This dissertation examines how firms use voluntary disclosures to gain benefits in their product markets. I find that firms strategically announce capacity expansions when facing threats of entry and provide price increase disclosures to likely coordinate prices within their industry. In addition, I find that financial disintermediation is an effective way to stimulate SME financing

Disclosures, Competition, Banking, ECB
E. Peek (Erik) , E.M. Roelofsen (Erik)
ERIM Ph.D. Series Research in Management
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University

Tuijn, M.C. (2020, April 24). Target the untargeted: essays in unconventional disclosures and policies (No. EPS-2020-499-F&A). ERIM Ph.D. Series Research in Management. Retrieved from