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  • Fact And Fiction In FX Arbitrage Processes 

    Cross, Rod; Kozyakin, Victor (University of StrathclydeRussian Academy of Sciences, 2012)
    The efficient markets hypothesis implies that arbitrage opportunities in markets such as those for foreign exchange (FX) would be, at most, short-lived. The present paper surveys the fragmented nature of FX markets, revealing ...
  • Fact And Fiction In FX Arbitrage Processes 

    Cross, Rod; Kozyakin, Victor (University of Strathclyde, 2012)
    The efficient markets hypothesis implies that arbitrage opportunities in markets such as those for foreign exchange (FX) would be, at most, short-lived. The present paper surveys the fragmented nature of FX markets, ...
  • Fact And Fictions In FX Arbitrage Processes 

    Cross, Rod; Kozyakin, Victor (University of Strathclyde, 2014)
    The efficient markets hypothesis implies that arbitrage opportunities in markets such as those for foreign exchange (FX) would be, at most, short-lived. The present paper surveys the fragmented nature of FX markets, revealing ...
  • Factor Proportions and the Growth of World Trade 

    Zymek, Robert (University of Edinburgh, 2013)
    Most of the expansion of global trade during the last three decades has been of the North-South kind - between capital-abundant developed and labour-abundant developing countries. Based on this observation, I argue that ...
  • Factors Affecting Audit Quality in the 2007 UK Regulatory Environment: Perceptions of Chief Financial Officers, Audit Committee Chairs and Audit Engagement Partners 

    Beattie, Vivien; Fearnley, Stella; Hines, Tony (University of Glasgow, 2010-04)
    In line with global changes, the UK regulatory regime for audit and corporate governance has changed significantly since the Enron scandal, with an increased role for audit committees and independent inspection of audit ...
  • Factors Affecting the Financial Success of Motion Pictures: What is the Role of Star Power? 

    Selvaretnam, Geethanjali; Yang, Jen-Yuan (University of St Andrews, 2015-01)
    In the mid-1940s, American film industry was on its way up to its golden era as studios started mass-producing iconic feature films. The escalating increase in popularity of Hollywood stars was actively suggested for its ...
  • The Fair Trade movement: an economic perspective 

    Kadow, Alexander (University of Glasgow, 2011)
    Fair Trade (FT) products such as coffee and textiles are becoming increasingly popular with altruistic consumers all over the world. This paper seeks to understand the economic effects of this grassroots movement which ...
  • FDI, Trade Costs and Regional Asymmetries 

    Darby, Julia; Ferrett, Ben; Wooton, Ian (University of Strathclyde, 2013)
    We set up a trade model where three countries compete for an exogenous number of firms. Our innovation lies in the geography of the model. Of the three countries, one is the hub through which all trade takes place. First, ...
  • Fear of model misspecifcation and the robustness premium 

    Angelopoulos, Konstantinos; Malley, James (University of Glasgow, 2010)
    Robust decision making implies welfare costs or robustness premia when the approximating model is the true data generating process. To examine the importance of these premia at the aggregate level we employ a simple ...
  • Finance and Balanced Growth 

    Trew, Alex (University of St Andrews, 2010)
    The Uzawa (1961) theorem applied to finance and growthsuggests that a long-run positive correlation between financial efficiency and depth is only present when variations in the extent of access to financial services are ...
  • Financial crisis and quantitative easing: can broad money tell us anything? 

    Cobham, David; Kang, Yue (Heriot-Watt University, 2012)
    When Bank of England (and the Federal Reserve Board) introduced their quantitative easing (QE) operations they emphasised the effects on money and credit, but much of their empirical research on the effects of QE focuses ...
  • Financial Distress in Chinese Industry: Microeconomic, Macroeconomic and Institutional Infuences 

    Bhattacharjee, Arnab; Hany, Jie (University of St Andrews, 2010)
    We study the impact of both microeconomic factors and the macroeconomy on the financial distress of Chinese listed companies over a period of massive economic transition, 1995 to 2006. Based on an economic model of ...
  • Financial health, exports, and rm survival: Evidence from UK and French firms 

    Spaliara, Marina-Eliza; Holger, Georg (University of GlasgowUniversity of Kiel, 2012)
    We use firm level data to assess the role of exporting in the link between financial health and rm survival. The data are for the UK and France. We examine whether fi rms at diff erent stages of export activity ...
  • Financial liberalisation and industrial development in Malawi 

    Kabango, Grant P.; Paloni, Alberto (University of GlasgowReserve Bank of Malawi, 2010)
    It has been suggested that financial liberalisation may be a key policy to promote industrialisation as it removes the credit access constraint on firms, especially small and medium ones. We investigate the effect of ...
  • Financial shocks and the US business cycle 

    Nolan, Charles; Thoenissen, Christoph (University of St Andrews, 2008)
    Employing the financial accelerator (FA) model of Bernanke, Gertler and Gilchrist (1999) enhanced to include a shock to the FA mechanism, we construct and study shocks to the efficiency of the financial sector in post-war ...
  • Finite Horizon Learning 

    Branch, William A.; Evans, George W.; McGough, Bruce (University of St AndrewsUniversity of CaliforniaOregon State University, 2012)
    Incorporating adaptive learning into macroeconomics requires assumptions about how agents incorporate their forecasts into their decision-making. We develop a theory of bounded rationality that we call finite-horizon ...
  • Firm size and trade secret intensity: evidence from the Economic Espionage Act 

    Searle, Nicola; Reid, Gavin C (University of St AndrewsUniversity of Abertay, 2012)
    This paper considers trade secrecy as an appropriation mechanism in the context ofb the US Economic Espionage Act (EEA) 1996. We examine the relation between trade secret intensity and firm size, using a cross section of ...
  • Firm survival, uncertainty and financial frictions: Is there a financial uncertainty accelerator? 

    Byrne, Joseph P; Spaliara, Marina-Eliza; Serafeim, Tsoukas (Heriot-Watt University, 2014-12-18)
    Using a large panel of unquoted UK over the period 2000-09, we examine the impact of firm-specific uncertainty on corporate failures. In this context we also distinguish between firms which are likely to be more or less ...
  • Firm survival, uncertainty and financial frictions: Is there a financial uncertainty accelerator? 

    Byrne, Joseph P; Spaliara, Marina-Eliza; Tsoukas, Serafeim (University of Glasgow, 2015-02-03)
    Using a large panel of unquoted UK firms over the period 2000-09, we examine the impact of firm-specific uncertainty on corporate failures. In this context we also distinguish between firms which are likely to be more or ...
  • Firms in Scottish High Technology Clusters: software, life sciences, microelectronics, optoelectronics and digital media – preliminary evidence and analysis on firm size, growth and optimality 

    Reid, Gavin C; Ujjual, Vandana (University of St AndrewsUniversity of Sussex, 2008)
    This paper reports on: (a) new primary source evidence on; and (b) statistical and econometric analysis of high technology clusters in Scotland. It focuses on the following sectors: software, life sciences, microelectronics, ...

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