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We exploit the substantial diversity in financial development of the 'single-market' EU- 15 economies to test whether more developed financial systems are better at tackling asymmetric information proxied by firm age and size. Comparing the growth effect of financial development across firms of...
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One of the most enduring debates in economics is whether financial development causes economic growth or whether it is a consequence of increased economic activity. Little research into this question, however, has used a true causality framework. This paper fills this lacuna by using...
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This paper provides compelling evidence that equity market liberalization, the most efficient way to smooth financial market frictions such as credit constraints, can alleviate persistent cross-dynastic income inequality through increasing the accumulation of human capital. We examine the impact...
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This paper uses a new time series dataset of shareholder protection consisting of 60 annual legal indicators for the period 1970-2005 for France, Germany, the UK and the US. On the basis of these data it examines developments in shareholder protection and reassesses the claims that common-law...
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We use portfolio theory to quantify the efficiency of state-level sectoral patterns of production in the United States. On the basis of observed growth in sectoral value-added output, we calculate for each state the efficient frontier for investments in the real economy. We study how rapidly...
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The traditional marshallian rule of investing (abandoning) when the value of an underlying asset is above (below) the cost of an alternative investment is modified in the presence of uncertainty and irreversibility giving rise to an option component into decisions. This component is affected by...
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La tradicional regla marshalliana de inversión (o abandono) cuando un activo vale mas (menos) que una inversión alternativa es modificada en situaciones de incertidumbre e irreversibilidad, generando un componente de opción. Adicionalmente, la interacción de varios participantes en una...
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El financiamiento a través de instrumentos de deuda de una economía con ingresos volátiles y vulnerable a shocks externos incrementa los riesgos asociados al incumplimiento de crédito en situaciones de crisis, mas aún cuando la economía en su conjunto se encuentra expuesta una fuente de...
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The traditional marshallian rule of investing when the value of the investment is greater than its installment cost is modified in the presence of irreversibility and uncertainty, giving rise to an option component. Additionally, the interaction of participants holding each one a right to invest...
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