Using data from the US, UK, Japan and Canada, this paper provides evidence on the benefits to an economy from qmultiple avenues of intermediationq. The overall conclusion is that the existence of active securities markets alongside banks is indeed beneficial to the stability of corporate financing, both during cyclical downturns and during banking and securities market crises. The benefit from multiple avenues are greater, the more comparable the size of securities market and intermediated financing, as well as the larger the proportion of companies able to access both loan and securities markets. The analysis raises a number of policy issues and research topics for further investigation.... loan and securities markets. The analysis raises a number of policy issues and research topics for filrther investigation. JEL Classification Numbers: E44, G30 Keywords: Financial markets and the macroeconomy, corporate finance Authora#39;s anbsp;...
|Title||:||Multiple Avenues of Intermediation, Corporate Finance and Financial Stability|
|Author||:||E. P. Davis|
|Publisher||:||International Monetary Fund - 2001-08-01|