Firms, Contracts, and Financial Structure / Edition 1

Firms, Contracts, and Financial Structure / Edition 1

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by Oliver Hart
     
 

This work uses recent developments in the theory of incomplete contracts to analyze a range of topics in organization theory and corporate finance. Beginning with a general model of the firm, Hart analyzes in greater depth the financial structure of firms, debt collecting and bankruptcy. Oliver Hart is a leading researcher in this area, and these Clarendon Lectures

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This work uses recent developments in the theory of incomplete contracts to analyze a range of topics in organization theory and corporate finance. Beginning with a general model of the firm, Hart analyzes in greater depth the financial structure of firms, debt collecting and bankruptcy. Oliver Hart is a leading researcher in this area, and these Clarendon Lectures are an important contribution to contact theory. The work will be of interest to teachers, graduate students and advanced students of microeconomics, the theory of the firm, industrial organization, and finance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198288817
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/07/1995
Series:
Clarendon Lectures in Economics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
1,164,482
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.44(h) x 0.54(d)
Lexile:
1420L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

Introduction1
1Established Theories of the Firm15
2The Property Rights Approach29
3Further Issues Arising from the Property Rights Approach56
4A Discussion of the Foundations of the Incomplete Contracting Model73
5Theories of Financial Contracting and Debt95
6Capital Structure Decisions of a Public Company126
7Bankruptcy Procedure156
8The Structure of Voting Rights in a Public Company186
References211
Index223

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