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Fiscal Discriminations in Three Wars
(American University of Sharjah, 2013-06-13)
In 1790, a U.S. paper dollar was widely held in disrepute (something shoddy was not 'worth a Continental'). By 1879, a U.S. paper dollar had become 'as good as gold.' These outcomes emerged from how the U.S. federal ...
The Logic of Fateful Choices Faced by the Leaders of Commissions of Inquiry
(American University of Sharjah, 2013-12-03)
Commission scholars have been skeptical about the reasons governments give for their appointment but have generally accepted that their relationship with government is kept armslength during their inquiry. An analytical ...
The Logic of Fateful Leadership Choices: A Decision Framework for Aspiring 'Lebowski Young Achievers'
(American University of Sharjah, 2013-12-09)
R&D Productivity following First-Time CIO Appointments
(American University of Sharjah, 2013-06-09)
Prior studies find that firms announcing the appointment of a new chief information officer (CIO) are rewarded by stock price increases, suggesting that the market expects new CIOs to add long-term value to the firm. In ...
Who Gets the Lion's Share? Top Management Group Pay Disparities and Powerful CEOs.
(American University of Sharjah, 2013-06-05)
While the distribution of pay across the hierarchy of corporations has received considerable critical attention, the distribution of pay within top management groups has received comparatively little. This paper contributes ...
International Diversification and Corporate Social Responsibility
(American University of Sharjah, 2013-11-07)
Using a large sample of 3,040 U.S. firms and 16,606 firm-year observations over the 1991-2010 period, we find strong evidence that firm internationalization is positively related to the firm's corporate social responsibility ...
Firm Growth and Political Institutions
(American University of Sharjah, 2013-11-06)
Using a large sample of 115,534 firm-year observations from 46 countries over the period 1992 to 2007, we investigate the impact of political institutions on firms' growth. We find that high levels of political constraint ...
Reevaluating Terrorism and Economic Growth: Dynamic Panel Analysis and Cross-Sectional Dependence
(American University of Sharjah, 2013-11-11)
Contrary to the extant literature, this paper shows that the impact of terrorism on economic growth is insignificant in five regional samples. These surprising results follow when Nickell bias and cross-sectional dependence ...
Drivers of Customer Loyalty in B2B Services: A Firm-level Analysis Over Time
(American University of Sharjah, 2013-09-08)
Identifying the drivers of relationship quality, satisfaction and customer loyalty has been the subject of much marketing research for over twenty years. However, there are a number of gaps in the literature, especially ...
The Influences on Female Participation and Progress in the Labor Force: Implications for Human Resource Management in the United Arab Emirates
(American University of Sharjah, 2013)
This paper reports on the first qualitative research study of women’s life histories in an investigation of their participation and progress in the labor force of the United Arab Emirates. Data were collected through ...