The ability of banks to lend to informationally opaque small businesses

Large and foreign-owned institutions may have difficulty extending relationship loans to informationally opaque small firms. Bank distress does not appear to affect small business lending, although even small firms may react to bank distress by borrowing from multiple banks

Main Author: Berger, Allen N.
Corporate Author: World Bank Development Research Group
Other Authors: Klapper, Leora, Udell, Gregory F.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C World Bank, Development Research Group, Finance 2001, 2001
Series:Policy research working paper
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Collection: World Bank E-Library Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Large and foreign-owned institutions may have difficulty extending relationship loans to informationally opaque small firms. Bank distress does not appear to affect small business lending, although even small firms may react to bank distress by borrowing from multiple banks
Item Description:"August 2001. - Includes bibliographical references (p. 31-36). - Title from title screen as viewed on Sept. 04, 2002
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