Fund Management - experience does not necessarily mean better performance

Author(s):

Andrew Clare

Topic:
Finance

New study finds that a fund manager's experience and performance do not always go hand in hand

Updated: 12/10/2016
Comments:
Views: 1,251

Why is it cheaper to trade debt with a shorter maturity?

Author(s):

Max Bruche

 et al.

This research models the debt maturity choice of firms in the presence of fixed issuance costs in the primary market and searches frictions in the secondary market for debt.

Updated: 07/10/2016
Comments:
Views: 935

Fallen Angels - do downgraded bonds offer an opportunity for investment?

The Centre for Asset Management Research at Cass Business School, City, University of London in cooperation with Invesco Powershares has launched a white paper which looks at the investment potential offered by downgraded bonds.

Updated: 04/10/2016
Comments:
Views: 982

Adjusting exchange rates affects currency value, Cass research finds

Author(s):

Lukas Menkhoff

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

New research finds that newly proposed currency valuation metrics display strong predictive power for exchange rates, offering valuable insight for global policymakers and investors alike.

Updated: 20/09/2016
Comments:
Views: 918

New study suggests women do ask for pay rises but don’t get them

Challenging the commonly held belief that women are more reticient in asking for increases in pay, this research demonstrates that they are just as likely to ask but less likely to see a successful outcome.

Updated: 12/09/2016
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Views: 1,229

From dating profiles to Brexit – how to spot an online lie

The online arena offers countless opportunities for the unscrupulous to deceive the unwary with lies. However, new research has produced a digital lie detector that may help counter attempts at online fraud.

Updated: 02/08/2016
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Views: 1,280

A new Affluence Index to help governments and pension providers improve forecasts of mortality rates

Academics have developed a new way to model socio-economic differences in mortality rates - using an affluence index.

Updated: 04/07/2016
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Views: 1,712

Industry effects in Firm Profitability Forecasting

Author(s):

David Schröder

 et al.
Industry:
Any Industry

This paper sheds new light on the importance of industry membership on firm performance and profitability forecasting.

Updated: 02/08/2016
Comments:
Views: 1,153

A theory of expert leadership in psychiatry

Do experts in positions of leadership help improve organisational performance? In this study, Dr. Amanda Goodall's "Theory of Expert Leadership" is applied to the field of psychiatry.

Updated: 04/07/2016
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Views: 1,441