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  • Aintablian, Sebouh
    The present paper is based on causal attribution theory, investigating how Lebanese youth attribute poverty. Using the Chi-square methodology, the researcher examined the relationships between poverty and a set of independent ...
  • Aintablian, Sebouh; Mcgraw, Patricia A.; Roberts, Gordon S.
    They are grateful for helpful comments from Nobu Hibara, Edward Kane, Lawrence Kryzanowski, James Kolari, Donald Fraser, Hwan Shin, Pauline Shum, Peter Tryfos, and the anonymous referee, as well as from participants at the ...
  • Aintablian, Sebouh; Al Boustany, Wajih (Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, )
    We study the relationship between ownership structure and performance for a sample of 89 commercial, investment, specialized, and Islamic banks in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region for the period 1998-2003.) ...
  • Aintablian, Sebouh
    We examine alternative hypotheses for the demutualisation of a sample of Canadian life insurance companies (1999-2000) as well as short-run and long-run market effects of demutualisation on firm performance. Our results ...
  • Mora, Nada; Aintablian, Sebouh
    We test whether security prices react to an independent, unanticipated and simultaneous change in the bond rating procedure. It has been problematic in the literature to ascertain whether a borrower's bond price reacts ...
  • Mora, Nada; Neaime, Simon; Aintablian, Sebouh
    This paper investigates what induces small firms in an emerging market economy to borrow dollar credit from domestic banks. Our data are from a unique survey of firms in Lebanon. The findings complement studies of large ...
  • Aintablian, Sebouh; Chamseddine, Bassel
  • Aintablian, Sebouh; Mouradian, Suzanne
    We study a sample of 199 Canadian IPOs for the period 1993-2001 and find that high underpricing in certain industries may explain the long-term underperformance. Also, issues offered during hot-issue periods have higher ...
  • Aintablian, Sebouh (York University, )
    In this thesis, we conduct three empirical studies examining market response to corporate loan announcements in Canada, the relationship between lender environmental liability and bank loan announcements, and the market ...
  • Aintablian, Sebouh; Roberts, Gordon S.
    This study examines a sample of mergers of Canadian Financial Institutions during the 1990’s to determine whether in-pillar, cross-pillar and foreign mergers are value-enhancing, and to determine possible sources of synergies ...
  • Aintablian, Sebouh; Roberts, Gordon S.
    This note validates the key results of prior studies of bank loan announcement effects using a common data set drawn from the Canadian capital market. Announcements of bank loans are associated with positive abnormal returns ...
  • Aintablian, Sebouh; El Khoury, Wissam; M'Chirgui, Zouhaier
    Purpose This paper aims to examine empirically the role of toeholds in reducing asymmetric information in mergers and acquisitions by establishing a relationship between the toehold and some relevant characteristics of ...
  • Aintablian, Sebouh; El Khoury, Wissam
    The current paper applies Monte Carlo simulation on the presence of competing bidders in mergers and acquisitions. We present a new approach for quantifying uncertainty and use a Brownian model where “the presence of a ...
  • Roberts, Gordon S.; Vijayraghavan, Vasumathi; Aintablian, Sebouh
    French banks and non-financial companies issue index-linked debt whose value at maturity is indexed to the CAC 40 or to a basket of European indices. This paper examines stock announcement effects associated with these ...

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