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Jacinto Vidigal Silva

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First Name:Jacinto
Middle Name:Vidigal
Last Name:Silva
RePEc Short-ID:psi238
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Centro de Estudos e Formação Avançada em Gestão e Economia (CEFAGE-UE)
Universidade de Évora

Évora, Portugal
RePEc:edi:cfevopt (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Joaquim J.S. Ramalho & Jacinto Vidigal da Silva, 2006. "A two-part fractional regression model for the financial leverage decisions of micro, small, medium and large firms," Economics Working Papers 9_2006, University of Évora, Department of Economics (Portugal).
  2. José A. G. Baptista & Joaquim J.S. Ramalho & Jacinto Vidigal da Silva, 2006. "Understanding the microenterprise sector to design a tailor-made microfinance policy for Cape Verde," Economics Working Papers 1_2006, University of Évora, Department of Economics (Portugal).
  3. Jacinto Vidigal da Silva & Miguel Diz, 2005. "Mergers And Acquisitions In The Portuguese Banking Industry: Is It There A Process Of Value Creation?," Finance 0503002, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Andreia Dionisio & Rui Menezes & Diana A. Mendes & Jacinto Vidigal da Silva, 2004. "Linear and nonlinear models for the analysis of the relationship between stock market prices and macroeconomic and financial factors," Econometrics 0411018, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  5. Jacinto Vidigal da Silva & Natércia Godinho Mira & Aurora Galego, 2003. "Análise da Produção e da Produtividade da Indústria Transformadora Portuguesa na década de 90," Economics Working Papers 8_2003, University of Évora, Department of Economics (Portugal).


  1. Dionisio, Andreia & Menezes, Rui & Mendes, Diana & Vidigal Da Silva, Jacinto, 2007. "Nonlinear Dynamics Within Macroeconomic Factors And Stock Market In Portugal, 1993-2003," Applied Econometrics and International Development, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 7(2), pages 57-70.
  2. José Baptista & Joaquim Ramalho & J. Vidigal da Silva, 2006. "Understanding the microenterprise sector to design a tailor-made microfinance policy for Cape Verde," Portuguese Economic Journal, Springer;Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestao, vol. 5(3), pages 225-241, December.


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Working papers

  1. Joaquim J.S. Ramalho & Jacinto Vidigal da Silva, 2006. "A two-part fractional regression model for the financial leverage decisions of micro, small, medium and large firms," Economics Working Papers 9_2006, University of Évora, Department of Economics (Portugal).

    Cited by:

    1. Esmeralda A. Ramalho & Joaquim J. S. Ramalho, 2017. "Moment-based estimation of nonlinear regression models with boundary outcomes and endogeneity, with applications to nonnegative and fractional responses," Econometric Reviews, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 36(4), pages 397-420, April.
    2. Christophe Schalck & Meryem Yankol-Schalck, 2021. "Predicting French SME failures: new evidence from machine learning techniques," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 53(51), pages 5948-5963, November.
    3. Enrico Santarelli & Hien Thu Tran, 2018. "The interaction of institutional quality and human capital in shaping the dynamics of capital structure in Vietnam," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2018-66, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    4. Urionabarrenetxea, Sara & Garcia-Merino, Jose Domingo & San-Jose, Leire & Retolaza, Jose Luis, 2018. "Living with zombie companies: Do we know where the threat lies?," European Management Journal, Elsevier, vol. 36(3), pages 408-420.
    5. Harald Oberhofer, 2009. "Firm growth, European industry dynamics and domestic business cycles," Working Papers 2009-18, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, Universität Innsbruck.
    6. Jesper N Wulff & Anders R Villadsen, 2020. "Keeping it within bounds: Regression analysis of proportions in international business," Journal of International Business Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Academy of International Business, vol. 51(2), pages 244-262, March.
    7. Giannetti, Caterina, 2015. "Debt Concentration of European Firms," SEP Working Papers 2015/3, LUISS School of European Political Economy.
    8. Mkhaiber, Achraf & Werner, Richard A., 2021. "The relationship between bank size and the propensity to lend to small firms: New empirical evidence from a large sample," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 110(C).
    9. Esmeralda A. Ramalho & Joaquim J.S. Ramalho & José M.R. Murteira, 2013. "A generalized goodness-of-functional form test for binary and fractional regression models," CEFAGE-UE Working Papers 2013_09, University of Evora, CEFAGE-UE (Portugal).
    10. Lenka KALUSOVA & Peter BADURA, 2017. "Factors determining the financial structure of Czech and Slovak agricultural enterprises," Agricultural Economics, Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, vol. 63(1), pages 24-33.
    11. Matias, Fernanda & Serrasqueiro, Zélia, 2017. "Are there reliable determinant factors of capital structure decisions? Empirical study of SMEs in different regions of Portugal," Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 40(C), pages 19-33.
    12. Elmas Yaldiz Hanedar & Eleonora Broccardo & Flavio Bazzana, 2012. "Collateral Requirements of SMEs:The Evidence from Less–Developed Countries," Centro Studi di Banca e Finanza (CEFIN) (Center for Studies in Banking and Finance) 0034, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Dipartimento di Economia "Marco Biagi".
    13. Kieschnick, Robert & Moussawi, Rabih, 2018. "Firm age, corporate governance, and capital structure choices," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 597-614.
    14. El Kalak, Izidin & Hudson, Robert, 2016. "The effect of size on the failure probabilities of SMEs: An empirical study on the US market using discrete hazard model," International Review of Financial Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 43(C), pages 135-145.
    15. James Agyei & Shaorong Sun & Eugene Abrokwah, 2020. "Trade-Off Theory Versus Pecking Order Theory: Ghanaian Evidence," SAGE Open, , vol. 10(3), pages 21582440209, July.
    16. Olexandr Yemelyanov & Tetyana Petrushka & Anastasiya Symak & Olena Trevoho & Anatolii Turylo & Oksana Kurylo & Lesia Danchak & Dmytro Symak & Lilia Lesyk, 2020. "Microcredits for Sustainable Development of Small Ukrainian Enterprises: Efficiency, Accessibility, and Government Contribution," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 12(15), pages 1-32, July.
    17. Mateev, Miroslav & Poutziouris, Panikkos & Ivanov, Konstantin, 2013. "On the determinants of SME capital structure in Central and Eastern Europe: A dynamic panel analysis," Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 27(1), pages 28-51.
    18. Andrew V. Stephenson & Amanda Wilsker, 2016. "Consumption Effects of Foreign Remittances in Jamaica," International Advances in Economic Research, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 22(3), pages 309-320, August.
    19. Bilgin, Rumeysa, 2023. "The Selection Of Control Variables In Capital Structure Research With Machine Learning," SocArXiv e26qf, Center for Open Science.
    20. Harald Oberhofer & Michael Pfaffermayr, "undated". "Fractional Response Models - A Replication Exercise of Papke and Wooldridge (1996)," Working Papers 2009-02, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, Universität Innsbruck.
    21. Harald Oberhofer & Michael Pfaffermayr, 2014. "Two-Part Models for Fractional Responses Defined as Ratios of Integers," Econometrics, MDPI, vol. 2(3), pages 1-22, September.
    22. Miguel Angel Acedo-Ramirez & Juan Carlos Ayala Calvo & Ernesto Navarrete-Martinez, 2017. "Determinants of Capital Structure: Family Businesses versus Non-Family Firms," Czech Journal of Economics and Finance (Finance a uver), Charles University Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences, vol. 67(2), pages 80-103, April.
    23. Kelly P. Murillo & Eugenio M. Rocha, 2020. "Factors Influencing the Economic Behavior of the Food, Beverages and Tobacco Industry: A Case Study for Portuguese Enterprises," World Journal of Applied Economics, WERI-World Economic Research Institute, vol. 6(2), pages 99-121, December.
    24. Goenner, Cullen F. & Lee, Kwan Yong, 2022. "The capital structure of domestic and foreign denominated debt: Firm-level evidence from South Korea," International Review of Financial Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 83(C).
    25. Esmeralda A. Ramalho & Joaquim J.S. Ramalho & José M.R. Murteira, 2011. "Alternative Estimating And Testing Empirical Strategies For Fractional Regression Models," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 25(1), pages 19-68, February.
    26. César Camisón & José Antonio Clemente & Sergio Camisón-Haba, 2022. "Asset tangibility, information asymmetries and intangibles as determinants of family firms leverage," Review of Managerial Science, Springer, vol. 16(7), pages 2047-2082, October.
    27. Elodie Rouviere & Karine Latouche, 2013. "Brokers vs. Retailers: Evidence from the French Imports Industry of Fresh Produce," Post-Print hal-01585513, HAL.
    28. Zélia Serrasqueiro & Manuel Armada & Paulo Nunes, 2011. "Pecking Order Theory versus Trade-Off Theory: are service SMEs’ capital structure decisions different?," Service Business, Springer;Pan-Pacific Business Association, vol. 5(4), pages 381-409, December.
    29. Pradhan, Jaya Prakash & Zohair, Mohammad, 2014. "Subnational Export Performance and Determinants: Evidence from Two Indian States," MPRA Paper 60029, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    30. Joaquim Ramalho & Jacinto Vidigal da Silva, 2011. "Functional form issues in the regression analysis of financial leverage ratios," CEFAGE-UE Working Papers 2011_28, University of Evora, CEFAGE-UE (Portugal).
    31. Alexandridis, George & Antypas, Nikolaos & Gulnur, Arman & Visvikis, Ilias, 2020. "Corporate financial leverage and M&As choices: Evidence from the shipping industry," Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Elsevier, vol. 133(C).
    32. Ana Cardoso & Elsa Fontainha & Chiara Monfardini, 2010. "Children’s and parents’ time use: empirical evidence on investment in human capital in France, Germany and Italy," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 8(4), pages 479-504, December.
    33. Cardoso, Ana Rute & Fontainha, Elsa & Monfardini, Chiara, 2008. "Children and Parents Time Use: Empirical Evidence on Investment in Human Capital in France, Italy and Germany," IZA Discussion Papers 3815, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    34. Giannetti, Caterina, 2015. "Debt concentration of European Firms," MPRA Paper 63002, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    35. Feifei Lu & Zhaohua Wang & Anne Toppinen & Dalia D’Amato & Zuomin Wen, 2021. "Managerial Risk Perceptions of Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure: Evidence from the Forestry Sector in China," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 13(12), pages 1-16, June.
    36. Thi Hong Hoang & Călin Gurău & Amine Lahiani & Thuy-Luu Seran, 2018. "Do crises impact capital structure? A study of French micro-enterprises," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 50(1), pages 181-199, January.
    37. Guglielmo Maria Caporale & Luis A. Gil-Alana & Maria Malmierca, 2021. "Persistence in the Private Debt-to-GDP Ratio: Evidence from 43 OECD Countries," CESifo Working Paper Series 8889, CESifo.
    38. Dalia Kaupelytė & Domas Mscichauskas, 2016. "Analysis of Factors Influencing Financial Leverage In Lithuanian Listed Companies," Central European Business Review, Prague University of Economics and Business, vol. 2016(2), pages 74-86.
    39. Cullen F. Goenner, 2018. "The market for private student loans: an analysis of credit union exposure, risk, and returns," Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Springer, vol. 50(4), pages 1227-1251, May.
    40. Mussa, Richard, 2015. "Catastrophic health payments in Malawi: analysis of determinants using a zero-inflated beta regression," MPRA Paper 65201, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    41. Jaya Prakash Pradhan & Mohammad Zohair, 2015. "Subnational Export Performance and Determinants," Review of Market Integration, India Development Foundation, vol. 7(2), pages 133-174, August.
    42. M. Padmaja & Subash Sasidharan, 2021. "Financing constraints and exports: evidence from India," Journal of Economics and Finance, Springer;Academy of Economics and Finance, vol. 45(1), pages 118-145, January.
    43. Spyros Arvanitis & Florian Seliger, 2014. "Imitation versus innovation," KOF Working papers 14-367, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich.
    44. Montoya-Blandón, Santiago & Jacho-Chávez, David T., 2020. "Semiparametric quasi maximum likelihood estimation of the fractional response model," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 186(C).
    45. Stavros H. Arvanitis & Irakleia S. Tzigkounaki & Theodoros V. Stamatopoulos & Eleftherios I. Thalassinos, 2012. "Dynamic Approach of Capital Structure of European Shipping Companies," International Journal of Business and Economic Sciences Applied Research (IJBESAR), International Hellenic University (IHU), Kavala Campus, Greece (formerly Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology - EMaTTech), vol. 5(3), pages 33-63, December.
    46. Zélia Serrasqueiro & Ana Caetano, 2015. "Trade-Off Theory versus Pecking Order Theory: capital structure decisions in a peripheral region of Portugal," Journal of Business Economics and Management, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(2), pages 445-466, April.
    47. Nicolas Griesshaber, 2017. "Towards a more comprehensive understanding of corporate leverage ratios," IFC Bulletins chapters, in: Bank for International Settlements (ed.), Uses of central balance sheet data offices' information, volume 45, Bank for International Settlements.
    48. Miglo, Anton, 2022. "Theories of financing for entrepreneurial firms: a review," MPRA Paper 115835, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    49. Giannetti, Caterina, 2019. "Debt specialization and performance of European firms," Journal of Empirical Finance, Elsevier, vol. 53(C), pages 257-271.
    50. Ramalho Esmeralda A. & Ramalho Joaquim J.S. & Coelho Luís M.S., 2018. "Exponential Regression of Fractional-Response Fixed-Effects Models with an Application to Firm Capital Structure," Journal of Econometric Methods, De Gruyter, vol. 7(1), pages 1-18, January.
    51. Peter H. Egger & Michaela Kesina, 2014. "Financial Constraints and the Extensive and Intensive Margin of Firm Exports: Panel Data Evidence from China," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 18(4), pages 625-639, November.
    52. Mohieddine Rahmouni, 2021. "Determinants of capacity utilisation by firms in developing countries: evidence from Tunisia," International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 13(3), pages 212-245.
    53. Hodjo, Manzamasso & Dalton, Timothy & Nakelse, Tebila, 2021. "Cereal Land Allocation Under Weather and Price Uncertainties in West Africa," 2021 Conference, August 17-31, 2021, Virtual 315177, International Association of Agricultural Economists.

  2. José A. G. Baptista & Joaquim J.S. Ramalho & Jacinto Vidigal da Silva, 2006. "Understanding the microenterprise sector to design a tailor-made microfinance policy for Cape Verde," Economics Working Papers 1_2006, University of Évora, Department of Economics (Portugal).

    Cited by:

    1. Arvind Ashta & Chandralekha Ghosh & Samapti Guha & Frank Lentz, 2021. "Knowledge in Microsocial Milieus: the Case of Microfinance Practices Among Women in India," Journal of the Knowledge Economy, Springer;Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), vol. 12(1), pages 146-165, March.
    2. So Young Sohn & Yonghan Ju, 2023. "Mission Efficiency Analysis of For-Profit Microfinance Institutions with Categorical Output Variables," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 15(3), pages 1-12, February.
    3. Icíar García-Pérez & María Ángeles Fernández-Izquierdo & María Jesús Muñoz-Torres, 2020. "Microfinance Institutions Fostering Sustainable Development by Region," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 12(7), pages 1-23, March.


  1. José Baptista & Joaquim Ramalho & J. Vidigal da Silva, 2006. "Understanding the microenterprise sector to design a tailor-made microfinance policy for Cape Verde," Portuguese Economic Journal, Springer;Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestao, vol. 5(3), pages 225-241, December.
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  1. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (2) 2006-01-29 2006-07-02
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  3. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 2006-07-02
  4. NEP-EEC: European Economics (1) 2005-04-16
  5. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (1) 2006-07-02
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