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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, ...
Thinking in capital mode
(Aston Business School, 2013) - Conference item,
This paper examines an individual’s efforts to start a business and how the “thinking tools” of Pierre Bourdieu aid understanding of the decisions taken during the start-up process. Theoretically challenging work, of which ...
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 ...
‘Elephants can’t gallop’ : Performativity, knowledge and power in the market for lay-investing
(2015) - Journal article,
This paper examines lay-investment in financial markets (investment by members of the general public) as a practice performed by marketing knowledge. It follows the market studies programme (Araujo, Finch, & Kjellberg, ...
Social performance and firm risk : impact of the financial crisis
(2018-05) - Journal article,
This paper examines the impact of the recent financial crisis (2008–2009) on the relation between a firm’s risk and social performance (SP) using a sample of non-financial U.S. firms covering the period 1991–2012. We find ...
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 ...
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,
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...