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Political Tie Heterogeneity and the Impact of Adverse Shocks on Firm Value
Past research has recognized the contingent value of corporate political ties but largely neglects their heterogeneity. Drawing on the political embeddedness perspective and literature on emergingExpand
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Underwriter Reputation, Issuer Ownership, and Pre-IPO Earnings Management: Evidence from China
This paper investigates the correlation between pre-initial public offering (pre-IPO) earnings management and underwriter reputation for issuers with different ownership structures in China. WeExpand
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The role of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography whole body imaging in the evaluation of focal thyroid incidentaloma
Background: 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (18F-FDG PET/CT) is a non-invasive whole-body imaging technique used to evaluate various types of malignancies.Expand
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A Novel In Situ Gel Formulation of Ranitidine for Oral Sustained Delivery
The main purpose of this study was to develop a novel, in situ gel system for sustained delivery of ranitidine hydrochloride. Ranitidine in situ gels at 0.2%, 0.5%, and 1.0% gellan gum concentrationExpand
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The value of local political capital in transition China
This paper documents stock market responses to the arrest of Shanghai's top leader by the Chinese central government in September 2006. The effects of personal-level and organizational-levelExpand
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The Value of Political Connections: Chinese Evidence
We investigate the value of political connections to Chinese companies using a sample of companies registered in Shanghai during the Shanghai Social Security Fund scandal. Shanghai Social SecurityExpand
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The IPO Underwriting Market Share in China: Do Ownership and Quality Matter?
This paper investigates the determinants of initial public offering (IPO) underwriting market share in China. Using a sample of underwriters in China’s IPO market during 2004–2012, we find theExpand
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The Role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in the Evaluation of Ascites of Undetermined Origin
The first aim of our study was to compare the role of 18F-FDG PET/CT with that of CT alone in detecting the primary cause of ascites. A secondary aim was to compare the value of 18F-FDG PET/CT withExpand
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Novel therapeutic modalities and drug delivery – erlotinib liposomes modified with galactosylated lipid: in vitro and in vivo investigations
Abstract The aim of this study to develop galactosylated erlotinib liposomes for treatment of lung cancer. The liposomes were prepared by using solvent evaporation method. Various parameters such asExpand
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