Distance and Modern Banks’ Lending to SMEs: Ethnographic Insights from a Comparison of Regional and Large Banks in Germany
in Journal of Economic Geography
January 2018; p ublished online July 2017 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Regional Government Analysis. 11075 words.
By lending at a shorter functional distance, regional banks are associated with enhanced access to soft information compared with large banks, thus...