Ramesh K. S. Rao

University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

The Margaret and Eugene McDermott Centennial Professor of Banking and Finance, DBA

Red McCombs School of Business

Austin, TX 78712

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

The Value of the Firm as a Nexus of Heterogeneous Contracts

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Nov 2004
Ramesh K. S. Rao
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 361 (60,648)

Abstract:

Cash, firm value, stock price,contracts, operating risk, coase theorem, working capital, productivity, boundaries of the firm, dividends

2.

A Theory of the Firm's Cost of Capital: How Debt Affects the Firm's Risk, Value, Tax Rate, and the Government's Tax Claim

E. Stevens, R. Rao, A THEORY OF THE FIRM'S COST OF CAPITAL: HOW DEBT AFFECTS THE FIRM'S RISK, VALUE TAX RATE, AND THE GOVERNMENT'S TAX CLAIM, World Scientific, 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 04 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2009
Ramesh K. S. Rao and Eric C. Stevens
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and American Express TRS Co., Inc.
Downloads 327 (61,456)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Cost of Capital, Marginal Tax Rate, WACC (Weight Average Cost of Capital), Debt Capacity, Leverage, Borrowing, Tax Shields

3.

Sulfur Dioxide Allowances: The Price of Pollution

Journal of Financial Education, Vol. 31, pp. 118-126, Winter 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Feb 2006
Susan V. White and Ramesh K. S. Rao
University of Maryland - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 200 (118,301)

Abstract:

Case study, sulfur dioxide, options

4.

Contract Heterogeneity, Operating Shortfalls, and Corporate Cash Holdings

KDI School of Pub Policy & Management Paper No. 09-09, McCombs Research Paper Series No. FIN-13-09
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Hao Jiang, Woochan Kim and Ramesh K. S. Rao
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Korea University Business School and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 105 (201,926)

Abstract:

contract heterogeneity, operating shortfalls, corporate cash holdings

5.

Corporate Policies in a World with Information Asymmetry

Corporate Policies in a World with Information Asymmetry, World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press (London), 2015
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 May 2015
Vipin K. Agrawal and Ramesh K. S. Rao
University of Texas at San Antonio - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 30 (338,876)

Abstract:

Information asymmetry, Financing choice, Investment policy, Corporate decision-making

6.

The Public Corporation as an Intermediary between 'Main Street' and 'Wall Street'

Journal of Corporate Finance, 2015, Vol. 34, October, 64-82
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2015
Ramesh K. S. Rao
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Public corporations, theory of the firm, corporate finance theory, Modigliani-Miller, corporate cash holdings, stock-price fundamentals, internal-financing

7.

Shareholders' Wealth-Maximizing Operating Decisions and Risk Management Practices in a Mixed Contracts Economy

Production and Operations Management, March 2010
Posted: 18 Mar 2010
Ramesh K. S. Rao and Genaro Gutierrez
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business

Abstract:

shareholders' wealth, operational hedging, productivity of capital, working capital, risk management

8.

The Firm's Cost of Capital, Its Effective Marginal Tax Rate, and the Value of the Government's Tax Claim

Berkeley Electronic Press, Topics in Economic Analysis and Policy, Vol. 6, No. 1, Article 3, 2006
Posted: 22 Feb 2006
Eric C. Stevens and Ramesh K. S. Rao
American Express TRS Co., Inc. and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Cost of capital, debt capacity, marginal tax rate, tax shield

9.

The Creation of FirstCity Financial Corporation: A Clinical Study of the Bankruptcy Process

International Journal of Finance Education, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2005
Posted: 06 Feb 2006
Ramesh K. S. Rao and Susan V. White
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and University of Maryland - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Bankruptcy, confirmation, First City, best interests test, reorganization