Capital Structure as a Control Mechanism in Corporations
AbstractThis paper gives a brief discussion of some recent work on the theory of the firm. Particular emphasis is placed on the rol e that a firm's capital structure can play in keeping management in c heck (via the market for corporate control). Some directions for futu re research are suggested.
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Volume (Year): 21 (1988)
Issue (Month): 3 (August)
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- Oliver D. Hart, 1987. "Capital Structure as a Control Mechanism in Corporations," Working papers 441, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics.
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