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  • 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 ...
  • Economics of taxation within a federal context 

    James, Simon (University of Exeter, 2002)
    The economic principles regarding taxation in a federal context are re-examined in the context of European tax harmonisation. It is suggested that the concept of subsidiarity could be more helpful in progress towards ...
  • Editorial to the Special Issue: ‘Procuring & Managing Complex Performance’ 

    Howard, MB; Caldwell, N (Emerald, 2014)
    Editorial comment
  • Education as service: the understanding of university experience through the service logic 

    Ng, Irene C. L.; Forbes, Jeannie (Haworth Press, 2008)
    With the marketization of UK higher education, this paper develops a framework from services marketing that can assist universities in understanding what market orientation means and how students would value their offerings. ...
  • The effect of corporate governance on sustainability disclosure 

    Michelon, Giovanna; Parbonetti, Antonio (Springer, 2012)
    Drawing on stakeholder theory, this paper examines the relationship of board composition, leadership and structure on sustainability disclosure. We discuss that good corporate governance and sustainability disclosure can ...
  • The effect of induced emotions on prosocial behaviour 

    Drouvelis, Michalis; Grosskopf, Brit (Elsevier, 2016)
    Emotions are commonly experienced and expressed in human societies; however, their consequences on economic behaviour have received only limited attention. This paper investigates the effects of induced positive and negative ...
  • The effect of large audit firm mergers on audit pricing in the UK 

    McMeeking, Kevin P. (University of Exeter, Department of Accounting, 2006)
  • The effect of social fragmentation on public good provision : an experimental study 

    Chakravarty, Surajeet; Fonseca, Miguel A. (University of Exeter Business School, 2012)
    We study the role of social identity in determining the impact of social fragmentation on public good provision using laboratory experiments. We find that as long as there is some degree of social fragmentation, increasing ...
  • The effect of social fragmentation on public good provision : an experimental study 

    Chakravarty, Surajeet; Fonseca, Miguel A. (Elsevier, 2014-12)
    We study the role of social identity in determining the impact of social fragmentation on public good provision using laboratory experiments. We find that as long as there is some degree of social fragmentation, increasing ...
  • The Effects of Incentive Structures on the Performance of Publicly Funded Venture Capital Funds 

    Jääskeläinen, Mikko; Maula, Markku; Murray, Gordon (Babson College, 2004)
    A majority of developed countries have realized the importance of functioning venture capital markets for job creation, innovation, and economic growth. Accordingly, governments have taken measures to support the development ...
  • The effects of market structure on industry growth: rivalrous nonexcludable capital 

    Koulovatianos, Christos; Mirman, Leonard J. (Elsevier, 2007-03)
    We analyze imperfect competition in dynamic environments where firms use rivalrous but nonexcludable industry-specific capital that is provided exogenously. Capital depreciation depends on utilization, so firms influence ...
  • Egocentric framing - one way people may fail in aswitch dilemma: evidence from excessive lane switching 

    Navon, David; Kaplan, Todd R.; Kasten, Ronen (Elsevier, 2013-11)
    To study switching behavior, an experiment mimicking the state of a driver on the road was conducted. In each trial participants were given a chance to switch lanes. Despite the fact that lane switching had no sound rational ...
  • Employer engagement with higher education: a literature review 

    Bolden, Richard; Petrov, Georgy (Centre for Leadership Studies, University of Exeter, 2008)
    This report has been produced as part of the South West Higher Level Skills Project. It summarises recent literature on employer engagement with higher education (HE), with a central focus on HE involvement in work based ...
  • A South West Higher Skills Project Research Report 

    Bolden, Richard; Connor, Helen; Duquemin, Anthea; Hirsh, Wendy; Petrov, Georgy (University of Exeter, 2009-07)
    Produced in collaboration with the Council for Industry and Higher Education, this report summarises the findings from analysis of 27 case studies of HE-employer engagement initiatives, particularly those targeted at ...
  • Encouraging creativity in SME contexts – Reconceptualising HRM as a non-linear activity 

    Perkins, GM (British Academy of Management, 2016-09)
    This paper argues that current conceptualisations regarding how SMEs encourage creativity through HRM are based on a flawed notion of linearity. Recognising creativity as the most personal and individualistic of endeavours, ...
  • Ending compulsory annuitisation: what are the consequences? 

    Blake, David; Cannon, Edmund; Tonks, Ian (Pensions Institute, 2010-07)
    The Government intends to end the requirement for defined contribution personal pension scheme members to annuitise their pension fund by the age of 75. This report looks at the likely effects and consequences of this policy.
  • Endogenous cartel formation: experimental evidence 

    Fonseca, Miguel A.; Normann, Hans-Theo (Elsevier, 2014-11)
    In a Bertrand-oligopoly experiment, firms choose whether or not to engage in cartel-like communication and, if so, they may get fined by a cartel authority. We find that the four-firm industries form cartels more often ...