Lemma W. Senbet

University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

The William E. Mayer Chair of Finance

College Park, MD 20742-1815

United States

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Citation 17

Corporate Financial Distress and Bankruptcy: A Survey

Foundations and Trends in Finance, Vol. 5, No. 4 (2010) 243-335
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2013
Lemma W. Senbet and Tracy Yue Wang
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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Citation 17

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financial distress, corporate bankruptcy, economic distress, systemic financial distress

Corporate Financial Distress and Bankruptcy: A Survey

Foundations and Trends in Finance, Vol. 5, No. 4, 2010
Number of pages: 109 Posted: 23 May 2013
Lemma W. Senbet and Tracy Yue Wang
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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Citation 17
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financial distress, bankruptcy, financial crisis, bankruptcy codes, corporate governance

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Capital Structure and Equity Liquidity

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-067
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2009
David A. Lesmond, Philip F. O'Connor and Lemma W. Senbet
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, University of Auckland - Department of Accounting and Finance and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Citation 7

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Liquidity Costs, Capital Structure

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Corporate Governance and Board Effectiveness

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-98-045
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Kose John and Lemma W. Senbet
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Options, Option Repricing and Severance Packages in Managerial Compensation: Their Effects on Corporate Risk

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Apr 2003
Nengjiu Ju, Hayne E. Leland and Lemma W. Senbet
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), University of California, Berkeley - Walter A. Haas School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Citation 23

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Managerial compensation, option repricing and severance packages, managerial incentives

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Citation 36

Deposit Insurance and Financial Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2682
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Jun 2003
Robert Cull, Lemma W. Senbet and Marco Sorge
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and World Bank Group - International Finance Corporation
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Citation 36

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Deposit Insurance and Financial Development

Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Forthcoming
Posted: 26 Jun 2003
Robert Cull, Marco Sorge and Lemma W. Senbet
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank Group - International Finance Corporation and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Deposit Insurance, Moral Hazard and Bank Supervision, financial development, bank regulation

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Bank Incentives, Economic Specialization, and Financial Crises in Emerging Economies

Journal of International Money and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2007
Amar Gande, Kose John and Lemma W. Senbet
Southern Methodist University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Citation 3

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Access, Bailouts, Banks, Conflicts of interest, Financial crisis, Incentives, Leverage, Taxes

A Theory of Bank Regulation and Management Compensation

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-98-043
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Kose John, Anthony Saunders and Lemma W. Senbet
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Citation 69

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A Theory of Bank Regulation and Management Compensation

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-96-030
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Kose John, Anthony Saunders and Lemma W. Senbet
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Citation 69

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A Theory of Bank Regulation and Management Compensation

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-94-038
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Kose John and Lemma W. Senbet
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Citation 69

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A Theory of Bank Regulation and Management Compensation

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 13, No. 1, Spring 2000
Posted: 06 Mar 2001
Kose John, Anthony Saunders and Lemma W. Senbet
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Bank regulation, Capital regulation, FDIC insurance, Management compensation, Agency problems

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Deposit Insurance and Bank Intermediation in the Long Run

BIS Working Paper No. 156
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
Robert Cull, Marco Sorge and Lemma W. Senbet
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank Group - International Finance Corporation and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Citation 2

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Deposit Insurance, Moral Hazard, Bank Regulation and Supervision, Financial development

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Citation 1

Improving Access to Banking: Evidence from Kenya

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jul 2012
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, Bocconi University - Department of Finance, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance(SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Chile
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Citation 1

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Equity Bank, bank penetration, bank account, minority language, microfinance

Improving Access to Banking: Evidence from Kenya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6593
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, Bocconi University - Department of Finance, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance(SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Chile
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Citation 1

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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Corporate Law, Debt Markets

Improving Access to Banking: Evidence from Kenya

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9840
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, Bocconi University - Department of Finance, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance(SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Chile
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bank account, bank penetration, Equity Bank, microfinance, minority language

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African Financial Systems: A Review

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2013
Franklin Allen, Isaac K. Otchere and Lemma W. Senbet
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, Carleton University - Sprott School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Law, Organizational Form and Taxes: A Stakeholder Perspective

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Mar 2005
Kose John, Vinay B. Nair and Lemma W. Senbet
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Citation 1

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Corporate Taxation, Corporate Liability, Organizational Design, Law

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Citation 9

Valuation Effects of Global Diversification

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 40, No. 9, pp. 1515-1532
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
Amar Gande, Christoph Schenzler and Lemma W. Senbet
Southern Methodist University, Vanderbilt University - Finance and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Citation 9

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Cross-Border Investments, Creditor Rights, Diversification Strategies, Imperfect World Capital Markets Theory, Internalization Theory, Multinational Corporations (MNCs) and Enterprises (MNEs)

Valuation Effects of Global Diversification

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 40, Issue 9, pp. 1515-1532, 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Apr 2011
Amar Gande, Christoph Schenzler and Lemma W. Senbet
Southern Methodist University, Vanderbilt University - Finance and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Internal Control and Maturity of Debt

WBS Finance Group Research Paper, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2512720
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Oct 2014
Onur Tosun and Lemma W. Senbet
Warwick Business School, University of Warwick and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Governance, Board Duality, Debt Maturity, Agency Issue, Natural Experiment

Resolving the African Financial Development Gap: Cross-Country Comparisons and a Within-Country Study of Kenya

NBER VOLUME ON AFRICAN ECONOMIC SUCCESSES, S. Edwards, S. Johnson, and D. Weil, eds., University of Chicago Press, 2012
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Apr 2012
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, Bocconi University - Department of Finance, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance(SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Chile
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Africa, Kenya, finance and growth, population density, Equity Bank, financial access

Resolving the African Financial Development Gap: Cross-Country Comparisons and a Within-Country Study of Kenya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6592
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, Bocconi University - Department of Finance, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Chile
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Citation 2

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Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Economic Theory & Research

Resolving the African Financial Development Gap: Cross-Country Comparisons and a Within-Country Study of Kenya

NBER Working Paper No. w18013
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Apr 2012
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, Bocconi University - Department of Finance, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance(SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Chile
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The African Financial Development and Financial Inclusion Gaps

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7019
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, Bocconi University - Department of Finance, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance(SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Chile
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Economic Theory & Research, Access to Finance, Emerging Markets, Debt Markets, E-Business

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Capital Structure Equilibrium Under Incomplete Market Conditions

NBER Working Paper No. w0747
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Aug 2004
Robert A. Taggart and Lemma W. Senbet
Boston College - Carroll School of Management and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Executive Compensation: An Overview of Research on Corporate Practices and Proposed Reforms

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 107-118, Winter 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 Mar 2010
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Georgia State University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Law, Finance, and the International Mobility of Corporate Governance

Journal of International Business Studies, Forthcoming, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2905710
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2017
York University - Schulich School of Business, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Florida State University College of Business, National University of Singapore and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Law and Finance, Corporate Governance, Mobility, Foreign Investors, Directors, Political Connections

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The Design and Pricing of Country Funds Under Market Segmentation

Posted: 08 Jan 2001
Cheol S. Eun, S. Janakiramanan and Lemma W. Senbet
Georgia Institute of Technology - Finance Area, National University of Singapore (NUS) - NUS Business School and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Corporate Limited Liability and the Design of Corporate Taxation

Posted: 06 Aug 1999
Kose John, Lemma W. Senbet and Anant K. Sundaram
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business

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Capital Structure and the Design of Managerial Compensation

Posted: 03 Aug 1999
Dilip B. Madan, Badih Soubra and Lemma W. Senbet
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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