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The main theories of the dividend decision


  • Dorel BERCEANU
  • Marian SIMINICA

    (University of Craiova)


This paper has like objective to present the main theories of the dividend decision. So, after a short introduction we present Lintner’s partial adjustment model, models derived from the Lintner’s and residual dividend theory.

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  • Dorel BERCEANU & Marian SIMINICA, 2009. "The main theories of the dividend decision," Finante - provocarile viitorului (Finance - Challenges of the Future), University of Craiova, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, vol. 1(9), pages 91-96, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aio:fpvfcf:v:1:y:2009:i:9:p:91-96

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    1. Altman, Edward I., 2005. "An emerging market credit scoring system for corporate bonds," Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier, vol. 6(4), pages 311-323, December.
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    theories; dividend decision; adjustment model;

    JEL classification:

    • C02 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General - - - Mathematical Economics
    • C52 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Evaluation, Validation, and Selection
    • G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill


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