Annual Conference

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Corporate Finance

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May 2013

Using data from 44 countries, we document a new channel through which a family business group's internal capital market supports its members. We find that groups use internal capital to incubate difficult-to-finance projects, making it feasible for them to rapidly scale up, thus facilitating their I...
Keywords: business groups, internal capital markets, Financing Constraints, IPOs
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Annual Conference

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Corporate Finance, Senior Fellows/Fellows

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May 2013

Unlike broad-based equity ownership by employees, ownership of company debt by rank-and-file employees has not received much attention. We argue that company debt held by employees in the form of in-company deposits can monitor risk-taking and facilitate risk discovery. Employee deposits have been h...
Keywords: inside debt, risk-taking, employee deposits, agency costs of debt
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Annual Conference

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Senior Fellows/Fellows, Capital Market Development: China and Asia

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May 2013

We study how information flows within international financial conglomerates and how such a flow reduces the transmission of liquidity crisis due to fire-sales. We focus on the role of international institutional investors affiliated with banks during the 2008-2009 global financial crisis. We argue t...
Keywords: fire-sales, crisis, bank-affiliation, foreign ownership, liquidity
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Annual Conference

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Senior Fellows/Fellows, Capital Market Development: China and Asia

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May 2013

This paper reports evidence that individual investors in Indian equities hold better performing portfolios as they become more experienced in the equity market. Experienced investors tilt their portfolios profi…tably towards value stocks and stocks with low turnover, but these tilts do not fully ex...
Keywords: Emerging stock market, equity market, value stocks
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Capital Market Development: China and Asia

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May 2013

We investigate the growth strategies of hedge fund firms. We find that firms with successful first funds are able to launch follow-on funds that charge higher performance fees, set more onerous redemption terms, and attract greater inflows. Motivated by the aforementioned spillover effects, first fu...
Keywords: hedge funds, first funds, follow-on funds, spillover, Agency problems
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