Abstract:This paper investigates the effects of foreign assets management (FAM), led by policymakers in emerging market economies, on companies’ capital expenditure with international financial shocks (IFS). Using company-level data from 45 emerging market economies from 2005 to 2020, we employed a multiplicative regression setup for Tobin’s Q ratio capital expenditure framework. First, our findings show that FAM positively affects capital expenditure; this impact is reinforced with stronger detrimental IFS. Second, th… Show more
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