• Three essays on banking: agency, opacity, and fragility 

    Haggard, K. Stephen (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Banks play a central role in the economy of the United States. As in most developed countries, banks in the United States are regulated to prevent ...
  • Three essays on the corporate debt choice 

    Arena, Matteo P., 1973- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This dissertation examines the determinants of the corporate debt choice between different forms of debt financing and different countries. By examining ...