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Essays on the measurement and implications of financing constraints (01N03716)

The project develops a new nonparametric methodology to adequately measure financing constraints. Our measure can be seen as the potential profits that are lost due to the lack of finance. After validation, we use our measure to provide new insights why existing measures are inadequate, and, to quantify the implications of financing constraints for firmsU+2019 cash holdings and firmsU+2019 investments.

Date:1 Jan 2016  →  Today
Keywords:investment decisions, Measure of financing constraints, cash holdings
Disciplines:Management, Business administration and accounting, Applied economics