This project will analyze some of the reasons why some CEOs are appointed as independent directors on the boards of other publicly-listed firms. This project will be in preliminary stage, so we will go through the literature review and start on some data analysis.
Data collection (including web-scraping).
Textual content analysis.
Basic regression analysis.
Learn how the real-life board appointment decisions are made.
Learn the legal background behind board appointments.
Learn how to use big-data techniques to extract information from the textual content.
Learn how to scrape data from the web.
Learn how to prepare data for the regression analysis.