Ghosh, Saibal and Sensarma, Rudra (2004): Does monetary policy matter for corporate governance? Firm-level evidence for India. Published in: Advances in Financial Economics , Vol. 9, (2004): pp. 327-353.
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The paper assembles data on over 1,000 manufacturing and services firms in India for the entire post-reform period from 1992 through 2002 to examine the association between corporate governance and monetary policy. The findings suggests that (a) public firms are relatively more responsive to a monetary contraction vis-à-vis their private counterparts; and, (b) quoted firms lower their long-term bank borrowings in favour of short-term borrowings, post monetary tightening, as compared with unquoted firms. A disaggregated analysis based on firm size and leverage above a certain threshold validates these findings. The study concludes by analyzing the broad policy implications of these findings.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Does monetary policy matter for corporate governance? Firm-level evidence for India|
|Keywords:||monetary policy; corporate governance; relationship lending; leverage; India|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G3 - Corporate Finance and Governance > G32 - Financing Policy ; Financial Risk and Risk Management ; Capital and Ownership Structure ; Value of Firms ; Goodwill|
|Depositing User:||Saibal Ghosh|
|Date Deposited:||07. Jan 2010 08:37|
|Last Modified:||22. May 2015 07:05|
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