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The effects of the 2005 Bankruptcy Reform in Brazil

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  • Funchal, Bruno

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This paper studies the effect of the 2005 Bankruptcy Reform in Brazil. Using firm-level data we found that the increase in the level of creditors' protection reduced the cost of debt and increased the amount borrowed by the firms.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 101 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (October)
Pages: 84-86

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:101:y:2008:i:1:p:84-86

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Keywords: Credit Bankruptcy;

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  1. Araújo, Aloísio Pessoa de & Funchal, Bruno, 2006. "How much debtors' punishment?," Economics Working Papers (Ensaios Economicos da EPGE) 615, FGV/EPGE Escola Brasileira de Economia e Finanças, Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil).
  2. Simeon Djankov & Oliver Hart & Caralee McLiesh & Andrei Shleifer, 2006. "Debt Enforcement Around the World," NBER Working Papers 12807, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Djankov, Simeon & McLiesh, Caralee & Shleifer, Andrei, 2007. "Private credit in 129 countries," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 84(2), pages 299-329, May.
  4. Rafael La Porta & Florencio Lopez-de-Silane & Andrei Shleifer & Robert W. Vishny, 1997. "Legal Determinants of External Finance," NBER Working Papers 5879, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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  1. World Bank & International Finance Corporation, 2013. "Doing Business 2014 : Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 16204, October.
  2. Larissa Vieira Zamprogno & Jaime de Jesus Filho & Bruno Funchal, 2009. "Creditor Protection, Information Sharing and the Development of the Credit Market in the Mercosul Countries," Brazilian Business Review, Fucape Business School, vol. 6(3), pages 296-306, September.

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