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Why Public Companies Underinvest in the Future - HBS Working ...

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Sep 13, 2012 ... Financial data on US companies is easy to come by—if they are listed on the stock market. More than 99 percent of them are not, presenting a ...

The Short-Termism Myth - The New Yorker

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Aug 24, 2015 ... The latest public figure to embrace this diagnosis is Hillary Clinton. ... To the extent that companies are underinvesting in the future, the blame ...

Do Firms Underinvest in Long-Term Research? Evidence from ...

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Mar 13, 2015 ... Firms that invest in drugs to treat late-stage cancers, where life expectancy ... that are proven strong indicators of future improved life expectancy—not actual ... firms to use surrogate endpoints in clinical trials, increasing public ...

Why Firms Underinvest in Public Relations | The World Financial ...

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Jun 4, 2015 ... firms-underinvest-web. Why Firms Underinvest in Public Relations. June 4 .... The Tropical Oil Crops Revolution – A More Sustainable Future?

The Systems Thinker – Using "Growth and Underinvestment" for ...

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This is precisely the dilemma that occurs in a “Growth and Underinvestment” structure: ... archetype (see “Growth and Underinvestment: Is Your Company Playing with a ... The fall in demand, however, is then seen as a reason for not making future .... Managing Conflict · Organizational Learning · Personal Mastery · ...

As Activism Rises, US Firms Spend More on Buybacks Than Factories

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May 26, 2015 ... Huawei's 'Hungry Wolves' Face an Uncertain Future as Succession Looms ... New data reveals S&P 500 companies spent 36% of cash flow on shareholder ... such as buybacks or dividend increases, while underinvesting in innovation, .... points between the company's 1999 initial public offering and Nov.

Short of capital? Risk of underinvestment in oil and gas is ... - Deloitte

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Risk of underinvestment in oil and gas is amplified by competing cash priorities. 1 ... the degradation of oil and gas companies´ balance sheets and the future direction of oil prices ...... the rules and regulations of public accounting. Copyright ...

Are share buybacks jeopardizing future growth? | McKinsey ...

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Fears that US companies underinvest by paying too much back to shareholders are unfounded. Rather, the rise in buybacks reflects changes in the economy.

Is Accounting Blocking R&D Investments? - - CFO.com

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Dec 5, 2012 ... Companies should resist the urge to cut research expenses to meet an earnings per share target. ... investments to sustain its market share and future earnings stream. ... and the overemphasis many public-company executives place on EPS. ... But many companies underinvest in R&D simply because it's a ...

Capital Disadvantage: America's Failing Capital Investment System

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At the same time, many other companies waste capital on investments that ... suppliers that may allow it to pursue entirely new strategies in the future. ... Why is it that some companies underinvest while other companies apparently invest too much? ... have dampened public and private investment over the past two decades.

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Do firms underinvest in long-term research? - MIT Economics

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Sep 23, 2014 ... is Bernstein (forthcoming), who documents that public firms pursue lower ... mortality has a present value to current and future generations.

Getting companies to invest long-term | VOX, CEPR's Policy Portal

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Feb 19, 2015 ... Companies with the most efficient factories could manufacture ... Thus, a manager pressured to maximise short-term earnings may underinvest in his company's future. .... European Public Choice Society Annual Meeting 2017.

Why Firms Underinvest in Public Relations | The European Financial ...

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Aug 20, 2014 ... Why Firms Underinvest in Public Relations .... diplomat's focus should not be on lambasting insiders for past failings but on future improvement.