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    A firm's performance and its dividend policy 

    Prates do Amaral, Adriano; Aekkachai Nittayagasetwat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    Dividend smoothing is a well-known empirical phenomenon which is extensively described and analyzed in the financial literature. However, the motivation behind this widespread firm's policy is not totally understood. The signaling approach is one model employed to explain dividend smoothing: managers reduce information asymmetry between firm insiders and other stakeholders by maintaining dividends stable, thus signaling their confidence in the firm's future performance. Nevertheless, results from empirical studies are incomplete and ...
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    Capital structure and market power 

    Prajya Ngamjan; Aekkachai Nittayagasetwat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    Employing a sample set of 289 Thai listed firms during 2005-2014, the research found that leverage leads to increasing market power as measured by Tobin’s Q and sales growth. The explanation is given by the limited liability theory; that is, a firm employs debt as a commitment tool to compete aggressively in product markets. The main finding remained robust through different leveraged firms/groups, different market concentration groups, different time periods, and in different industrial sectors. Additionally, leverage had stronger effects ...
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    Capital structures of listed firms in ASEAN 

    Pornpen Thippayana; Aekkachai Nittayagasetwat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    The objective of this dissertation is to study the firm-, industry-, and countrylevel factors influencing the capital structures of the listed firms in ASEAN. The 3,750 samples are collected annually for 12 years from 2000 to 2011, resulting in 45,000 firm-year observations. The pooled ordinary least squared regression is used in the analysis for all combined three-level features. The leverage measures cover various proxies of capital structures. The evidence shows that firm size and tangibility are significantly and positively related to ...
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    Stock market fund flows and return volatility 

    Chollaya Chotivetthamrong; Aekkachai Nittayagasetwat (สถาบันบัณฑิตพัฒนบริหารศาสตร์, 2014)

    Market fund flows analysis is one of the topics in financial structure in part of investment decision making. Market fund flows has been known as a term of market returns and/ or volatility, as indicator of market movement. Both of them explain not only the market movement but also evaluate the market performance. As a result, the investors would know the investment techniques on the volatility of stock prices. There are several empirical studies that have studied about the returns and volatility effect to market movement since 1987 due to ...
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    The bargaining power in mergersand and acquisitions and its linkage to premiums 

    Puvanard Hemvichitr; Aekkachai Nittayagasetwat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    Bidders with high premiums will face a ‘winner’s curse’ dilemma, as a result reducing the subsequent synergy created through acquisition, while bidders with low premiums paid may result in a more profitable way after acquisition. Bargaining is an important aspect in negotiating beneficial terms and conditions. The bargaining power contributes to target’s and acquirer’s characteristics to bargain each other on the premium paid in acquisitions. Therefore, bargaining power in mergers and acquisitions provides some useful implications on how ...