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Industry in the US suffers from intense competition with Chinese imports. Now, Johan Hombert and Adrien Matray, show how investment in R&D and innovation is making American products better, different, and more competitive in a globalized world.

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Corporate Finance1 June 2017

Do talents affect financial decisions?

Talented workers are the first to leave a firm in financial distress. Simultaneously, this makes (...)

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Private equity firms have a reputation for hard-nosed business tactics, buying and reselling (...)

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In a new study, Adrien Matray and Oliver Dessaint reveal that in the aftermath of hurricanes (...)

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As big corporations aim to reap the benefits of nimble, innovative startups, corporate venture (...)

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Corporate Finance15 December 2013

Financial analysts: Are they useful after all?

François Derrien and his co-author study the extent to which financial analysis impacts a firm’s (...)

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One way for established firms to explore new ideas is by making corporate venture capital (...)

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Corporate Strategy15 May 2011

LBOs: Job Creators and Growth Stimulants?

David Thesmar, Quentin Boucly, and David Sraer show that,  contrary to popular belief, LBOs in (...)

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