The Hollywood remake - when does it make sense to do it again? An empirical investigation.

With the amount of remakes the Hollywood film industry pumps out anyone would think they are a safe bet for box office success, but this isn't always the case. This research uncovers the factors that determine why some remakes are far more successful than others.

Updated: 01/09/2014
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Views: 1,464

Prospectus Disclosure and the Long-run Performance of Seasoned Equity Issuers in the UK

Author(s):

André Silva

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

This study examines if the prospectus disclosure of the motives for a seasoned equity offering and the choice of the underwriter explain the long-run performance of equity issuers in the UK.

Updated: 08/12/2014
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Views: 1,416

A UK Equity Bank - how it could help provide income security to an ageing population

Author(s):

Les Mayhew

 et al.

With increased longevity and new regulation an ageing UK population may find their income from pensions inadequate. Research by Cass Business School proposes a state-owned equity bank to help older people release equity from their property in a more efficient and less complex way than currently available.

Updated: 11/08/2014
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Views: 1,625

How nimble companies invest and grow during competitive times

This article looks at how a small yet innovative Italian motorsports company demonstrated a way of both innovating and growing during a time of recession.

Updated: 06/07/2014
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Views: 1,762

Reluctant Leaders and Autonomous Followers - Leadership Tactics in Professional Service Firms

How do leaders in professional service firms stake their claim for leadership and, in an environment where all workers consider themselves experts, how do they maintain this position of power?

Updated: 14/07/2014
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Views: 4,059

Underperformance rife among active mutual fund managers

Almost all active fund managers fail to outperform the market once fees are extracted from returns, according to new research from Cass Business School.

Updated: 18/06/2014
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Views: 4,003

Distilling the Macroeconomic news flow

As macroeconomic news and financial data is reported with ever increasing frequency, this research proposes a simple but effective method for extracting information relevant for the tracking of current economic conditions.

Updated: 12/06/2014
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Views: 1,762

Acquiring Political Intelligence

In business, analytical intelligence is highly valued and emotional intelligence is appreciated more and more, but political intelligence is often overlooked. Cass Business School Professors Andre Spicer and Peter Fleming discuss what this particular skill involves, and how it helps people excel in business.

Updated: 05/06/2014
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Views: 3,023

ECB Policy and Eurozone Fragility: Was De Grauwe Right?

Author(s):

Elena Kalotychou

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

This research tests De Grauwe's Eurozone fragility hypothesis, which states that member countries of a monetary union are vulnerable to a default paradoxically triggered by investors' attempts to avoid one.

Updated: 19/05/2014
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Views: 1,980