Vidhan K. Goyal

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance

Professor

Clear Water Bay, Kowloon

Hong Kong

http://www.vidhangoyal.com

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Trade-Off and Pecking Order Theories of Debt

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 22 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2007
Murray Z. Frank and Vidhan K. Goyal
University of Minnesota and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
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Citation 130

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Capital structure, leverage, corporate financing, trade-off theory, pecking-order theory

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Capital Structure Decisions

AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 May 2003
Murray Z. Frank and Vidhan K. Goyal
University of Minnesota and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
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Citation 19

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Capital structure, pecking order theory, tradeoff theory, stakeholder co-investment

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Testing the Pecking Order Theory of Capital Structure

EFA 0157: AFA 2001 New Orleans
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Dec 2000
Murray Z. Frank and Vidhan K. Goyal
University of Minnesota and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
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Citation 366

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Pecking order theory, static tradeoff theory, capital structure, mean reversion.

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Capital Structure Decisions: Which Factors are Reliably Important?

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2007
Murray Z. Frank and Vidhan K. Goyal
University of Minnesota and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
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Citation 277

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Capital structure, pecking order, trade-off theory, market timing, multiple imputation

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Profits and Capital Structure

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2014
Murray Z. Frank and Vidhan K. Goyal
University of Minnesota and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
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Capital structure, Trade-off theory, Profits, Agency theory, Leverage ratios

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The Investment Opportunity Set and its Proxy Variables

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2008
Tim Adam and Vidhan K. Goyal
Humboldt University and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
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Citation 66

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Proxy variables, investment opportunity set, growth opportunities, real options, market-to-book ratios, mining industry, financial constraints

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Citation 55

Board Leadership Structure and CEO Turnover

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2002
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Vidhan K. Goyal and Chul W. Park
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and The University of Hong Kong - School of Business
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Corporate governance; Leadership structure; CEO duties; CEO turnover; sensitivity to firm performance

Board Leadership Structure and CEO Turnover

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 8, No. 1, January 2002
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014
Vidhan K. Goyal and Chul W. Park
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and The University of Hong Kong - School of Business
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Citation 103

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Corporate governance; Leadership structure; CEO duties; CEO turnover; sensitivity to firm performance

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Corporate Leverage: How Much Do Managers Really Matter?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Mar 2007
Murray Z. Frank and Vidhan K. Goyal
University of Minnesota and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
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Capital structure, behavioral finance, executive compensation, CEO, CFO

Asset Price Shocks, Financial Constraints, and Investment: Evidence from Japan

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Feb 2013
Vidhan K. Goyal and Takeshi Yamada
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and Australian National University (ANU)
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Investment, financial constraints, asset price shocks, lending channel, Japan

Asset Price Shocks, Financial Constraints, and Investment: Evidence from Japan

Journal of Business, Vol. 77, pp. 175-199, 2004
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2017
Vidhan K. Goyal and Takeshi Yamada
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and Australian National University (ANU)
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Citation 21

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Investment, financial constraints, asset price bubble, Japan

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On the Patterns and Wealth Effects of Vertical Mergers

EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Discussion Paper; HKUST Department of Finance Working Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Jan 2002
Joseph P. H. Fan and Vidhan K. Goyal
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - School of Accountancy and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
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Citation 35

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Mergers and Acquisitions, Vertical mergers

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The Effect of Market Conditions on Capital Structure Adjustment

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Dec 2003
Murray Z. Frank and Vidhan K. Goyal
University of Minnesota and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
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Citation 20

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Capital Structure, Market timing, trade-off, leverage adjustment

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Creditor Rights, Enforcement, and Bank Loans

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2008
Kee-Hong Bae and Vidhan K. Goyal
York University - Schulich School of Business and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
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Citation 158

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property rights, creditor rights, law, enforcement, investor protection, loan spreads, syndicate structure

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Provision of Management Incentives in Bankrupt Firms

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2015
Vidhan K. Goyal and Wei Wang
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and Smith School of Business
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key employee retention plans, incentive contract, Chapter 11, compensation, retention bonuses, credito control, human capital

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Debt Maturity and Asymmetric Information: Evidence from Default Risk Changes

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Vol. 48, Issue 3, pp 789-817, 2013
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 19 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2014
Vidhan K. Goyal and Wei Wang
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and Smith School of Business
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Citation 11

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Debt Maturity, Debt Issuance, Default Risk, Signaling, Timing, Distance-to-Default, Asset Volatility

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The Profits-Leverage Puzzle Revisited

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2014
Murray Z. Frank and Vidhan K. Goyal
University of Minnesota and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
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Capital structure, Trade-off theory, Profits, Agency theory, Leverage ratios

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Active Asset Markets, Divestitures and Divisional Cross-Subsidization

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 May 2000
Sudipto Dasgupta, Vidhan K. Goyal and Guofu Tan
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Lancaster University, and CEPR, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
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Equity Market Liberalization and Corporate Governance

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 16, No. 5, 2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014
Kee-Hong Bae and Vidhan K. Goyal
York University - Schulich School of Business and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
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equity market liberalization, risk sharing, cost of capital, corporate governance

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Compensation Differences and Merger Outcomes

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2018
Vidhan K. Goyal and Zilong Zhang
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and City University of Hong Kong
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CEO compensation, Mergers and acquisitions, Post-merger integration

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Capital Market Access and Cash Flow Allocation During the Financial Crisis

Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) 2016 Conference
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2016
David Florysiak and Vidhan K. Goyal
University of Southern Denmark and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
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Investment policies, financing policies, private firms, cash flow allocation, capital market access, financial crisis

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Index Membership and Capital Structure: International Evidence

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 30 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2019
Vidhan K. Goyal, Daniel Urban and Wenting Zhao
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Business Economics and Technische Universität München (TUM)
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index membership, leverage, debt supply, cost of debt, capital structure

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Growth Opportunities and Corporate Debt Policy: The Case of the U.S. Defense Industry

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 64, No. 1, April 2002
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014
Vidhan K. Goyal, Kenneth Lehn and Stanko Racic
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business
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Growth opportunities, debt policy, maturity structure, defense industry

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Corporate Leverage in Emerging Asia

BIS Paper No. 91c
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Apr 2017
Vidhan K. Goyal and Frank Packer
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
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corporate finance, capital structure, leverage

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Comments on 'Corporate Bond Use in Asia and the United States'

BIS Paper No. 102l
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 22 May 2019
Vidhan K. Goyal
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
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Capital Market Access and Financing of Private Firms

International Review of Finance, Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 155-179, 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Jun 2011
Vidhan K. Goyal, Alessandro Nova and Laura Zanetti
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Bocconi University - Department of Finance
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Citation 4
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