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Ismail Adelopo

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Ismail Adelopo

Associate Professor in Accounting and Finance


The impacts of multiple large ownership structure on board independence (2018)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I., Yinusa, G., & Rufai, I. (2019). The impacts of multiple large ownership structure on board independence. International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, 15(1), 1-30. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJAAPE.2019.096732

Copyright © 2019 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. The determinants of the composition of corporate boards remain inconclusive. This study investigates the impacts of multiple large ownership structure on board independence for a sample of UK listed comp... Read More about The impacts of multiple large ownership structure on board independence.

Trust deficit and anti-corruption initiatives (2018)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I., & Rufai, I. (2020). Trust deficit and anti-corruption initiatives. Journal of Business Ethics, 163, 429-449. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-018-4059-z

This study explores the ways in which trust deficit undermines anti-corruption initiatives in a context with systemic corruption. Anti-corruption measures as panacea to systemic corruption are not new, but their effectiveness is debatable. Whilst und... Read More about Trust deficit and anti-corruption initiatives.

The development of accounting practices and the adoption of IFRS in selected MENA countries (2018)
Journal Article
Boolaky, P. K., Omoteso, K., Ibrahim, M. U., & Adelopo, I. (2018). The development of accounting practices and the adoption of IFRS in selected MENA countries. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, 8(3), 327-351. https://doi.org/10.1108/jaee-07-2015-0052

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the level of accounting development and the adoption of IFRS in the four foremost economies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)—Egypt, Jordan, Libya and UAE. Through the lens of institutional th... Read More about The development of accounting practices and the adoption of IFRS in selected MENA countries.

Guest editorial (2018)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I., & Yekini, K. C. (2018). Guest editorial. Accounting Research Journal, 31(1), 2-7. https://doi.org/10.1108/ARJ-02-2018-0034

Abstract Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to set out key issues on the dimensions in corporate disclosure studies, introduce the papers appearing in this special issue and set agenda for future corporate disclosure research. Design/methodo... Read More about Guest editorial.

Determinants of bank profitability before, during, and after the financial crisis (2018)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I., Lloydking, R., & Tauringana, V. (2018). Determinants of bank profitability before, during, and after the financial crisis. International Journal of Managerial Finance, 14(4), 378-398. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJMF-07-2017-0148

© 2018, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report the results of an investigation into the relationship between bank-specific, macroeconomic factors and bank profitability before (1999-2006), during (2007-2009), and... Read More about Determinants of bank profitability before, during, and after the financial crisis.

The value of non-executive directors to small and medium size enterprises, including a gender perspective (2018)
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Durbin, S., Schedlitzki, D., Adelopo, I., & Warren, S. The value of non-executive directors to small and medium size enterprises, including a gender perspective

The role and value of NEDs is well defined within listed companies but little is known about NEDs in the SME market. Given the importance of SMEs to the economy and the need to support their growth and development, TLT, ACCA, Transpire and Practice c... Read More about The value of non-executive directors to small and medium size enterprises, including a gender perspective.