• Essays on closed end funds: disclosure, discounts and performance 

    McCormick, Gary Paul, 1953- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Closed end funds provide a unique asset class for academic research due to that fact that they typically trade at a price different from the Net Asset ...
  • New equity issues, share repurchases, and the predictability of aggregate stock returns: an international perspective 

    Wang, Qi (Carol), 1971- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This dissertation investigates the predictive effects of the aggregate stock market returns by new equity issues and shares repurchase in a broader ...
  • 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 ...