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Pierre Mella-Barral

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First Name:Pierre
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Last Name:Mella-Barral
RePEc Short-ID:pme432
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Groupe ESC Toulouse

Toulouse, France

05 61 29 49 49
05 61 29 49 94
20, bd Lascrosses, BP 7010, 31068 Toulouse Cedex 7
RePEc:edi:esctofr (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Hege, Ulrich & Mella-Barral, Pierre, 2019. "Bond Exchange Offers or Collective Action Clauses?," TSE Working Papers 19-1016, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE).
  2. Michel A. HABIB & Ulrich HEGE & Pierre MELLA-BARRAL, 2011. "Entrepreneurial Spawning and Firm Characteristics," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 11-01, Swiss Finance Institute.
  3. Pierre Mella-Barral, 2006. "Which way to grow ? Merging, buying assets, or partnering," Post-Print halshs-00121089, HAL.
  4. Michel Habib & Pierre Mella-Barral, 2003. "The Role of Knowhow Acquisition in the Formation and Duration of Joint Ventures," Working Papers hal-00597770, HAL.
  5. HEGE, Ulrich & MELLA-BARRAL, Pierre, 2002. "Repeated dilution of diffusely held debt," HEC Research Papers Series 751, HEC Paris.
  6. Pierre Mella-Barral & Paolo Vitale, 2002. "Equilibrium Exchange Rate Policies: Complicit Renegotiation-Proof Outcomes," Computing in Economics and Finance 2002 181, Society for Computational Economics.
  7. Ulrich Hege & Pierre Mella-Barral, 2002. "Reorganization Law Design in Different Financial Systems," Post-Print hal-00759768, HAL.
  8. Hege, Ulrich & Mella-Barral, Pierre, 2000. "Collateral, Renegotiation And The Value Of Diffusely Held Debt," CEPR Discussion Papers 2417, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  9. Ulrich Hege & Pierre Mella-Barral, 2000. "Bargaining Power and Optimal Leverage," Post-Print hal-00759746, HAL.
  10. Ulrich Hege & Pierre Mella-Barral, 2000. "Introduction to "Valuation and Corporate Finance"," Post-Print hal-00759747, HAL.
  11. Hege, U. & Mella-Barral, P., 2000. "Reorganization Law and Dilution Threats in Different Financial Systems," Discussion Paper 2000-50, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
  12. Pierre Mella-Barral & Tom Dahlström, 1999. "Corporate Walkout Decisions and the Value of Default," FMG Discussion Papers dp325, Financial Markets Group.
  13. Pierre Mella-Barral & T. Kenc & W. Perraudin, 1996. "Security Design and Managerial Incentives: A Contingent Claims Approach," Working Papers hal-00606045, HAL.
  14. Mella-Baral, Pierre & Tychon, Pierre, 1996. "Default risk in asset pricing," LIDAM Discussion Papers IRES 1996021, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES).
  15. Pierre Mella-Barral, 1996. "The Dynamics of Corporate Debt forgiveness and Contract Renegotiation," FMG Discussion Papers dp230, Financial Markets Group.
  16. Mella-Barral, P., 1995. "Sequential Reorganisation of Corporate Debt Contracts," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 9501, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  17. Mella-Barral, Pierre, 1995. "Optimal Debt Exchange Offers," LIDAM Discussion Papers IRES 1995022, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES).
  18. Mella-Barral,P. & Perraudin,W.R.M., 1995. "New Methods for Estimating Nonlinear Continuous Time Interest Rate Processes," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 9416, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  19. Fries,S. & Mella-Barral,P. & Perraudin,W.R.M., 1995. "Optimal Bank Reorganisation and the Fair Pricing of Deposit Garantees," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 9417, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  20. Pierre Mella-Barral & William R M Perraudin, 1993. "Strategic Debt Service," CEPR Financial Markets Paper 0039, European Science Foundation Network in Financial Markets, c/o C.E.P.R, 33 Great Sutton Street, London EC1V 0DX..


  1. Ulrich Hege & Pierre Mella-Barral, 2019. "Bond Exchange Offers or Collective Action Clauses?," Finance, Presses universitaires de Grenoble, vol. 40(3), pages 77-119.
  2. Habib, Michel A. & Mella-Barral, Pierre, 2013. "Skills, core capabilities, and the choice between merging, allying, and trading assets," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 49(1), pages 31-48.
  3. Michel A. Habib & Ulrich Hege & Pierre Mella-Barral, 2013. "Entrepreneurial Spawning and Firm Characteristics," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 59(12), pages 2790-2804, December.
  4. Michel A. Habib & Pierre Mella-Barral, 2007. "The Role of Knowhow Acquisition in the Formation and Duration of Joint Ventures," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 20(1), pages 189-233, January.
  5. Ulrich Hege & Pierre Mella-Barral, 2005. "Repeated Dilution of Diffusely Held Debt," The Journal of Business, University of Chicago Press, vol. 78(3), pages 737-786, May.
  6. Tom Dahlstr–:m & Pierre Mella-Barral, 2003. "Corporate Walkout Decisions and the Value of Default," Review of Finance, Springer, vol. 7(3), pages 325-360.
  7. Pierre Mella-Barral, 1999. "Comment on ‘Bank Capital Standards for Market Risk: A Welfare Analysis’," Review of Finance, European Finance Association, vol. 2(2), pages 159-160.
  8. Mella-Barral, Pierre, 1999. "The Dynamics of Default and Debt Reorganization," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 12(3), pages 535-578.
  9. Fries, Steven & Mella-Barral, Pierre & Perraudin, William, 1997. "Optimal bank reorganization and the fair pricing of deposit guarantees," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 21(4), pages 441-468, April.
  10. Mella-Barral, Pierre & Perraudin, William, 1997. "Strategic Debt Service," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 52(2), pages 531-556, June.


  1. Bo Becker & Ulrich Hege & Pierre Mella-Barral, 2020. "Corporate debt burdens threaten economic recovery after COVID-19: Planning for debt restructuring should start now," Vox eBook Chapters, in: AgneÌ€s BeÌ nassy-QueÌ reÌ & Beatrice Weder di Mauro (ed.),Europe in the Time of Covid-19, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 1, pages 34-40, Centre for Economic Policy Research.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 6 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (2) 2019-06-24 2019-11-11
  2. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (2) 2002-12-02 2003-10-20
  3. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2013-11-09
  4. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (1) 2013-11-09
  5. NEP-IFN: International Finance (1) 2003-10-20
  6. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2013-11-09
  7. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (1) 2002-12-02
  8. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (1) 2013-11-09
  9. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (1) 2013-11-09


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