volume 34, issue 4, P374-392 2019
DOI: 10.1108/maj-04-2018-1863
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Muhammad Usman, Muhammad Umar Farooq, Junrui Zhang, Muhammad Abdul Majid Makki, Muhammad Kaleem Khan

Abstract: Purpose This paper aims to investigate the question concerning whether gender diversity in the boardroom matters to lenders or not? Design/methodology/approach To answer this question, the authors use the data from 2009 to 2015 of all A-share listed companies on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges. The authors use ordinary least squares regression and firm fixed effect regression to draw our inferences. To check and control the issue of endogeneity the authors use one-year lagged gender diversity regr…

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