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| Posted: Apr 24, 2014 | Ends: 13d, 23h |
Greetings! I have a project here for data research and stats analysis. The topic of the research is Shareholder wealth effects of mergers and acquisitions: An empirical investigation of short-term performance in the BRICS market 2009-2013, where the main question is: Do M&A announcements create value for the shareholder of BRICS bidder and target firms in the short term? To answer this, we will need to test whether shareholders' wealth gains are enough to compensate them for the risk they bear in being invested in the acquiring firm or the target firm following the acquisition announcement. This research will focus on BRICS-AFRICA M&A profitability from a quantitative perspective by examining the abnormal stock returns to shareholders in the period surrounding the M&A announcement date, using the event study methodology in a short term window to see whether the findings of the 80s and 90s merger waves are still applicable to BRICS data from the 2000s. To do so, the resea...
Category: Investment Analysis
Hourly Rate: $10 - $15 / hr
| Duration: 1-2 weeks
| Posted: Apr 16, 2014 | Ends: 6d, 15h |
The title says it all. Based on historic games, and a complete set of variables, I would like to create a model, in which I can tweak the weight of each variable to come to statistical forecasts and predictions. It's a little difficult to explain here, but the key is to be able to data scrape the history from the internet, and be able to apply all variables to an "econometric model". I don't think it should take more than a few hours of work, if you qualify for the task.