Nitish Kumar Articles: page 1

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Research Roundup: Innovative ideas from Warrington in 2019-2020

Over the 2019-2020 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless students the fundamentals of business, to writing or

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New study highlights the real cost of political interference in banking

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Banks across the world have long faced a common threat – political interference. Previous studies have shown that the world average of government ownership of banks is almost 42 percent, putting banks at risk of political capture.

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The decline in secured debt

“What role does collateral play in corporate borrowing?” ask Assistant Professor of Finance Nitish Kumar and his colleagues Efraim Benmelech of Northwestern University and Raghuram Rajan of the University of Chicago. The researchers explain that collateral comforts and protects a

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Secrets don’t make friends: New research shows hedge funds gain information advantage from unique relationships with investment banks

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Keeping a secret is often easier said than done, especially when there’s money on the table. For years, news outlets like The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal have written about investment banks allegedly giving

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Faculty News Roundup: Warrington professors’ successes in 2017-2018

Over the 2017-2018 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless students the fundamentals of business, to writing or