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  • The economics of filmed entertainment in the digital era. 

    Sorenson, Olav; Hennig-Thurau, Thorsten; Ravid, S. Abraham (Springer, 2021-04-21)
    The film industry rarely involves film anymore. The cameras and microphones use sensors. They translate the images and sounds into bits and bytes. Directors and editors manipulate the raw footage on computers, rather than ...
  • Trade credit, quality guarantees, and product marketability. 

    Ravid, S. Abraham; Long, Michael; Malitz, Illeen B. (Wiley [Commercial Publisher] ; Financial Management Association International [Associate Organisation], 1993-11)
    Although trade credit has long been an important source of financing for corporations, it is one of the least understood methods of doing business. One possible reason for misconceptions about trade credit is that it is ...
  • How critical are critical reviews? The box office effects of film critics, star power, and budgets. 

    Ravid, S. Abraham; Basuroy, Suman; Chatterjee, Subimal (SAGE Publications, 2003-10)
    The authors investigate how critics affect the box office performance of films and how the effects may be moderated by stars and budgets. The authors examine the process through which critics affect box office revenue, ...
  • The impact of advertising content on movie revenues. 

    Ravid, S. Abraham; Rao, Vithala R.; Gretz, Richard T.; Chen, Jialie; Basuroy, Suman (Springer, 2017-03-11)
    We analyze the contents of print ads in the motion picture industry (e.g., number of reviews quoted in the ad, the presence of a top reviewer, size of the ad, star, director, etc.). We find that external validation (a ...
  • Innovation under ambiguity and risk. 

    Coiculescu, Gabriela; Izhakian, Yehuda (Yud); Ravid, S. Abraham (Baruch College Zicklin School of Business ; Social Science Research Network (SSRN), 2019-07-30)
    We explore the implications of ambiguity (Knightian uncertainty) and risk for innovation decisions through the lens of real options. Our hypotheses are supported by a real options model, and are based on a new risk- and ...
  • Do age and gender affect managers’ career progression? Evidence from the careers of movie directors. 

    Ravid, S. Abraham; Han, Shu (SSRN, 2021-02-04)
    This paper considers discrimination in the market for managerial positions by following the career paths of film directors. Film directors manage multi-million projects and are hired on a project by project basis. We ...
  • Is everybody an expert? An investigation into the impact of professional versus user reviews on movie revenues. 

    Ravid, S. Abraham; Basuroy, Samun; Gretz, Richard T.; Allen, B. J. (Springer Nature, 2020-03)
    This study is the first attempt to examine the effect of electronic word of mouth (user reviews) relative to expert reviews on moviegoing decisions. For the first time, we use time-varying data on expert reviews. We find ...
  • Large investors’ portfolio composition and firms value. 

    Ravid, S. Abraham; Sekerci, Naciye (2020-04)
    We analyze new Swedish data on the portfolio holdings of large blockholders and find that firm value increases with the weight of a stock in a large blockholder's portfolio. In our sample, this weight may be greater than ...
  • Star Turnover and the Value of Human Capital—Evidence from Broadway Shows.Management Science. 

    Ravid, S. Abraham; Han, Shu (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS, 2020-02)
    Theater shows routinely turn over actors in lead roles. Otherwise, the show stays the same, including the director, the script, other actors and, the physical theater environment. Even the lines performed do not change the ...
  • Portfolio ; April 1996. 

    Brown, Aaron; Friedman, Hershey; Kezsbom, Deborah; Kass-Shraibman, Frimette; Baron, Lowell; Halpert, Yehuda; Levine, Joshua; Mayerfeld, Yoel; Satz, Allen; Miodownik, Steven; Grossman, Richard; Himelstein, Elli; Edelblum, Sara; Sharon, Tal; Toubian, Leah; Stein, Michelle; Rybak, Kari; Farkas, Ari; Ashenberg, Bryan (NY: The Sy Syms School of Business. Yeshiva University., 1996-04)
  • Sy Syms Bulletin ; October 12, 1993. 

    The Sy Syms School of Business [Student Association], /; Scherzer, Reuben (NY: Sy Syms School of Business. Yeshiva University., 1993-10-12)
  • Portfolio ; May 1998. 

    Palumbo, Frederick; Brown, Aaron; Zucker, Debbie; Ochs, Cheri; Gissinger, Simcha; Goldin, Avi; Cohen, Daniel; Mardakhayev, Solomon; Grunfeld, Ishai; Lukyanov, Oleg (NY: The Sy Syms School of Business. Yeshiva University., 1998-05)
  • The Sy Syms Business Review ; Winter 2014 

    Gilbert, Mordechai; Cohen, Raymond; Kaye, Jeremy; Sultan, Bennet; Zaks, Chana; Cohen, Jacob (NY: The Sy Syms School of Business. Yeshiva University., 2014)
  • The Sy Syms Business Review ; April 2013 

    Zimmerman, Aaron; Lazaros, Mendel; Shterenzer, Mark; Siegel, Moshe; Simkin, Daniel; Geller, Ariella (NY: The Sy Syms School of Business. Yeshiva University., 2013-04)
  • The Exchange : 1998 SSSB Election Coverage 

    Blank, Jeremy Matthew; Neiss, David; Galena, Isaac; Nelson, Stephen; Walls, Etan; Swedarsky, Josh (NY: The Sy Syms School of Business. Yeshiva University., 1998)
    Supplement to 1998 The Exchange covering SSSB Elections.
  • The Exchange ; May 13, 1999. 

    Goldin, Avi; Kadish, Ari; Levine, Yosef; Rapport, David (NY: The Sy Syms School of Business. Yeshiva University., 1999-05-13)
  • The Exchange ; December 7, 1998 

    Kadish, Ari; Scharf, Matthew; Adler, William; Rappaport, David (NY: The Sy Syms School of Business. Yeshiva University., 1998-12-07)
  • The Exchange ; May 11, 1998 

    Galena, Isaac (NY: The Sy Syms School of Business. Yeshiva University., 1998-05-11)
  • The Exchange ; April 7, 1998 

    Galena, Isaac; Galena, Seth; Weilgus, Joseph (1998-04-07)
  • The Exchange ; February 23, 1998 

    The Sy Syms School of Business [Student Association]; Goldin, Avi; Oppenheim, Yair; Gamss, Jeffrey; Solomon, Larry; Cahn, Shmuel (NY: The Sy Syms School of Business. Yeshiva University., 1998-02-23)

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