Capital Account Openness and Bankruptcies
AbstractThis paper presents a model where opening the capital account of an economy causes more bankruptcies to take place in the non tradables sector. Non tradable firms must forecast the future state of the economy when investing since the demand for their goods depends on this. In our model the interest rate is a powerful signal that non tradable firms use when the capital account is closed, but its informational content decreases once the capital account opens up and international (as well as domestic) shocks affect it.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Economics, The University of Manchester in its series The School of Economics Discussion Paper Series with number 0542.
Date of creation: 2005
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- L Angeles, 2005. "Capital Account Openness and Bankruptcies," Centre for Growth and Business Cycle Research Discussion Paper Series 65, Economics, The Univeristy of Manchester.
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