Recent Developments in Corporate Finance

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A selection of papers presented at a conference in Oxford in September 1985 concerned with significant developments in financial economics. The wide range of topics clearly reflects such themes of current interest as the importance of informational asymmetrics and of taxation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521329644
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/2003
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

List of tables; List of figures; Preface; Introduction Jeremy Edwards, Julian Franks, Colin Mayer and Stephen Schaefer; Part I. Financial Markets: 1. Do we really know that financial markets are efficient? Lawrence H. Summers; Comment Richard A. Brealey; Part II. Issues in Corporate Finance: 2. Precommitment to equity financing choices in a world of asymmetric information Robert Heinkel and Eduardo Schwartz; Comment Steven M. Fries; 3. Equity issues and offering dilution Paul Asquith and David Mullins Jr.; 4. Effects of asymmetric taxation on the scale of corporate investment Richard C. Green and Eli Talmor; Part III. Banking: 5. Credit rationing and collateral Joseph Stiglitz and Andrew Weiss; Comment Oliver D. Hart; 6. Competitive banking in a simple model Luca Anderlini; Comment David C. Webb; Part International Finance: 7. A cost of capital approach to the taxation of foreign direct investment income Julian Alworth; 8. Costs to crossborder investment and international equity market equilibrium Ian Cooper and Evi Kaplanis.

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