Title

The Determinants of CEO Compensation in the U.S. General Merchandise Sector

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2016

Journal Title

The Journal of Finance Issues

Volume

15

Issue

2

Abstract

Using International Monetary Fund lending data from 2005 through 2015, we findevidence that the IMF General Resources Account credit creates moral hazard that isconcentrated in European and EU-member countries. Our results hold for the periods of time justprior to and after the financial crisis. In contrast, we find moral hazard associated with the IMFPoverty Reduction Growth Trust creates moral hazard only prior to the financial crisis and weattribute this change to the 2010 modifications to the trust

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