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How foreign acquisitions lower the debt level of domestic firms

Georgios Efthyvoulou

 New research suggests foreign investment opportunities benefit domestic firms and should be welcomed by national governments The impact of foreign ownership on firm performance has been at the forefront of the international business and finance literature for several decades.  However, the impact of foreign ownership on acquired firms’ debt levels is less well known.  Our new research sheds lights on … Continue reading

28 June 2017 by
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New SPERI Paper: Innovation, research and the UK’s productivity crisis by Richard Jones

We are very pleased to publish another SPERI Paper by Professor Richard Jones, Associate Fellow of SPERI and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research & Innovation at the University of Sheffield. In the Paper, Innovation, research and the UK’s productivity crisis, Richard shows that the UK’s slowdown in productivity is unprecedented and argues that, if this trend continues, UK living standards will continue to … Continue reading

14 April 2016 by
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