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The Impact of Corporate Governance Structures on the Agency Cost of Debt

The Impact of Corporate Governance Structures on the Agency Cost of Debt »

Source: The Impact of Corporate Governance Structures on the Agency Cost of Debt

Volume/Issue: 2001/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Chan-Lau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

ISBN: 9781451874501

Keywords: agency cost of debt, exit decision, shareholders, equation, shareholder, corporate governance structures, Corporate Finance And Governance,

This paper uses a stochastic continuous time model of the firm to study how different corporate governance structures affect the agency cost of debt. In the absence of asymmetric information, it shows that control...

Corporate Governance Quality

Corporate Governance Quality »

Source: Corporate Governance Quality : Trends and Real Effects

Volume/Issue: 2006/293

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenichi Ueda , Gianni De Nicolo , and Luc Laeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865530

Keywords: disclosure, shareholders, corporate governance reform, shareholder, shareholders ? rights, stakeholders, Corporate Finance and Governance: General,

This paper constructs a composite index of corporate governance quality, documents its evolution from 1994 through 2003 in selected emerging and developed economies, and assesses its impact on aggregate and corpora...

Government Involvement in Corporate Debt Restructuring

Government Involvement in Corporate Debt Restructuring »

Source: Government Involvement in Corporate Debt Restructuring : Case Studies from the Great Recession

Volume/Issue: 2010/260

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Grigorian , and Faezeh Raei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455209606

Keywords: corporate debt restructuring, contingent liablities, quasi-sovereign risk, debt restructuring, recapitalization, banking, Corporate Finance And Governance,

The paper examines recent episodes of government involvement in corporate debt restructurings. It argues that corporate debt restructuring is an important step toward recovery from a financial crisis. We then discu...

International Pricing of Emerging Market Corporate Debt

International Pricing of Emerging Market Corporate Debt »

Source: International Pricing of Emerging Market Corporate Debt : Does the Corporate Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2010/26

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonja Keller , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781451962475

Keywords: Corporate bonds, bond spreads, Fama-French factors, equity returns, bonds, bond, General Financial Markets, Corporate Finance And Governance,

We examine risk spreads charged on corporate bonds placed by emerging market borrowers on international exchanges. While global developments have an important effect on spreads, changes in firm-level default risk a...

The Stock Market and the Financing of Corporate Growth in Africa

The Stock Market and the Financing of Corporate Growth in Africa »

Source: The Stock Market and the Financing of Corporate Growth in Africa : The Case of Ghana

Volume/Issue: 2006/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Amo Yartey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

ISBN: 9781451864618

Keywords: corporate growth, stock market, stock exchange, capital structure, external equity, equity ratio, Corporate Finance and Governance: General,

This paper examines the corporate financing pattern in Ghana. In particular, it investigates whether Singh's theoretically anomalous findings that developing country firms make considerably more use of external fin...

Multiple Avenues of Intermediation, Corporate Finance and Financial Stability

Multiple Avenues of Intermediation, Corporate Finance and Financial Stability »

Source: Multiple Avenues of Intermediation, Corporate Finance and Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2001/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): E. Davis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451853865

Keywords: Financial markets and the macroeconomy, credit market, international capital markets, securities markets, international capital, Corporate Finance and Governance: General,

Using data from the US, UK, Japan and Canada, this paper provides evidence on the benefits to an economy from "multiple avenues of intermediation". The overall conclusion is that the existence of active securities...

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Financial Stability-An Event Study Analysis

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Financial Stability-An Event Study Analysis »

Source: Sovereign Wealth Funds and Financial Stability-An Event Study Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2009/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Heiko Hesse , and Tao Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873863

Keywords: Event Study, financial sector, financial markets, stock market, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Corporate Finance and Governance: General,

This paper examines financial stability issues that arise from the increased presence of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) in global financial markets by assessing whether and how stock markets react to the announcemen...

The Composition Matters

The Composition Matters »

Source: The Composition Matters : Capital Inflows and Liquidity Crunch During a Global Economic Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2009/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hui Tong , and Shang-Jin Wei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451873115

Keywords: Financial globalization, spillover, liquidity constraints, stock price, working capital, financial dependence, Financial Institutions And Services, Corporate Finance And Governance,

We study whether capital flows affect the degree of credit crunch faced by a country's manufacturing firms during the 2007-09 crisis. Examining 3823 firms in 24 emerging countries, we find that the decline in stock...

Making Banks Safer

Making Banks Safer »

Source: Making Banks Safer : Can Volcker and Vickers Do it?

Volume/Issue: 2011/236

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julian Chow , and Jay Surti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463922023

Keywords: Business Models, banking, investment banking, hedge, hedging, banking services, Corporate Finance and Governance: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper assesses proposals to redefine the scope of activities of systemically important financial institutions. Alongside reform of prudential regulation and oversight, these have been offered as solutions to t...

Governance and Fund Management in the Chinese Pension System

Governance and Fund Management in the Chinese Pension System »

Source: Governance and Fund Management in the Chinese Pension System

Volume/Issue: 2009/246

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yu-Wei Hu , Gregorio Impavido , and Xiaohong Li

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451873931

Keywords: Public pensions, Fund Management, Governance, pension, social security, asset managers, pension funds, pension system, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Corporate Finance and Governance: Government Policy and Regulation

The Chinese pension system is highly fragmented and decentralized, with governance standards, pension fund management practices, their regulation and supervision varying considerably both across the funded componen...