SDG 8 RESEARCH

Linkage between company scores and stock returns

Authors: Celik S., Aktan B., Tvaronaviciene M., Bengitoz P.
Previous studies on company scores conducted at firm-level, generally concluded that there exists a positive relation between company scores and stock returns. Motivated by these studies, this study examines the relationship between company scores (Corporate Governance Score, Economic Score, Environmental Score, and Social Score) and stock returns, both at portfolio-level [...]

Do corporate governance and ownership structure impact dividend policy in emerging market during financial crisis?

Authors: Mili M., Sahut J.-M., Teulon F.
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to study the impact of the ownership structure and board governance on dividend policy in emerging markets. The authors test whether the effects of corporate governance on dividend policy change during crisis periods. Design/methodology/approach: The authors use a panel regression approach on a [...]

Clicks business of deposit-taking institutions: an efficiency analysis

Authors: Shamim F., Yamori N., Anjum S.
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the direct and indirect effects of automated teller machines (ATMs) on the performance and scope economies of the Japanese financial institutions. Design/methodology/approach: Stochastic frontier approach is adopted to estimate banks’ cost and profit efficiency indices and to examine the relationship [...]
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SDG 8 BLOGS

801, 2020

University of Bahrain Environment and Sustainable Development PhD Program

The University of Bahrain’s PhD program in Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD) focuses on environmental sustainability, with an emphasis on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The program equips students with the knowledge and perspectives needed to answer important questions about diverse environmental problems. Nearly all colleges at the University of [...]
801, 2020

University of Bahrain Environment and Sustainable Development M.Sc. Programs

The University of Bahrain and the Prince’s Foundation (UK) jointly offer a Master’s program in Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD). The Prince’s Foundation is one of the international establishments specialized in design, planning and urban development that contributes to postgraduate studies in sustainable urbanism in partnership with universities in the [...]
801, 2020

The University Role in Preparing Postgraduate Students in Addressing the United Nation SGDs

The PhD students in the Environmental Sustainability Development Program of the University of Bahrain are working on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their targets. In the course ESD 793, the students were trained to address the contemporary issues related to environmental sustainability. This course enabled them to observe, assess [...]
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SDG 8 POLICIES

Stakeholder Engagement Policy

The policy sets out the principles guiding the University’s engagement approaches and the different levels of engagement required for different purposes. Purpose The Stakeholders Engagement Policy provides guidelines for stakeholders’ engagement and communication. It aims at ensuring that stakeholder engagement activities are transparent, systematic and effective. Definitions Effort: project or [...]
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