Beatrice Sarpong-Danquah

Beatrice Sarpong-Danquah
Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology | KNUST · Department of Accounting and Finance

PhD

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Introduction
Beatrice Sarpong-Danquah is a lecturer at the School of Business, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

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Publications (11)
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This study investigates the moderating role of ownership structure in the nexus between corporate governance and the financial performance of manufacturing firms in Ghana. The study uses GLS regression to analyze a panel dataset of 7 manufacturing firms over 14 years. We find a positive and significant effect of board size, audit committee independ...
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We apply the two-step system generalized method of moments technique to data from 408 microfinance institutions (MFIs) in 73 countries to investigate the effect of capital structure on the financial performance of MFIs and to examine whether judicial efficiency interacts with capital structure to drive the financial performance of MFIs. The results...
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The impact of board gender diversity on the financial performance of firms is not known. This is because empirical investigations have yielded inconclusive outcomes. This study engages data from 408 microfinance institutions (MFIs) covering the period 2010-2018 from the six microfinance regions to investigate this impact using the Least Squares Dum...
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We examine the impact of legal cost of contract enforcement on nonperforming loans ("NPLs") with data from 132 countries. In addition, we examine whether this impact is sensitive to the income groups of countries and the presence of credit information sharing. We observe a robust negative association between legal cost of contract enforcement and N...
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The exact effect of board size on financial performance has remained inconclusive in the empirical literature. We seek to contribute to this literature by assessing the impact of board size on the financial performance of 408 microfinance institutions (MFIs) for 2010 to 2018 financial years. Besides, we explore whether the efficiency of the judicia...
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We test the effect of institutional quality on capital structure in the microfinance setting. In doing this, we rely on data from 532 microfinance institutions (MFIs) located in 73 countries dotted across the six microfinance regions in the world. We observe that institutional quality exhibits a robust negative and statistically significant relatio...
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This paper assesses the effect of corporate governance on the financial performance of manufacturing firms in a developing country. Specifically, the paper investigates whether gender diversity, board independence, and board size affects return on asset (ROA) and return on equity (ROE) of manufacturing listed firms in Ghana. We use the generalized...
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The study assesses the financial literacy level among tertiary students in Sub-Saharan Africa country, Ghana. The study uses primary data through self-administered questionnaires, and employs purposive sampling to select four hundred and eighty (480) students across tertiary institutions in Ghana for data analysis. The study reaffirms that on the a...
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This paper assesses the effect of corporate governance on the financial performance of manufacturing firms in a developing country. Specifically, the paper investigates whether gender diversity, board independence, and board size affects return on asset (ROA) and return on equity (ROE) of manufacturing listed firms in Ghana. We use the generalized...
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This study assesses the link between nomination committees' presence and size as well as male directors on nomination committee and gender diversity in Ghanaian boardrooms. We use a dataset of 25 listed and 20 unlisted Ghanaian firms for January 2006 to December 2012; nine years after the Ghana government endorsed an Affirmative Action Plan to achi...

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The project is about the Introduction of forensic Accounting Education in Ghana.