The determinants of capital structure: A comparison of financial and non-financial firms in a regulated developing country – Nigeria

The determinants of capital structure: A comparison of financial and non-financial firms in a regulated developing country – Nigeria

Author: 
Ukaegbu, Ben
Publisher: 
Emerald
Date published: 
2014
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Responsibility: 
Oino, Isaiah, jt. author
Journal Title: 
African Journal of Economic and Management Studies
Source: 
African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2014, pp. 341-368
Abstract: 

The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether there are differences between the determinants of the capital structure in financial and manufacturing firms and also assess how the speed of adjustment differs. To the best of the knowledge, this is the first paper to empirically test how capital structure differ between banks and non-financial institutions.

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CITATION: Ukaegbu, Ben. The determinants of capital structure: A comparison of financial and non-financial firms in a regulated developing country – Nigeria . : Emerald , 2014. African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2014, pp. 341-368 - Available at: http://library.au.int/determinants-capital-structure-comparison-financial-and-non-financial-firms-regulated-developing-27