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Bank size or distance: what hampers innovation adoption by SMEs?

Pietro Alessandrini, Andrea F. Presbitero and Alberto Zazzaro.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Mergers and Acquisitions; Regional Government Analysis; Banking. 17437 words.

A growing body of research is focusing on banking organizational issues, emphasizing the difficulties encountered by the hierarchically organized banks in lending informationally opaque...

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Competitive microcredit markets: differentiation and ex ante incentives for multiple borrowing

Paolo Casini.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Banking; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9162 words.

I analyse an oligopolistic microcredit market characterized by asymmetric information on the riskiness of borrowers. I study the effects of competition when, due to the absence of credit...

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The fat years: the structure and profitability of the US banking sector in the pre-crisis period

Fiona Tregenna.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; Economic Development; Banking; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 10012 words.

Bank profitability in the USA was extremely high in the pre-crisis period, yet this did not prevent the current crisis. It has become clear that these profits were on shaky grounds and also...

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Finance, Comparative Advantage, and Resource Allocation

Melise Jaud, Madina Kukenova and Martin Strieborny.

in Review of Finance

May 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Corporate Governance; International Trade; Economic Development. 23468 words.

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Can financial institutions and markets enhance the discipline imposed by competitive product markets and thus improve resource allocation in the real...

Financing from Family and Friends

Samuel Lee and Petra Persson.

in The Review of Financial Studies

September 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Banking; Economic Development; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Welfare Economics. 19816 words.

Most informal finance comes from family and friends. Existing informal finance theories cannot match two characteristics of family finance: family investors may accept below-market or even...

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Formal versus Informal Finance: Evidence from China

Meghana Ayyagari, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Vojislav Maksimovic.

in The Review of Financial Studies

August 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Corporate Governance; Economic Development. 23511 words.

The fast growth of Chinese private sector firms is taken as evidence that informal finance can facilitate firm growth better than formal banks in developing countries. We examine firm...

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Improving the availability of trade finance in low-income countries: an assessment of remaining gaps

Marc Auboin.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Corporate Governance; Banking; Economic Development; International Finance. 7184 words.

Conditions in trade finance markets have returned to normality along the main global routes after the global financial crisis of 2008–9. The structural difficulties of poor countries in...

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Microfinance Banks and Financial Inclusion

Martin Brown, Benjamin Guin and Karolin Kirschenmann.

in Review of Finance

May 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Economic Development; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 17710 words.

We examine how the geographical proximity to a microfinance bank affects financial inclusion. We study the expansion of the branch network of ProCredit banks in South-East Europe between...

Selling patents at auction: an empirical analysis of patent value

Cristina Odasso, Giuseppe Scellato and Elisa Ughetto.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Manufacturing; Banking; Corporate Governance. 8741 words.

This article analyzes the impact of patent bibliographic indicators and patent characteristics on the economic value of patents put on sale in an auction, considering different typologies...

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What does excess bank liquidity say about the loan market in Less Developed Countries?

Tarron Khemraj.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2010; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Banking; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Economic Development. 7602 words.

Evidence about commercial banks’ liquidity preference says the following about the loan market in less developed countries (LDCs): (i) the loan interest rate is a minimum mark-up rate; (ii)...

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