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Author Damaraju, Naga Lakshmi, author

Title Using coarsened exact matching method : caste- or religion-based social proximity influences in CEO appointments in India / Naga Lakshmi Damaraju, Anil Kumar Makhija
Published London : SAGE Publications Ltd, 2019
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Series SAGE Research Methods. Cases
SAGE Research Methods. Cases
Summary This case study discusses the research methods we used to determine whether professional CEO appointments in India are influenced by the same caste/religion considerations of the firms’ owners and the consequent impact on firm performance. The case elaborates the various challenges we encountered in collecting and analyzing relevant data. The case also examines the use of Coarsened Exact Matching for building a comparison group of candidates which serve as counterfactuals, that is, those that could have been chosen to be CEOs but were not eventually chosen. In addition, we discuss how we resolved endogeneity issues
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Caste -- India -- Case studies
Chief executive officers -- Religious life -- India -- Case studies
Executive succession -- India -- Case studies
Research -- Methodology -- Case studies
Executive succession.
Research -- Methodology.
India -- Religious life and customs -- Case studies
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Makhija, Anil Kumar, author
ISBN 152649373X
Other Titles Caste- or religion-based social proximity influences in chief executive officer appointments in India