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Leland Initiative

Known as: Leland 
The Leland Initiative was a five-year program of USAID to improve internet connectivity in Africa. It was named after Mickey Leland. Its… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Covering the fundamental mathematical underpinnings together with key principles and applications, this book provides a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
In structural models of risky debt default is triggered when the market value of the firm's assets falls below a certain solvency… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The chapters in this book suggest that scholars are nowhere near a consensus on whether the mass public is more polarized than it… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
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  • 2000
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Swap spreads, the interest rate differentials between the fixed rates on fixed-for-floating swap contracts and the yeilds-to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abstract. We compute the limiting hedging error of the Leland strategy for the approximate pricing of the European call option in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
This paper examines the optimal capital structure of a firm which can choose both the amount and maturity of its debt. Bankruptcy… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
This article examines corporate debt values and capital structure in a unified analytical framework. It derives closed-form… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
We introduce a new class of strategies for hedging derivative securities in the presence of transaction costs assuming lognormal… Expand
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1993
1993
The authors develop a simple model in which the presence of portfolio insurers in a market of risk-averse traders leads to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We develop a simple approach to valuing risky corporate debt that incorporates both default and interest rate risk. We use this… Expand
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