• Entrepreneur negotiation schema 

    Dunne, Timothy C. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    The purpose of this dissertation is to discover how entrepreneurs think about negotiation. Examining cognition has increased our understanding of many entrepreneurship phenomena. However, much research to date focuses on ...
  • Hiding in plain sight : camouflage in the corporate governance of IPOs 

    Cicon, James E. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    I show that quality of corporate governance incrementally explains IPO pricing and performance. I facilitate this by creating a measure of corporate governance, provided by the bylaws and charter of an IPO, called ...
  • Two essays on mutual fund performance 

    Lynch, Andrew A. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    In these two essays, I examine the relation between mutual fund characteristics and fund performance. In the first essay, I test the impact of liquidity and liquidity risk on mutual fund returns. I find that equity funds ...