ResearchSeminars

Research Seminar “How main street drives wall street:customer satisfaction, short sellers, stock returns, and risk”

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Dear students, faculty and staff, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to Research Seminar “HOW MAIN STREET DRIVES WALL STREET: CUSTOMER SATISFACTION, SHORT SELLERS, STOCK RETURNS, AND RISK” by Anatoli Colicev WHEN: Thursday, April 5, 12:30 – 13:30 WHERE: Block C3 (GSB/GSPP Building), 3rd floor, Room 3038 ABSTRACT: Link to the working paper: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3021327 While previous studies establish a direct link between marketing assets and firm value, research is unclear on […]

Research Seminar – “Scoring vs. Ranking: An Experimental Study of Idea Evaluation Processes” by Zhijian Cui, Associate Professor, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business.

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Dear students, faculty and staff, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to Research Seminar “Scoring vs. Ranking: An Experimental Study of Idea Evaluation Processes” by Zhijian Cui, Associate Professor, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business.  WHEN: Friday, April 13, 12:30 – 13:30 WHERE: Block C3 (GSB/GSPP Building), 3rd floor, Room 3038 ABSTRACT: (please see paper attached) Using an online experiment, this study examines the efficacy of two idea […]

Research seminar “Intended or Unintended Consequences of Business Regulations? The Case of Acquisitions in the Financial Services Industry”

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Research seminar “Intended or Unintended Consequences of Business Regulations? The Case of Acquisitions in the Financial Services Industry” by Bharat Sarath, Professor of Accounting, Rutgers University.  WHEN: Monday, March 5, 12.30 – 13.30 WHERE: Block C3 (GSB/GSPP Building), 3rd floor, Room 3037 ABSTRACT: (please see paper attached) ASC 805 gives the management of an acquiring firm flexibility in valuation and the possibility of recognizing […]

Research seminar “DOUBLE BIDS FOR DUAL-CLASS SHARES”

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Research seminar “DOUBLE BIDS FOR DUAL-CLASS SHARES” by Tom Vinaimont, Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University  WHEN: Friday, February 16, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. WHERE: Block C3 (GSB/GSPP Building), 3rd floor, Room 3037 ABSTRACT: In light of renewed interest in the relation between shareholder protection and control arrangements, we first thoroughly review the optimality of 1S1V in the original setting of Grossman and […]

Research seminar “Do Employees Leave in Herds? An Empirical Study of Employee Turnovers”

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Research seminar “Do Employees Leave in Herds? An Empirical Study of Employee Turnovers” by Zhijian Cui, Assistant Professor, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business.  WHEN: Friday, February 23, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. WHERE: Block C3 (GSB/GSPP Building), 3rd floor, Room 3037 ABSTRACT: We use a secondary data set from a large distribution center to examine the herding behavior in its monthly employee turnover. We […]

Research seminar “SOCIAL ENTERPRISE INTERVENTION AND RISK IN POSTWAR SUDAN”

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Research seminar “SOCIAL ENTERPRISE INTERVENTION AND RISK IN POSTWAR SUDAN” by Samer Abdelnour, Assistant Professor, Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University  WHEN: Thursday, January 18, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. WHERE: Block C3 (GSB/GSPP Building), 3rd floor, Room 3038 ABSTRACT: Governments and non-profit organizations increasingly employ enterprise-oriented social interventions to empower target beneficiaries to overcome the societal problems they face (e.g. unemployment, […]

Research Seminar “SYNERGIZE! AMBIDEXTROUS LEARNERS, INCOMPETENCE TRAPS, LEARNER TYPES AND DIALECTICAL TECHNIQUES”

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Research Seminar “SYNERGIZE! AMBIDEXTROUS LEARNERS, INCOMPETENCE TRAPS, LEARNER TYPES AND DIALECTICAL TECHNIQUES” by Dmitry Khanin WHEN: Friday, November 24, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. WHERE: Block C3 (GSB/GSPP Building), 3rd floor, Room 3038   ABSTRACT: We approach exploration and exploitation as two dialectically interrelated, complementary activities that must create synergies, i.e., synergize to attain superior performance in any activity, […]

Research seminar “UNEXPECTED DISTRACTIONS AND INVESTOR ATTENTION TO CORPORATE ANNOUNCEMENTS”

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Research seminar “UNEXPECTED DISTRACTIONS AND INVESTOR ATTENTION TO CORPORATE ANNOUNCEMENTS” by Doron Israeli WHEN: Friday, November 17, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. WHERE: Block C3 (GSB/GSPP Building), 3rd floor, Room 3038 ABSTRACT: We investigate whether and to what extent distractions affect investors’ reactions to firm announcements. We use a daily news pressure index as a proxy for the presence of potential investor distraction. Since […]

Research seminar “OPTIMAL DELEGATION OF SEQUENTIAL DECISIONS: THE ROLE OF COMMUNICATION AND REPUTATION”

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Research seminar “OPTIMAL DELEGATION OF SEQUENTIAL DECISIONS: THE ROLE OF COMMUNICATION AND REPUTATION” by Levent Koçkesen WHEN: Friday, November 10, 12 p.m. – 1.30 p.m. WHERE: Block C3 (GSB/GSPP Building), 3rd floor, Room 3038 ABSTRACT: We analyze delegation of a set of decisions over time by an informed principal to a potentially biased agent. Each period the principal observes a state of the […]

Research seminar “LATE PRODUCT RELEASE AND THE STRATEGIC BENEFIT OF LOST SALES”

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Research seminar “LATE PRODUCT RELEASE AND THE STRATEGIC BENEFIT OF LOST SALES” by Mushegh Harutyunyan WHEN: Friday, November 3, 11.30 – 12.30 WHERE: Block C3 (GSB/GSPP Building), 3rd floor, Room 3038 ABSTRACT: When the competitor’s product release is earlier than that of the firm, many consumers may decide to buy the competitor’s product, rather than wait for the firm’s product release. […]

Research seminar “ORGANIZATIONAL ETHNOGRAPHY AND THE ONTOLOGY OF DIGITAL ARTIFACTS” by Onajomo Akemu

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Research seminar “ORGANIZATIONAL ETHNOGRAPHY AND THE ONTOLOGY OF DIGITAL ARTIFACTS” by Onajomo Akemu WHEN: Friday, October 27, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. WHERE: Block C3 (GSB/GSPP Building), 3rd floor, Room 3038 ABSTRACT: Digital technologies have penetrated almost every aspect of organizational life. This increased digitization has made modern organizations “hybrid” sites in which organizational members work and interacting in real world, face-to-face situations as well […]

Research seminar “FINANCIAL LITERACY, AWARENESS AND INCLUSION”

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Research seminar “FINANCIAL LITERACY, AWARENESS AND INCLUSION” by Anurag Banerjee WHEN: Friday, October 20, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. WHERE: Block C3 (GSB/GSPP Building), 3rd floor, Room 3038 ABSTRACT: This study investigates the role of financial literacy for financial awareness and inclusion. The direct effect of financial literacy on a household’s inclusion into financial markets has been studied previously in the context of […]

Reesarch seminar “farsighted stability with heterogeneous expectations”

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Reesarch seminar “FARSIGHTED STABILITY WITH HETEROGENEOUS EXPECTATIONS”  by Francis Bloch WHEN: Friday, October 13th, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. WHERE: Block C3 (GSB/GSPP Building), 3rd floor, Room 3037 ABSTRACT: This paper analyzes farsighted stable sets when agents have heterogeneous expectations over the dominance paths. We consider expectation functions satisfying two properties of path-persistence and consistency. We show that farsighted stable sets with heterogeneous […]

Research seminar “A matter of trust? The bond market benefits of corporate social capital during the financial crisis”

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Research seminar “A MATTER OF TRUST? THE BOND MARKET BENEFITS OF CORPORATE SOCIAL CAPITAL DURING THE FINANCIAL CRISIS” by Henri Servaes WHEN: Thursday, October 5th, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. WHERE: Block C3 (GSB/GSPP Building), 3rd floor, Room 3037 ABSTRACT: (please see file attached) We investigate whether a firm’s social capital, and the trust that it engenders, are viewed favorably by bondholders. Using the financial […]

Predicting equity risk premium using smooth cross-sectional tail risk

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  “PREDICTING EQUITY RISK PREMIUM USING SMOOTH CROSS-SECTIONAL TAIL RISK”  by José Faias WHEN: Thursday, August 31, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. WHERE: Block C3 (GSB/GSPP Building), 3rd floor, Room 3038 ABSTRACT: We provide a new monthly cross-sectional measure of stock market tail risk, defined as the average of the daily cross-sectional tail risk, rather than the tail risk of the pooled […]

Seminar “Offshoring of R&D activities by Multinational Corporations”

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Dear students, faculty and staff, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to Research Seminar “OFFSHORING OF R&D ACTIVITIES BY MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS” by Assylbek Nurgabdeshov ABSTRACT: Offshoring of high value activities is a comparatively recent phenomenon that has become increasingly significant in the last two decades (Manning et al. 2008). According to international business theories, companies must keep control of their high value activities, such as […]

Social Enterprise Emergence from Social Movementactivism

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Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to Research Seminar

“Reassessing structural vars” (joint work with Mario Forni and Luca Gambetti) by Luca Sala

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The conditions of validity of structural VAR techniques are less restrictive than usually believed. A shock of interest can be recovered, either exactly or with good approximation, even when invertibility does not hold or there are less variables in the VAR than shocks in the macroeconomy.

When Theory Is Not Enough: Imprinting, Inertia, And Non-Linear Dynamic Effects

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Dear students, faculty and staff, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to Research Seminar “WHEN THEORY IS NOT ENOUGH: IMPRINTING, INERTIA, AND NON-LINEAR DYNAMIC EFFECTS” by Ralitza Nikolaeva WHEN: Tuesday, January 31st, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. WHERE: Block C3 (GSB/GSPP Building), 3rd floor, Room 3038 ABSTRACT: There are two significant problems with the fundamental advancement of empirical research in the management sciences – there is very little […]

Lecture by Mr. John Tsang, the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong

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Lecture by Mr. John Tsang, the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong. The topic of the lecture is: Hong Kong: history of one of the most world free and competitive economies.

Research seminar “International Knowledge and the Administrative Barriers to Mobility”

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Research seminar "International Knowledge and the Administrative Barriers to Mobility" by Sultan Orazbayev. He earned degrees in economics from UCL, LSE and Simon Fraser University.

Research Seminar “Keeping an Enemy, happily”! by Mushegh Harutyunyan

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Research Seminar "Keeping an Enemy, happily"! by Mushegh Harutyunyan. Mushegh Harutyunyan is a Ph.D. candidate at Washington University in St. Louis.

How to Stop Discrimination?: Professional Construction of Diversity Management Practices in Korea

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Research Seminar “How to Stop Discrimination?: Professional Construction of Diversity Management Practices in Korea” by Kyungmin Baek

Private firms’ cash holding decisions: The role of risk attitudes

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Invitation to Research Seminar at GSB by Valerio Poti “Private firms’ cash holding decisions: The role of risk attitudes”

Self-control as an interpersonal resource

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Gráinne M. Fitzsimons is an associate professor of Management and Organizations at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and an associate professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University.

Internationalizing-Innovation Profiles And High-Technology: Does Lone Genius Matter?

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Research Seminar “Internationalizing-Innovation Profiles And High-Technology: Does Lone Genius Matter?” By Monte J.Shaffer

Portfolio Choice Based on Third-Degree Stochastic Dominance

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Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to Research Seminar by Thierry Post from Koc University Graduate School of Business

A Dynamic Clustering Approach to Data-driven Assortment Personalization

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Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to Research Seminar by Fernando G. Bernstein,Professor of Operations Management at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

Negative Institutional Forces, Institutional Work, and The Strategies Of Social Entrepreneurs

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Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to Research Seminar by Dmitry Khanin, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship

Bayesian Learning and Statistical Discrimination in the Market for Small Business Loans

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Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to Research Seminar by Atanu Rakshit & Jonathan Peterson, Assistant professors of the Graduate School of Business, Nazarbayev University

Venture Capital And The Going Public Process: Evidence From China

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Research Seminar "Venture Capital And The Going Public Process: Evidence From China" by David Robinson, Professor of Finance at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business

The Value Relevance of Organsation Capital

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Public Lecture by Davlatbek Abduvaliyev

Increasing Sales by Reducing Congestion through Self-Service

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Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to Research Seminar by Saravanan Kesavan - Associate Professor of Operations

Professional Skepticism And Internal Control Weaknesses

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Public lecture by Kirill Novoselov

The Power Of Numbers: Base-Ten Threshold Effects In Reported Revenue

Research Seminar by Earl K. Stice, Distinguished Professor, Chair of Accounting and Finance, the Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting and Finance at Nazarbayev University