Suresh L. Paul's scientific contributions

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This chapter discusses the economic valuation of agro‐waste with an emphasis on developing countries. Specifically, a general overview of the cost‐benefit analysis technique of economic valuation is outlined to contextualize the costs and consequences of agro‐waste recycling and reclamation programs. We first enumerate all anticipated costs and ben...
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This chapter discusses the economic valuation of agro waste with an emphasis on developing countries. Specifically, a general overview of the cost-benefit analysis technique of economic valuation is outlined to contextualize the costs and consequences of agro waste recycling and reclamation programs. We first enumerate all anticipated costs and ben...
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Using a large sample of publicly traded firms from 1994-2002, we study the type of firms that female executives prefer to work in. We find that (1) female executives predominantly work in high risk firms and in high risk industries, (2) female CEOs have higher dismissal probability and female non-CEO executives (CFO, COO and President), in general,...
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Using a large sample of publicly traded firms from 1994-2002, we study the type of firms that female executives prefer to work in. We find that (1) female executives predominantly work in high risk firms and in high risk industries, (2) female CEOs have higher dismissal probability and female non-CEO executives (CFO, COO and President), in general,...
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Using a large sample of publicly traded firms from 1994-2002, we study the type of firms that female executives prefer to work in. We find that (1) female executives predominantly work in high risk firms and in high risk industries, (2) female CEOs have higher dismissal probability and female non-CEO executives (CFO, COO and President), in general,...
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Using a large sample of publicly traded firms from 1994-2002, we study the type of firms that female executives prefer to work in. We find that (1) female executives predominantly work in high risk firms and in high risk industries, (2) female CEOs have higher dismissal probability and female non-CEO executives (CFO, COO and President), in general,...
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Of all the proposals that are voted upon in annual shareholder meetings, proposals aimed at protecting or eliminating shareholder rights are the ones that do not conform to the recommendations made by Institutional Shareholder Services. That is, proposals that eliminate rights pass despite ISS "AGAINST" recommendations and proposals that protect ri...
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Anti-takeover provisions, and in some sense, all governance provisions are viewed as vital instruments to prevent value decreasing attempts of takeover. Recent literature focuses on these provisions as instruments which facilitate managerial entrenchment. We study a sample of firms which repeal governance provisions and the reasons behind the repea...

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... There are two main reasons for the prevailing gender segregation in the labour market. The first is candidates' preference for specific occupations and segments of the labour market, which according to some leads women to prefer jobs with lower pay and career prospects (Sahni et al. 2010;Skyt et al. 2004). The second and most interesting for this study is employers' preferences for workers with specific genders. ...
... CEO duality, or having the CEO also serve as board chair, has been positively associated with poison pills (Mallette and Fowler, 1992). But Paul et al. (2009) found that firms with higher institutional ownership were more likely to repeal anti-takeover provisions. Some researchers found that insider ownership was negatively associated with poison pills (Danielson and Karpoff, 1998;Davis, 1991;Heron and Lie, 2006;Mallette and Fowler, 1992). ...
... WDIRECT takes on value one in firm-year cases where at least one female director is present and zero otherwise. Eq. (2) also includes important controls for CEO age (Barro and Barro, 1990; Burress and Zucca, 2004) and tenure (Barro and Barro, 1990; Paul and Sahni, 2010). As CEO compensation may well be enhanced in cases where the chief executive also serves as company " Chairman, " we include a separate interaction term CEO*CHAIR in Eq. (2). ...