Research

  • Samarakoon, Lalith P., 1997, Stocks, bills and inflation in Sri Lanka, Vidyodaya Journal of Social Science 8, 17-183.
  • Alles, Lakshman, 1997, The variability of Sri Lankan stock betas to alternative estimation procedures, Sri Lankan Journal of Management 2, 1-27.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith P., 1997, The cross-section of expected stock returns in Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan Journal of Management, 2, 233-250.
  • Azeez, A. A., 2003, An Empirical test of the Arbitrage Pricing Theory and macroeconomic factors in the Sri Lankan Stock Market, Sri Lanka Economic Journal, 4 (1), 97-117.
  • Wanniarachchige, M. K., and Y. Suzuki, 2010, Bank competition and efficiency: The case of Sri Lanka. Asia Pacific World, 1(1), 117–131.
  • Wanniarachchige, M. K., Y. Suzuki, and F. Kjærland, 2011, Does bank ownership matter in performance? Experience and lessons from Sri Lanka. In B. W. Åmo (Ed.), Conditions for Entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka: A handbook (pp. 235–254): Shaker Verlag.
  • Wanniarachchige, M. K., and Y. Suzuki, 2011, How does ownership affect bank performance? The Case of Indian commercial banks. International Business & Economics Research Journal, 10(3), 71–82.
  • Suzuki, Y., M. K. Barai, B. K. Adhikary, and M. K. Wanniarachchige, 2011, The Grameen Bank “empowering the poor” model of microcredit: An institutional comparison with the traditional mode of the Japanese banking system. The Journal of Comparative Asian Development, 10(1), 129–156.
  • Wanniarachchige, M. K., and Y. Suzuki, 2012, Does bank branch network expansion contribute to credit expansion? The Sri Lankan experience. Asia Pacific World, 3(1), 72–89.
  • Suzuki, Y., M. K. Wanniarachchige, and S. Sastrosuwito, 2013, Why is the Basel regulatory framework not necessarily a universal panacea? Ritsumeikan International Affairs, 11, 71-93.
  • Azeez, A. A., and S. Gamage, 2013, The Determinants of net interest margins of commercial banks in Sri Lanka, Journal of Commerce, Vidhyagar University, 4-19.
  • Ekanayake E. M. N. N and A. A. Azeez, 2015, Determinants of non-performing loans in licensed commercial banks: Evidence from Sri Lanka, Asian Economic and Financial Review, 5(6), 868-882.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith, 1996, Credit rating factors for corporate bonds, Professional Banker's Magazine, 6, 16-20.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith P., 1998, An Index to measure the performance of the Sri Lankan Treasury bond market, Sri Lankan Journal of Management 3, 204-220.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith P., 1998, Indices to measure the performance of the Sri Lankan corporate bond market, Sri Lankan Journal of Management 3, 186-203.
  • Narayana W., and Y. K. Weerakoon Banda, 2005, The impact of Central Bank repurchase and reverse repurchase rate changes on inter-bank call money market in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Senaratne, Samanthi, 1998, Pecking order of financing: Empirical evidence in the Sri Lankan capital market, Sri Lankan Journal of Management 3, 35-51.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith P, 1999, The capital structure of Sri Lankan companies, Sri Lankan Journal of Management 4, 18-30.
  • Colombage, Sisira R. N., 2003, The capital structure and its determinants of an Emerging market- Evidence from Sri Lanka, Collected Papers 2003 Asian Academic Accounting Association, 119-133.
  • Colombage, Sisira R. N., 2005, Sectoral analysis of corporate capital structure choice - Emerging market evidence from Sri Lanka, Journal of Asia-Pacific Business 6, 5-35.
  • Weerakoon Banda Y. K., 2005, Investigation of stock market development and financial leverage of corporate firms: An emerging market experience, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Mudalige, Nishani, and Athula Ekanayake, 2015, The influence of corporate governance on capital structure of listed companies in Sri Lanka, Modern Sri Lanka Studies.
  • Kurrupu G.N., and A. A. Azeez, 2016, Financing preferences of small and medium enterprise owners of Sri Lanka: Does pecking order theory hold? Journal Business and Economic Policy, 3(2),79-91.
  • Adbul Rauf, A. L., and H. A. C. N. Hapangama, 2016, What predicts capital structure? An empirical examination of top companies in the Colombo Stock Exchange, Journal of Exclusive Management Science, 5(7).
  • Ekanayake, Athula, Hector Perera and Sujatha Perera, 2009, Towards a framework to analyze the role of accounting in corporate governance in the banking sector, Journal of Applied Management Accounting Research, 7(2), 21-40.
  • Ekanayake, Athula, 2012, Corporate governance of banks: With special reference to Sri Lanka, Economic Review.
  • Ekanayake, Athula, 2014, Accounting in corporate governance of a commercial bank of Sri Lanka: A multi-theoretical perspective, Modern Sri Lanka Studies, 4(2), 123-159.
  • Ekanayake, Athula and Sujatha Perera, 2014, The role of accounting in corporate governance in a developing country: Institutional political economy perspective, International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, 10(2), 109-132.
  • Azeez, A. A., 2015, Corporate governance and firm performance: Evidence from Sri Lanka, Journal of Finance and Bank Management, 3(1).
  • Wijethilake, Chaminda, Athula Ekanayake Sujatha Perera, 2015, Board involvement in corporate performance: Evidence from a developing country, Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, 5(3), 250-268.
  • Kuruppuge, Ravindra Hewa and Athula Ekanayake, 2016, An analytical model to explain family-owned businesses, Journal of Intercultural Management, 8(1), 51–69.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith., 1997, Competitive Financial Strategy-Engineering the Cost of Capital, Proceedings of the 18th National Conference of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, 1-19.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith P., and Tanweer Hasan, 2003, Altman’s Z-Score models of predicting corporate distress: Evidence from the emerging Sri Lankan stock market, The Journal of the Academy of Finance 1, 119-125.
  • Nanayakkara, K. G. M., and A. A. Azeez, 2014, Predicting corporate financial distress in Sri Lanka with Reference to Z-Score Model, Journal of Management, University of Kaleniya.
  • Nanayakkara, K. G. M., and A. A. Azeez, 2015, Predicting corporate financial distress in Sri Lanka: An extension to Z-Score Model, International Journal of Business and Social Research, 5(3).
  • Wijekoon, Nisansala, and A. A. Azeez, 2015, An integrated model to predict corporate failure of listed companies in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Business and Social Research, 5(7).
  • Abayadeera, Nadana, 1999, An empirical study of the relationship between dividend policies adopted by Sri Lankan companies and macro economic variables, Sri Lankan Journal of Management 4, 47-63.
  • Abayadeera, N., and Samanthi Senaratne, 2001, An empirical study of the factors influencing dividend policies of Sri Lankan companies, Proceedings of the Annual Research sessions 2000/2001 of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 1-12.
  • Dissabandara, D. B. P. H., 2001, Dividend signaling, market response to dividend change and capital market efficiency: An empirical analysis, Proceedings of the Annual Research sessions 2000/2001 of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 23-51.
  • Dissabandara, D. B. P. H., and Lalith P. Samarakoon, 2002, Dividend announcements, firm size and dividend growth in the Sri Lankan stock market, Sri Lankan Journal of Management 7, 228-245.
  • Kulathunga, K. M. K. N. S., and A. A. Azeez, 2017, Ownership structure and dividend policy: Application of Linter’s Dividend Model in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Accounting and Finance, Forthcoming.
  • Suzuki, Y., M. D. Dulal, and M. K. Wanniarachchige, 2010, Civil war and financial underdevelopment: The case of Georgia with special reference to Sri Lanka. Ritsumeikan International Affairs, 8, 31–56.
  • Yonezawa, Yasuhiro and A. A. Azeez, 2010, Financial systems and economic performance: A cross country analysis, Journal of Global Economy and Finance, 3(2).
  • Samarakoon, Lalith P., 1996, Stock market returns and inflation: Sri Lankan evidence, Sri Lankan Journal of Management 1, 293-311.
  • Premawardhana, Vajira, 1997, The relationship between stock returns and interest rates in Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan Journal of Management 3, 251-263.
  • Nimal, P. D., 1997, The relationship between stock returns and selected fundamental variables: Evidence from Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan Journal of Management 3, 268-287.
  • Bandara, W. M. G., and G. Abeyratna, 1998, Causal nexus between stock market indices and macroeconomic variables, Proceedings of the Research Series of the Faculty of Graduate Studies of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 283-299.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith P., 1999, The relationship between stock market returns and dividend yields in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the Research Series of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 153-164.
  • Hasan, Tanweer, and Lalith P. Samarakoon, 2000, Short-term interest rates and expected stock returns in Sri Lanka, Advances in Pacific Basin Financial Markets, 6, 337-348.
  • Gunasekarage, Abeyratne, and Anirut Pisedtasalasai, and David M. Power, 2004, Macroeconomic influence on the stock market: Evidence from an emerging market in South Asia, Journal of Emerging Market Finance 3, 285-304.
  • Weerakoon Banda Y. K., and D. K. Y. Abeywardene, 2005, Output, stock volatility and political uncertainty: Evidence from Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Menike, L. M. C. S., 2006, The effect of macroeconomic variables on stock prices in emerging Sri Lankan stock market, Sabaragamuwa University Journal, 6(1), 50-67.
  • Menike, L. M. C. S., P. M. Dunusinghe and A. Ranasinghe, 2015, Macroeconomic and firm specific determinants of stock returns: A comparative analysis of stock markets in Sri Lanka and in the United Kingdom, Journal of Finance and Accounting, 3(4), 86-96.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith P., 2010, The short-run underpricing of initial public offerings in the Sri Lankan stock market, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 20, 197-213.
  • Ediriwickrama, T. C., and A. A. Azeez, 2015, Multifactor explanation to IPO long-run underperformance Anomaly: Sri Lankan Evidence, International Journal of Accounting and Business Society, 23(1).
  • Ediriwickrama, T. C., and A. A. Azeez, 2016, The Impact of the civil war on IPO Stocks in Sri Lanka: Regression and event based analysis, International review of Business Research Papers, 12(2), 88-107.
  • Ediriwickrama, T. C., and A. A. Azeez, 2017, Illiquidity based factor construction in asset pricing: An analysis on long-run performance of Sri Lankan initial public offering stocks, Conference proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Asian Financial Markets and Economic Development, Shiga University, Japan.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith P., 2010. Asymmetric investor behavior between buyside and sellside: Evidence from investor classes in the Sri Lankan stock market, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 20, 93-113.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith P., 2009. The relation between trades of domestic and foreign investors and stock returns in Sri Lanka, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, 19, 850-861.
  • Menike, L. M. C. S., P. M. Dunusinghe and A. Ranasinghe, 2015, Behavioural factors influence on investment performance: A survey of individual investors at Colombo Stock Exchange, Proceedings of 10th Annual London Business Research Conference, Imperial College, London, UK.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith P., 1999, A new measure of market liquidity of shares: The case of the Colombo Stock Exchange, Proceedings of the Research Series of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 165-182.
  • Abeyratna, G., and D. M. Power, 1995, A test of the weak-form of the efficient market hypothesis: Evidence using daily data from the Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka Journal of Social Sciences 18, 41-53.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith P., 1996, Predictability of short-horizon returns in the Sri Lankan stock market, Sri Lankan Journal of Management 1, 207-224.
  • Elaysiani, Elyas, Priyal Perera, and Tribhuvan. N. Puri, 1996, Market efficiency and calendar anomalies in emerging capital markets: Evidence from the Colombo Stock Exchange, Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions and Money 6, 59-77.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith P., 1998, Mean reversion in stock prices in an emerging market: Sri Lankan evidence, Proceedings of the Research Series of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 301-316.
  • Hasan, Tanweer, Lalith P. Samarakoon, and Shahriar Hasan, 1999, Stock price behavior in a less developed market: Evidence from Sri Lanka, Journal of Applied Business Research 16, 15-23.
  • Bandara, W. M. G., 1999, Behavior of share index returns of the Colombo Stock Exchange: An empirical study, Proceedings of the Annual Research Sessions of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 183-196.
  • Gunasekarage Abeyratna, W. M. Guneratne Bandara, and Sisira R. N. Colombage, 1999, Lead-lag relationships in stock market returns: A test of market efficiency in Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan Journal of Management 4, 32-48.
  • Abeysekera, S. P., 2001, Efficient market hypothesis and the emerging capital market in Sri Lanka: Evidence from the Colombo Stock exchange – A Note, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting 28, 249-261.
  • Bandara, W. M. G., 2001, January effect and monthly seasonality of emerging stock markets: Some empirical evidence from Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan Journal of Management 6, 186
  • Gunasekarage, Abeyratne, and David M. Power, 2001, The profitability of moving average trading rules in South Asian stock markets, Emerging Markets Review 2, 17-33.
  • Gunasekarage, Abeyratna, and Sisira R. N. Colombage, 2002, The behavior of share prices in emerging markets-Evidence from the Colombo Stock Exchange, Vidyodaya Journal of Management Science 1, 94-116.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith P., 2004, Efficiency of the Sri Lankan stock market, Sri Lankan Journal of Business Economics 1, 1-22.
  • Gunasekarage, Abeyratne, and David M. Power, 2005, Stock market overreaction: Some evidence from the Colombo Stock Exchange, Journal of Emerging Markets 10, 5-17.
  • Weerakoon Banda Y. K., and C. Perera, 2005, Why do some investors prefer fundamentally weak stocks? Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Jaleel, Fazeel, and Lalith P. Samarakoon, 2009. Stock market liberalization and return volatility: Evidence from the emerging market of Sri Lanka, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 19, 409-423.
  • Narayan, Paresh, Russell Smyth, and Mohan Nandha, 2004, Interdependence and dynamic linkages between the emerging stock markets of South Asia, Accounting and Finance 44, 419-439.
  • Elaysiani, Elyas, Priyal Perera, and Tribhuvan. N. Puri, 1998, Interdependence and dynamic linkages between stock markets of Sri Lanka and its Asian trading partners, Journal of Multinational Financial Management 8, 89-101.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith, 1998, Delivering results through acquisitions and mergers, Proceedings of the 19th National Conference of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, 89-108.
  • Samarakoon, Lalith P., 1999, The ownership structure of Sri Lankan companies, Sri Lankan Journal of Management 4, 143-171.
  • Kulathunga K. M. K. N. S., and A. A. Azeez, 2015, The impact of ownership structure on Dividend policy: Evidence from listed companies in Sri Lanka, Journal of Accountancy and Finance, 2(1).
  • Ekanayake, Athula, 2015, Validity and reliability in case study research in accounting: A review and experience, Modern Sri Lanka Studies, 5(1 & 2), 161-185.
  • Bandara, W. M. G., 1997, Price reaction to rights issue announcements of emerging stock markets: A study using data from the Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lankan Journal of Management 2, 325-.
  • Weerakoon Banda Y. K., and S. M. Gazzali Hasan, 2005 Stock price reactions to the announcement of rights issues on the Colombo Stock Market, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

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