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Limited Attention: Implications for Financial Reporting
Accountancy
Limited Attention: Implications for Financial Reporting

Journal of Accounting Research, April 2022

Dr Jinzhi Lu develops a theory to study the consequences of providing more detailed information to rationally inattentive investors. [...]

 

AdaBoost Semiparametric Model Averaging Prediction for Multiple Categories
Business Statistics
AdaBoost Semiparametric Model Averaging Prediction for Multiple Categories

Journal of the American Statistical Association, March 2022.

How can data mining devices be enhanced using cutting-edge statistical methodology? [...]

Solving Euler Equations via Two-Stage Nonparametric Penalized Splines
Economics
Solving Euler Equations via Two-Stage Nonparametric Penalized Splines

Journal of Econometrics, 2020

New research proposes a novel estimation-based approach to solving asset pricing models for both stationary and time-varying observations [...]

Taming the Factor Zoo
Finance
Taming the Factor Zoo

The Journal of Finance, January 2020.

This article introduces a statistical test framework for the enlarging factor zoo discovered in the asset pricing and investment world. [...]

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Is investing in IT more effective than security investment alone in preventing data breaches?
Information Systems
Is investing in IT more effective than security investment alone in preventing data breaches?

MIS Quarterly, March 2023

Data breaches can harm a firm's reputation and customer confidence. Are current cybersecurity measures effective? And if not what strategies could improve the situation? [...]

Robust Contract Designs: Linear Contracts and Moral Hazard
Management
Robust Contract Designs: Linear Contracts and Moral Hazard

Operations Research, September 2020

Performance-based contracts are increasingly widespread, but how to design effective contracts? We take a look at incentive contracts under model uncertainty. [...]

Unleashing Human Potential: How Superhuman AI Influences Decision-Making
Marketing
Unleashing Human Potential: How Superhuman AI Influences Decision-Making

PNAS, March 2023

How exactly does AI influence human decision-making? And what are the implications of this influence on our professional and personal lives? [...]

Food Delivery Service and Restaurant: Friend or Foe?
Operations Research and Operations Management
Food Delivery Service and Restaurant: Friend or Foe?

Management Science, February 2022

Food delivery services have increased exponentially in recent times, with one major Hong Kong provider reporting a more than 50% increase in the two-year period to early 2022. [...]