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Underinvestment problem

• The mirror image of the asset substitution problem, wherein stockholders refuse to invest in low-risk assets to avoid shifting wealth from themselves to the debt holders.

 
 

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 Asset substitution problem
Asset substitution
Assets
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 Adverse selection problem
Agency problem
Asset substitution problem
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