Event Studies in Information Systems Research: A Review
State University of New York at New Paltz - School of Business
Heinz Roland Weistroffer
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - School of Business
Proceedings of the Fourteenth Americas Conference on Information Systems
Event studies, which look at stock market reactions to assess corporate business events, represent a relatively new research approach in the information systems field. In this paper we present a systematic review of thirty event studies related to information technology. After a brief discussion of each of the papers included in our review, we call attention to several limitations of the published studies and propose possible future research avenues.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 11
Keywords: Event studies, literature review, investments in IT, productivity of IT, IT outsourcing, IT security
Date posted: August 19, 2008
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