R Dataset / Package Ecdat / Bids

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Bids data set which pertains to Bids Received By U.S. Firms . The Bids data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the Bids data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Bids"). This will load the data into a variable called Bids. If R says the Bids data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Ecdat") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the Bids R data set. The size of this file is about 6,344 bytes.


Bids Received By U.S. Firms

Description

a cross-section

number of observations : 126

observation : production units

country : United States

Usage

data(Bids)

Format

A dataframe containing :

docno

doc no.

weeks

weeks

numbids

count

takeover

delta (1 if taken over)

bidprem

bid Premium

insthold

institutional holdings

size

size measured in billions

leglrest

legal restructuring

rearest

real restructuring

finrest

financial restructuring

regulatn

regulation

whtknght

white knight

Source

Jaggia, Sanjiv and Satish Thosar (1993) “Multiple Bids as a Consequence of Target Management Resistance”, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 447–457.

Cameron, A.C. and Per Johansson (1997) “Count Data Regression Models using Series Expansions: with Applications”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 12, may, 203–223.

References

Cameron, A.C. and Trivedi P.K. (1998) Regression analysis of count data, Cambridge University Press, http://cameron.econ.ucdavis.edu/racd/racddata.html, chapter 5.

Journal of Applied Econometrics data archive : http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/jae/.

See Also

Index.Source, Index.Economics, Index.Econometrics, Index.Observations

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Attachment Size
dataset-56064.csv 6.2 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0