Experience of Asian Asset Management Companies (AMCs): Do they Increase Moral Hazard? - Evidence from Thailand
AbstractThis paper examines the performances of Asian asset management companies (AMCs). The analysis reveals that AMCs vary in their design and performance. Asset management companies can trigger moral hazard- inspired bank lending. Empirical examination of the Thai experience reveals that the moral hazard-inspired bank lending resulted in creating more new NPLs in the case of public asset management companies. Alternatively, the centralized Thai Asset Management Company (TAMC) decreases the new NPL ratio, suggesting that TAMC provokes no adverse moral hazard effect on financial institutions.
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Date of creation: 04 Oct 2004
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Bank restructuring; Asset Management Company; Thailand; Moral Hazard; Asia Financial Crisis;
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- G18 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Government Policy and Regulation
- G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
- G34 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Mergers; Acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Governance
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- NEP-ACC-2004-10-18 (Accounting & Auditing)
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- NEP-BEC-2004-10-18 (Business Economics)
- NEP-CFN-2004-10-18 (Corporate Finance)
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- NEP-SEA-2004-10-18 (South East Asia)
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