Advances in Capital Structure Research


Karel Marleau (Editor)

Series: Economic Issues, Problems and Perspectives

BISAC: BUS017000

Capital structure refers to the distribution of debt and equity a company uses to finance its overall operations and growth. This four-chapter volume details recent advancements in capital structure research, including perspectives on the global water industry and European banks as well as an analysis of SME financing behavior and a systematic literature review.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. The Determinants of Capital Structure: Evidence from the Global Water Industry
(Rajibur Reza and Gurudeo Anand Tularam – Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics, Griffith University, Nathan campus, Australia, et al.)

Chapter 2. Capital Structure and Macroeconomic Conditions: A Review of the Literature and a Research Agenda
(A. D’Amato – Department of Economic & Statistics, University of Salerno, Fisciano (SA), Italy)

Chapter 3. How Do Manufacturing SMEs Rebalance the Short-Term Debt Ratio?
(Filipe Sardo and Zélia Serrasqueiro – Department of Economics and Management, Portucalense University, Rua Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida, Porto, Portugal, et al.)

Chapter 4. The Influence of Regulation on Debt Maturity Structure and Risk Management for European Banks
(Elisabeth Paulet, Miia Chabot, and Tamym Abdessemed – ICN Business School, Nancy, France, et al.)


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