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Do political connections shield from negative shocks? Evidence from rating changes in advanced emerging economies

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  • Jackowicz, Krzysztof
  • Kozłowski, Łukasz
  • Podgórski, Błażej
  • Winkler-Drews, Tadeusz

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In this study, we examine whether political connections affect market reactions to rating changes. Using a new and comprehensive dataset on ten advanced emerging markets, we find that political connections attenuate negative reactions linked to rating downgrades. This effect is shaped by political ties involving influential politicians and concerns all sample firms and a subsample of nonfinancial companies. Moreover, we establish that state-owned companies or companies with significant state ownership do not benefit from the mitigation effect of political connections.

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  • Jackowicz, Krzysztof & Kozłowski, Łukasz & Podgórski, Błażej & Winkler-Drews, Tadeusz, 2020. "Do political connections shield from negative shocks? Evidence from rating changes in advanced emerging economies," Journal of Financial Stability, Elsevier, vol. 51(C).
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:finsta:v:51:y:2020:i:c:s1572308920300851
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jfs.2020.100786
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