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
number of observations : 126
observation : production units
country : United States
A dataframe containing :
delta (1 if taken over)
size measured in billions
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.
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/.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.