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Human capital, bankruptcy and capital structure

Jonathan B. Berk

Human capital, bankruptcy and capital structure

by Jonathan B. Berk

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJonathan B. Berk, Richard Stanton, Josef Zechner.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 13014, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 13014.
ContributionsStanton, Richard., Zechner, Josef., National Bureau of Economic Research.
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LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL16323191M
LC Control Number2007615164

DOI: /ssrn Corpus ID: Human capital, capital structure, and employee pay: An empirical analysis @inproceedings{ChemmanurHumanCC, title={Human capital, capital structure, and employee pay: An empirical analysis}, author={Thomas J. Chemmanur and Yingmei Cheng and Tianming Zhang}, year={} }. Strategic human capital management (HCM) is not just a measurement focused approach to human resource management (HRM). It is certainly not a decision science in which people can be managed as a result of quantitative analysis and financial valuation. In fact, it is probably more of an art than a science and is a way of leading people to unlock Cited by:

The best books on Bankruptcy recommended by John Ayer. Like the perfume seller in Balzac's Human Comedy, many people still fear the moral stigma of while modern bankruptcy laws allow people to walk away from their debts, they do not address the underlying issues that can all too easily leave hardworking people in dire financial straits. Bankruptcy Standard Register Agrees to Sale as Part of Bankruptcy The print and marketing company has filed for reorganization as part of which it would be sold to existing lender Silver Point Capital.

the literature on capital structure and where possible, to relate the literature to known empirical evidence. Goal of this chapter. The goal of this chapter is to discuss the various theories that help to explain the determination of capital structure. The capital structure puzzle is unravelled and a clear. Human capital theory holds that it is possible to quantify the value of these investments to employees, employers, and society as a whole. According to human capital theory, an adequate investment in people will result in a growing : Robert Longley.


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Human capital, bankruptcy and capital structure by Jonathan B. Berk Download PDF EPUB FB2

We derive the optimal labor contract for a levered firm in an economy with perfectly competitive capital and labor markets. Employees become entrenched under this contract and so face large human costs of bankruptcy. The firm's optimal capital structure therefore depends on the trade‐off between these human costs and the tax benefits of by: Human Capital, Bankruptcy and Capital Structure Jonathan B.

Berk, Richard Stanton, and Josef Zechner NBER Working Paper No. April JEL No. G3,G32,G33,J24,J3 ABSTRACT We derive a firm's optimal capital structure and managerial compensation contract when employeesCited by: In particular, in a setting where employees have firm-specific human capital, the fact that bankruptcy can impose significant costs on employees (by reducing the value of their human capital) can significantly affect firms' capital structures.

1 Formalizing the Titman () arguments, Berk, Stanton, and Zechner (; BSZ () hereafter Cited by: Human Capital, Bankruptcy and Capital Structure Jonathan B.

Berk, Richard Stanton, Josef Zechner. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in April NBER Program(s):Asset Pricing, Corporate Finance We derive a firm's optimal capital structure and managerial compensation contract when employees are averse to bearing their own human capital risk, while equity holders can diversify this Cited by: CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Human capital Teregowda): This paper identifies bankruptcy and capital structure book previously overlooked friction, human capital risk, which can explain an important puzzle in corporate finance — why firms maintain such low levels of debt, given the apparently modest costs of bankruptcy.

We derive the optimal compensation contract when employees are averse to their own. Bankruptcy usually happens when a company has far more debt than it does equity. While debt in a company's capital structure may be a good way to finance its operations, it.

We derive the optimal labor contract for a levered firm in an economy with perfectly competitive capital and labor markets. Employees become entrenched under this contract and so face large human costs of bankruptcy.

The firm’s optimal capital structure therefore depends on the trade-off between these human costs and the tax benefits of debt. Downloadable. Author(s): Jonathan B. Berk & Richard Stanton & Josef Zechner. Abstract: We derive a firm's optimal capital structure and managerial compensation contract when employees are averse to bearing their own human capital risk, while equity holders can diversify this risk away.

In the presence of corporate taxes, our model delivers optimal debt levels consistent with those. Human Capital, Bankruptcy and Capital Structure∗ Jonathan B. Berk University of California, Berkeley, and NBER Richard Stanton University of California, Berkeley and Josef Zechner Department of Finance, University of Vienna First Draft: November, This Draft: Septemam ABSTRACTFile Size: KB.

We derive a firm's optimal capital structure and managerial compensation contract when employees are averse to bearing their own human capital risk, while equity holders can diversify this risk away. In the presence of corporate taxes, our model delivers optimal debt Cited by: Get this from a library.

Human capital, bankruptcy and capital structure. [Jonathan B Berk; Richard Stanton; Josef Zechner; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- We derive a firm's optimal capital structure and managerial compensation contract when employees are averse to bearing their own human capital risk, while equity holders can diversify this risk away.

Downloadable. We derive a firm's optimal capital structure and managerial compensation contract when employees are averse to bearing their own human capital risk, while equity holders can diversify this risk away.

In the presence of corporate taxes, our model delivers optimal debt levels consistent with those observed in practice. It also makes a number of predictions for the cross-sectional. Human Capital, Bankruptcy and Capital Structure∗ Jonathan B.

Berk University of California, Berkeley, and NBER Richard Stanton University of California, Berkeley and Josef Zechner Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration First Draft: November, This Draft: March 5. An interesting characteristic of capital structure research is the apparent disconnect be-tween the costs of bankruptcy identi ed in the academic literature and those discussed in the popular press.

During a corporate bankruptcy, the press almost invariably focuses on the human costs of bankruptcy. Human Capital, Bankruptcy, and Capital Structure If the firm deteriorates further, so that it cannot make interest payments even with wage concessions, it is forced into bankruptcy.

In bankruptcy it can abrogate its contracts, and employees can be terminated and replaced with more productive employees. Because contracted wages never fall. Stephen Amidon's Human Capital is a gripping novel of new money, old jealousies, and the secret lives of parents and children in the suburbs.

Now a major motion picture. It's the spring of Drew Hagel has spent the last decade watching things slip away―his marriage, his real estate brokerage, and his beloved daughter, Shannon, now a distant and mysterious high school by: The selection of the security type will determine where you sit on the capital structure (totem pole), and the location is especially important when the topic shifts to the dreaded word B-A-N-K-R-U-P-T-C-Y.

Opening the Chapter Book on Bankruptcy. From a security or safety standpoint, the preferred investor location is at the top of the totem. Human Capital Development: /ch The main purpose of the chapter is to provide a contemporary view of human capital (HC) based on recent research and from a theoretical perspective.

Based onAuthor: Mazen Joureih. Capital Structure [CHAP. 15 & 16] -2 II. Capital Structure & Firm Value WITHOUT Taxes A. Modigliani and Miller Proposition I [without taxes] The value of the firm is unaffected by its choice of capital structure under perfect capital markets.

Note: Perfect capital markets - no taxes, no transaction costs, no bankruptcy costs. The Advantages of Capital Structure. Capital structure describes the amount of debt a company uses as opposed to equity, and it is often measured with the ratio of debt to equity.

The more debt a company has, the more it has to pay creditors for the use of those funds. However, the more debt a. Human Capital is a novel whose large scope belies its small setting. Several critics praised Amidon (The New City and Subdivision) for moving beyond the well-trodden paths of suburban angst, creating instead unique characters whose troubles connect them to the wider world/5.Many organizations are increasingly recognizing the value of their human capital toward increasing organizational performance (Lajili, ).

Human capital refers to the knowledge, skills, and abilities to generate a given set of outcomes (Hitt, Bierman, Shimizu, & Kochhar, ).Cited by: 2.respectively sources of economic growth.

The research results is a summary of definitions of human capital, proposal of structure of different approaches to understanding the nature and importance of human capital.

Key words: human capital, knowledge, skills, production factors, production function, economic Size: KB.