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Does Supporting Ukraine Pay Well? The Performance of Companies that Suspended Their Business in Russia

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Online Research Seminar 15:30 pm, Thursday, 26 January 2023 Using fresh data about US companies that announced they were suspending their business activities in Russia following the invasion of Ukraine, we test how their decision affected their prices and looking-forward volatility. We find that these firms, on average, experienced a reduction (increase) in their value (implied volatility). However, this reduction (increase) did not last more than one to two weeks. More in depth analysis shows variations across economic sectors following the announcement. In terms of returns, the energy sector benefited the most, technology was relatively stable, while consumer goods experienced the [...]

Data Mining in Repeated Games

CIIM Nicosia 21 Glafkou Kleride Avenue, Aglandjia

Online Research Seminar 15:30 pm, Thursday, 8 December 2022 We conduct experiments on a rich set of repeated games with high discount factors ( = 0.99; 0.995) and develop two pattern-mining methods to study the long run. Our approach emphasizes learning within a repeated game and documents its consequences. Whether, how and what patterns emerge are the subjects of this paper. We find that there is more stability, more efficiency, and more equality at the end of play than at the beginning. Moreover, subjects reach more complex agreements over time. We are also able to detect typical story lines relating long [...]

Brain Adaptive Crisis Leadership: Allow your Brain Guide you how to Embrace Crisis and Lead People

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Online Research Seminar 15:30 pm, Thursday, 3 November 2022 As any other large-scale crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic one was characterised by enormous levels of uncertainty due to overload of information that generates complexity. This complexity in turn can enhance fear and of course panic at both individual and collective level. However, beyond your personal, family and social safety that is a priority, there is another threat in the air. People management is under threat. Our ability to lead people for various projects and processes through this crisis is very important. Our actions as leaders will highly affect the level of the [...]