Darush Yazdanfar

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Articles in journals

Kachlami, H. M. , Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2017). Regional demand and supply factors of social entrepreneurship. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research,  

Öhman, P. & Yazdanfar, D. (2017). Short- and long-term debt determinants in Swedish SMEs. Review of Accounting and Finance, vol. 16: 1, pp. 106-124.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2017). Substitute or complement? : The use of trade credit as a financing source among SMEs. Management Research Review, vol. 40: 1, pp. 10-27.  

Öhman, P. & Yazdanfar, D. (2017). The nexus between stock market index and apartment and villa prices : Granger causality test of Swedish data. International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, vol. 10: 3, pp. 450-467.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2016). Capital structure dynamics among SMEs : Swedish empirical evidence. The Journal of Risk Finance, vol. 17: 2, pp. 245-260.  

Kachlami, H. & Yazdanfar, D. (2016). Determinants of SME growth: The influence of financing pattern. : An empirical study based on Swedish data. Management Research Review, vol. 39: 9, pp. 966-986.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2016). The impact of trade credit use on firm profitability : Empirical evidence from Sweden. Journal of Advances in Management Research, vol. 13: 2, pp. 116-129.  

Abbasian, S. & Yazdanfar, D. (2015). Attitudes towards participation in business development programmes : An ethnic comparison in Sweden. European Journal of Training and Development, vol. 39: 1, pp. 59-75.  

Yazdanfar, D. , Abbasian, S. & Brouder, P. (2015). Business Advice Strategies of Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Sweden. Baltic Journal of Management, vol. 10: 1, pp. 98-118.  

Kremel, A. & Yazdanfar, D. (2015). Business advisory services and risk among start-ups and young companies : A gender perspective. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, vol. 7: 2, pp. 168-190.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2015). Debt financing and firm performance: an empirical study based on Swedish data. The Journal of Risk Finance, vol. 16: 1, pp. 102-118.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2015). Firm-level determinants of job creation by SMEs : Swedish empirical evidence. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, vol. 22: 4, pp. 666-679.  

Yazdanfar, D. (2015). GARCH model and predictive performance of volatility forecasting: Evidence from oil market. World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, vol. 11: 4, pp. 345-357.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Abbasian, S. (2015). Gender and the use of external business advice : A Swedish study. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, vol. 7: 1, pp. 105-124.    

Abbasian, S. & Yazdanfar, D. (2015). Gender as a determinant of informal capital in the financing of small firms' start-ups : Swedish data. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, vol. 24: 2, pp. 249-267.  

Lindvert, M. , Yazdanfar, D. & Boter, H. (2015). Perceptions of financial sources among women entrepreneurs in Tanzania. African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, vol. 6: 2, pp. 197-218.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2015). The growth-profitability nexus among Swedish SMEs. International Journal of Managerial Finance, vol. 11: 4, pp. 531-547.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2015). The impact of credit supply on sales growth : Swedish evidence. International Journal of Managerial Finance, vol. 11: 3, pp. 329-340.  

Kremel, A. , Yazdanfar, D. & Abbasian, S. (2014). Business Networks at Start-up : Swedish Native-Owned and Immigrant-Owned Companies. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, vol. 22: 3, pp. 307-325.  

Yazdanfar, D. , Abbasian, S. & Hellgren, C. (2014). Competence development and performance among Swedish micro firms. European Journal of Training and Development, vol. 38: 3, pp. 162-179.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Abbasian, S. (2014). Debt financing among native- and immigrant-owned firms : empirical evidence from Swedish small business at start up stage. World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, vol. 10: 4, pp. 422-434.  

Rad, A. , Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2014). Female and male risk aversion : An empirical study of loan officers’ assessment of SME loan applications. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, vol. 6: 2, pp. 121-141.    

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2014). Life cycle and performance among SMEs : Swedish empirical evidence. The Journal of Risk Finance, vol. 15: 5, pp. 555-571.  

Abbasian, S. , Yazdanfar, D. & Hedberg, C. (2014). The determinant of external financing at the start-up stage : Empirical evidences from Swedish data. World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, vol. 10: 1, pp. 124-141.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2014). The impact of cash conversion cycle on firm profitability : An empirical study based on Swedish data. International Journal of Managerial Finance, vol. 10: 4, pp. 442-452.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Abbasian, S. (2013). Ethnicity and the pattern of capital acquisition at start-up stage: : differences between small Swedish native and immigrant-owned firms. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, vol. 10: 4, pp. 357-371.  

Abbasian, S. & Yazdanfar, D. (2013). Exploring the financing gap between native born women- and immigrant women-owned firms at the start-up stage : Empirical evidence from Swedish data. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, vol. 5: 2, pp. 157-173.

Yazdanfar, D. , Salman, A. K. & Arnesson, L. (2013). Life Cycle of profitability among Swedish micro firms. World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, vol. 9: 3, pp. 340-351.  

Yazdanfar, D. (2013). Profitability determinants among micro firms : evidence from Swedish data. international journal of managerial finance, vol. 9: 2, pp. 151-160.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Abbasian, S. (2013). The Determinants of Informal Capital in the Financing of Small Firms at Start-Up: : An Ethnic Comparison of Small Firms in Sweden. International Journal of Economics and Finance, vol. 5: 3, pp. 62-72.    

Yazdanfar, D. & Turner, S. (2013). The impact of internal finance on growth empirical evidence from Swedish firm level data. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, vol. 19: 1, pp. 51-63.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Jahandar, S. (2012). Acquisition of external capital at start-up stage : Differences between Swedish female- and male-owned firms. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, vol. 15: 4, pp. 435-451.  

Yazdanfar, D. (2012). Agency costs theory and the financing life cycle, Empirical Evidence from Swedish firm-level data’. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, vol. 8: 2, pp. 226-238.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Salman, K. (2012). Assessing determinants on job creation at the firm level : Swedish micro firm data. International journal of economics and finance, vol. 4: 12    

Yazdanfar, D. , Salman, K. & Arnesson, L. (2012). Assessing determinants on job creation at the firm level Swedish Micro Firm Data. International Journal of Economics and Finance, vol. 4: 12, pp. 105-113.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Abbasian, S. (2012). Ethnicity and aquisition of external capital at start-up stage : differences between small native Swedish- and immigrant-owned firms. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, vol. 9: 4, pp. 442-460.  

Yazdanfar, D. (2012). Impact of capital structure on micro firm productivity : Empirical evidence from Swedish firm-level data. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, vol. 16: 2, pp. 223-237.  

Yazdanfar, D. (2012). Information asymmetry and capital structure : An empirical study of micro firms in Sweden. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, vol. 17: 3, pp. 304-318.  

Salman, A. K. & Yazdanfar, D. (2012). Profitability in Swedish Micro-Firms : a quantile regression approach. International Business Research, vol. 5: 8    

Yazdanfar, D. (2012). The Impact of Financing Pattern on Firm Growth : Evidence fromSwedish Micro Firms. International Business Research, vol. 5: 9, pp. 16-25.  

Abbasian, S. & Yazdanfar, D. (2012). The Impact of Owner and Firm Characteristics on External Capital Acquisition at Start-up : Empirical Evidences from Swedish Data. International Business Research, vol. 5: 12, pp. 19-30.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Salman, A. K. (2012). The Life Cycle of Growth Path among Micro Firms : Swedish Data. International Business Research, vol. 5: 10, pp. 107-114.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Turner, S. (2012). The structure of external financing at start-up stage : The differences between Swedish Female- and Male-Owned firms. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, vol. 9: 2, pp. 157-170.  

Yazdanfar, D. (2011). Predicting bankruptcy among SMEs, Evidence from Swedish firm-level data. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, vol. 14: 4, pp. 551-564.  

Yazdanfar, D. (2011). The Growth Determinants among Swedish SMEs, Evidence from firm-level data. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, vol. 6: 3/4, pp. 313-328.  

Yazdanfar, D. (2011). The patterns of financial bootstrapping behavior, Empirical evidence from Swedish SMEs’. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, vol. 7: 3, pp. 255-264.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Ödlund, L. (2010). Industry Effects and micro firms’ Capital Structure Determinants : Empirical Evidence from Swedish data. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, vol. 5: 4, pp. 373-387.  

Conference papers

Öhman, P. & Yazdanfar, D. (2017). Bank lending and property prices in Sweden. In Book of Proceedings : 6th Malmö Real Estate Research Conference.  

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2016). Growth and job creation at the firm level : Empirical evidence from Sweden. Paper presented at the ISBE international entrepreneurship conference, 26-28 October 2016, Paris, Frankrike

Öhman, P. & Yazdanfar, D. (2016). The nexus between stock market index and apartment and villa prices : Granger causality test of Swedish data. Paper presented at the 5th Real Estate Research Workshop, 9-10 maj 2016, Malmö, Sverige  

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2015). Debt financing among new birth and young small businesses. Paper presented at the The 60th annual ICSB world conference, Dubai, Förenade Arabemiraten.

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2015). Determinants of capital structure of Swedish SMEs. Paper presented at the ISBE international entrepreneurship conference, Glasgow, Skottland

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2015). Firm-level determinants of trade credit demand : Empirical evidence from Swedish SMEs,. Paper presented at the ISBE international entrepreneurship conference, Glasgow, Skottland

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2014). The growth–profitability nexus among Swedish SMEs. Paper presented at the ISBE Conference, Manchester, 5-6 November 2014

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2014). The life cycle of performance path : Empirical study based on Swedish data. Paper presented at the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) conference, Manchester, 5-6 November 2014

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2013). Firm level determinants of labor demand. Paper presented at the ISBE International Entrepreneurship Conference, 12-13 November 2013, Cardiff, England.

Abbasian, S. & Yazdanfar, D. (2013). Gender and informal financing at Start-up Stage. Paper presented at the ISBE International Entrepreneurship Conference, Cardiff City, UK, 12th and 13th November 2013.

Yazdanfar, D. & Abbasian, S. (2012). External capital acquisition at start-up stage among small business owners in Sweden : A comparison between Swedish native and immigrant-owned firms. In ABSTRACTS.

Yazdanfar, D. & Abbasian, S. (2012). The external capital acquisition at start-up stage : Differences between small Swedish native and immigrant-owned firms. In ABSTRACTS.

Yazdanfar, D. (2011). Acquisition of external capital at start-up stage: : Differences between female and male owned firms Evidence from female and male owned firms in Sweden.. Paper presented at the ICSB World Conference, Sweden, Stockholm, June 15-18,

Yazdanfar, D. & Jahandar, S. (2011). The impact of internal finance on growth, : empirical evidence from Swedish firm-level data. Paper presented at the ISBE International Entrepreneurship Conference, Sheffield, UK, 9th and 10th November 2011

Yazdanfar, D. & Lindvert, M. (2010). The impact of capital structure on productivity among micro firms : Empirical Evidence from Swedish firm-level data. Paper presented at the ISBE International Entrepreneurship Conference, London, November, 3-4, 2010

Yazdanfar, D. (2009). The Growth determinants among Swedish SMEs. Paper presented at the ISBE International Entrepreneurship Conference, Liverpool, November, 3-6, 2009

Yazdanfar, D. (2008). Industry Effects and SMEs' Capital Structure Determinants. Paper presented at the ICSB World Conference, Canada, Halifax. June, 22-25, 2008

Yazdanfar, D. & Nilsson, M. (2008). The bankruptcy determinants of Swedish SMEs.. Paper presented at the ISBE International Entrepreneurship Conference, Belfast, Ireland, November, 4-7, 2008,  

Yazdanfar, D. (2007). The Capital Structure Determinants of Swedish SMEs in Jamtland. Paper presented at the ISBE International Entrepreneurship Conference, Glasgow, UK, November, 7-9, 2007

Yazdanfar, D. (2007). The patterns of financial bootstrapping behaviour : An empirical explorative study of Swedish SMEs in Jämtland.. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Business, May 24-27, 2007

Reports

Öhman, P. & Yazdanfar, D. (2017). Kapitalstrukturen i små och medelstora företag. Sundsvall : Mittuniversitetet (Rapport / CER - Centrum för forskning om ekonomiska relationer 2017:1).  

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2016). Affärskrediter i små och medelstora företag. (Rapport / CER - Centrum för forskning om ekonomiska relationer 2016:3).  

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2015). Lönsamhet och tillväxt i små och medelstora företag. (Rapport / CER - Centrum för forskning om ekonomiska relationer 2015:5).  

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2015). Sambandet mellan rörelsekapitalcykel och lönsamhet. (Rapport / CER - Centrum för forskning om ekonomiska relationer 2015:2).  

Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2015). Skuldfinansiering och företags lönsamhet. (Rapport / CER - Centrum för forskning om ekonomiska relationer 2015:8).  

Rad, A. , Yazdanfar, D. & Öhman, P. (2014). Kvinnliga och manliga kreditgivares riskbenägenhet. (Rapport / CER - Centrum för forskning om ekonomiska relationer 2014:4).