A comparative analysis of perception of dividends by financial managers

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Frankfurter, George M. and Kösedağ, Arman and Chiang, Kevin and Collison, David and Power, David M. and Schmidt, Hartmut and So, Raymond and Topalov, Mihail (2004) A comparative analysis of perception of dividends by financial managers. Research in International Business and Finance, 18 (1). pp. 73-114. ISSN 0275-5319

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ribaf.2004.02.002


This paper is a report about the perception of dividends by Chief financial officers (CFOs). The research encompasses five countries, on three continents, and covers three types of economies. Our cross-sectional study is concerned with both inter- and intra-societal differences that may or may not exist regarding the perception of dividends by those who are in charge of making such decisions in the firm. Using a survey instrument, we find that both similarities and dissimilarities exist inter- and intra-culturally. Perhaps the most important conclusion we reach is that dividend research must take a different track than it has been following so far.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Perception; Dividend; Managers; Hierarchical grouping
ID Code:328
Deposited By:Arman Kösedağ
Deposited On:08 Nov 2004 02:00
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