target's Organisational Form and Returns to Australian Bidders in Cross‐Border Acquisitions

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 54, Issue 4, pp. 1063-1091, 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Dec 2014
Sisira R. N. Colombage, Abey Gunasekarage and Syed Shams
Monash Business School, Monash University and University of Southern Queensland
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Acquirers of private targets, Acquirers of public targets, Economic freedom, Excess return, Foreign acquisitions, Investor protection