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Post-regulation effect on factors driving environmental disclosures among Chinese listed firms (2019)
Journal Article
Yekini, K., Adelopo, I., Wang, Y., & Song, S. (2019). Post-regulation effect on factors driving environmental disclosures among Chinese listed firms. Accounting Research Journal, 32(3), 477-495. https://doi.org/10.1108/ARJ-01-2017-0018

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to re-examine the factors that affect the level of environmental information disclosures (EID) following the issuance of the “Environmental Information Disclosure Guidelines for Chinese Listed Companies”. Des... Read More about Post-regulation effect on factors driving environmental disclosures among Chinese listed firms.

Capital structure and firm performance in Nigeria (2019)
Journal Article
Yinusa, O. G., Adelopo, I., Rodionova, Y., & Samuel, O. L. (2019). Capital structure and firm performance in Nigeria

This paper examines the impact of capital structure on firm performance in Nigeria as well as test the possibility of non-monotonic relationship between capital structure and firm performance based on the prediction of the agency cost theory of capit... Read More about Capital structure and firm performance in Nigeria.

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. (2018). Trust deficit and anti-corruption initiatives. Journal of Business Ethics, 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.

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.

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.

Learning groups: the effects of group diversity on the quality of group reflection (2017)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I., Asante, J., Dart, E., & Rufai, I. (2017). Learning groups: the effects of group diversity on the quality of group reflection. Accounting Education, 26(5-6), 553-575. https://doi.org/10.1080/09639284.2017.1327360

© 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This study explores the quality of reflection, and how group diversity affects group reflection by final-year accounting and finance undergraduates using Mezirow’s [(1991). Transformativ... Read More about Learning groups: the effects of group diversity on the quality of group reflection.

Corporate social disclosures by banks: Between legal institution and cultural dimensions (2017)
Book Chapter
Adelopo, I., Obalola, M., & Cea Moure, R. (2018). Corporate social disclosures by banks: Between legal institution and cultural dimensions. In G. Gal, O. Akisik, & W. Wooldridge (Eds.), Sustainability and Social Responsibility: Regulation and Reporting, 307-331. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-4502-8_13

Recent studies have articulated the dearth of cross-country investigation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) disclosure behaviours in the broader CSR discourse. The impacts of national institutional frameworks on CSR disclosure behaviours also... Read More about Corporate social disclosures by banks: Between legal institution and cultural dimensions.

Non-financial risk disclosure: The case of the UK’s distressed banks (2017)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I. (2017). Non-financial risk disclosure: The case of the UK’s distressed banks. Australasian Accounting, Business and Finance Journal, 11(2), 23-42. https://doi.org/10.14453/aabfj.v11i2.3

© 2017 Australasian Accounting Business and Finance Journal and Authors. This study investigates the narratives risk disclosures of the four British financial institutions that were adversely affected during the 2008 banking crisis. This investigatio... Read More about Non-financial risk disclosure: The case of the UK’s distressed banks.

Determinants of audit committees' activity: Evidence from the UK (2012)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I., Jallow, K., & Scott, P. (2012). Determinants of audit committees' activity: Evidence from the UK. Social Responsibility Journal, 8(4), 471-483. https://doi.org/10.1108/17471111211272066

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to revisit the determinants of audit committee activity in UK listed companies after over a decade since the last investigation of this matter and with numerous significant changes in the regulatory and corporat... Read More about Determinants of audit committees' activity: Evidence from the UK.

Multiple large ownership structure, audit committee activity and audit fees: Evidence from the UK (2012)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I., Jallow, K., & Scott, P. (2012). Multiple large ownership structure, audit committee activity and audit fees: Evidence from the UK. Journal of Applied Accounting Research, 13(2), 100-121. https://doi.org/10.1108/09675421211254821

The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of multiple large ownership structure (MLS) and audit committee activity (ACA) on audit pricing for a sample of UK listed companies. One way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and cross sectional multiple... Read More about Multiple large ownership structure, audit committee activity and audit fees: Evidence from the UK.

Measuring the perceived importance of ethics and social responsibility in financial services: A narrative-inductive approach (2012)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I., Obalola, M., & Adelopo, I. (2012). Measuring the perceived importance of ethics and social responsibility in financial services: A narrative-inductive approach. Social Responsibility Journal, 8(3), 418-432. https://doi.org/10.1108/17471111211247992

Purpose - This paper aims to reflect the argument that the impetus to engage in socially responsible actions is ultimately reinforced by the perceived belief that doing so will be beneficial to the corporation in the long run. Design/methodology/appr... Read More about Measuring the perceived importance of ethics and social responsibility in financial services: A narrative-inductive approach.

Voluntary disclosure practices amongst listed companies in Nigeria (2011)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I. (2011). Voluntary disclosure practices amongst listed companies in Nigeria. Advances in Accounting, 27(2), 338-345. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adiac.2011.08.009

This study examines voluntary disclosure practices amongst listed companies in Nigeria. Results from univariate and multivariate analyses of 52 listed companies suggest an average voluntary disclosure of 44% based on modified Meek, Roberts and Gray (... Read More about Voluntary disclosure practices amongst listed companies in Nigeria.

Modelling issues in the relationship between audit and non-audit fees (2009)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I. (2009). Modelling issues in the relationship between audit and non-audit fees. Journal of Applied Accounting Research, 10(2), 96-108. https://doi.org/10.1108/09675420910984664

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine modelling issues in the research of the relationship between audit and non-audit fees by comparing the outcome of a single-equation model of fees to the results of simultaneous equation model (SEM) of t... Read More about Modelling issues in the relationship between audit and non-audit fees.