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The existance of target capital structure on Indonesian firms. A dynamic approach

Haron, Razali (2014) The existance of target capital structure on Indonesian firms. A dynamic approach. In: 2014 International Symposium on Technology Management And Emerging Technologies (ISTMET 2014), 27-29 May 2014, Bandung, Indonesia.

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Very limited studies have been done on the capital structure of Indonesian firms emphasizing on the existence of target capital structure and the affecting determinants and also the speed of adjustment to target leverage. Thus, this study aims to investigate these issues among the firms in Indonesia by using a dynamic model. This study finds that Indonesian firms do employ target capital structure which is influenced by certain firm characteristics like profitability, business risk, firm size and liquidity in their capital structure and they also time their security issuance. Being deviated from target from time to time these firms partially adjust indicating a support for the dynamic trade-off theory. There are also influences of the pecking order and the market timing theories in the capital structure decisions of these firms. This study contributes to the literature by offering insights of the capital structure practice and the adjustment speed to target capital structure of firms in Indonesia and fill the gap in the literature.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: 4581/36793 (IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1444X-CDR, ISBN: 978-1-4799-3703-5)
Uncontrolled Keywords: target capital structure, speed of adjustment, dynamic trade-off, generalized method of moments
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance > HG4001 Financial management. Business finance. Corporation finance.
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Finance
Depositing User: Dr. Razali Haron
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2014 09:40
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2017 15:39
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/36793

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