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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

The Admission and Regulation of Overseas Issuers: A Survey of the Top Four Financial Centers  

Horace Yeung

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Jan 2019
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Dec 2018
This chapter examines the potential discrepancies in the regulation applied to overseas issuers, as opposed to domestic issuers, of four leading financial centers. They are New York, ... 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

All Ties Are Not Created Equal: Institutional Equity Ties, IPO Performance, and Market Growth of New Ventures  

Yong Li and Beiqing Yao

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Jan 2019
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Dec 2018
This chapter examines whether and how different types of institutional ties affect new venture performance at different organizational stages. The authors propose that equity ties to ... 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

Auditor Selection and IPO Underpricing  

Miriam Koning

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Jan 2019
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Dec 2018
This chapter focuses on the selection of an audit firm by UK initial public offering (IPO) firms. It documents that many IPO firms switch to an audit firm in a different segment (big, ... 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

Bayesian Applications in Marketing  

Peter Rossi and Greg Allenby

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Sep 2011
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Nov 2012
This article describes various discrete choice models of consumers who may be heterogeneous both in terms of their preferences and in their sensitivities to marketing variables such as ... More

Behavioral Biases and Sportsbook Pricing in Major League Baseball  

Rodney J. Paul and Andrew P. Weinbach

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
This article discusses the literature that uses sports gambling markets as an analogy to financial markets. It also expands the study of actual sportsbook behavior, comparing the ... More

Behavioral Economics and Strategic Decision Making  

Massimo Garbuio, Dan Lovallo, and Elif Ketenciouglu

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Jul 2013
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Oct 2013
Modern strategic decision theory focuses on those actions taken by senior executives (on behalf of the owners) that commit substantial resources, set precedents, and create waves of less ... More

Behavioral Economics and the Food Consumer  

David R. Just

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Sep 2011
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Nov 2012
Behavioral theory suggests a myriad other policy options that can have substantial impacts without restricting choices in any real sense. This article focuses on three general areas of ... More

Behavioral Issues in Pricing Management  

Özalp Özer and Yanchong Zheng

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Jun 2012
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Nov 2012
This article demonstrates how human deviations affect pricing management in both areas of consumer pricing and pricing contracts among firms. It is organized as follows. Section 20.2 ... More

Behaviour in Context  

Gordon L. Clark

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Jan 2018
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Feb 2018
The behavioural revolution has profoundly affected how we conceptualize behaviour. The rational agent of standard microeconomic theory has been found wanting and, in its place, new ... More

Business Model Innovation and Replication: Implications for the Measurement of Productivity  

Roberto Garcia-Castro, Joan Enric Ricart, Marvin B. Lieberman, and Natarajan Balasubramanian

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Sep 2018
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Sep 2018
Productivity gains play a crucial role in value creation and distribution in firms. This chapter connects the strategy framework of value creation and value capture with the tools from the ... More

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