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A Financial Portfolio Approach to Inventory Behaviour: Japan and the UK.

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The paper analyses the determinants of the inventory to assets ratio in panel data sets of Japanese and UK firms in the period 1960-1985. The analytical framework sets inventory decisions in the context of decisions by the firm about other assets and liabilities, in contrast to traditional models of inventories. Investment in inventories in Japan is found to be particularly related to sector specific inflation rates and expected sales, negatively to expected profits, and not much affected by ...

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Jenny Corbett More by this author
Donald Hay More by this author
Helen Louri More by this author
Journal:
International Journal of Production Economics
Volume:
59
Publication date:
1999
URN:
uuid:3bd4e636-e53b-4032-bdab-f49a9bcb4195
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:12660

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