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  • Does AHP help us make a choice? - An experimental evaluation 

    Balkenborg, Dieter; Ishizaka, Alessio; Kaplan, Todd R. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)
    In this paper, we use experimental economics methods to test how well Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) fares as a choice support system in a real decision problem. AHP provides a ranking that we statistically compare with ...
  • Does Assurance on CSR Reporting Enhance Environmental Reputation? An Examination in the U.S. Context 

    Birkey, R; Michelon, G; Patten, DM; Sankara, J (Elsevier, 2016-07-20)
    Highlights Just over 18 percent of our sample companies obtained outside assurance. Other factors, outside assurance is positively associated with environmental reputation scores. Positive impacts hold across different ...
  • Does direct marketing need to have a direction? 

    Ng, Irene C. L. (Emerald, 2005)
    This article proposes that direct marketing does not need to have a direction (i.e. that of the firm seeking out customers). Effort spent on seeking customers could also be spent on compelling customers to seek out the ...
  • Does mandatory IFRS adoption improve the information environment? 

    Horton, Joanne; Serafeim, George; Serafeim, Ioanna (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)
    We examine the effect of mandatory International Financial Reporting Standards (‘IFRS’) adoption on firms’ information environment. We find that after mandatory IFRS adoption consensus forecast errors decrease for firms ...
  • Does the stock market gender stereotype corporate boards? Evidence from the market's reaction to directors' trades 

    Gregory, Alan; Jeanes, Emma; Tharyan, Rajesh; Tonks, Ian (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
    Attitudes towards male and female managers within organizations are well documented, but how the stock market perceives their relative capabilities is less studied. Recent evidence documents a negative short-run market ...
  • Does university research improve university teaching in management? 

    James, Simon (University of Exeter, 2005)
    It seems widely accepted, not least by academics, that university research improves university teaching. However, it is not always clear how important the links are. In the UK a huge amount of detailed information has ...
  • Does well being affect hedonic consumption? 

    Zhong, Jing Yang; Mitchell, Vincent-Wayne (Wiley, 2012-08-01)
    This article presents a theoretical model that reveals how consumers’ long-term subjective well-being (SWB) influences their spending on hedonic products. Using the longitudinal data from a large national panel survey, the ...
  • Domestic and trade equivalences of state trading importers 

    McCorriston, Steve; MacLaren, Donald (Wiley, 2013-10-22)
    Market intermediaries in importing countries in the form of state trading enterprises (STEs) involve government manipulation of market structure that can be designated a nontariff measure because they are perceived to ...
  • Domestic Water Charges in Ireland - Issues and Challenges Conveyed through Social Media 

    Quinn, M; Lynn, T; Jollands, SE; Nair, B (Springer Verlag, 2016-06-01)
    This paper analyses a Twitter dataset to explore water governance and stakeholder engagement during the introduction of domestic water charges in Ireland. The results highlight active Twitter use during the analysis period, ...
  • Dominant corporate agents and the power elite in France and Britain 

    Maclean, Mairi; Harvey, Charles; Chia, Robert (Sage, 2010-03)
    Corporate elites are not a new phenomenon. However, the ways in which significant agents gain ascendancy to positions of power vary across nations and cultures. This paper analyses the ascension of a small minority of ...
  • Dominant corporate agents and the power elite in France and Britain (previous version) 

    Maclean, Mairi; Harvey, Charles; Chia, Robert (Sage, 2010-03)
    Corporate elites are not a new phenomenon. However, the ways in which significant agents gain ascendancy to positions of power vary across nations and cultures. This paper analyses the ascension of a small minority of ...
  • Double agents: gendered organizational culture, control and resistance 

    Hawkins, Beverley (Sage, 2008)
    This article presents ethnographic data showing how recruitment consultants negotiate managerial attempts to control workforce culture. I suggest the values which senior managers encourage consultants to embody prioritize ...
  • The Dynamic Black-Litterman Approach to Asset Allocation 

    Harris, RDF; Stoja, E; Tan, L (Elsevier, 2016-12-20)
    We generalise the Black-Litterman (BL) portfolio management framework to incorporate time-variation in the conditional distribution of returns in the asset allocation process. We evaluate the performance of the dynamic BL ...
  • Dynamic Development and Execution of Closed-Loop Supply Chains: A Natural Resource-Based View 

    Miemczyk, J; Howard, MB; Johnsen, T (Emerald, 2016)
    Purpose This research reflects on recent closed-loop supply chain (CLSC) practices using a natural resource-based (NRBV) and dynamic capabilities (DC) perspective. Design/methodology/approach Two empirical case studies ...
  • Dynamic Factor Long Memory Volatility 

    Harris, RDF; Nguyen, A (Taylor & Francis (Routledge): SSH Titles, 2016)
    In this paper, we develop a long memory orthogonal factor (LMOF) multivariate volatility model for forecasting the covariance matrix of financial asset returns. We evaluate the LMOF model using the volatility timing framework ...
  • Dynamic hedge fund portfolio construction 

    Harris, Richard D. F.; Mazibas, Murat (University of Exeter Business School, 2009-11)
    In this paper, we provide further evidence on the use of multivariate conditional volatility models in hedge fund risk measurement and portfolio allocation, using monthly hedge fund index return data for the period 1990 ...
  • Dynamic moral hazard and stopping 

    Mason, Robin; Valimaki, Juuso (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013-02-13)
    We propose a simple model of optimal stopping where the economic environment changes as a result of learning. A primary application of our framework is the problem of how optimally to sell an asset, when the demand for ...
  • Earnings management and the role of auditors in an unusual IFRS context: the case of Greece 

    Tsipouridou, Maria; Spathis, Charalambos (Elsevier, 2012)
    The mandatory adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) on January 1, 2005 aimed to improve the quality of financial reporting in Greece, which had been regularly criticized for the practice of earnings ...
  • Economic voting in Britain, 1857-1914 

    Hodgson, Robert; Maloney, John (Elsevier, 2012-12)
    Despite limited government control over the pre-1914 economy, opposition politicians were enthusiastic in blaming bad economic news on the incumbent. In a study of 458 by-elections between 1857 and 1914, we find that voters ...