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Thakor, Anjan V.

Works: 119 works in 426 publications in 1 language and 6,859 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree
Classifications: HD31, 658.15
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Becoming a better value creator : how to improve the company's bottom line--and your own by Anjan V Thakor( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 libraries worldwide
"Becoming a Better Value Creator tackles one of the biggest issues managers face today. By learning to recognize the factors critical to the ongoing success of their organizations, managers can go beyond maximizing short-term profits to serve the long-term interest of all the company's stakeholders while ensuring their own personal and professional fulfillment."--Jacket
Contemporary financial intermediation by Stuart I Greenbaum( Book )
57 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 libraries worldwide
This approach enables students to understand the foundational principles and to apply them to whatever context they encounter as professionals."--Jacket
Credit, intermediation, and the macroeconomy : readings and perspectives in modern financial theory by Sudipto Bhattacharya( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Developments in theories of financial markets and institutions using the tools of the economics of uncertainty and contracts constitute a burgeoning field of research. This collection draws together highlights of the literature in this area
Handbook of financial intermediation and banking by Anjan V Thakor( Book )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
The growth of financial intermediation research has yielded a host of questions that have pushed "design" issues to the fore even as the boundary between financial intermediation and corporate finance has blurred. This volume presents review articles on six major topics that are connected by information-theoretic tools and characterized by valuable perspectives and important questions for future research. Touching upon a wide range of issues pertaining to the designs of securities, institutions, trading mechanisms and markets, industry structure, and regulation, this volume will encourage bold new efforts to shape financial intermediaries in the future. * Original review articles offer valuable perspectives on research issues appearing in top journals * Twenty articles are grouped by six major topics, together defining the leading research edge of financial intermediation * Corporate finance researchers will find affinities in the tools, methods, and conclusions featured in these articles
Innovation and growth : what do we know? by Anjan V Thakor( Book )
18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 102 libraries worldwide
This book, written entirely by faculty at the Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis, provides a variety of practical and implementable perspectives on innovation for managers. In addition, the book contains chapters that provide reviews of the academic research on innovation in the faculty members' specific areas of expertise
The four colors of business growth by Anjan V Thakor( Book )
19 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Defining an organization by its growth strategy enables business leaders to make better decisions about the ways their companies compete. Anjan Thakor's four categories of growth, which he arranges into the Competing Values Framework, delivers methods for developing strategies grounded in internal cultures and industry goals. Written for professionals, this book provides easy access to concepts in fields as diverse as corporate strategy, finance, organizational behavior, change management, and leadership. Teaches ways to formulate a growth strategy and implement it through simple organizational interventions Provides an intuitive framework and common language about growth strategies Teaches readers how an effective growth strategy can boost stock price Readers learn what kind of growth strategy will maximize the value of an organization Readers with varied functional backgrounds can understand these concepts
The value sphere : the corporate executives' handbook for creating and retaining shareholder wealth by John A Boquist( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
This book, written in story narrative form, traces the development of a company from a start-up to a global enterprise. It develops the key concepts related to this evolution -- corporate strategy, raising external finance, capital budgeting, dividend policy, mergers and acquisition, globalization, marketing and human resource management. The focus is on topics in corporate strategy and corporate finance, and each topic is developed in depth with problem sets and reflection questions within the context of the organization's evolution
Expansion of banking scale and scope : don't banks know the value of focus by Arnoud W. A Boot( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Can relationship banking survive competition? by Arnoud W. A Boot( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Financial system architecture by Arnoud W. A Boot( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Disagreement and flexibility : a theory of optimal security issuance and capital structure by Arnoud W. A Boot( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
In this paper we introduce flexibility as an economic concept and apply it to the firm'ssecurity issuance decision and capital structure choice. Flexibility is the ability to makedecisions that one thinks are best even when others disagree. The firm's management valuesflexibility because it allows management to make decisions it believes are best forshareholders without being blocked by dissenters. The amount of flexibility management has atany point in time depends on how the firm is financed. Debt offers little flexibility relativeto equity. However, the flexibility offered by equity depends on the extent to whichshareholders are inclined to agree with management's strategic choices. Equity offers thegreatest flexibility when the propensity for shareholder agreement is the highest. It turnsout that the firm's stock price is also increasing in shareholders' propensity to agree withmanagement. Thus, the flexibility benefit of equity is high only when the sh!are price is high. The firm's optimal security-issuance choice trades off the flexibilitybenefit of equity against the now-familiar debt tax shield, and the firm's capital structure isthe consequence of a sequence of past security-issuance choices. The strongest implication ofthis theory of capital structure evolution is that optimal capital structure is essentiallydynamic, and depends on the firm's stock price, implying that firms issue equity when stockprices are high and debt when stock prices are low. The theory explains many stylized factsthat fly in the face of existing capital structure theories and also generates new testablepredictions. Moreover, the theory can rationalize the use of debt in the absence of taxes,agency costs or signaling considerations
The economic value of flexibility when there is disagreement by Arnoud W. A Boot( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
We develop an economic theory of "flexibility", which we interpret as the discretion orability to make a decision that others disagree with. We show that flexibility is essentiallyan option for the decisionmaker, and can be valued as such. The value of the flexibilityoption is decreasing in the extent to which the decisionmaker's future decision-relevantopinion is correlated with the opinions of others who may be able to impede the decision.We argue that flexibility drives economic decisions in a significant way. Theapplications we consider are: the entrepreneur's choice of flexibility in the initial mix offinancing raised, the use of flexibility to understand differences in security design and thefirm's security-issuance decision, the impact of flexibility on the use of collateral inlending, the role of flexibility in capital budgeting decisions, the effect of flexibilityconsiderations in the design of contracts in a principal-agent setting, the interpretation of"power" and conformity in organizations in the context of flexibility, and the choice betweenprivate an public ownership in the context of flexibility
Understanding commercial bank contingent liabilities ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The value sphere : secrets of creating & retaining shareholder wealth by John A Boquist( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
The economics of bank regulation by Sudipto Bhattacharya( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Go public or stay private : a theory of entrepreneurial choice by Arnoud W. A Boot( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Market liquidity, investor participation and managerial autonomy : why do firms go private? by Arnoud W. A Boot( Book )
9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Competing values leadership : creating value in organizations by Kim S Cameron( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Review: "Creating value in a firm is an enormously complex endeavor. Yet, despite its complexity, value creation is the objective of every enterprise, every worker, and every leader. The Competing Values Framework can help leaders understand more deeply and act more effectively. In the first book to comprehensively present this framework, the authors discuss its core elements and focus attention on rethinking the notion of value. They emphasize specific tools and techniques leaders can use to institute sustainable change." "This accessible resource will be of great use to organizational scholars interested in the concepts of value creation, organizational effectiveness, and competing values; to leaders and managers interested in enhancing and creating value in their organizations; and to change agents and consultants who use the Competing Values Framework as part of their intervention strategies or who are looking to help improve organizations."--BOOK JACKET
Notes on Financial System Development and Political Intervention by Fenghua Song( file )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The paper studies the impact of political intervention on a financial system that consists of banks and financial markets and develops over time. In this financial system, banks and markets exhibit three forms of interaction: they compete, they complement each other, and they co-evolve. Coevolution is generated by two new ingredients of financial system architecture relative to the existing theories: securitization and risk-sensitive bank capital. The authors show that securitization propagates banking advances to the financial market, permitting market evolution to be driven by bank evolution, and market advances are transmitted to banks through bank capital. Then they examine how politicians determine the nature of political intervention designed to expand credit availability. The authors find that political intervention in banking exhibits a U-shaped pattern, where it is most notable in the early stage of financial system development (through bank capital subsidy in exchange for state ownership of banks) and in the advanced stage (through direct lending regulation). Despite expanding credit access, political intervention results in an increase in financial system risk and does not contribute to financial system evolution. Numerous policy implications are drawn out
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Thakor, Anjan.
Thakor, Anjan 1951-
Thakor, Anjan V.
타코, 안잔
セイカー, アンジャン・V
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