Readers who wish to familiarize themselves with the corporate finance and investment themes in this book are encouraged to read the following textbooks:
Ross, Stephen A., Randolph Westerfield, and Jeffrey Jaffe. Corporate Finance. 10th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2013.
Bodie, Ziv, Alex Kane, and Alan Marcus. Investments. 9th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011.
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Ideas from the following papers are indirectly referenced through concepts in this book and directly referenced in the aforementioned textbooks. You are encouraged to read them as well:
Agrawal, Anup, and Nandu Nagarajan. “Corporate Capital Structure, Agency Costs, and Ownership Control: The Case of All Equity Firms.” Journal of Finance 45 (September 1990): 1325–1331.
Altman, E. I. “A Further Empirical Investigation of the Bankruptcy Cost Questions.” Journal of Finance, September 1984:1067–1089.
Andrade, Gregor, and Steven N. Kaplan. “How Costly Is Financial (Not Economic) Distress? Evidence from Highly Leveraged Transactions That Became Distressed.” Journal of Finance, October 1998: 1443–1493.
Bar-Or, Yuval. “An Investigation of Expected Distress Costs.” Unpublished paper, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, March 2000.
Barberis, Nicholas, and Richard Thaler. “A Survey of Behavioral Finance.” In The Handbook of the Economics of Finance, ed. G. M. Constantinides, M. Harris, and R. Stulz (Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2003): 1053–1158.
Bris, Auturo, Ivo Welch, and Ning Zhu. “The Costs of Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 ...