The Rise Of Populism

Brexit And The Rise of Populism The 2016 Mid-Year Geopolitical Outlook As is our custom, we update our geopolitical outlook for the remainder of the year as the first half comes to a close.

SPACs: Post-Merger Survival

This paper studies how institutional characteristics of Specified Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) are related to their post-merger survival. SPACs are unique financial firms that conduct the IPO with the solely purpose to use the proceeds to acquire another private company.