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Female Representation on Boards and Carbon Emissions: International Evidence

Hatem RJIBA, T. Thavaharan

This paper examines the effect of board gender diversity on firms’ carbon emissions. Using a sample
of firms from 43 countries during the 2005-2019 period, we establish that firms with more genderdiverse

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Judge Ideology and Corporate Sexual Orientation Equality

Hatem RJIBA, Ashrafee Hossain, SAMIR SAADI

We investigate the role that judge ideology plays in determining corporate sexual orientation equality
(CSOE) initiatives. We find a negative relationship between liberal judge ideology and CSOE

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Global commodity and equity markets spillovers to Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic

This paper examines the connectedness among 12 African equity markets and the global commodity, developed equity markets, paying particular attention to their evolution during the COVID-19 pandemic's peak period.

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Technologies de contrôle : un enjeu organisationnel de lutte contre la fraude interne ?

Internal fraud is a risk identified by organizations that have set up internal control services to protect themselves against it.

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The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Islamic and Conventional Financial Markets: an international empirical evidence

Khaled GUESMI, Christian UROM, H. MZOUGHI, Fateh BELAID

The current global COVID-19 pandemic is adversely affecting financial markets, including commodities, conventional stocks, and Islamic stocks. This paper empirically investigates the extent to which COVID-19 effects may drive interdependence in markets.

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Co-inventions, uncertainties and global food security

This paper examines the effects of international collaborative efforts on climate-friendly agricultural technologies on global food security. In particular, we use patent data on environmental technological innovations for OECD countries and global food prices from the period 1990 to 2016.

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elBullifoundation (2011-2022)


Ferran Adria was the head chef and cofounder of elBulli - which many critics considered the finest high-dining restaurant in the world. In 2009, at the top of his game, he shocked the world by closing his restaurant.