Investment, irreversibility, and financing constraints: Evidence from a panel of transition economies
AbstractFocusing on a panel of unlisted firms from transition economies, we observe that only firms facing low irreversibility exhibit high and significant investment-cash flow sensitivities. Our findings provide a new explanation for why some financially constrained firms may exhibit low sensitivities.
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Investment; Irreversibility; Cash flow; Financing constraints;
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