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No Pain, No Gain? Effecting Market Discipline via “Reverse Convertible Debentures”

Mark J. Flannery

in Capital Adequacy beyond Basel: Banking, Securities, and Insurance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195169713
eISBN:
9780199783717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169713.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The deadweight costs of financial distress limit many firms' incentive to include a lot of (tax-advantaged) debt in their capital structures. It is therefore puzzling that firms do not make advance ... More


Survey Research in Corporate Finance: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice

H. Kent Baker, J. Clay Singleton, and E. Theodore Veit

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195340372
eISBN:
9780199894215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340372.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book is dedicated solely to examining survey research in corporate finance. It is part of the Financial Management Association Survey and Synthesis Series. The purpose of this research-oriented ... More


Capital Structure and Financing Decisions

H. Kent Baker, J. Clay Singleton, and E. Theodore Veit

in Survey Research in Corporate Finance: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195340372
eISBN:
9780199894215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340372.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reviews the findings of academic surveys of corporate executives indicating how firms make capital structure and financing decisions. The chapter compares the survey findings to the ... More


Why Capital Structure Matters: The Corporate Finance Revolution

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The chapter starts by presenting a brief history of capital structure theory and research. After that it goes on to discuss the corporate finance revolution, which was catalyzed by the rise of the ... More


Capital Structure Decisions of a Public Company

Oliver Hart

in Firms, Contracts, and Financial Structure

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288817
eISBN:
9780191596353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288816.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In a public company, ownership is dispersed among numerous small shareholders. In this context, day‐to‐day control is delegated to managers, and individual shareholders have little or no incentives ... More


Multinational Cost of Capital and Capital Structure

FRANCK BANCEL, USHA R. MITTOO, and ZHOU ZHANG

in International Finance: A Survey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199754656
eISBN:
9780199979462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754656.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

Financial theory predicts that multinational corporations (MNCs) should have a lower cost of capital and a higher leverage level compared to domestic corporations (DCs) because of their enhanced ... More


State of the Art: Do Theory and Practice Actually Meet?

H. Kent Baker, J. Clay Singleton, and E. Theodore Veit

in Survey Research in Corporate Finance: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195340372
eISBN:
9780199894215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340372.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter begins by describing the application, usefulness, and limitations of normative and positive theory. The chapter continues with a discussion of the application, usefulness, and ... More


Economic Implications of the ‘Revolution’

Michio Morishima

in Theory of Economic Growth

Published in print:
1969
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198281641
eISBN:
9780191596667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198281641.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The neoclassical model so far examined in the book assumes, among other things: (a) that firms can be classified into two or several industries, each producing a single output; (b) that capital goods ... More


Changing Patterns of Corporate Financing and the Main Bank System in Japan

John Y. Campbell and Yasushi Hamao

in The Japanese Main Bank System: Its Relevance for Developing and Transforming Economies

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198288992
eISBN:
9780191601224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288999.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the changing capital structure of Japanese corporations. It is argued that the main bank system continues to play an important role in Japanese corporate finance. Two types of ... More


The Interaction of Institutional Quality and Human Capital in Shaping the Dynamics of Capital Structure

Enrico Santarelli and Hien Thu Tran

in Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198851189
eISBN:
9780191885921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851189.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter aims to find if trade-off theory or pecking order theory best explain the capital structure of non-state firms during the post-transition process in Vietnam. We investigate the effect of ... More


Stability of Islamic Banks: A Comparison of Conventional and Islamic Banks

Matthias Verbeet

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter compares the financial stability of Islamic banks with that of conventional banks in terms of performance based on measures such as return on equity and changes in capital structure such ... More


REITs: Capital Structure

Zhonghua Wu

in Public Real Estate Markets and Investments

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199993277
eISBN:
9780199395767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993277.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses theories and empirical findings related to the capital structure of REITs based on recent research. REITs are capital-intensive firms. The consequence is that capital structure ... More


Classes of Shares

Eilís Ferran and Look Chan Ho

in Principles of Corporate Finance Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671342
eISBN:
9780191788895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671342.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the rights attaching to shares and the issues that arise when complexity is introduced into the capital structure by the issue of different classes of shares. Topics covered ... More


Value Based Enterprise Risk Management Practices*

Torben Juul Andersen, Maxine Garvey, and Oliviero Roggi

in Managing Risk and Opportunity: The Governance of Strategic Risk-Taking

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199687855
eISBN:
9780191767333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687855.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents the extensive enterprise risk management processes at work. After discussing why proactive risk management is important for value generation, the chapter links the traditional ... More


Beginning the Foundation

Matthew P. Fink

in The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider's View

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195336450
eISBN:
9780199868469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336450.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Much of the foundation of mutual funds' success was laid early on, in the 1920s and 1930s–mutual funds' use, beginning with the first fund in 1924, of redeemable shares and a simple capital structure ... More


Investment and Capital Structure of the Firm

Harold L. Cole

in Finance and Financial Intermediation: A Modern Treatment of Money, Credit, and Banking

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190941697
eISBN:
9780190949068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941697.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the implications of the stochastic discount factor for optimal firm behaviour. The last section focuses on capital structure decisions with bankruptcy costs and the tax shield ... More


Corporate Bonds

Eilís Ferran and Look Chan Ho

in Principles of Corporate Finance Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671342
eISBN:
9780191788895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671342.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

Corporate bonds have become a popular alternative to bank loans and offer benefits such as a diversification of sources of funds for the corporate sector, increased choice and flexibility for ... More


A Survey on Corporate Saving, Corporate Tax, and Surplus

Atulan Guha

in Economics: Volume 1: Indian Industrialization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458936
eISBN:
9780199086887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458936.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The private corporate saving in India has experienced a steep rise from 1991 and onwards. It is primarily because of increasing corporate profitability. The influence of capital structure decisions ... More


CMBS Collateral Performance: Measures and Valuations

Philip O. Obazee and Duane C. Hewlett

in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities: 7th Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785774
eISBN:
9780191827594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785774.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyzes commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and illustrates how CMBS loan collateral performance impacts the CMBS capital structure and the price–yield profile of individual ... More


Friedman and the Austrians

Roger W. Garrison

in Milton Friedman: Contributions to Economics and Public Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198704324
eISBN:
9780191773761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704324.003.0037
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter identifies the nature of Austrian economics with special emphasis on business cycle theory. It contrasts the Austrian’s attention to causation with Friedman’s reliance on correlation. ... More


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