Centre for Advanced Studies in Finance
2020. How Language Influences R&D Spending.
2019. Capital structure and financial flexibility.
2018. Lessons from the 1890s: how to realign innovation and finance in post-Brexit Britain.
2018. Young Enterprises and Bank Credit Denials.
2017. Introduction to Earnings Management.
2017. Corporate governance in Italy: The evolution of corporate governance of Italian listed companies during the recent financial turmoil. In: Kostyuk AN; Braendle U; Capizzi V (eds.) Corporate Governance: New Challenges and Opportunities.
2017. Does Corruption Affect Access to Bank Credit for Micro and Small Businesses? Evidence from European MSMEs.
2016 & previous
1999. Repeated Financial Decisions: An Experimental Analysis.
1998. The Intelligent Guide to Stock Market Investment.
2002. The Future of European Banking: Views from the Top.
1993. Managerial Labour Markets in Small and Medium Size Enterprises.
1993. Mangerial Labour Markets in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises.
1987. The Performance of Small Firms.
1999. Corporate Governance.
2002. Corporate Governance: Economic, Management, and Financial Issues.
2005. Corporate Governance: Accountability, Enterprise and International Comparisons.
1993. Small Firm Management: Ownership, Finance and Performance.
1997. Corporate Governance: Responsibilities, Risks and Remuneration John Wiley.
2000. Theories of Small Firm Financial Contracting and Management, and Immigrant Entrepreneurship. In: Baker-Collins M; Keasey K; Watson R (eds.) Immigrant Businesses on the Urban Economic Fringe.
2004. Intra day bid-ask spreads, trading volume and volatility. In: Eckett S (eds.) The UK Stock Market Almanac 2005.
1994. The Accounting Burdens Facing Small Firms. In: Research G (eds.) Discovering Small Business.
1997. Institutional Shareholders and Corporate Governance in the UK. In: Keasey K; Thompson S; Wright M (eds.) Corporate Governance: Economic, Management and Financial Issues.
1997. Institutional Shareholders and Corporate Governance. In: Corporate Governance: Responsiblities, Risks and Remuneration.
1999. Institutional Shareholders and Corporate Governance in the United Kingdom. In: Keasey K; Thompson S; Wright M (eds.) The International Library of Critical Writings In Economics: Corporate Governance.
2005. Institutional Shareholders and Corporate Governance in the UK. In: Wiley J (eds.) Corporate Governance: Accountability, Enterprise and International Comparisons.
1991. Capital Market Efficiency and the Underpricing of New Issues on the Unlisted Securities Market. In: Rowre J; Birley S (eds.) Entrepreneurship and Enterprise in Europe.
2000. Corporate Governance: Accountability versus Enterprise. In: Policy HPOP (eds.) Corporate Governance and the Reform of Company Law. 1.
2005. The Development of Corporate Governance Codes in the UK. In: Wiley J (eds.) Corporate Governance: Accountability, Enterprise and International Comparisons.
1997. The Corporate Governance Problem - Competing Diagnoses and Solutions. In: Keasey K; Thompson S; Wright M (eds.) Corporate Governance: Economic, Management & Financial Issues.
1995. Small Firms and Bank Borrowing in the UK. In: Finance for Growing Enterprises.
1999. The State of the Art of Small Firm Failure Prediction: Achievements and Prognosis. In: Westhead P; Wright M (eds.) Advances in Entrepreneurship.
1999. Financial Distress Prediction. In: Mars G; Weir D (eds.) Risk Management.
1997. Corporate Governance, Accountability and Enterprise. In: Corporate Governance: Responsibilities, Risks and Remuneration.
2013. The Voice of Patients and the Public in the National Health Service: Issues of Implementation. In: Conceptualizing and Researching Governance in Public and Non-Profit Organizations. Studies in Public and Non-Profit Governance.
1998. From Performance Measurement Frameworks to Strategy Formulation Systems. Performance Measurement Theory and Practice, Centre for Business Performance 1998
2013. Consequences of the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) – A Critical and Broad Perspective. Abacus.
2006. Corporate governance and information efficiency in security markets. EUROPEAN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT. 763-787 12.5
2007. A New Test of Signaling Theory. Finance Letters. 1-5 5.2
2006. Corporate Disclosure. Corporate Governance.
1996. On the Risk of Stocks in the Long Run: A Resolution to the Debate?. Financial Analysts Journal. 57-62 52.5
2007. Bank Deregulation and Acquisition Activity: The Cases of the US, Italy and Germany. Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance. 15
2008. Investor Protection and the Value Effects of Bank Merger Announcements in Europe and the US. Journal of Banking and Finance. 37.7
2006. Electronic Trading Platforms and the Cost-effective Distribution of Open Market Option (OMO) Pension Annuities. International Journal of Information Management. pp.187+ 26
2003. Further reflections on the nature of intuition-analysis and the construct validity of the Cognitive Style Index. J OCCUP ORGAN PSYCH. 269-278 76
1996. A Note on the Weak Form Efficiency of Capital Markets: The Application of Simple Technical Trading Rules to UK Stock Prices - 1935 to 1994. Journal of Banking and Finance. 1121-1132 20
1998. Share prices under Tory and Labour governments in the UK since 1945. Applied Financial Economics. 389-400 8
2000. Share dealing on the web: a comprehensive review of design specifications across the globe. International Journal of Information Management. 3-16 20
1999. Time Diversitfication: An Essay in the Need to Revisit Finance Theory. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 501-519 10
1984. Regret Theory and Information: A Note. The Economic Journal.
1985. The Prediction of Small Company Failure: A Comment. European Management Journal.
1986. Deregulation and Privatisation of Local Buses in the UK. None.
1991. An Examiniation of the Accuracy and Bias of Prospectus Earnings Forecasts: UK Evidence. None.
1994. Repeated Decisions and Attitudes to Risk. Economics Letters. 185-189 45
2003. Lending Decision Making and the Competition Commission Report on the Provision of Banking Services to Small Firms. Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance. 26-36 11
1990. A Model of Information System Choice. Accounting and Business Research.
1996. Corporate Governance in the Public Services: Concepts and Issues. Public Money and Management.
2002. Non-Executive Directors and the Higgs Consultation Paper – Review of the Role and Effectiveness of Non-Executive Directors. Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance. 361-37110
2000. Money Laundering and the Internet: A Challenge for Regulation. Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance.
2000. The Use of League Tables in Financial Services. Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance.
1996. The Future of Compliance in Retail Financial Services. Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance. 215-226 4.3
1997. The Manifest Failure of the Financial Services Act: A Reply to Hinchcliffe. The Review of Policy Issues. 49-54 3
1997. Retail Financial Services Regulation Since the Financial Services Act of 1986. The Review of Policy Issues. 23-36 3
1997. Changing Technologies in the Financial Services Sector: Regional Implications. The Regional Review. 12-14 7
1990. The Failure of UK Industrial Firms 1976-1984: Logistic Analysis and Entropy Measures. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting.
1990. New Firms and the Return to Alternative Sources of Finance. Small Business Economics.
1991. Prospectus Earnings Forecasts and the Pricing of New Issues on the Unlisted Securities Market. Accounting and Business Research.
1992. An Empirical Investigation of the Role of Signalling in the Valuation of Unseasoned Equity Issues. Accounting and Business Research.
1994. The Underpricing of Initial Equity Listings: A Conceptual Re-appraisal. Small Business Economics.
1989. The Multi-Logit Approach to Predicting Corporate Failure: Further Analysis and the Issue Signal Consistancy. Omega: international journal of management science.
1992. New Issues on the UK Unlisted Securities Market: The Ability of Entrepreneurs to Signal Firm Value. Small Business Economics. 15-27 4
1992. Information and Decision Making: A Search for Method & Understanding. Managerial and Decision Economics.
1995. Opportunity Costs for Decision Making: A Teaching Resource to Illustrate the Difficulties of Practice?. Accounting Education.
1996. Gambling with the House Money in Capital Expenditure Decision: An Experimental Analysis. Economics Letters.
2000. Sunk cost effects: a test of the importance of context. Economics Letters. 55-58 66
2000. Performance measurement and the use of league tables: some experimental evidence of dysfunctional consequences.. Accounting and Business Research. 275-286 30.4
1990. The Accounting Burdens Facing Small Firms: An Empirical Research Note. Accounting and Business Research.
1990. The Use of Computers for Accounting Purposes in Small Firms: An Empirical Investigation Using Logit Analysis. None.
1992. The Underpricing of Initial Public Offerings: Some UK Empirical Evidence. Omega: international journal of management science. 457-466 20.4
1992. The Winner's Curse Model of the Underpricing of Initial Public Offerings: A Critical Assessment. Accounting and Business Research. 74-78 89
1997. Institutional Voting in the UK: Is Mandatory Voting the Answer?. Corporate Governance. 37-44 5.1
1997. Equity retention and Intitial Public Offerings: The Influence of Signalling and Entrenchment Effects. Applied Financial Economics. 75-85 7
2000. The Cruickshank Report: The Review of Banking Services in the UK. Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance.
1998. Corporate Governance, Accountability and Enterprise. Accounting and Business Research.
1994. Directors' Ownership and the Performance of Small and Medium Sized Firms in the UK. Small Business Economics. 15-26 5
1994. The Remuneration of Non-Owner Managers in Small and Medium Sized UK Enterprises. Journal of Management Studies. 553-568 31.4
2008. Lessons from the Northern Rock Affair. Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance. 8-18 16.1
1986. Current Cost Accounting and the Predicition of Small Firm Performance. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting.
1986. The Prediction of Small Company Failure: Some Behaviour Evidence for the UK. Accounting and Business Research.
1987. Non-Financial Symptoms and the Prediction of Small Company Failure: A Test of Argenti's Hypothesis. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting.
1988. The Non-Submission of Accounts and Small Company Failure Prediction. Accounting and Business Research.
1989. Consensus and Accurancy in Accounting Studies of Decision Making: A Note on a New Measure of Consensus. Accounting, Organizations and Society.
1991. Financial Distress Prediction Models: A Review of their Usefulness. British Journal of Management.
1991. An Agency Perspective of Auditor Change in Small Firms. None.
1994. The Bank Financing of Small Firms: Issues and Evidence. Small Business Economics.
1994. The 1986 Insolvency and Company Directors' Disqualification Acts: An Evaluation of Their Impact Upon Small Firm Financing Decision. Small Business Economics.
1995. The Pricing of Small Firm Bank Finance: Evidence from the UK. Applied Economics Letters.
1996. Owner-Manager Drawings, Firm Performance and Financial Structure: An Analysis of Small and Closely-held UK Firms. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting. 753-777 23.5/6
2000. Interest Rate Premia on UK Small-Firm Bank Borrowings: A Research Note. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting. 247-259 27.1/2
2000. Interest Rate Premia on UK Small Firm Bank Borrowings: A Research Note. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting.
1988. The Small Company Audit Qualification: A Preliminary Investigation. Accounting and Business Research.
1993. Issues in Corporate Accountability and Governance. Accounting and Business Research.
2000. A new approach to linking strategy formulation and strategy implementation: an example from the UK banking sector. International Journal of Information Management. 411-428 20
1999. Mental accounting and decision making: The relationship between relative and absolute savings. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. 145-153 38
2010. Growing Beyond Smallness: How Do Small, Closely Controlled Firms Survive?. International Small Business Journal. 620-630 28
1999. Managerial ownership and the Performance of Firms: Evidence from the UK. Journal of Corporate Finance. 79-101 5
1999. Corporate governance: From Accountability to Enterprise. Accounting and Business Research. 337-352 29.4
2001. The Effects of Institutional Ownership on Dividend Policy. Journal of Corporate Finance Lehn EK; Marr W (eds.).
2002. The link between dividend policy and institutional ownership. J CORP FINANC. 105-122 8.2
2010. NHS Boards: Knowing the 'what' but not the 'how'. Public Money & Management. 363-370 30.6
2011. National Health Service boards of directors and governance models. Public Management Review. 861-885 13.6
2000. Tick size and the Compass Rose: Further Insights. Economics Letters. 119-125 68
1996. The relationship between job satisfaction and managerial remuneration in small and medium-sized enterprises: an empirical test of 'comparison income' and 'equity theory' hypotheses. Applied Economics. 567-576 28
2013. Company Failure Prediction with Limited Information: Newly Incorporated Companies. Journal of Operations Research Society. 65
El Diri M (2015) Earnings Management, Managerial Ability and the Role of Competition European Accounting Association
El Diri M (2016) The Impact of Earnings Management and Managerial Ability on Management Compensation European Accounting Association
2010. Private Equity and Insolvency. In: "Part 1 LBOs and Insolvency Risk" in Private Equity and Insolvency (eds. Mike Wright, Nick Wilson, Robert Cressey).
2010. A Longitudinal Analysis of Business Performance, Financial Health and Growth Potential of SMEs in Wales. In: A Longitudinal Analysis of Business Performance, Financial Health and Growth Potential of SMEs in Wales.
2010. UK Family Businesses: Industrial and Geographical Context, Governance and Performance. In: UK Family Businesses: Industrial and Geographical Context, Governance and Performance.