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Stephen Zamore

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Stephen Zamore is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Accounting and Audting at the School of Business and Law, University of Agder (UiA), Kristiansand.  He obtained his Ph.D and MSc degrees from UiA and Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with certification from the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana).

Stephen has taught Accounting Theory and Financial Accounting 5 at UiA in 2018 and Financial Intermediation in 2015 at the University for Development Studies, Wa campus, Ghana. He has received trainings in Panel data analysis taught by Badi Baltagi at the Barcelona Graduate Summer School and also from NTNU Business School. 

During his PhD study, Stephen has been a visiting scholar to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology where he gave guest lectures to undergraduate students. 

He has published articles in Applied Economics, Research in International Business and Finance, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Journal of International Development, Journal of African Business, International Journal of Emerging Markets, and International Journal of Financial Services Management.

Follow his research at: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Stephen_Zamore

Research interests

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Finance
  • Microfinance

Courses and teaching

BE-507: Financial Accounting 5

BE-313: Accounting Theory

Academic interests

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Finance 
  • Microfinance

Projects

Current research projects:

  • Audit fees literature review
  • Who are the microfinance bottom line achievers
  • Nonperforming loans and efficiency of microfinance institutions
  • Geographic diversification and credit risk in microfinance

Research groups:

  • Accounting and Auditing
  • Finance

 

Scientific publications

  • Agyapong, Ahmed; Zamore, Stephen; Mensah, Henry Kofi (2019). Strategy and Performance: Does Environmental Dynamism Matter?. Journal of African Business. ISSN: 1522-8916. doi:10.1080/15228916.2019.1641304.
  • Ibrahim, Sikanery; Appiah, Kingsley Opoku; Zamore, Stephen (2018). Antecedents and Short-run Causal Relationship between Foreign Direct Investment and Infrastructure Development in Ghana. International Journal of Financial Services Management. ISSN: 1460-6712. 9 (2). s 119 - 139.
  • Lensink, Robert; Mersland, Roy; Vu, Nhung Thi Hong; Zamore, Stephen (2017). Do microfinance institutions benefit from integrating financial and nonfinancial services?. Applied Economics. ISSN: 0003-6846. 50 (21). s 2386 - 2401. doi:10.1080/00036846.2017.1397852.
  • Agana, Joseph; Mohammed, Abu-Khanifa; Zamore, Stephen (2018). International Transfer Pricing and Income Shifting in Developing Countries: Evidence from Ghana. International Journal of Emerging Markets. ISSN: 1746-8809. 13 (5). s 1132 - 1153. doi:10.1108/IJoEM-05-2017-0181.
  • Zamore, Stephen (2017). Should Microfinance Institutions diversify or focus? A global analysis. Research In International Business and Finance. ISSN: 0275-5319. 46s 105 - 119. doi:10.1016/j.ribaf.2017.12.001.
  • Beisland, Leif Atle; Mersland, Roy; Zamore, Stephen (2016). Motivations for Business Start-up: Are There any Differences Between Disabled and Non-disabled Microfinance Clients?. Journal of International Development. ISSN: 0954-1748. 28 (1). s 147 - 149. doi:10.1002/jid.3196.
  • Zamore, Stephen; Beisland, Leif Atle; Mersland, Roy (2018). Non-performing loans and efficiency of microfinance institutions.
  • Zamore, Stephen; Beisland, Leif Atle; Mersland, Roy (2018). Geographic diversification and credit risk in microfinance.
  • Zamore, Stephen; Beisland, Leif Atle; Mersland, Roy (2017). Non-performing loans and efficiency of microfinance institutions.
  • Zamore, Stephen (2017). Should Microfinance Institutions Diversify or Focus? A Global Anysis.

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