Search Results

Showing results 1 to 3 of approximately 3.

(refine search)
Keywords:oil industry OR Oil industry 

Working Paper
Productivity, nationalization, and the role of \\"news\\": lessons from the 1970s

The number of occurrences of an old phenomenon, expropriation of foreign-owned property, had peaked in the 1970s, and virtually every significant oil-producing developing country had nationalized its oil. Nationalization again was on the rise in the 2000s. Using novel data, this paper examines nationalization and its effect on productivity. First, we document historical global trends in expropriations, and examine the effect from the 1960s to the 1990s in a sample of oil-producing developing countries. We show that nationalization brings significant productivity losses. Then, we focus on ...
Research Working Paper , Paper RWP 14-6

Journal Article
Do Adverse Oil Price Shocks Change Loan Contract Terms for Energy Firms?

This article examined whether the relationship between creditworthiness and loan spreads for energy firms in the syndicated loan market changed after the 2014 oil-price shock. {{p}} The authors use syndicated loans, which are jointly funded by several financial institutions, because the syndicated loan market is a major source of debt financing for oil firms. Credit conditions tightened following the oil-price shock in mid-2014.
Economic Review , Issue Q IV , Pages 59-86

Journal Article
Reforma Energética: Mexico takes first steps to overhaul oil industry

The fiscal health of the Mexican government and the living standards of Mexico?s citizens are inextricably tied to that of Pemex, making declining crude oil production over the past decade a particularly troubling sign for many in Mexico.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q2 , Pages 16-19



FILTER BY Content Type


Cakir Melek, Nida 1 items

Cañas, Jesus 1 items

Marsh, Blake 1 items

Plante, Michael D. 1 items

Rodziewicz, David 1 items

Sengupta, Rajdeep 1 items

show more (1)

FILTER BY Jel Classification

L97 1 items

FILTER BY Keywords

Oil industry 3 items

Energy 1 items

Oil firms 1 items

Oil price shock 1 items

Oil prices 1 items

Syndicated loans 1 items

show more (4)