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Uso estratégico de la deuda: un estudio a nivel de empresa para colombia 1995-2003


  • Luis Fernando Gamboa Nino


This work shows if firms use debt strategically in order to stop entry of potential rivals in their industry. Using Generalized Method of Moments estimation (GMM) we evaluate the effect of assets, market share and size as proxies for market revenue, and the entry barriers over indebtedness levels. Our data uses firm level information for Colombia, from 1995-2003. We find that firms use assets to limit entry and indebtedness decreases while firms increase their market share.********************************************************************************************************El presente trabajo intenta estimar si las empresas emplean estratégicamente la deuda para limitar la entrada de potenciales rivales. Mediante la metodología de Método Generalizado de Momentos (GMM) se evalúa el efecto que tienen los activos específicos, la cuota de mercado y el tamano, como proxies de las rentas del mercado, y las barreras de entrada sobre los niveles de endeudamiento, a nivel de empresa para Colombia, durante 1995-2003. Se encuentra que las empresas utilizan los activos específicos para limitar la entrada al mercado y que el endeudamiento decrece a medida que las empresas aumentan su cuota en el mercado.

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  • Luis Fernando Gamboa Nino, 2004. "Uso estratégico de la deuda: un estudio a nivel de empresa para colombia 1995-2003," Borradores de Investigación 3742, Universidad del Rosario.
  • Handle: RePEc:col:000091:003742

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    Deuda; barreras de entrada; GMM; Colombia;
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    JEL classification:

    • D43 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection
    • L6 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing
    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
    • L25 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Performance
    • L43 - Industrial Organization - - Antitrust Issues and Policies - - - Legal Monopolies and Regulation or Deregulation
    • L70 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Primary Products and Construction - - - General


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