2006–2010

A New Perspective on Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence Explained, Policies Prescribed

Reprint No. 2006:8

Author(s): Johan StennekYear: 2006 Title: CESifo Forum Pages: 3–8

A New Perspective on Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence Explained, Policies Prescribed Johan Stennek


Why do mergers occur in waves? Why do so many mergers occur despite substantial empirical evidence that they often fail and lead to lower profits? Why do share prices rise at the same time as profits decline? To answer these questions, the traditional framework for understanding mergers must be abandoned.


Reference:
Stennek, Johan (2006), "A New Perspective on Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence Explained, Policies Prescribed". CESifo Forum (1), 3–8.

Integrating Immigrants into the Nordic Labour Markets

An Overall Perspective

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Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden face similar problems of integrating large groups of immigrants, especially low-educated ones from outside the EU, into their labour markets. In this volume, edited by Lars Calmfors, IFN, and Nora Sánchez Gassen in cooperation with researchers from across the Nordic Region analyse how labour market integration of immigrants can be promoted. 

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