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    • Packages or systems? Working capital management and financial performance among listed U.S. manufacturing firms 

      Lyngstadås, Hakim (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      This study examines how working capital management packages (WCMPs) can lead to higher financial performance. This is done by exploring the formation, importance, and systematic interdependencies within and between WCMPs. ...
    • An analysis of the Birken Group 

      Williams, Magnus; Sæther, Simen Kindem; Jo Kristian, Løberg (Bachelor thesis, 2016)
      Summary This thesis is based on the “BØK” courses and “ELE3750 Finansiell Analyse og Verdsettelse”. Our strategic analysis regarding the Birken Group shows that most external factors tend towards favorable trends ...
    • Buying First or Selling First in Housing Markets 

      Moen, Espen Rasmus; Nenov, Plamen; Sniekers, Florian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Housing transactions by moving homeowners take two steps—buying a new house and selling the old one. This paper argues that the transaction sequence decisions of moving homeowners have important effects on the housing ...
    • Dividend Payouts and Rollover Crises 

      Juelsrud, Ragnar Enger; Nenov, Plamen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      We study dividend payouts when banks face coordination-based rollover crises. Banks in the model can use dividends to both risk shift and signal their available liquidity to short-term lenders, thus, influencing the lenders’ ...
    • The Chilling Effects of Algorithmic Profiling: Mapping the Issues 

      Büchi, Moritz; Fosch Villaronga, Eduard; Lutz, Christoph; Tamò-Larrieux, Aurelia; Velidi, Shruthi; Viljoen, Salome (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      In this article, we provide an overview of the literature on chilling effects and corporate profiling, while also connecting the two topics. We start by explaining how profiling, in an increasingly data-rich environment, ...
    • The Inefficient Combination: Competitive Markets, Free Entry, and Democracy 

      Mehlum, Halvor; Natvik, Gisle; Torvik, Ragnar (CAMP Working Paper Series;02/2021, Working paper, 2021-01-27)
      We show that under fairly general conditions, the combination of (i) competitive markets, (ii) free entry, and (iii) democracy is inconsistent with allocative efficiency. This fundamental impossibility result, which has ...
    • Mattering in Digital Labor 

      Bucher, Eliane; Fieseler, Christian; Lutz, Christoph (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Purpose: Online gig labor platforms bring together a global and fast-growing workforce to complete highly granular, remote and decontextualized tasks. While these environments might be empowering to some workers, many ...
    • OPEC’s Crude Game: Strategic Competition and Regime-switching in Global Oil Markets 

      Gundersen, Thomas Størdal; Hvinden, Even Soltvedt (CAMP Working Paper Series;01/2021, Working paper, 2021-01-25)
      We develop a model of oligopolistic competition under imperfect monitoring and dynamic observable demand. Efficient symmetric equilibria feature disciplined cooperative regimes interrupted by rare but severe price wars. ...
    • Do Central Banks Respond to Exchange Rate Movements? A Markov-Switching Structural Investigation of Commodity Exporters and Importers 

      Alstadheim, Ragna; Bjørnland, Hilde C.; Maih, Junior (CAMP Working Paper Series;12/2020, Working paper, 2021-01-25)
      We analyse whether central banks in small open commodity exporting and importing countries respond to exchange rate movements, taking into consideration that there may be structural changes in parameters and volatility ...
    • Profitten setter tonen, og investeringene danser deretter: En nyvurdering av bankkrisen i 1920-årene 

      Knutsen, Sverre Richard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Tidligere var den konvensjonelle visdommen blant norske historikere at bankkrisen på 1920-tallet ble forårsaket av Norges Banks paripolitikk, det vil si bestrebelsene på å føre den norske kronen tilbake til førkrigstidens ...
    • Digital Divides in Political Participation: The Mediating Role of Social Media Self-Efficacy and Privacy Concerns 

      Hoffmann, Christian Pieter; Lutz, Christoph (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Scholarship on political participation and the Internet has found that Internet use may foster both online and offline political participation, while also finding pronounced inequalities in online political participation ...
    • Evolution of a field: Swiss media and communication studies 

      Probst, Carole; Buhmann, Alexander; Ingenhoff, Diana; Lepori, Benedetto (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      In this paper, we present the evolution of Swiss Media and Communication Studies over the last decade by summarizing the main results from a project funded by the Swiss University Conference (2008–2017). We give an overall ...
    • The Privacy Implications of Social Robots: Scoping Review and Expert Interviews 

      Lutz, Christoph; Schöttler, Maren; Hoffmann, Christian Pieter (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      In this contribution, we investigate the privacy implications of social robots, as an emerging mobile technology. Drawing on a scoping literature review and expert interviews, we show how social robots come with privacy ...
    • Drivers and barriers in public diplomacy evaluation: understanding attitudes, norms, and control 

      Buhmann, Alexander; Sommerfeldt, Erich (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      While the need for evaluation has become increasingly emphasized within the global public diplomacy community, recent research suggests the state of the practice is grim. However, the few writings that exist on evaluation ...
    • A New Money Behavior Quiz 

      Furnham, Adrian; Grover, Simmy (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This study reports on the development of a new questionnaire to measure money behaviors devised by the Financial Times (London). In all, 402 participants from diverse backgrounds, who were recruited online, completed the ...
    • Achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals within 9 planetary boundaries 

      Randers, Jørgen; Rockström, Johan; Stoknes, Per Espen; Golüke, Ulrich; Collste, David; Cornell, Sarah E.; Donges, Jonathan F. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The world agreed to achieve 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Nine planetary boundaries set an upper limit to Earth system impacts of human activity in the long run. Conventional efforts to achieve the 14 socio-economic ...
    • GHQ score changes from teenage to young adulthood 

      Furnham, Adrian; Cheng, Helen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This study investigated the change in the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) scores from teenage years to young adulthood using a large, nationally representative sample in the UK. It took account of socio-demographic ...
    • Mental health literacy for autism spectrum disorder and depression 

      Godfrey Born, Charlotte; McClelland, Alastair; Furnham, Adrian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      In this study, three hundred and sixty-eight participants answered a questionnaire consisting of three vignettes describing a person with depression, severe Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and high-functioning Autism ...
    • Post-truth and public relations: Special section introduction 

      Ihlen, Øyvind; Anne, Gregory; Luoma-aho, Vilma; Buhmann, Alexander (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      With spindoctoring, publicity seeking stunts and evidence of mal-practice, public relations is easily associated with the development of post-truth society. The elevation of bullshit as political coinage presents a challenge ...
    • Connecting the dots: A bibliometric review of Habermasian theory in public relations research 

      Buhmann, Alexander; Ihlen, Øyvind; Aaen-Stockdale, Craig (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Purpose: Meta reviews are central for mapping the state of the field, consolidating the heterogeneous public relations body of knowledge, and pointing to new potential research directions. Habermas is one of the most ...