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Accounting Transparency and International Standard Setting  

Sidney J. Gray and Helen Kang

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Oct 2014
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Dec 2014
This chapter explores accounting transparency as an important aspect of corporate accountability. After defining accounting transparency and identifying factors that influence it, the ... More

Advances in Cost Frontier Analysis of the Firm  

C.A. Knox Lovell and Emili Grifell-Tatje

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Jul 2013
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Oct 2013
We study various analytical frameworks relating productivity change to change in the cost structure and cost efficiency of the firm. We begin by motivating a focus on the cost side, and ... More

Advances in Pricing Strategies and Tactics  

Praveen K. Kopalle and Robert Hansen

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Jul 2013
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Oct 2013
There has been much interest in pricing strategies and tactics both in the research and practice domains. This chapter examines the recent literature on pricing with a focus on blending an ... More

Airline Pricing  

Brenda A. Barnes

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Jun 2012
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Nov 2012
This article first introduces some essential airline pricing and revenue management (PRM) terms and concepts, and then briefly reviews historical events that have shaped the field of ... More

Alternative Types Of Entrepreneurial Finance  

Armin Schwienbacher and Benjamin Larralde

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article discusses crowdfunding as an alternative way of financing projects, with a focus on small, entrepreneurial ventures. It first provides a description of crowdfunding and ... More

Angel Investors and Their Investments  

Ramon P. DeGennaro

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article focuses on a class of angel investors that lies between venture capitalists and the typical informal individual angel investor. It discusses why people become angel investors. ... More

Asymmetric Information, Credit Market Condition, and Entrepreneurial Finance  

Liang Han and Song Zhang

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article reviews literature on the important role played by asymmetric information in entrepreneurial finance from two perspectives: asymmetric information and relationship lending, ... More

Attention in Organizations  

Andrea Prat and Wouter Dessein

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Apr 2016
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Jun 2016
By bringing together multiple workers, organizations can perform tasks that are outside the reach of any individual. In order to be productive, however, workers must coordinate their ... More

Auction Pricing  

Richard Steinberg

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Jun 2012
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Nov 2012
This article gives some historical background on auctions and describes the different varieties of auction, such as English, Dutch, Japanese, candle, silent, sealed-bid, Vickery, and ... More

Banking in a Post-Crisis World  

Allen N. Berger, Philip Molyneux, and John O. S. Wilson

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Nov 2014
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Apr 2015
This chapter provides a brief review of the recent financial crisis, the policy and banking industry responses to it around the world, and the resultant renaissance in banking research. ... More

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