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The Art of Reputation
ERTUNG, Gokhan | VOGEV, Tamar | LEE, Yonghoon G | HEDSTRÖM, Peter

Reputations are important in many contexts, and especially in the contemporary art market, which is characterized by high uncertainty. Artworks are complex and difficult to compare, and there are no precise methods for making aest ...

Taxes Hurt Innovation: Study

An increase in corporate taxes leads to drops in patents, research and development (R&D) expenditure and new product introductions, but a decrease in taxes does not appear to boost such innovation-linked activity, according to ...

Global Co-operation is Best Way to Deter Cybercrime
HUI, Kai Lung | KIM, Seung Hyun | WANG, Qiu-Hong

Cybercrime costs firms and organisations money – equivalent to 1.5 per cent of a country’s GDP according to one estimate, and up to $100,000 per hour for retailers under attack according to another. The Convention on C ...

Where to Take CSR Research?
WANG, Heli | TONG, Li | TAKEUCHI, Riki | GEORGE, Gerard

The idea of corporate social responsibility (CSR) – businesses bearing a responsibility to society and a broader set of stakeholders beyond its shareholders – gained currency in the 1960s. While there has been debate o ...

Why a Small Shock Can Turn into Interbank Market Freezing and Creditor Runs
LIU, Xuewen

Systematic creditor runs on financial institutions were a salient feature of the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Short-term creditors rushed for the exit and liquidity evaporated abruptly. The modern-day bank runs that occurred in the ...

Acts of Hostility
LIANG, Lindie H | LIAN, Huiwen | BROWN, Douglas J | FERRIS, D. Lance | HANIG, Samuel | KEEPING, Lisa M.

Why are abusive supervisors abusive? Why do they yell, insult or demean their subordinates? This is an issue that all organisations should be considering because supervisory abuse can result in decreased productivity and employee ...

Are We Choosing The Right Fund Managers To Invest Our Savings?
CHOI, Darwin | KAHRAMAN, Bige | MUKHERJEE, Abhiroop

Mutual funds are important investment vehicles for many households.  When these households invest in a fund, their capital is pooled and entrusted to a professional fund manager; this manager is responsible for growing his cl ...

Zoom in on Online Choice
KIM, Jun | BRONNENBERG, Bart J. | MELA, Carl F.

Price is usually the main objective of search for homogenous products such as books. However, considerably less is known about the more complex process of searching for differentiated products such as consumer durables goods. Bart ...

Push and Pull in Relational Professional Networks
JONCZYK, Claudia D. | LEE, Yonghoon G | GALUNIC, Charles D. | BENSAOU, Ben M.

You are an auditor, consultant or lawyer, and you have just been promoted to a management role. Congratulations! But, wait, don’t get too carried away – what will this new and more responsible role mean in terms of you ...

The Economics Behind Buying Frenzies
COUNTRY, Pascal | NASIRY, Javad

We’ve all seen the photos of people queuing outside stores, eager to buy the latest hot product. “Buying frenzies” are a favorite topic in the media, and everyone has an opinion about them, and many may have even ...