Published in 1997, this text focuses on the conundrum between the academics ability to distinguish between failing and non-failing businesses with models of over 85.5per cent accuracy, and the reasons why credit agencies and the like do not act on such information. The author asks, are the models defective?

chapter |19 pages

Executive summary

chapter 1|30 pages

The background

part Two|136 pages

The Empirical Studies

chapter 10|6 pages

The data

chapter 11|19 pages

Univariate analysis

chapter 13|9 pages

Multivariate analysis: Iterative models

chapter 14|18 pages

Share price behaviour models

chapter 15|52 pages

Case study analysis

chapter 16|6 pages

Summary and conclusions