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New vs. used capital investment decisions under liquidity constraints

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  • Konstantinos Drakos
  • Eleftherios Goulas
  • Christos Kallandranis

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Informationally driven capital market imperfections may lead to a systematic relation between expenditure on used capital and the severity of liquidity constraints. We project used capital outlays on internal finance across sectors of different sizes documenting that the sensitivity of used capital investment to cash flow is higher for financially constrained sectors.

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  • Konstantinos Drakos & Eleftherios Goulas & Christos Kallandranis, 2007. "New vs. used capital investment decisions under liquidity constraints," Applied Financial Economics Letters, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 3(1), pages 15-18, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apfelt:v:3:y:2007:i:1:p:15-18
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