Day of the week anomaly (Monday Effect) – How to do it? – Anomali Monday Effect / Day of the Week – Bagaimana melakukan risetnya?

Day of the week anomaly (Monday Effect) – How to do it?

Day of the week anomaly or more known as Monday Effect is one of calendar anomalies in financial market. It states that the stock market returns on Monday is significantly different from other day. This anomaly is proposed by Kenneth French in 1980, and his research paper was published in Journal of Financial Economics. The appearance of Monday Effect is an evidence of market inefficiency. Yet, in French (1980) paper, he suggested an arbitrage profit or mispricing profit from this anomaly. He further surmises “Although an active trading strategy based on the negative expected returns would not have been profitable because of transactions costs, investors could have Increased their expected returns by altering the timing of trades which would have been made anyway – delaying purchases for Thursday Friday until sales scheduled Monday on preceding Friday”

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Heteroscedasticity in SPSS – Uji Asumsi Klasik Heteroskedastisitas di SPSS

Heteroscedasticity in SPSS

Hi! One of the test for CLRM assumption is Heteroscedasticity. Testing it in E-views or Stata for Time-Series or Panel data is easy because the software provides the command. You just need to click this and that, then the heteroscedasticity will be out. However, testing it under SPSS software (perhaps cross-sectional data) it needs a work.

Below is the process to run it. Note that you need to copy paste the macro syntax below to run it. We use Breusch-Pagan and Koenker Test for it. The procedure is as follow: Continue reading

Herding in financial Market: How to do it? – Herding/ Mengekor di Pasar keuangan: Bagaimana melakukannya?

Herding in financial Market: How to do it?

Remember a folk story about pied piper of Hamelin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pied_Piper_of_Hamelin) ? Once upon a time, Hamelin town was full of rats. Yet, the pied piper has solution for this rat issue. He promised to drowned all rats and the city has to pay him 1000 golds. After mayor of Hamelin agreed, the piper played his pipe and lured the rats into Weser river, and all rats were drowned (except one rat). How? All rats HERD him because of the music. I don’t want to continue the story because it is a sad story.

This herd behavior has also occurred in the financial market. Yes, herding is the trading behavior of investor by copying the behavior of other investors. Continue reading

Women on Board Effect: How to do it? Perempuan dalam Dewan Direksi: Bagaimana melakukan risetnya?

Women on Board Effect: How to do it?

Women on Board research is an interesting research considering the issue of gender equality. However, the role of women in firms has not extensively and empirically discussed like other corporate governance issues. Research has found that women may change the board room situation because women are more cautious than male on board in corporate decisions making (Huang and Kisgen, 2013 and Levi et al., 2013). Laura Tyson, a former economic adviser to US President Bill Clinton, recommended the improvement of board diversity to increase firm’s financial performance through the number of women on board (Tyson, 2003). Adams and Ferreira (2009) studied 1500 companies at United States from 1996-2003, and found female directors have significant impact on corporate performance of firms with weak shareholders right. They stated that female directors are more likely to monitor their committees. As the greater the gender diversity, the directors have fewer attendance problem. Therefore, this issue should be explored more in the future
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Temperature Effect: How to do it? – Efek Cuaca: Bagaimana melakukannya?

Temperature Effect: How to do it?

Weather effect is another interesting research in finance. It is actually an argument for the traditional finance that relies much on rational behavior assumption. So, whenever you write problem statement for this topic, start it with the argument on rational behavior. I firstly read paper of Saunders (1993) then followed by Dowling and Lucey (2005). It really attracted me. How come weather may affect stock price? Right?

Who support it? A lot! For example, Loewenstein (2000) argues that the emotions and feelings influence our decision making process. It may dictate our long-term cost and benefits, hence, it will affect the equity pricing. The logic is simple, when it is rainy day, we tend to feel lazy compared to bright day (we tend to be aggressive). This emotion may affect our decision making. If it is rainy day, we tend to have our leisure time, meanwhile, during sunny day we tend to be rushed out (Yet, this debatable even in psychology field). Continue reading

Moon effect Research: How to Do it? – Penelitian efek bulan: Bagaimana Cara Melakukannya?

Moon effect Research: How to Do it?

  • NOTE THAT NOW I AM MORE ON BEHAVIOURAL CORPORATE FINANCE –

The moon effect research in economics and business field is interesting and intriguing. I met this topic by coincidence. That time I was solely on weather effect reading papers from Cunningham (1979) and Dowling and Lucey (2005). I remember that I prepared my manuscript for Journal of Bioeconomics, opened this journal to see its scope, but ended up with Herbst (2007) paper. It really attracted me.

When I read it, it was related to my PhD research (that time) and I wanted it to be part of my regressor. The issue is what theory to support it? How to measure it? How to rationale it? It was painstaking, but it has to be done. Continue reading

Catatan Untuk Penyelenggara Konferensi/Seminar Internasional

Catatan Untuk Penyelenggara Konferensi/Seminar Internasional

(A Note for Conference Organizing Committee)

-SPOILER ALERT: This note has around 1,059 WORDS –

Catatan ini saya mulai dengan 3 definisi. Pertama, konferensi di dalam tulisan ini adalah konferensi akademis, yang merupakan pertemuan para akademisi untuk memaparkan hasil temuan ilmiahnya. Kedua, penyelenggara adalah semua orang yang terlibat sebagai panitia. Terakhir, catatan ini merupakan feedback saya, murni opini pribadi, dan berdasarkan pengalaman dan pengamatan saya. Tidak ada tendensi bahwa semua konferensi itu baik, atau semua konferensi itu buruk. Hanya sebagai kritikan membangun dalam dunia akademis. Bisa juga dianggap semacam editorial note.

Okay, semua tahu kalau para dosen dan kewajiban mereka menulis artikel adalah love-hate relationship. Menulis artikel (terutama menulis untuk jurnal bereputasi) itu seperti tugas akhir mahasiswa. Bedanya, kalau tugas akhir hanya sekali sepanjang hidup mahasiswa, tapi kalau artikel, HARUS berulang kali. Konsekuensi logisnya jelas. Tidak ada publikasi? Tidak ada tunjangan, dan tentu saja tidak ada promosi.

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Easy Way to Track your Paper Submission

Hi!

I know each of us has different way to track our paper submission. I Still use traditional way to track mine. For instance, i made a column in the excel that will show the reminder to notify the editor about the progress of the paper.

This is my excel file for you to track your paper submission. Hopefully, it is useful

Cheers,

Rayenda

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