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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Sovereign Default Risk And The U.S. Equity Market

    The author develops a two-country general equilibrium model with firms, governments, and endogenous default decisions. This paper shows that the risk of sovereign default abroad is important in the explanation of the level and the volatility of U.S. equity returns. The intuition is that negative economic shocks deteriorate the fiscal...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    High Growth SMEs: The Evolution of the Gazelles and Some Evidence from the Field

    Organizational literature has deeply explored the growth of firms and its ties with firm performance. However, there is little literature on high growth companies (the gazelles). Moreover, the majority of literature in organizational growth pays attention to the large companies instead of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). This exploratory qualitative...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    In-Group Favoritism And "Out-Group Prejudice"? Customers' Copings With Interpersonal Conflicts

    Based on Allport's (1954) and Sumner's (1906) paradigm of "In-Group Love and Outgroup Hate", this research posits that an interpersonal conflict is more likely to be pursued when allocentric customers are faced with a transgressing firm from an outgroup, leading to a confrontational response such as revenge. However, if the...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Forecasting Interest Rates And Inflation: Blue Chip Clairvoyants Or Econometrics?

    This is the first paper to examine the forecasting performance of the individual participants in the Blue Chip Financial Forecasts - a unique collection of cross-sectional time series survey data on interest rates and inflation. An empirical examination reveals that fed funds futures prices best predict the fed funds rate...

    Provided By HEC Montreal

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Sovereign Default Risk And The U.S. Equity Market

    The author develops a two-country general equilibrium model with firms, governments, and endogenous default decisions. This paper shows that the risk of sovereign default abroad is important in the explanation of the level and the volatility of U.S. equity returns. The intuition is that negative economic shocks deteriorate the fiscal...

    Provided By HEC Montreal

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Forecasting Interest Rates And Inflation: Blue Chip Clairvoyants Or Econometrics?

    This is the first paper to examine the forecasting performance of the individual participants in the Blue Chip Financial Forecasts - a unique collection of cross-sectional time series survey data on interest rates and inflation. An empirical examination reveals that fed funds futures prices best predict the fed funds rate...

    Provided By HEC Montreal

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    In-Group Favoritism And "Out-Group Prejudice"? Customers' Copings With Interpersonal Conflicts

    Based on Allport's (1954) and Sumner's (1906) paradigm of "In-Group Love and Outgroup Hate", this research posits that an interpersonal conflict is more likely to be pursued when allocentric customers are faced with a transgressing firm from an outgroup, leading to a confrontational response such as revenge. However, if the...

    Provided By HEC Montreal

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    High Growth SMEs: The Evolution of the Gazelles and Some Evidence from the Field

    Organizational literature has deeply explored the growth of firms and its ties with firm performance. However, there is little literature on high growth companies (the gazelles). Moreover, the majority of literature in organizational growth pays attention to the large companies instead of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). This exploratory qualitative...

    Provided By HEC Montreal