The Economics of Credit Information
AbstractThe credit sale has been a widely used form of transaction. Credit sale can reduce transaction cost but induce credit risk because of default credit. To avoid credit risk a firm needs information about the payment behaviour and solvency situation of his debtor. A credit information agency is a professional supplier of credit information. In this paper an outline of economics of credit information such as market for credit information, production, its cost and welfare effects are discussed.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb in its journal Zagreb International Review of Economics and Business.
Volume (Year): 2 (1999)
Issue (Month): 1 (May)
Postal: Zagreb International Review of Economics and Business, Faculty of Economics and Business, Trg J. F. Kennedy 6, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia.
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