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Active Ownership

Elroy Dimson, Oğuzhan Karakaş and Xi Li.

in The Review of Financial Studies

December 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; Financial Institutions and Services; International Financial Markets. 20795 words.

We analyze an extensive proprietary database of corporate social responsibility engagements with U.S. public companies from 1999–2009. Engagements address environmental, social, and...

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Aggregate Investment and Investor Sentiment

Salman Arif and Charles M. C. Lee.

in The Review of Financial Studies

November 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; International Financial Markets; Corporate Governance. 19893 words.

Using bottom-up information from corporate financial statements, we examine the relation between aggregate investment, future equity returns, and investor sentiment. Consistent with the...

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Availability of Credit to Small Firms Young and Old

Rebel Cole.

in The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurial Finance

March 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Financial Markets; Industry Studies. 11881 words.

The availability of credit is one of the most important issues facing small businesses, and is especially vexing for young and fast-growing firms that need new capital to finance growth. In...

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Banking and Real Economic Activity

Nicola Cetorelli.

in The Oxford Handbook of Banking, Second Edition

November 2014; p ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Financial Markets; Industry Studies. 8393 words.

The role of banks in real economic activity has been discussed at length, with arguments over whether bank development is merely a consequence of a growing economy, which simply demands a...

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Big Business Owners in Politics

Pramuan Bunkanwanicha and Yupana Wiwattanakantang.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2009; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Financial Markets; Corporate Regulation; Law and Economics; Other Economic Systems. 15495 words.

This paper investigates a little studied but common mechanism that firms use to obtain state favors: business owners themselves seeking election to top office. Using Thailand as a research...

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Buyouts Around the World

Christian Andres, Andre Betzer and Jasmin Gider.

in The Oxford Handbook of Private Equity

March 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Financial Markets; Industry Studies. 11512 words.

This article discusses global buyouts. It tries to explain the international differences in buyout markets across countries, but is not concerned with the performance and investment...

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Buyouts in Western European Countries: The Impact on Company Growth and Innovation

Elisa Ughetto.

in The Oxford Handbook of Private Equity

March 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Financial Markets; Industry Studies. 11421 words.

This article studies a sample of 265 buyouts that were conducted from 1997 until 2004. These buyouts involved companies in the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Belgium, Spain, Germany, and...

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Capital-Market Effects of Securities Regulation: Prior Conditions, Implementation, and Enforcement

Hans B. Christensen, Luzi Hail and Christian Leuz.

in The Review of Financial Studies

November 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; International Financial Markets; Financial Regulation; Corporate Governance; Law and Economics; Accounting. 20691 words.

We examine the capital-market effects of changes in securities regulation in the European Union aimed at reducing market abuse and increasing transparency. To estimate causal effects for...

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Cash Savings and Stock Price Informativeness

Laurent Fresard.

in Review of Finance

October 2012; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; International Financial Markets; Corporate Governance. 11798 words.

This paper shows that managers use the information they learn from the stock market when they decide on corporate cash savings. In particular, corporate savings are much more sensitive to...

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Competition in Banking

Hans Degryse, Adiana Paola Morales Acevedo and Steven Ongena.

in The Oxford Handbook of Banking, Second Edition

November 2014; p ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Financial Markets; Industry Studies. 14053 words.

This chapter combines recent findings from the empirical banking literature with established insights from studies of banking competition and regulation. It starts with a concise overview...

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