Is the relationship between investment and conditional cash flow volatility ambiguous, asymmetric or both?

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleIs the relationship between investment and conditional cash flow volatility ambiguous, asymmetric or both? Author(S)Michael O'Connor Keefe (Author)
Abstract  We investigate the effect of cash flow volatility on investment. Our evidence suggests that financially constrained firms decrease investment (i) when experiencing persistently high volatility; (ii) when experiencing both high volatility and negative cash flow growth realisations; and (iii) when holding low cash levels and experiencing both high volatility and a negative cash flow growth realisations. In financially unconstrained firms, the above effects are either not found or are of relatively low economic importance ...Paginationp 913-947
SubjectManagementDescriptorsFinance
Journal TitleAccounting & Finance  
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