Directorship appointments
Project Description

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.

Supervisor
ZALDOKAS Alminas
Quota
10
Course type
UROP1100
UROP2100
UROP3100
UROP4100
Applicant's Roles

Literature Review.
Data collection (including web-scraping).
Textual content analysis.
Data manipulation.
Basic regression analysis.

Applicant's Learning Objectives

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.

Complexity of the project
Moderate