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The African Finance Journal

2003 - 2022

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Volume 24, issue 2, 2022

Regional Convergence among Anglophone West African Countries: Evidence from Interest Rate Analysis pp. 1-16 Downloads
Amos Twum and Meshach J. Aziakpono
Risk-taking Behavior, Regulatory Policy and Banking crisis: Evidence from the African Economies pp. 17-37 Downloads
Daniel Ofori-Sasu, Emmanuel Sarpong-Kumankoma, Elikplimi K. Agbloyor and Joshua Y. Abor
The Impact of Financial Inclusion on the Livelihoods of Rural Smallholder Farmers in Nigeria pp. 38-50 Downloads
Olayinka Adegbite and Charles L. Machethe
Out-of-sample Predictability of the South African Equity Risk Premium Distribution: A Quantile Regression Approach pp. 51-65 Downloads
Munyaradzi Chawana, Ilse Botha and Yolanda Stander

Volume 24, issue 1, 2022

Do Bank Characteristics Affect Bank Lending Behaviour? pp. 1-15 Downloads
Offiong Helen Solomon, Andy Mullineux and Phillip De Jager
A Note on the Profitability of African Banks: Islamic Versus Conventional pp. 16-23 Downloads
Whelsy Boungou
Quality as an Investment Style: Evidence from South Africa pp. 24-36 Downloads
James Britten, Daniel Page and David McClelland
Female Corporate Board Executives and Bank Profitability: Exploring for Complementarities and Synergies pp. 37-49 Downloads
Peter K. Luh, Baah A. Kusi, Agyapomaa Gyeke-Dako and Vera O. Fiador
The Impact of Accounting Accruals Before, During, and After an Economic Crisis: Evidence from South Africa pp. 50-64 Downloads
John H. Hall, Elda du Toit and Rudra P. Pradhan

Volume 23, issue 2, 2021

Selecting the Ideal Risk-Free Rate Proxy for the South African Market pp. 1-21 Downloads
Chris van Heerden
Access to Finance and Efficiency of Firms in Ghana pp. 22-35 Downloads
Ferdinand Ahiakpor, Issac Dasmani, Samuel Kobina Annim and Ralph Essem Nordjo
Exchange Rate Risk and International Equity Portfolio Diversification: A South African Investor’s Perspective pp. 36-49 Downloads
Charles Raoul Tchuinkam Djemo, John Weirstrass Muteba Mwamba and Mathias Manguzvane
A Comparison of the Stylised Facts of Bitcoin, Ethereum and the JSE Stock Returns pp. 50-64 Downloads
Forbes Kaseke, Shaun Ramroop and Henry Mhwambi

Volume 23, issue 1, 2021

Chairman’s Letter, Impression Management and Governance Mechanisms: The Case of South African Listed Firms pp. 1-19 Downloads
Jacques Totowa and Thabang Mokoaleli-Mokoteli
African Banking Sector Development: The Roles of Remittances and Monetary Policy pp. 20-40 Downloads
Joshua Y. Abor, Mohammed Amidu, Emmanuel Sarpong-Kumankoma and Haruna Issahaku
The Impact of Fiscal Policy Variables on Private Investment in Nigeria pp. 41-55 Downloads
Yusuf Abdulkarim and Mohamed Saidatulakmal
A Hybrid Neural Network GARCH Approach to Forecasting Zimbabwean Inflation Volatility pp. 56-73 Downloads
Nigel E.N. Chitambo, Darren Lee and Sure Mataramvura

Volume 22, issue 2, 2020

Agricultural Finance Constraints in the Nigerian Agricultural Sector pp. 1-21 Downloads
Margaret Adesugba and George Mavrotas
Structure and Market Power in the South African Banking Sector pp. 22-39 Downloads
Nomasomi Ngonyama and Munacinga Simatele
Zimbabwean Commercial Banks Performance under Multiple-Currency System: A Dynamic Panel Data Analysis pp. 40-51 Downloads
Caroline Makumbe, Regret Sunge and James Zivanomoyo

Volume 22, issue 1, 2020

Value-at-Risk in Frontier Markets: Adapted Models and Evidences from Two North-African Stock Exchanges pp. 1-20 Downloads
Mhamed-Ali El-Aroui and Wafa Snoussi
The Impact of the Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards on Foreign Direct Investment in Africa pp. 21-49 Downloads
Matthew Olubayo Omotoso, Daniel Petrus Schutte and Heinz Eckart Klingelhöfer
Macro-Structural Obstacles to Firm Performance: Evidence from 2,640 Firms in Nigeria pp. 50-69 Downloads
Amr Hosny

Volume 21, issue 2, 2019

The Effect of Aid on Growth in the Presence of Economic Regime Change pp. 1-23 Downloads
Solomon Samanhyia and Danny Cassimon
A Comparative Analysis of Aggregational Gaussianity Across Different Market Capitalisations for JSE-listed Shares and Indices pp. 24-35 Downloads
Ryan Kruger, Chun-Sung Huang, Kanshukan Rajaratnam and Chun-Kai Huang
Left Behind, but Included: The Case of Migrant Remittances and Financial Inclusion in Ghana pp. 36-63 Downloads
Mohammed Amidu, Joshua Abor and Haruna Issahaku

Volume 21, issue 1, 2019

Revisiting Financial Development and Income Inequality Nexus for Africa pp. 1-22 Downloads
Mustapha Jobarteh and Huseyin Kaya
Do Banking Institutions Respond to Incentives? Banking Awards and Stability Evidence from an Emerging Economy pp. 23-49 Downloads
Lord Mensah, Charles Andoh, Saint Kuttu and Baah Kusi
Do Exchange Rate Changes have Symmetric or Asymmetric Effects on Money Demand in Nigeria? pp. 50-66 Downloads
Olalekan Bashir Aworinde and Ishola Rufus Akintoye
Demographic Shift and Bank Stability in SADC Countries pp. 67-85 Downloads
Kolade Sunday Adesina and Beatrice Desiree Simo-Kengne
Fiscal Policy Sustainability in SADC Countries pp. 86-97 Downloads
Ntokozo Nzimande and Harold Ngalawa

Volume 20, issue 2, 2018

Intraday Information Transmission in the South African Equities Market pp. 1-20 Downloads
Kerry McCullough
Capital Flight in Africa: An Analysis of Macroeconomic and Institutional Quality Determinants pp. 21-44 Downloads
Umakrishnan Kollamparambil and Diana Gumbo
ICT, Financial Access and Gender Inclusion in the Formal Economic Sector: Evidence from Africa pp. 45-65 Downloads
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
Interest Rate (Caps) and Sustainability of Microfinance Institutions in Zambia pp. 66-90 Downloads
Christopher Ngolwe Kambole and Abdul Latif Alhassan

Volume 20, issue 1, 2018

Assessment of Competition in the Zimbabwean Banking Sector since Dollarization pp. 1-23 Downloads
Kupukile Mlambo and Nebson Mupunga
Rethinking the Interaction Between Banks and Markets in the Nigerian Financial Architecture pp. 24-38 Downloads
Augustine C. Arize, Ebere Ume Kalu and Nelson N. Nkwor
Modelling Aggregate Risk of the South African Banking Industry: An Application to Pillar II Economic Capital pp. 39-65 Downloads
Dingaan Jack Khoza and John Weirstrass Muteba Mwamba
Financial Sector Reforms and Human Development in Cameroon pp. 66-88 Downloads
Neba Cletus Yah and Beatrice Desiree Simo-Kengne

Volume 19, issue 2, 2017

Comparative Analysis of Interest Rate Effects on Bank Performance in Emerging Market Versus African Economies pp. 1-28 Downloads
Euphemia Godspower-Akpomiemie and Kalu Ojah
Bank Profitability Determination in Income Brackets in Africa: A Shareholder versus Stakeholder Perspective pp. 29-46 Downloads
Baah Kusi, Agyapomaa Gyeke-Dako and Elikplimi Agbloyor
Doves, Hawks or Pigeons? Characterising Monetary Policy Regime Switches in Ghana pp. 47-57 Downloads
William Godfred Cantah and Ferdinand Ahiakpor

Volume 19, issue 1, 2017

Financial Inclusion and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 1-22 Downloads
Jabir Ibrahim Mohammed, Lord Mensah and Agyapomaa Gyeke-Dako
Herding Behaviour in Financial Markets: Empirical Evidence from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange pp. 23-44 Downloads
Kofi A. Ababio and John Weirstrass Muteba Mwamba
Does Bank Sector Competition Improve amid Liberalization? Evidence from Ghana pp. 45-69 Downloads
Frank Prah
The Link between Internal Financial Performance and External Financial Performance: Empirical Evidence from South African Firms pp. 70-98 Downloads
Elda du Toit, John H. Hall and Rudra P. Pradhan

Volume 18, issue 2, 2016

Effects of Financing and Institutional Constraints on Capital Structure of Firms in Select African Countries pp. 1-44 Downloads
Steven Ombati and Kalu Ojah
The Nexus Between Foreign Direct Investment and Foreign Aid: An Analysis of Sub-Saharan African Countries pp. 45-68 Downloads
Kafayat Amusa, Nara Monkam and Nicola Viegi
Credit Referencing Bureaus and Bank Credit Risk: Evidence from Ghana pp. 69-92 Downloads
Baah Kusi, Elikplimi Agbloyor, Vera Ogeh Fiador and Kofi Achampong Osei
The Linkages Between Financial Deepening, Trade Openness, and Economic Growth in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) pp. 93-116 Downloads
Bernard Njindan Iyke, Theodore O. Antwi-Asare, Augustine F. Gockel and Emmanuel Abbey

Volume 18, issue 1, 2016

Insider Trading Law and Illegal Insider Trading in South Africa's Equity Market: Lessons from Corporate Takeovers pp. 1-19 Downloads
Justin Mitchell and Odongo Kodongo
A Panel Ordered Response Model for Sovereign Credit Ratings in Africa pp. 20-33 Downloads
Marinda Pretorius and Ilse Botha
Mobile Phone Penetration, Mobile Banking and Inclusive Development in Africa pp. 34-52 Downloads
Simplice Asongu and Jacinta Nwachukwu
Economic Integration and Exchange Rate Dynamics in the West African Monetary Zone pp. 53-76 Downloads
George Tweneboah, Daniel Agyapong and Siaw Frimpong
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