Selling assets to raise corporate capital

Alex Edmans, William Mann 15 February 2014

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Asset sales are a means of financing

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Topics:  Financial markets Frontiers of economic research

Tags:  asymmetric information, capital, adverse selection, information asymmetry, lemons problem, asset sales, financing

Information asymmetry raises the cost of capital for corporations

James Choi, Hongjun Yan 25 January 2013

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Governments around the world try to level the information playing field among investors by regulating the disclosure of corporate information. But what is the cost of unequal access to information? In this column, we review evidence from the three most recent papers in this area.

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Topics:  Frontiers of economic research International finance

Tags:  Finance, information asymmetry

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