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Volume 2, Issue 1 (2023)

Perceived Risk of Adopting Wood Based Thermal Insulation for Residential House: A Study of Kolkata

Soumik Gangopadhyay; Sayan Karmakar; Samriddhi Das

Global warming has forced the society to adopt several potential changes in their infrastructure. This has led to a demand for customized solutions that are tailored to the actual preferences of consumers. Wood-based hollow bricks for thermal insulation of roofs and walls are one such example.

About Options Investors

Nikhil Jaisinghani*

Many attempts have been made to estimate market sentiment from options prices, none more well known than the Black Scholes model. Yet no options pricing model is without significant criticism. And no existing model is consistent with the characteristics of the market discussed in this paper.

A Case Report on Consumer Purchasing of the Squishmallow™ Plush Toy during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Nadiah Barekzi*, Nazir Barekzi

The overarching purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the purchasing habits of the consumer. The general research problem of this study was to evaluate the way people shopped and interacted online during the pandemic. The specific research focus was to determine the impacts of the pandemic not only on the mental health of the consumer

The Impact of Founder Characteristics on CEO Succession in UK IPOs

Ying Liu*, Martyn Polkinghorne

This paper seeks to understand the impact of the company founder's characteristics on CEO succession for UK firms undertaking an Initial Public Offering (IPO). Previous work considering this issue has been related to large company examples, but there has been significantly less attention placed upon smaller and/or younger companies.

Can Technical Analysis Generate Superior Returns in the Cryptocurrency Ecosystem? Evidence from the Bitcoin Market

Spyros Papathanasiou

This study examines the profitability of nine novel technical trading rules in the Bitcoin market over the period 2010 to 2021. The technical rules that will be explored are variations of moving averages, Parabolic SAR, Directional Movement, RSI, Stochastic MACD and Williams. I compare technical trading strategies employing traditional standard tests

Lessons Learned – Lessons Enacted? Opportunities for Supply Chain Improvements Coming Out of the Pandemic

Van Hoek Remko

The COVID19 pandemic triggered a flurry of research about pandemic risks in supply chains and how to navigate through and out of the pandemic. Because change in supply chains takes time this work is far from complete. This paper reflects upon opportunities for structural improvement in supply chains coming out of the pandemic.