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    • White-Collar Criminals in Modern Management 

      Gottschalk, Petter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Criminal behavior among executives is a complicated challenge in human resource management. Based on a sample of 305 convicted white-collar criminals in Norway, four groups of criminals are discussed in this paper: ...
    • Who dies early? Education, mortality and causes of death in Norway 

      Grytten, Jostein Ivar; Skau, Irene; Sørensen, Rune Jørgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      We estimated the effects of education on mortality and causes of death in Norway. We identified causal effects by exploiting the staggered implementation of a school reform that increased the length of compulsory education ...
    • Who enforces whom? The political economy of the EMU fiscal discipline 

      Campanella, Miriam (CME Working paper series;3/2000, Working paper, 2000)
    • Who resorts to sarcasm at work : A study on power, gender and personality 

      Dobrev, Daniel; Abrahamsen, Didrik (Master thesis, 2017)
      The current study investigates if power enhances the inclination to use sarcastic irony in a hypothetical work setting. In addition to gender, trait dominance is included as a potential moderator. Results suggest that ...
    • Who Should Pick up the Bill? Distributing the Financial Burden of Technological Innovations in Schools 

      Geys, Benny; Hassan, Mamdouh (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Technological innovations in classrooms generally come with substantial financial price tags. Although the distribution of such financial costs is of critical importance to practitioners, (potential) users, and policy-makers, ...
    • Who Trusts Social Media? 

      Warner-Søderholm, Gillian; Bertsch, Andy; Sawe, Everlyn; Lee, Dwight; Wolfe, Trina; Meyer, Josh; Engel, Josh; Fatilua, Uepati Normann (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Trust is the foundation of all communication, yet a profound question in business today is how can we psychologically understand trust behaviors in our new digital landscape? Earlier studies in internet and human behavior ...
    • Why and how motives (still) matter 

      Benito, Gabriel R. G. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Purpose – The article provides a discussion of the relevance of motives for companies’ internationalization. Design/methodology/approach – Conceptual discussion building on established classifications of motives of ...
    • Why are consumers less loss averse in internal than external reference prices? 

      van Oest, Rutger D. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      The literature has produced mixed support for loss aversion in a reference price context and the outcome may depend on the type of reference price. One extant study has reported empirical evidence that consumers are less ...
    • Why Do Boards Exist? Governance in the Absence of Corporate Law 

      Burkart, Mike; Miglietta, Salvatore; Østergaard, Charlotte (CCGR Working Paper;1/2017, Working paper, 2017)
      We study how owners trade off the costs and benefits of establishing a board in a historical setting, where boards are optional and authority over corporate decisions can be freely allocated across the general meeting, the ...
    • Why do companies go public at MTFs? An empirical analysis of the Swedish market 

      Kjeverud, Stian (Master thesis, 2017)
      This thesis sets out to highlight the motivations to list at a multilateral trading facility rather than a regulated market. I use a sample of Swedish companies going public between 2007 and 2013 to document the difference ...
    • Why do employees speak up? Examining the roles of LMX, perceived risk and perceived leader power in predicting voice behavior 

      Duan, Jinyun; Lapointe, Émilie; Xu, Yue; Sarah, Brooks (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The purpose of this paper is to understand better why employees voice. Drawing on social information processing theory and insights derived from the literature on power, the authors suggest that leader–member exchange (LMX) ...
    • Why do parties fail? Cleavages, government fatigue and electoral failure in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary 1992–2012 

      Bakke, Elisabeth; Sitter, Nick (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      During the first two decades after the collapse of communism 37 political parties won representation in the Czech, Slovak or Hungarian Parliaments. By 2012, 22 of these parties had failed in the sense that they have fallen ...
    • Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? Extensions and Robustness. (Online appendix) 

      Acemoglu, Daron; Robinson, James A.; Torvik, Ragnar (CAMP Working Paper Series;2/2013, Working paper, 2013)
      In this online appendix we extend the basic model in the paper in several directions, discuss the robustness of the results, and moreover what new mechanisms our extensions implies as compared to the ones in the basic model.
    • Why does junior put all his eggs in one basket? A potential rational explanation for holding concentrated portfolios 

      Roche, Hervé; Tompaidis, Stathis; Yang, Chunyu (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Empirical studies of household portfolios show that young households, with little financial wealth, hold underdiversified portfolios that are concentrated in a small number of assets, a fact often attributed to behavioral ...
    • WHY TURNOVERS? EXAMINING THE DRIVERS OF CEO TURNOVER IN FAMILY FIRMS 

      Gautam, Himal (Master thesis, 2020)
      I examine the potential drivers for replacement of CEOs in privately held firms in Norway emphasizing on family firms. I studied how different family-related characteristics and change in firm performance are related to ...
    • Will you still trust me tomorrow? The causal effect of terrorism on social trust 

      Geys, Benny; Qari, Salmai (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      How do people respond to terrorist events? Exploiting the timing of the 2010 wave of the annual ‘Society Opinion Media’ survey in Sweden, we study the causal effect of the Stockholm bombings of 11 December 2010 on Swedish ...
    • Wimp 

      Moen, Elisabeth B.; Jahren, Erik; Ulland, John Reinert; Schmitz, Philipp Pascal (Bachelor thesis, 2014-09-09)
      WiMP is a music streaming service that provides the user with customized music offerings. The company is established in several countries including Germany, which will be the focus of this thesis. The goal for this ...
    • With a little help of my peers. The supportive role of online contacts for the unemployed 

      Fieseler, Christian; Meckel, Miriam; Müller, Severina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Unemployment is an unfortunate reality, whose overcoming often depends on social support, among other factors. Online social media, such as social network sites and communities, may offer an additional source of such ...
    • Women and Employee-Elected Board Members, and Their Contributions to Board Control Tasks 

      Huse, Morten; Nielsen, Sabina Tacheva; Hagen, Inger Marie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009)
      We present results from a study about women and employee-elected board members, and fill some of the gaps in the literature about their contribution to board effectiveness. The empirical data is from a unique data set of ...
    • Women and multiple board memberships: Social capital and institutional pressure 

      Rigolini, Alessandra; Huse, Morten (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      We show unintended consequences of quota regulations to get women on boards. Board members may have diferent characteristics, and even among women, there are variations. We assume that the characteristics of the board ...