Event Studies for Financial Research

Event Studies for Financial Research

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Event Studies are overwhelmingly widespread in financial research, providing tools for shedding light on market efficiency, as well as measuring the impact of various occurrences on public firms' security prices. Mastering the Event Study approach is essential for researchers and practitioners alike. Event Studies for Financial Research aims to help readers obtain valuable hands-on experience with Event Study tools and gain technical skills for conducting their own studies. Kliger and Gurevich provide a detailed application of their approach, which consists of: a description of the method; references; guided applications; and elaborated framework for implementing the applications.The underlying idea in common event studies is to track the market prices of securities whose issuing firms were ... For instance, mergers areusually perceivedas good newsfor the equity holders ofthe acquired companies (e.g., Keown andanbsp;...

Title:Event Studies for Financial Research
Author:Doron Kliger, Gregory Gurevich
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2014-11-26


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