Category: Publications

Harvesting Insights: Patent Networks in Agrochemical Mergers

In this article, Angelos Stenimachitis, Tristan Salmon, Laura Ashirepbay, Federico Bindi, Arpita Pattanaik and Anqi Shan how analysing patent data can be informative about the impact of mergers on innovation output, by analysing changes in patent citation networks of firms in the agrochemical industry.

The Effects of Pressure and Self-Assurance Nudges on Product Purchases and Returns in Online Retailing: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

Senior Consultant, Anindya Ghose, co-authored a paper published in the Journal of Marketing Research that explores the economic effects of two categories of nudges—self-assurance- and pressure-based interventions—on consumers’ purchase and return behaviors. In this paper, Ghose and his co-authors use return-adjusted net sales as performance measures and find that self-assurance-based nudges are as effective in … Continued

Perceived Fairness and Consequences of Affirmative Action Policies

Economist Chi Trieu co-authored a paper for The Economic Journal, alongside Hannah Schildberg-Hörisch, Marco A. Schwarz and Jana Willrodt, examining the outcomes of affirmative action policies and their links to perceived fairness. In this paper, the authors provide evidence from a laboratory experiment that implements several affirmative action policies in the form of quota rules … Continued

Competition Analysis in Finance

Economist Daniel Urdaneta recently authored a paper for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute, Chile, explaining the relevance of competition analysis for finance.

Shift Happens: Navigating the Big Data Paradigm

Introduction In this article, Enrico Alemani, Arpita Pattanaik, Tristan Salmon, Ethan Soo [1] discuss the challenges that increasing volumes of data bring to our clients and regulators. They illustrate how Compass Lexecon is rapidly able to transform significant amounts of raw data into actionable insights by leveraging innovative solutions to deal with big data. What … Continued