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Publication types
Investment and finance
Investment and finance   This section includes work on factors that influence company investment and financial behaviour. We look at the effects of financing constraints and demand uncertainty on company investment. There is also work on the relationship between share prices and investment, and the effects of share ownership structures on both investment and dividend payout ratios.
Research projects
Date started: 01 September 2003
A joint project with the Bank on capital market imperfections. IFS role involves constructing and documenting the database, carrying out an econometric analysis, presenting the methods and results and writing up the work to be published as a Bank of England Working Paper.
Date started: 01 July 2002
This research analyses the UK dividend tax reforms of 1997 and 1999 and their effect on share prices, dividend payments and investment.
Date started: 01 October 2001
Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy (CPP)