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  • Arayssi, Mahmoud; Issam Jizi, Mohammad
    Purpose The aim of the paper is to examine the association of corporate governance (CG), the firms’ characteristics and the financial performance of firms operating in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region after ...
  • Jizi, Mohammad; Nehme, Rabih; Salama, Aly
    The 2007 financial crisis was the largest shock to the financial markets not only to the United States but the world as a whole since 1930. Lack of information and confusion in financial markets causes sharp declines in ...
  • Jizi, Mohammad Issam; Salama, Aly; Dixon, Robert; Stratling, Rebecca
    There is a distinct lack of research into the relationship between corporate governance and corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the banking sector. This paper fills the gap in the literature by examining the impact ...
  • Ramadan, Zahy; Farah, Maya F.; El Essrawi, Lea
    The trend of incorporating assistive conversational agents into people's lives has followed the unprecedented expansion in the usage of artificial intelligence (AI). Amazon, in particular, has been a key trendsetter in ...
  • Jizi, Mohammad
    Despite knowing the potential effect of social reporting on firms' continuity, there is limited research into the influence of the composition of boards of directors on CSR disclosure. This paper adds to the emerging CSR ...
  • Nehme, Rabih; Jizi, Mohammad
    Purpose The quality of financial reporting for the financial institutions is vital for the public, as the negative consequences of manipulated financial statements will not only affect shareholders but also the regulators’ ...
  • Jizi, Mohammad Issam; Nehme, Rabih
    Purpose There is a growing attention toward the importance of women’s participation on corporate boards in enhancing board governance and decision-making quality. The literature lacks sufficient empirical evidence on the ...
  • Jizi, Mohammad; Nehme, Rabih
    Purpose This paper aims to examine whether CEO/chair dual roles influence board monitoring-audit fees nexus. The impact of corporate governance on audit fees literature is lacking in the banking sector, which is subject ...
  • Alnakhli, Hayam; Singh, Rakesh; Agnihotri, Raj; Itani, Omar S.
    Purpose This study aims to investigate salespersons’ self-monitoring and its effect on adaptive selling behavior. As salespeople are constantly facing different customers with various needs and want and engaging in a ...
  • Itani, Omar S.
    Purpose The purpose of this paper is to understand the role of identity-based relationships, customer brand identification and peer identification, in driving customer outcomes including customer experiential hedonic ...
  • Chmaissani, Hala (Lebanese American University, )
    With the advancement in information technology, researchers are realizing the remarkable potentials that big data technology can bring to the healthcare field by enhancing the efficiency of its workflow. Big data is suggested ...
  • Samhoun, Saoud (Lebanese American University, )
    Because of the contradicting results in several studies, it is time to perform a Metaanalysis of the effect of social ties on firm performance that has been tested in emerging markets. In particular, I am interested to ...
  • Antounian, Christelle (Lebanese American University, )
    This paper investigates the impact of excessive managerial entrenchment on the CEO turnover-performance sensitivity, CEO compensation, and firm value. We measure the degree of managerial entrenchment based on the E-index ...
  • Mansour, Youssef Ramzi (Lebanese American University, )
    Big data is a relatively new concept that refers to the enormous amount of data generated in a new era where people are selling, buying, paying dues, managing their health and communicating over the internet. It becomes ...
  • Sabbagh, Ahmad Al (Lebanese American University, )
    The "blockchain" technology, supported by the decentralized digital currency Bitcoin, the artificial intelligence, and IoT technologies - has created much interest in the academia, industry, and the technology community. ...
  • Marrouch, Walid; Sayour, Nagham (CIRANO, )
    This note provides preliminary evidence on the determinants of the COVID-19 infection and death cases using a sample of 217 countries and territories. We control for a number of country characteristics. These include GDP ...
  • Fakih, Ali; Makdissi, Paul; Marrouch, Walid; Tabri, Rami V.; Yazbeck, Myra (IZA, Institute of Labor Economics, )
    This paper uses the 2013 World Value Survey, as well as the 2016 and 2018 waves of the Arab Barometer, to analyze the dynamics of trust in public institutions in Lebanon. It finds strong evidence that confidence in most ...
  • Fakih, Ali; Makdissi, Paul; Marrouch, Walid; Tabri, Rami V.; Yazbeck, Myra
    Stochastic dominance comparisons of distributions based on ordinal data arise in many areas of economics. This paper develops a testing procedure for such comparisons under survey sampling from large finite populations ...
  • Baalbaki, Rayan; Marrouch, Walid
    This note examines the environmental Kuznets curve hypothesis for municipal solid waste in 33 OECD countries between 1995 and 2012. Wang's (2013) flexible polynomial model is utilized. The results show that there exists ...
  • Marrouch, Walid; Mourad, Jana
    This paper explores how gasoline prices affect the sales of new and used cars in Lebanon. Using a rich dataset on monthly imported cars from 2000 to 2016, a vector autoregressive analysis is used to model different consumer ...

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