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Title: Why individual and professional investors want dividends
Author(s): Dong, Ming
Robinson, Chris
Veld, Chris
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Editor(s): Baker, H Kent
Citation: Dong M, Robinson C & Veld C (2009) Why individual and professional investors want dividends. In: Baker HK (ed.) Dividends and Dividend Policy. Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. pp. 405-420.
Keywords: dividends
individual investors
professional investors
Issue Date: Jun-2009
Date Deposited: 18-May-2009
Series/Report no.: Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance
Abstract: First paragraph: The finance literature abounds with theories of why investors want, do not want or should not want corporations to pay dividends. Researchers from Lintner (1956) to Brav, Graham, Harvey and Michaely (2005) ask managers why they pay dividends in an attempt to infer why investors want dividends. Other surveys asking managers about dividends include Baker, Farrelly and Edelman (1985), Baker, Powell, and Veit (2002), De Jong, van Dijk and Veld (2003), and Frankfurter, Kosedag, Chiang, Collison, Power, Schmidt, So and Topalov (2004).
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