Impact of Corporate Governance Quality on the Cost of Equity Capital: Evidence from Palestinian Firms

Adnan A.A. Qubbaja


The Study examines the Impact of Corporate Governance Quality on the cost of equity capital of Palestinian listed firms over the period of (2010-2016) Corporate Governance Quality  measured by examining the extent of compliance with corporate Governance " best Practices , cost of equity calculated using the capital asset pricing model "CAPM" approach . A total of 19 listed companies were investigated to analyze the relationship between the two variables for the period "2010-2016"Using regression technique, this study finds that corporate governance quality has a reducing effect on cost of equity capital.

Keywords: Corporate governance quality, cost of capital, cost of equity , Palestine Exchange.


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