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Corporate Financial Policy and the Theory of Financial Intermediation

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    This paper examines the optimal structure of financial contracts in an economy subject to two forms of moral hazard. Multiple information problems are shown to generate a role for multiple classes of financial claimants. The author then shows that economic efficiency is enhanced if the financial structure of the economy consists of both direct and intermediated financial contract markets. Consequently, his results demonstrate a motivation for the complementarity between capital markets and depository financial institutions. Copyright 1990 by American Finance Association.

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    Article provided by American Finance Association in its journal Journal of Finance.

    Volume (Year): 45 (1990)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 351-77

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    Handle: RePEc:bla:jfinan:v:45:y:1990:i:2:p:351-77

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    10. Henke, Sabine & Burghof, Hans-Peter & Rudolph, Bernd, 1998. "Credit securitization and credit derivatives: Financial instruments and the credit risk management of middle market commercial loan portfolios," CFS Working Paper Series 1998/07, Center for Financial Studies (CFS).
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