Venture Capital Contracting in Theory and Practice

Author(s):

Jens Burchardt

 et al.

This paper provides a comprehensive theoretical and empirical literature review of venture capital contracts, highlighting discrepancies between theory and practice.

Updated: 05/07/2016
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Views: 1,383

Why ethical investing is hard for big charities

Charitable giving is big business. However, big charities have come under fire for making investments in industries antithetical to their aims. This article looks at three ways charitable organisations can ensure their investments reflect their values.

Updated: 06/06/2016
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Views: 2,058

Investigating the widening gap in life expectancy between richest and poorest

Author(s):

Les Mayhew

 et al.
Industry:
Any Industry

Research from Cass Business School and the International Longevity Centre-UK (ILC-UK) has found growing inequalities in adult life expectancy.

Updated: 06/06/2016
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Views: 1,778

Are Islamic banks inherently more stable than conventional banks?

Author(s):

Vasileios Pappas

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

How did Islamic Banking come through one of the world's greatest financial crises so strongly? This paper examines whether Islamic banks are inherently more stable and resilient to crisis than conventional banks.

Updated: 06/06/2016
Comments:
Views: 1,625

Why City firms struggle to challenge elitism

Previous studies have shown that elite professional services firms are still failing to employ bright working-class applicants in significant numbers. This new research paper looks at the reasons behind this and their implications for social inclusion.

Updated: 22/04/2016
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Views: 2,201

Cross-border banking: The African Experience

Author(s):

Thorsten Beck

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

This paper provides an overview of the literature of cross-border banking and financial deepening, with a specific focus on Africa.

Updated: 19/04/2016
Comments:
Views: 1,652

How the value in people’s homes could solve the challenge of care costs in later life

Author(s):

Les Mayhew

 et al.

The problem of how to pay for care in later life is a major policy issue throughout the developed world. A new research paper looks at ways of using the value in property to solve the challenge of meeting the costs of those care needs.

Updated: 05/04/2016
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Views: 1,706

When in Rome.....tailoring CEO power for markets where individual power is respected

Author(s):

Ryan Krause

 et al.

New research looks at the role the customer in non-domestic markets plays in influencing company strategy, particularly relating to CEO power. It challenges traditional views of corporate governance influence.

Updated: 10/11/2016
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Views: 2,127

Global Reinsurance - the complete Masterclass series

Author(s):

Paula Jarzabkowski

 et al.

The aim of the Global Reinsurance Masterclass Series is to support (re)insurance and broking companies in analysing their position and improving their competitiveness during a period of global change.

Updated: 11/03/2016
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Views: 1,993