Browse by Subject "Corporate Finance"

  • Laranjeira, Bruno d. (2011-05-25)
    This thesis presents two essays in Corporate Finance. In the first essay, I use the August 2007 crisis episode to gauge the effect of financial contracting on real firm behavior. I identify heterogeneity in financial ...

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  • Kim, Taehyun (2015-07-17)
    The first essay shows that political capital is an important determinant of corporate investment and innovation. Using the unexpected exits of legislators from the U.S. Congress as exogenous shocks to politically connected ...

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  • Risik, Elizabeth A. (2010-08-20)
    In the first chapter of this dissertation, entitled “Signaling and Value Creation in Mergers,” I analyze the acquirers in both withdrawn and completed merger deals to disentangle the effects of signaling from those of ...

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  • Nguyen, Quoc (2014-01-16)
    The first essay asks the question: Do investors pay attention to foreign market conditions when they evaluate multinational corporations? Using geographic segment disclosures by U.S. multinational companies, I find that ...

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  • Orihara, Masanori (2015-12-01)
    We address three topics on the relationship between taxation and corporate decision-making. A feature of our study is that we use natural experiments in Japan for identification as well as unique data sets of Japanese ...

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