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Asset Salability and Debt Maturity: Evidence from Nineteenth-Century American Railroads

Efraim Benmelech.

in The Review of Financial Studies

April 2009; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Bankruptcy; Transport; History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Economic History. 18794 words.

I investigate the effect of assets' liquidation values on capital structure by exploiting the diversity of track gauges in nineteenth-century American railroads. The abundance of track...

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Dividend Policies in an Unregulated Market: The London Stock Exchange, 1895–1905

Fabio Braggion and Lyndon Moore.

in The Review of Financial Studies

September 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Economics; Corporate Governance. 16570 words.

Miller and Modigliani (1961) show that in perfect and complete financial markets a firm's value is unaffected by its dividend policy. Much of the more recent research has demonstrated that...

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The faces of liberal capitalism: Anglo-Saxon banking systems in crisis?

Sue Konzelmann, Marc Fovargue-Davies and Gerhard Schnyder.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Capitalist Systems; Corporate Regulation. 16076 words.

The recent financial crisis has severely shaken confidence in the conventional wisdom of economic liberalism, giving rise to debate about the appropriate direction of theory and policy. In...

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Governance, regulation and financial market instability: the implications for policy

Sue Konzelmann, Frank Wilkinson, Marc Fovargue-Davies and Duncan Sankey.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Money and Interest Rates; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Corporate Regulation; History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Capitalist Systems. 14440 words.

Just as the 1929 Stock Market Crash discredited Classical economic theory and policy and opened the way for Keynesianism, a consequence of the collapse of confidence in financial markets...

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Interbank networks in prewar Japan: structure and implications

Tetsuji Okazaki and Michiru Sawada.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Mergers and Acquisitions; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Banking; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 14310 words.

In this article, we explore the structure and implications of interbank networks in prewar Japan, focusing on director interlocking. We find that approximately half the banks had at least...

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Lending Relationships and Loan Contract Terms

Sreedhar T. Bharath, Sandeep Dahiya, Anthony Saunders and Anand Srinivasan.

in The Review of Financial Studies

April 2011; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Corporate Governance; Financial Institutions and Services; Banking; Investment Banking; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; History of Financial Markets and Institutions. 30361 words.

We find that repeated borrowing from the same lender translates into a 10–17 bps lowering of loan spreads and that relationships are especially valuable when borrower transparency is low....

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The revenge of the market on the rentiers.

José Gabriel Palma.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Economics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Development; International Relations and International Political Economy; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Finance; History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Financial Institutions and Services; Corporate Governance. 19819 words.

Starting from the perspective of heterodox Keynesian–Minskyian–Kindlebergian financial economics, this paper begins by highlighting a number of mechanisms that contributed to the current...

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