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Chapter 4 derivations
One is to bypass it entirely by doing the analysis in a different currency (such as the . Real riskfree rates do not include a premium for expected inflation and should be . yield and debt ratio) through statistical analysis (such as a regression).


generally leads to a higher expected rate of return; and, stockholder value. . paper takes into consideration dependent variable being debt equity ratio and independent variables viz. . characteristics by using regression analysis. the Bursa .


Capital Structure Determinants
analysis of determinants of leverage based on total debt ratios may mask significant differences . regression analysis to empirically examine the impact of different determinants . Accordingly the lower is the expected value recoverable by a .


Does Corporate Hedging Increase Firm Value? An Empirical Analysis
Howton and Perfect (1999) use the debt ratio to measure expected costs of distress and . variable in our regression analysis (except in one robustness check).

A comparison of neural network and multiple regression analysis in ...
A comparison of neural network and multiple regression analysis in modeling capital . It seems that the relationships between debt ratio and independent . ANN model corroborate the following expected relationships in both industries: (1 ) .

Spurious Correlation and Ratios
correlation, its effect in regression analysis goes largely ignored. Building . distributed random variables, the expected correlation between the ratios / . typically models a firm's leverage, expressed as a ratio of debt to assets, as a function of .

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The determinants of corporate capital structure: Japanese evidence
This paper features a cross-sectional regression analysis of the determinants of the . likely determinants of debt ratios suggested in the empirical literature; such as profitability, . Thus, other things being equal, it might be expected that a .

Do Firms Hedge in Response to Tax Incentives?
Many papers use the debt ratio to measure expected costs of distress and find that . our primary regression analyses.12 However, in unreported analyses, we .

Firm Financing in India: Recent Risks and Patterns
Section V discusses the regressions results for the . with an analysis of some key financing ratios (the main one being the debt to assets ratio) for the . According to the tradeoff theory of debt, size is expected to be positively correlated with .

Do subordinated debt holders discipline bank risk-taking? Evidence ...
Jan 25, 2012 . At non-affiliated banks, a higher subordinated debt ratio leads to risk . Specifically, I use a regression analysis where a bank's likelihood or extent of . Based on these arguments, bank size is expected to be positively .

Tax Shelters and Corporate Debt Policy - |
Mar 19, 2012 . Based on its apparently low debt ratio, Compaq appeared to leave . at least three times what would be expected to be generated by debt interest deductions. . 4.1 Regression analysis of the debt policy of tax shelter firms .

The Determinants of Capital Structure: Analysis of Non Financial ...
Nov 1, 2011 . H4: A firm with higher growth is expected to have higher debt ratio. . Table: 1.1 Regression Analysis Outputs ADJUSTED STANDARD .

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The Baseline Scenario

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Capital Gains and Games

The Big Picture

Capital Structure Decisions of Manufacturing Firms' in Developing ...
The analysis show that the total debt ratios decrease with profitability, tangibility of assets and . The results of the pooled regression are in line with the country- by- . profitability and leverage ratios are to be expected (Fama, French 2002).

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The Debt-Equity Choice
JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS. VOL 36, NO. . we use the predicted debt ratio from this first stage regression as a proxy for the . tion with both the target ratios and the expected deviation between the actual and .