Arnoud W. A. Boot

University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School

Professor of Corporate Finance and Financial Markets and Director Amsterdam Center for Law and Economics

Roetersstraat 11

Amsterdam, 1018 WB

Netherlands

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

77 Bastwick Street

London, EC1V 3PZ

United Kingdom

Tinbergen Institute

Burg. Oudlaan 50

Rotterdam, 3062 PA

Netherlands

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

35

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Expansion of Banking Scale and Scope: Don't Banks Know the Value of Focus?

London Business School WP No. LBS-IFA 275-1998
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Aug 1998
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Anjan V. Thakor and Todd T. Milbourn
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business and Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School
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Citation 62

Credit Ratings as Coordination Mechanisms

EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 2979
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Aug 2004
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Todd T. Milbourn and Anjolein Schmeits
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Citation 62

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Credit Ratings as Coordination Mechanisms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3331
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 May 2002
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Todd T. Milbourn
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School
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Citation 62
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Credit ratings, multiple equilibria, coordination

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Objectivity, Proximity and Adaptability in Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Jul 2000
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Jonathan R. Macey
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and Yale Law School
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Citation 7

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Market Liquidity, Investor Participation and Managerial Autonomy: Why Do Firms Go Private?

ECGI Finance Working Paper No. 119/2006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Apr 2006
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Anjan V. Thakor and Radhakrishnan Gopalan
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business and Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Citation 16

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Managerial autonomy, liquidity, ownership, investor participation, firm participation

Market Liquidity, Investor Participation and Managerial Autonomy: Why Do Firms Go Private?

Journal of Finance 63-4, August 2008, 2013-2059
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2009
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Radhakrishnan Gopalan and Anjan V. Thakor
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
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Citation 16

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Going Private, Public vs Private Ownership, Corporate Governance, Investor Participation

Market Liquidity, Investor Participation and Managerial Autonomy: Why Do Firms Go Private?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5510
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Anjan V. Thakor and Radhakrishnan Gopalan
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business and Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Corporate finance

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Corporate Finance, Financial Intermediation and Banking: An Overview

CORPORATE FINANCE, FINANCIAL INTERMEDIATION AND BANKING: AN OVERVIEW, Arnoud Boot, Anjan Thakor, eds., Elsevier, Forthcoming, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2007-07
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2011
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Anjan V. Thakor
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
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The Competitive Challenge in Banking

Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2005-08
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Anjolein Schmeits
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 646 (29,326)
Citation 7

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Relationship and transaction-oriented banking, competition, conglomeration, strategy

Go Public or Stay Private: A Theory of Entrepreneurial Choice

Boot-Gopalan-Thakor Working Paper No. 08-03
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Oct 2003
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Anjan V. Thakor and Radhakrishnan Gopalan
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business and Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Citation 3

Abstract:

managerial autonomy, cost of capital, entrepreneur/manager's choice between private and public ownership, autonomy, optimum management

Go Public or Stay Private: A Theory of Entrepreneurial Choice

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4219
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Feb 2004
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Anjan V. Thakor and Radhakrishnan Gopalan
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business and Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Ownership structures, stockmarket listing

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Market Discipline in Conglomerate Banks: Is an Internal Allocation of Cost of Capital Necessary As Incentive Device?

96-39
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Dec 1996
Anjolein Schmeits and Arnoud W. A. Boot
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School
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The Accelerating Integration of Banks and Markets and its Implications for Regulation

Oxford Handbook of Banking, Forthcoming, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2008-02
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2011
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Anjan V. Thakor
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
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Citation 6

The Evolving Landscape of Banking

Industrial and Corporate Change, Forthcoming, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2008-03
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Apr 2008
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Matej Marinc
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
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Citation 6

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relationship banking, financial services, interbank competition

The Evolving Landscape of Banking

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 17, Issue 6, pp. 1173-1203, 2008
Posted: 15 Nov 2008
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Matej Marinc
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics

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Towards a New Theory of Corporate Governance: Objectivity versus Proximity

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Mar 2005
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Jonathan R. Macey and Anjolein Schmeits
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Yale Law School and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Citation 4

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Corporate governance, monitoring, asset structure

Disagreement and Flexibility: A Theory of Optimal Security Issuance and Capital Structure

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 2003-001/2
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Jun 2003
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Anjan V. Thakor
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 402 (56,252)
Citation 6

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Capital Structure, Security Issuance, Decision making

Disagreement and Flexibility: A Theory of Optimal Security Issuance and Capital Structure

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3708
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Feb 2003
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Anjan V. Thakor
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
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Capital structure, decision-making, security issuance

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Competition and Entry in Banking: Implications for Capital Regulation

EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2005-07
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Jun 2006
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Matej Marinc
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
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Citation 11

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Competition, entry, capital regulation, banking

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Sunflower Management and Capital Budgeting

Tinbergen Institute Working Paper No. 2002-059/2
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Nov 2002
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Anjan V. Thakor and Todd T. Milbourn
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business and Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School
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Citation 5

Abstract:

Capital budgeting

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Market Liquidity, Managerial Autonomy and the Push for Privacy: Why do Publicly-Listed Firms Delist?

Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2005-01
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Mar 2005
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Radhakrishnan Gopalan and Anjan V. Thakor
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
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Citation 1

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Public and private ownership, shareholder stability, managerial autonomy, market liquidity

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Killing the Bearer of Ill Tidings: A Theory of Consensus-Provision Moral Hazard

IFA Working Paper 274-1998
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Feb 1999
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Anjan V. Thakor and Todd T. Milbourn
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business and Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School
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Commercial Banking and Shadow Banking: The Accelerating Integration of Banks and Markets and Its Implications for Regulation

Oxford Handbook of Banking, 2nd edition, August 2013, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business Working Paper No. 13/005
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2013
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Anjan V. Thakor
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
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Relationship banking, financial markets, integration, shadow banking, regulation

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Citation 3

Banking and Trading

Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2012-85, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2012-08
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 06 May 2013
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Lev Ratnovski
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and International Monetary Fund
Downloads 121 (187,399)
Citation 3

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banking, trading, capital regulation, scale, subsidiarization

Banking and Trading

Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2014
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Lev Ratnovski
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and International Monetary Fund
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Citation 3

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Banking and Trading

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9148
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Lev Ratnovski
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and International Monetary Fund
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banking, capital regulation, scale restrictions, trading

Managerial Autonomy, Allocation of Control Rights and Optimal Capital Structure

Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2010-09
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2011
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Anjan V. Thakor
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 132 (175,022)
Citation 5

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managerial autonomy, control rights, capital structure

Managerial Autonomy, Allocation of Control Rights and Optimal Capital Structure

Review of Financial Economics, 2011, First Published Online September 1, 2011
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2011
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Anjan V. Thakor
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
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Citation 5

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The Economic Value of Flexibility when there is Disagreement

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 2003-002/2
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jun 2003
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Anjan V. Thakor
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 170 (141,080)
Citation 3

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Managerial Decision Making, Corporate Finance

The Economic Value of Flexibility When There is Disagreement

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3709
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Feb 2003
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Anjan V. Thakor
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
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Corporate finance, managerial decision-making

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Evolution of Organizational Scale and Scope

Tinbergen Institute Working Paper No. 2002-060/2
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Nov 2002
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Anjan V. Thakor and Todd T. Milbourn
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business and Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Organizational scale and scope

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Financial Innovations, Marketability and Stability in Banking

HANDBOOK ON BANKING AND GOVERNANCE, Jim Bath, Chen Lin, and Class Wihlborg, eds., 2011, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2011-06
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Apr 2011
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Matej Marinc
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 138 (157,278)
Citation 1

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financial innovation, financial market, relationship banking

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Banking at the Cross Roads: How to Deal with Marketability and Complexity?

Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2011-07, Paper prepared for the FED Atlanta 2011 Financial Markets Conference, Navigating the New Financial Landscape
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Apr 2011
Arnoud W. A. Boot
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School
Downloads 86 (215,811)
Citation 2

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Relationship Banking, Financial Markets, Financial innovations, Institutional change, Regulation

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Non-Precautionary Cash Hoarding and the Evolution of Growth Firms

Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2014-02
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2016
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Vladimir N. Vladimirov
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and University of Amsterdam Business School
Downloads 62 (217,303)

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cash hoarding; cash holdings; public versus private financing; growth firms; competition; real options

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Bank Regulation and Banking Stability

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Anjan V. Thakor
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 49 (185,490)

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Bank regulation, career concerns, closure policy

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Competition and Entry in Banking: Implications for Stability and Capital Regulation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5518
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Jun 2006
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Matej Marinc
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
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Banking, capital regulation, competition

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Non-Precautionary Cash Hoarding and the Evolution of Growth Firms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11510
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Sep 2016
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Vladimir N. Vladimirov
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and University of Amsterdam Business School
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cash hoarding, cash holdings, Competition, growth firms, public versus private financing, real options

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Social and Financial Exclusion: The Role of Microfinance

Rivista Italiana degli Economisti, Vol. 3, December 2013
Posted: 18 Dec 2013
University of Rome, Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics, University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance and Università Politecnica delle Marche - Faculty of Economics

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Microfinance, social exclusion, financial exclusion

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The Entrepreneur's Choice Between Private and Public Ownership

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Jan 2005
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Anjan V. Thakor and Radhakrishnan Gopalan
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business and Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School

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Ownership structure, control, corporate governance, private and public ownership

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The Many Faces of Information Disclosure

As published in Review of Financial Studies, Vol 13, 2000
Posted: 22 Nov 2000
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Anjan V. Thakor
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business

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Market Discipline and Incentive Problems in Conglomerate Firms with Applications to Banking

Journal of Financial Intermediation, Vol. 9, No. 3
Posted: 28 Jul 2000
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Anjolein Schmeits
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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Relationship Banking: What Do We Know?

Journal of Financial Intermediation, Vol. 9, No. 1
Posted: 28 Mar 2000
Arnoud W. A. Boot
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School

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Market Discipline and Incentive Problems in Conglomerate Banks

Posted: 20 Oct 1998
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Anjolein Schmeits
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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Objectivity, Control, and Adaptability in Corporate Governance

Posted: 23 Sep 1998
Arnoud W. A. Boot and Jonathan R. Macey
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School and Yale Law School

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The Economics of Bank Regulation

Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol. 30, No. 4, November 1998
Posted: 10 Aug 1998
Sudipto Bhattacharya, Anjan V. Thakor and Arnoud W. A. Boot
London School of Economics, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School

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