Bocconi University

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Dangers Of Bilateral Counterparty Risk: The Fundamental Impact Of Closeout Conventions

    The authors analyze the practical consequences of the bilateral counterparty risk adjustment. They point out that past literature assumes that, at the moment of the first default, a risk-free closeout amount will be used. They argue that the legal (ISDA) documentation suggests in many points that a substitution closeout should...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Productivity, Quality, And Export Intensities

    The authors study how firm and foreign market characteristics affect the geographic distribution of exporters' sales. To this purpose, they use export intensities (the ratio of exports to sales) across destinations as the key measures of firms' relative involvement in heterogeneous foreign markets. In a representative sample of Italian manufacturing...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    R&D, Innovation And Liquidity Constraints

    The authors study the effect of financing constraints on the decision to do R&D and on the level of R&D investment using survey data and complete financial accounting data on a large number of Italian manufacturing firms from 2001 to 2003. They use a direct indicator of credit constraints and...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    SMEs In Argentina: Who Are The Exporters?

    There exists a growing body of literature which looks at export decisions made by firms. Most studies focus on developed countries and do not explore whether different behavioral patterns prevail over the firm size distribution. This paper aims at filling this gap in the literature by analyzing the export behavior...

    Provided By Bocconi University

  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Building Market Knowledge Together: A Netnographic Study Of Online Occupational Communities

    In this paper, the authors report findings from a netnographic investigation of a virtual community dedicated to the woodworking trade. The findings show that by providing user-generated market-related knowledge, virtual occupational communities may play an important role in industrial buying behavior and contribute to the diffusion of positive and negative...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Productivity, Quality, And Export Intensities

    The authors study how firm and foreign market characteristics affect the geographic distribution of exporters' sales. To this purpose, they use export intensities (the ratio of exports to sales) across destinations as the key measures of firms' relative involvement in heterogeneous foreign markets. In a representative sample of Italian manufacturing...

    Provided By Bocconi University

  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Building Market Knowledge Together: A Netnographic Study Of Online Occupational Communities

    In this paper, the authors report findings from a netnographic investigation of a virtual community dedicated to the woodworking trade. The findings show that by providing user-generated market-related knowledge, virtual occupational communities may play an important role in industrial buying behavior and contribute to the diffusion of positive and negative...

    Provided By Bocconi University

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Dangers Of Bilateral Counterparty Risk: The Fundamental Impact Of Closeout Conventions

    The authors analyze the practical consequences of the bilateral counterparty risk adjustment. They point out that past literature assumes that, at the moment of the first default, a risk-free closeout amount will be used. They argue that the legal (ISDA) documentation suggests in many points that a substitution closeout should...

    Provided By Bocconi University

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    SMEs In Argentina: Who Are The Exporters?

    There exists a growing body of literature which looks at export decisions made by firms. Most studies focus on developed countries and do not explore whether different behavioral patterns prevail over the firm size distribution. This paper aims at filling this gap in the literature by analyzing the export behavior...

    Provided By Bocconi University

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    R&D, Innovation And Liquidity Constraints

    The authors study the effect of financing constraints on the decision to do R&D and on the level of R&D investment using survey data and complete financial accounting data on a large number of Italian manufacturing firms from 2001 to 2003. They use a direct indicator of credit constraints and...

    Provided By Bocconi University