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Journal of Finance and Economics. 2018, 6(6), 209-212
DOI: 10.12691/jfe-6-6-1
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Research on Inventory Decision of Loss-aversion Firms under Debt Financing

Cao Guozhao1, , Li Yuge1 and Luo Haiwen1

1School of Economics and Management, Shanxi Univesity, Taiyuan, China

Pub. Date: October 23, 2018

Cite this paper:
Cao Guozhao, Li Yuge and Luo Haiwen. Research on Inventory Decision of Loss-aversion Firms under Debt Financing. Journal of Finance and Economics. 2018; 6(6):209-212. doi: 10.12691/jfe-6-6-1

Abstract

By constructing the optimal inventory decision model of loss-aversion firm with and without debt, we analyze the influence of debt on firm’s inventory decision, and discuss the influence of loss aversion, production cost, and shortage cost on the firm’s optimal inventory. We show that when the firm is risk neutral, its optimal inventory is smaller under debt. The effects of debt on optimal inventory decreases with shortage cost and increases with production cost. However, the relationship of debt and optimal inventory is not clear when the firm is loss-averse.

Keywords:
inventory loss aversion risk neutral shortage cost production cost

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