New Research in Corporate Finance and Banking

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Bruno Biais, Marco Pagano
Oxford University Press, 2002 - Business & Economics - 358 pages
The selection of papers presented in these two volumes reflects the depth and breadth of the research interests of European scholars in financial economics. Topics discussed include asset pricing in the context of perfect markets and of market imperfections, the interaction between business cycle and financial imperfections, take over bids, and the interplay between banks and financial markets. These two volumes will provide an invaluable reference tool for scholars in the field.
 

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Contents

Why Do Companies Go Public? An Empirical Analysis
3
Underpricing Ownership and Control in Initial
39
Going Public and the Ownership Structure of the Firm
61
Toeholds and Takeovers
91
Underpricing and Entrepreneurial Wealth Losses
117
Financial System Architecture
145
Banking Scope and Financial Innovation
181
Optimal Debt Structure and the Number of Creditors
213
Information Sharing in Credit Markets
235
Endogenous Communication among Lenders and
259
Survival of the Fittest or the Fattest? Exit and
289
Endogenous Cycles in a StiglitzWeiss Economy
323
Index
345
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Bruno Biais is Professor at the Université des Sciences Sociales, Toulouse.; Marco Pagano is Professor of Economics at the University of Salerno.

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