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    Corruption, Gender and Credit Constraints: Evidence From South Asian SMEs.Nirosha Hewa Wellalage, Stuart Locke & Helen Samujh - 2019 - Journal of Business Ethics 159 (1):267-280.
    This paper provides analyses of the effect of corruption in South Asia on credit access for small- and medium-size enterprises, and credit constraints faced by female-owned and male-owned SMEs. By addressing potential endogeneity and reverse causality of corruption and credit constraints via instrumental variables, this study reports that corruption has a detrimental effect on credit access. Specifically, corruption increases the probability of SMEs credit constraints by 7.63%. However, gender differences emerge, indicating that bribery is slightly more effective when used by (...)
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    Women on Board, Firm Financial Performance and Agency Costs.Nirosha Hewa Wellalage & Stuart Locke - 2013 - Asian Journal of Business Ethics 2 (2):113-127.
    This study investigates the link between female board directors and company financial performance and agency costs in Sri Lanka's publicly listed companies. In order to investigate the impact of board gender diversity on firm financial performance, a dynamic panel generalised method of moment estimation is applied. Three variables are used as proxies for gender diversity of the board of directors, namely the percentage of women on the board, a dichotomous dummy and the Blau index. A Tobit model with endogenous regressors (...)
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    Corporate Governance, Board Diversity and Firm Financial Performance: New Evidence From Sri Lanka.Nirosha Hewa Wellalage & Stuart Locke - 2013 - International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics 8 (2):116-136.