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Equilibrium corporate finance

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  • Guido Ruta

    (NYU)

  • Piero Gottardi

    (EUI Firenze)

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In the final sections of the paper we introduce informational asymmetries between the decision maker in the firm (e.g., the manager) and shareholders or equityholders, as in standard corporate finance models. We show that the unanimity and constrained efficiency properties continue to hold with asymmetric information. This is the case both with moral hazard and adverse selection.

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  • Guido Ruta & Piero Gottardi, 2009. "Equilibrium corporate finance," 2009 Meeting Papers 149, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  • Handle: RePEc:red:sed009:149
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