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  • Confronting the Robinson Crusoe paradigm with household-size heterogeneity 

    Koulovatianos, Christos; Schröder, Carsten; Schmidt, Ulrich (Center for Financial Studies, University of Frankfurt, 2008-08)
    Modern macroeconomics empirically addresses economy-wide incentives behind economic actions by using insights from the way a single representative household would behave. This analytical approach requires that incentives ...
  • The consequences of Zakat for capital accumulation 

    Ali, D.H. Norulazidah P.H. Omar; Myles, Gareth D. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010-08)
    The payment of zakat by the owners of wealth is one of the five pillars of Islam. Many countries operate with no enforcement of the obligation to pay, making zakat a form of voluntary redistribution. We analyze how zakat ...
  • Conservatism in residual income models: theory and supporting evidence 

    Ashton, David; Wang, Pengguo (Taylor & Francis, 2015-05-29)
    In this paper, we develop a framework for evaluating the impact of conservative accounting on the structure of residual income models of equity valuation. We explore specific examples of both unconditional and conditional ...
  • Consistent model specification testing 

    Davidson, James; Halunga, Andreea G. (University of Exeter Business School, 2012-03)
    This paper proposes a consistent model specfication test that can be applied to a wide class of models and estimators, including all variants of quasi-maximum likelihood and generalized method of moments. Our framework ...
  • Consistent testing of functional form in time series models 

    Halunga, Andreea G.; Davidson, James (Oxford University Press, 2014-08)
    We develop a consistent procedure for testing the adequacy of parametric time series models. The approach is to extend Herman Bierens’s idea of examining the covariances between regression residuals and an exponential ...
  • Constructing and testing alternative versions of the Fama-French and Carhart models in the UK 

    Gregory, Alan; Tharyan, Rajesh; Christidis, Angela Chih-Ying (2011)
    This paper constructs and tests alternative versions of the Fama-French and Carhart models for the UK market with the purpose of providing guidance for researchers interested in asset pricing and event studies. We conduct ...
  • The construction and controlling effect of a moral brand 

    Jeanes, Emma (Elsevier, 2013-06)
    This paper explores the control effect of a moral brand through its brand culture. The moral brand culture distinguishes itself from other brand cultures by drawing on external claims for legitimacy. In this case, the brand ...
  • Consumer behaviour and the life-course: shopper reactions to self service grocery shops and supermarkets in England c.1947-1975 

    Bailey, Adrian R.; Shaw, Gareth; Nell, Dawn; Alexander, Andrew (Plon, 2010)
    The paper examines the development of self-service grocery shopping from a consumer perspective. Using qualitative data constructed through a nationwide biographical survey and oral histories, it is possible to go beyond ...
  • Consumption risk and the cross-section of government bond returns 

    Abhyankar, Abhay; Klinkowska, Olga; Lee, Soyeon (Elsevier, 2015-03-23)
    In this paper we provide a consumption-based explanation of risk in nominal US Treasury bond portfolios. We use a consumption-CAPM with Epstein-Zin-Weil recursive preferences. Our model introduces two sources of risk: ...
  • Content analysis in social and environmental reporting research: trends and challenges 

    Vourvachis, Petros; Woodward, Thérèse (Emerald, 2015)
    Purpose - The present study comprehensively reviews the use of content analysis in social and environmental reporting research. It explores how the relevant literature has evolved over time and particularly how recent ...
  • Contingencies and characteristics of service recovery system design: insights from retail banking 

    Contiero, E; Ponsignon, F; Smart, P; Vinelli, A (Emerald, 2016)
    Purpose: this paper explores the contingencies and characteristics of service recovery system (SRS) design. Design/methodology/approach: informed by extensive case study data from two large Italian retail banks, our ...
  • Contracting for complex performance in markets of few buyers and sellers: the case of military procurement 

    Caldwell, Nigel; Howard, Mickey (Emerald, 2014)
    Purpose – The aim of the paper is to identify and review the impact and challenges of new contractual arrangements on UK military procurement and other limited or oligopolistic markets. Design/methodology/approach – The ...
  • Contracting in the shadow of the law 

    Chakravarty, Surajeet; MacLeod, W. Bentley (Wiley, 2009-07)
    Economic models of contract typically assume that courts enforce obligations based on verifiable events (corresponding to the legal rule of specific performance). As a matter of law, this is not the case. This leaves open ...
  • The contribution of the UK’s Behavioural Insights Team 

    James, Simon (IGI Global, 2015-04)
    The purpose of this paper is to review and evaluate the work of the UK Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) in the light of the growing literature on behavioural economics. The Team was established in 2010 in the Cabinet Office ...
  • Convergence in European corporate governance: the audit committee concept 

    Collier, Paul; Zaman, Mahbub (Blackwell, 2005-11)
    This paper analyses recent corporate governance codes issued by 20 countries for evidence of convergence in corporate governance systems in Europe. The analysis shows that there has been a degree of convergence towards an ...
  • Coordinating climate and trade policies: Pareto efficiency and the role of border tax adjustments 

    Keen, Michael; Kotsogiannis, Christos (Elsevier, 2014)
    This paper explores the role of trade instruments in globally efficient climate policies, focusing on whether or not some form of border tax adjustment (BTA) is warranted when carbon prices differ internationally. The ...
  • Coordinating climate and trade policies: Pareto efficiency and the role of border tax adjustments 

    Keen, Michael; Kotsogiannis, Christos (American Economic Association, 2012-11-22)
    This paper explores the role of trade instruments in globally efficient climate policies, focusing on the central issue of whether some form of border tax adjustment BTA) is warranted when carbon prices differ internationally. ...
  • Core values as a management control in the construction of “sustainable development” 

    Jollands, Stephen; Sawabe, Norio; Akroyd, Chris (Emerald, 2015-06)
    Purpose: This paper examines a management control constructed by senior managers, a core value focused on sustainability, as it travels through time and space. The criticality of sustainable development suggests the need ...
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained? 

    Hill, Susan A.; Birkinshaw, Julian; Murray, Gordon (Babson College, 2004)
    Recent literature has suggested that adopting elements of the organization of independent venture capital (VC) firms may enhance the performance of corporate venture (CV) units (Chesbrough, 2000; Sahlman, 1990). This ...
  • Corporate governance and firm-specific stock price crashes 

    Andreou, Panayiotis C.; Antoniou, Constantinos; Horton, Joanne; Louca, Christodoulos (Wiley, 2016-03-06)
    We investigate whether ownership structure, accounting opacity, board structure & processes and managerial incentives attributes relate to future stock price crash risk. Principal component analysis on the 21 attributes ...