Meghana Ayyagari

George Washington University - School of Business

Washington, DC 20052

United States

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Small and Medium Enterprises Across the Globe: A New Database

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3127
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Meghana Ayyagari, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Thorsten Beck
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Formal versus Informal Finance: Evidence from China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4465
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress

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Small vs. Young Firms Across the World: Contribution to Employment, Job Creation, and Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5631
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Labor Markets, Microfinance, Small Scale Enterprise, Labor Policies, Access to Finance

How Important are Financing Constraints? The Role of Finance in the Business Environment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3820
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and George Washington University - School of Business
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Pro-Poor Growth and Inequality Inequality Economic Conditions and Volatility Private Participation in Infrastructure Economic Growth

How Important are Financing Constraints? The Role of Finance in the Business Environment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3820
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Emerging Markets, Access to Finance, Microfinance, Debt Markets, Achieving Shared Growth

How Important are Financing Constraints? The Role of Finance in the Business Environment

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 483-516, 2008
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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The Rise of Star Firms: Intangible Capital and Competition

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 21 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2020
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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star firms, intangible capital, organizational capital, industry concentration, ROIC, capital expenditure

Who are America's Star Firms?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8534
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Plastics & Rubber Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Pulp & Paper Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Construction Industry, General Manufacturing, Labor Markets, Employment and Unemployment

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Firm Innovation in Emerging Markets: The Roles of Governance and Finance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4157
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, George Washington University - School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group
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Education for Development (superceded), Microfinance, Small Scale Enterprise, Investment and Investment Climate, Innovation

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Financing of Firms in Developing Countries: Lessons from Research

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6036
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Emerging Markets, Financial Literacy, Banks & Banking Reform

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How Well Do Institutional Theories Explain Firms' Perceptions of Property Rights?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3709
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Feb 2005
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, George Washington University - School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group
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Law, Property Rights, Variance Decomposition

What Determines Protection of Property Rights? An Analysis of Direct and Indirect Effects

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-032
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2009
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, George Washington University - School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group
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Property Rights, Legal Origin, Endowments, Directed Acyclic Graphs

What Determines Protection of Property Rights? An Analysis of Direct and Indirect Effects

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3940
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, George Washington University - School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group
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Legal Institutions of the Market Economy, Judicial System Reform, Anthropology, Gender and Law, Legal Products

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Does Cross-Listing Lead to Functional Convergence? Empirical Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3264
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Meghana Ayyagari
George Washington University - School of Business
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International Terrorism&Counterterrorism, Small and Medium Size Enterprises, Microfinance, Economic Theory&Research, Small Scale Enterprise, International Terrorism&Counterterrorism, Private Participation in Infrastructure, Microfinance, Small Scale Enterprise, Economic Theory&Research

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Politics, State Ownership, and Corporate Investments

Indian School of Business WP
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 28 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2019
Shashwat Alok and Meghana Ayyagari
Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad and George Washington University - School of Business
Downloads 358 (90,266)
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Investment, Political Interference, State-Owned Enterprises, Elections, Political Economy, SOE, Corporate Investments, Politics and Finance, Political Influence

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Are Innovating Firms Victims or Perpetrators? Tax Evasion, Bribe Payments, and the Role of External Finance in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5389
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Access to Finance, Taxation & Subsidies, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Debt Markets, Public Sector Economics

Does FDI facilitate Domestic Entry? Evidence from the Czech Republic

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2010
Renata Kosova and Meghana Ayyagari
Imperial College London and George Washington University - School of Business
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Foreign Direct Investment, FDI spillovers, Firm Entry, Industry Dynamics, Firm Size Distributions

Does FDI Facilitate Domestic Entry? Evidence from the Czech Republic

Review of International Economics, Vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 14-29, February 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Meghana Ayyagari and Renáta Kosová
George Washington University - School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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SME Finance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8241
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Nov 2017
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Technology Innovation, Technology Industry, Finance and Development, Financial Economics

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Access to Finance and Job Growth: Firm-Level Evidence Across Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7604
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank
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Economic Theory & Research, Industrial Economics, Economic Growth

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Financial Inclusion in Asia: An Overview

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 449
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Dec 2015
Meghana Ayyagari and Thorsten Beck
George Washington University - School of Business and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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financial development, financial inclusion, financial system

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Insider Ownership and Shareholder Value: Evidence from New Project Announcements

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2011
Meghana Ayyagari, Radhakrishnan Gopalan and Vijay Yerramilli
George Washington University - School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Houston, C. T. Bauer College of Business
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Insider Holding, Business Groups, Diversification

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Credit Growth and Macroprudential Policies: Preliminary Evidence on the Firm Level

BIS Paper No. 91a
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Apr 2017
George Washington University - School of Business, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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financial development, macroprudential policies, firm financing

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What Determines Entrepreneurial Outcomes in Emerging Markets? The Role of Initial Conditions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7207
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Microfinance, Environmental Economics & Policies, Banks & Banking Reform

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Do Phoenix Miracles Exist? Firm-Level Evidence from Financial Crises

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5799
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress, Emerging Markets, Economic Theory & Research

The Rise of Star Firms: Intangible Capital and Competition

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 26 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2020
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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star firms, intangible capital, organizational capital, industry concentration, ROIC, capital expenditure

The Rise of Star Firms: Intangible Capital and Competition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8832
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 30 Apr 2019
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Fewer and Less Skilled? Human Capital, Competition, and Entrepreneurial Success in Manufacturing

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 03 Jan 2018
Meghana Ayyagari and Vojislav Maksimovic
George Washington University - School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 107 (273,719)
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Entrepreneurship, Human Capital, Skills, Competitive Shock, Firm Entry

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Are Large Firms Born or Made? Evidence from Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7406
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Technology Industry, Technology Innovation

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Do Firms in Developing Countries Grow as They Age?

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. 2405725
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 08 Mar 2014
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Firm Growth, Financial Constraints, Firm Life-Cycle, Establishment Growth, Firm Size, Labor Regulations

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Size and Age of Establishments: Evidence from Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6718
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Microfinance, Banks & Banking Reform, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Science Education, Labor Markets

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Does Local Financial Development Matter for Firm Lifecycle in India?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7008
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Financial Economics, Finance and Development, Access to Finance

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The Micro Impact of Macroprudential Policies: Firm-Level Evidence

IMF Working Paper No. 18/267
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Jan 2019
George Washington University - School of Business, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Central banks and their policies, Balance sheets, Public enterprises, financial development; macroprudential policies; firm financing, financial development, macroprudential policies, firm financing, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Government Policy and Regulation

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Political Ties across Country Borders

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2020
Meghana Ayyagari, April M. Knill and Kelsey Syvrud
George Washington University - School of Business, Florida State University College of Business and Florida State University
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political connections, international, cross-border, firm value, procurement contracts, Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act

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Minimum Wage Increases and Employer Performance

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 May 2020
Sumit Agarwal, Meghana Ayyagari and Renata Kosova
National University of Singapore, George Washington University - School of Business and Imperial College London
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Minimum wages, Firm performance, Entry rates, Hotel Industry

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Finance and Poverty: Evidence from India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9497
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 Jun 2013
Meghana Ayyagari, Thorsten Beck and Mohammad Hoseini
George Washington University - School of Business, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Institute for Management and Planning Studies (IMPS)
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Economic development, Entrepreneurship, Financial liberalization, India, Migration, Poverty alleviation

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How Well Do Institutional Theories Explain Firms Perceptions of Property Rights?

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 1833-1871, 2008
Posted: 08 Aug 2008
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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