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Terrorism and Global Business Performance.

Tauringana, V., Tingbani, I., Okafor, G. and Widin, B. S., 2020. Terrorism and Global Business Performance. International Journal of Finance and Economics. (In Press)

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DOI: 10.1002/ijfe.2085

Abstract

This paper contributes to the literature on business performance by investigating the relationship between terrorism and global business performance at the country level. A measure of a country’s distance from the frontier score of the World Bank’s Doing Business index is used to proxy for business performance. The results of the fixed-effects estimations based on 173 countries over seven years (2009–2017) show that terrorism has no significant relationship with global business performance. We then partition our sample into developed, developing and fragile countries. The results still show that there is no robust significant relationship between terrorism and business performance for the sub-samples of developed and developing countries. However, the results based on the fragile countries’ sub-sample suggest a significant negative relationship between terrorism and business performance. The results are consistent with an alternative measure of business performance and estimation technique that controls for endogeneity.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:1076-9307
Uncontrolled Keywords:Terrorism; global business performance; developing; developed; fragile country
Group:Bournemouth University Business School
ID Code:34168
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:19 Jun 2020 15:33
Last Modified:09 Sep 2020 16:01

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