Agency Problems in Slate Financing Arrangements: Results and Discussion
Due to slate financing being a recent phenomenon, the analyses within this section are constrained to the years 2006 and 2007. Although the first deals had already been mentioned in the trade press in 2004, it took more than a year until a number of slate financed movies made their way to the theaters. Accordingly, the data used consists of the population of feature films that were produced under the leading involvement of a major or mini-major studio and released in the domestic theatrical market during these two years (N = 235).
KeywordsMoral Hazard Adverse Selection Financer Deal Action Movie Slate Coefficient
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