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  • Bandwagon effects in British general elections, 1885-1910 

    Hodgson, Robert; Maloney, John (Springer, 2012)
    Until 1918, British general elections were staggered over a fortnight or more. We use the eight general elections between 1885 and 1910 to investigate whether there was a general bandwagon or underdog effect as the election ...
  • Becoming the leader: Leadership as material presence 

    Ford, J; Harding, N; Richardson, S (SAGE Publications, 2017-01-28)
    This paper seeks to understand leaders as material presences. Leadership theory has traditionally explored leaders as sites of disembodied traits, characteristics and abilities. Our qualitative, mixed method study ...
  • Behaviorally informed policies for household financial decisionmaking 

    Madrian, BC; Hershfield, HE; Sussman, AB; Bhargava, S; Burke, J; Huettel, SA; Jamison, J; Johnson, EJ; Lynch, JG; Meier, S; Rick, S; Shu, SB (Behavioral Science & Policy Association, 2017)
    Low incomes, limited financial literacy, fraud, and deception are just a few of the many intractable economic and social factors that contribute to the financial difficulties that households face today. Addressing these ...
  • Behavioural economics and the risks of tax administration 

    James, Simon (Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales, 2012)
    Tax Administration is a risky business. When taxes are not well administered, tax morale may be undermined and unnecessary administrative and compliance costs incurred. Mainstream economics and the self-interested rational ...
  • Behavioural Models of Long-Run Returns Reversals: Evidence from Returns Following Profit Warnings 

    Bulkley, George; Herrerias, Renata (University of Exeter, Xfi Centre for Finance and Investment, 2005-11)
  • Behind camouflaging: traditional and innovative theoretical perspectives in social and environmental accounting research 

    Michelon, G; Pilonato, S; Ricceri, F; Roberts, R (Emerald, 2016)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is threefold. First, it examines nuances that specific camouflaging perspectives provide to enhance traditional and widely adopted theories in social and environmental accounting. Second, ...
  • Behind the cube rule: implications of and evidence against a fractal electoral geography 

    Maloney, John; Pearson, Bernard; Pickering, Andrew C. (Pion, 2003)
    In 1909 Parker Smith showed that the ratio of seats won by the two major parties in Britain was close to the cube of the ratio of their votes. Taagepera and Shugart argue, wrongly, that a fractal electoral map implies this. ...
  • Being an Ethical Business in a Corrupt Environment 

    Velamuri, SR; Harvey, WS; Venkataraman, S (Harvard Business Publishing, 2017-03-23)
    In environments with widespread corruption, most business leaders hesitate to take a firm stand against corruption. However, research conducted in Egypt, Zimbabwe, and India shows that organizations should view building a ...
  • Being kind to ourselves: Self-compassion, coping, and consumption 

    Karanika, Katerina; Hogg, Margaret K. (Elsevier, 2015-08-06)
    © 2015. Most consumer research on coping builds from the notion of pursuing self-esteem. However, recent psychological research emphasizes the pursuit of self-compassion as a healthier goal versus the pursuit of self-esteem ...
  • The Benefits of a more Strategic Approach to Tax Administration and the Role of Performance Indicators 

    James, Simon; Svetalekth, Thamrongsak; Wright, Brian (University of Exeter, 2007)
    One way of improving the quality of tax administration might be to take a more strategic approach to tax reform as has already been suggested, for example, in the cases of tax simplification, compliance and taxpayers’ ...
  • The benefits of costly voting 

    Chakravarty, Surajeet; Kaplan, Todd R.; Myles, Gareth D. (University of Exeter Business School, 2010-02)
    We present a costly voting model in which each voter has a private valuation for their preferred outcome of a vote. When there is a zero cost to voting, all voters vote and hence all values are counted equally regardless ...
  • The Estoril Declaration 

    Murray, Gordon (European Commission, 2007)
    The present Enterprise Challenge within the European Union is to resolve the still imperfect nature of the local, national and international financial markets available to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) by ...
  • Beware Of Popular Kids Bearing Gifts:A Framed Field Experiment 

    Chen, J; Houser, D; Montinari, N; Piovesan, M (Elsevier, 2016-10-17)
    The literature on pro-social behavior shows that older children are more generous than younger children; however, the level of individual generosity is heterogeneous even between children of the same age. This paper ...
  • Beyond segments in movement: a ‘small’ agenda for research in the professions 

    Ramirez, C; Stringfellow, Lindsay; Maclean, M (Emerald, 2015-10-19)
    Purpose – The small accounting practice, despite being the most numerous part of the profession by number of firms, remains largely under-researched. Part of the reason the small practice category remains elusive is that ...
  • Beyond the carry trade: optimal currency portfolios 

    Barroso, Pedro; Santa-Clara, P (Cambridge University Press, 2013-11-28)
    We test the relevance of technical and fundamental variables in forming currency portfolios. Carry, momentum and reversal all contribute to portfolio performance, whereas the real exchange rate and the current account do ...
  • Beyond the leader-as-hero: the ACE framework for leader success 

    Walton, Michael (Association of MBAs, 2007-04)
    Too much belief in the leader-as-hero generates unrealistic expectations of senior executives and neglects significant variables which underpin leader performance and effectiveness. Based on a study of consulting assignments ...
  • Bias in the boardroom 

    Marnet, Oliver (Inderscience Enterprises Ltd., 2011)
    This paper investigates the impact of social and psychological factors on the quality of boardroom decision-making. It is argued that bias in the boardroom undermines the monitoring function of boards, with a particularly ...
  • Bias in the estimation of non-linear transformations of the integrated variance of returns 

    Harris, Richard D. F.; Guermat, Cherif (SSRN, 2003-01)
    Many applications in finance use a non-linear transformation of the variance of returns. While the sample variance is an unbiased and consistent estimator of the population variance of returns, non-linear transformations ...
  • Biases in Estimating Long Run Abnormal Returns and Conditional Measures of Performance: The Evidence on Takeovers Re-Examined 

    Gregory, Alan; Matatko, John (University of Exeter, Xfi Centre for Finance and Investment, 2004-08)
  • A Bibliometric Study on Authorship Trends and Research Themes in Knowledge Management Literature 

    Jussila, J; Mustafee, N; Aramo-Immonen, H; Menon, K; Hajikhani, A; Helander, N (International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics, 2017-06)
    The aim of the study is to identify the contribution of authors in the domain of Knowledge Management (KM). The underlying data is from two leading KM journals, namely, the Journal of Knowledge Management (JKM) and the ...