Are bank capital ratios too high or too low? Incomplete markets and optimal capital structure

Douglas Gale, Onur Özgür

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    We study the effect of relative risk aversion on optimal capital structure in a general-equilibrium model of intermediation with incomplete markets.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)690-700
    Number of pages11
    JournalJournal of the European Economic Association
    Volume3
    Issue number2-3
    StatePublished - Apr 2005

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    Incomplete markets
    Intermediation
    Bank capital
    Relative risk aversion
    Capital ratios
    General equilibrium model
    Optimal capital structure

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    • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)

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    Are bank capital ratios too high or too low? Incomplete markets and optimal capital structure. / Gale, Douglas; Özgür, Onur.

    In: Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol. 3, No. 2-3, 04.2005, p. 690-700.

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