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Are Judges Like Umpires? Political Affiliation and Business Lawsuits

Political science studies show that judge ideology influences judicial votes in federal courts, with judges ap ...

Harbingers of Product Failure (and Success)

Managing new products is important for many firms. One challenging problem is how to predict the success of a ...

Herd Immunity and A Vaccination Game

Would the affected communities voluntarily obtain herd immunity if a cure for COVID-19 becomes available? The ...

Occupational Failures May Limit Your Leadership Capabilities

With the increasing demands for innovation and adaption, organizations need employees not in formal leadership ...

The Value of Analysts' Capital Expenditure Forecasts

Financial analysts are important information intermediaries in capital markets. Traditional research outputs o ...

Moment Marketing: A New Tool for Effective Cross-Channel Advertising

Moment marketing is a rich new area of contextual advertising that entails the ability to synchronize online a ...

When Discount Hurts Sales

How much should we discount our products or services? Many online sellers offer deep discounts to attract cons ...

The Benefits of Short-selling

Short sellers have been known to uncover companies that engage in financial. Indeed, several activist short se ...

Corporate Disclosure as a Tacit Coordination Mechanism

In an earnings conference call with investors in 2008, Edward J Shoen, chief executive officer and chairman of ...