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Leslie Robinson and Phillip Stocken’s creative use of closely-held accounting data shows a long-term trend to more autonomy for U.S. overseas subsidiaries.
Robert Shumsky finds that sharing agreements among alliance members may limit revenue for the alliance as a whole.
Leslie Robinson’s research reveals surprising results on the repatriation decisions of U.S. multinational corporations.
Praveen Kopalle’s research demonstrates that so-called “emergent consumers” can help create more appealing products.
To function best, a "free market" requires the support of institutions. Without laws that provide for the enforcement of contracts, people are less likely to engage in trade, and beneficial exchanges go unrealized. Without a means to protect intellectual property, inventors fear to reveal their ideas and technological progress is suppressed.
Katharina Lewellen and her colleagues find that managers are effective at identifying mispricing of their own securities and are willing to exploit it by selling or buying securities using the corporate account.
Electronic medical records are in the news, with President Obama calling for the medical records of every American to be digitized by 2014, and the stimulus package providing $19 billion to make it happen.