Date of Award

Summer 8-9-2018

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Departments/Programs

Economics

First Advisor

Ingmar Nyman

Second Advisor

Devra Golbe

Academic Program Adviser

Randall Filer

Abstract

The goal of this study is to test for evidence of a relationship between dividends and risk. Fixed effects estimation on the set of commercial banks publicly traded in the U.S. from 2005 to 2014 suggests an inverse relationship between dividend changes and current or future credit risk.

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