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The rise and fall of the penny-share offer : A historical sociology of London’s smaller company markets
(University of St Andrews, 2017-10) - Report,
This report offers a narrative, ‘historical sociology’ of two markets established in London in 1995 in response to a series of rule changes at the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The first, the Alternative Investment Market, ...
Firm type, feed-in tariff, and wind energy investment in Germany : An investigation of decision making factors of energy producers regarding investing in wind energy capacity
(2017-04-19) - Journal article,
The development of renewable and sustainable energy is advanced by public financial support. Particularly so in the German Energiewende, which seeks to replace nuclear and fossil electricity generation with wind, sun, and ...
Financing energy transformation : the role of renewable energy equity indices
(2017) - Journal article,
The support of financial markets for the transformation of the energy system to a low carbon society seems critical for its success. But will they support this transformation on the basis of market incentives alone? This ...
Shareholder protection, income inequality and social health : a proposed research agenda
(2017-09) - Journal article,
This paper develops a proposed research agenda in order to highlight how corporate governance, accounting and company law are relevant to the consideration of income inequality and wider social health. To illustrate this ...
Earnout financing in the financial services industry
(2016-10) - Journal article,
This paper explores the effects of earnout contracts used in US financial services M&A. We use propensity score matching (PSM) to address selection bias issues with regard to the endogeneity of the decision of financial ...
Housing assets and small business investment : exploring links for theory and policy
(2014) - Journal article,
Housing market activity and firm formation are both positively correlated with the business cycle, and the levels of mortgage lending to business owners and funding of small firms have fallen in the UK since 2008. This ...
Reluctant borrowers? Examining the demand and supply of finance for high growth SMEs in the UK
(Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, 2017-07-19) - Report,
Which executive characteristics create value in banking? Evidence from appointment announcements
(2015-03-23) - Journal article,
Manuscript Type Empirical Research Question/Issue This study seeks to understand how the characteristics of executive directors affect the market performance of US banks. To explore the expected performance effects linked ...
Environmental and financial performance of fossil fuel firms : A closer inspection of their interaction
(2017-01-10) - Journal article,
We investigate the relationship between environmental and financial performance of fossil fuel firms. To this extent, we analyze a large international sample of firms in chemicals, oil, gas, and coal with respect to several ...
Employee owned businesses - access to funding
(Scottish Enterprise, 2014-11-01) - Report,
This report presents findings from a research project concerning access to funding for employee-owned businesses (EOBs) in Scotland. The two main objectives were: first, to examine the role of funding for firms moving into ...