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Working papers

Working papers

The ECGI Working Paper series is a repository of academic research papers produced by ECGI Research members consisting of highly qualified and renowned academics from across the globe. The series is managed by a team of ECGI Editors and the papers focus on Corporate Governance topics in both Law and Finance fields.

New Working Papers

Uncertainty, Access to Debt, and Firm Precautionary Behavior

Better access to debt markets mitigates the effects of uncertainty on corporate policies. We establish this result using the staggered introduction of anti-recharacterization laws in U.S. states. These laws enhanced firms’ ability to borrow by...Read more

Giovanni Favara
Janet Gao
Mariassunta Giannetti
19 June 2020

Bank-Fintech Partnerships, Outsourcing Arrangements and the Case for a Mentorship Regime

Fintech firms, once seen as “disruptors” of the traditional banking world, are now increasingly seen as attractive partners for established financial institutions. Such partnership agreements come in different forms and contexts, but most share...Read more

Luca Enriques
Wolf-Georg Ringe
18 June 2020
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