In this blog post, I would like to present a list of research topics related to financing or capital structure decisions.
1 Top managers experiences and firms’ capital structure choices
1 Do macroeconomic factors affect the choice of debt /equity financing? How are small firms affected?
2 Supply of capital and debt-equity choices
3 Persistence in capital structure decisions?
4 Can earning timing affect capital structure decisions?
5 Can stock return shocks affect capital structure decisions?
6 Effects of Capital Structure on Cost of Capital
7 judicial efficiency and capital structure: is there a relation?
8 Cultural and religious effects on capital structure choices
9 Credit market imperfections and capital structure changes
10 How corporate governance affect capital structure decisions
11 How financial crisis plays a role in altering capital structures
12 Country tax system and capital structure choices
13 Information asymmetries and capital structure decisions around the world
14 Product market competition and capital structure decisions
15 Capital structure adjustments: Do macroeconomic and business risks matter?
16 The capital structure and investment decisions of the small owner-managed firm
17 Competing theories of capital structure: pecking order theory vs trade-off theory
18 Can hedging increase the debt capacity of a firm?
19 Can credit ratings determine firm’s capital structure
20 Diversification and capital structure