Credit Rationing with Heterogeneous Borrowers in Transition Economies: Evidence from Slovakia
AbstractThis paper investigates the macroeconomic importance of credit rationing and whether banks use characteristics such as ownership structure and institutional type of borrowers in order to regulate the risk of loaned funds. To test this, monthly data for 2000–2002, extracted from the National Bank of Slovakia monetary review, were used. The paper finds that credit rationing was not present during the period analysed, implying that the credit market can be approximated with a typical supply and demand relationship. The second finding of the paper is that intermediaries use the ownership type and institutional form of borrowers to regulate risk.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Economics and Econometrics Research Institute (EERI), Brussels in its series EERI Research Paper Series with number EERI_RP_2004_02.
Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2004
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Credit rationing; heterogeneous borrowers; transition countries;
Other versions of this item:
- Pavel Ciaian, 2004. "Credit rationing with heterogeneous borrowers in transition economies: evidence from Slovakia," Post-Communist Economies, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(1), pages 39-46.
- E51 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Money Supply; Credit; Money Multipliers
- G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill
- P24 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - National Income, Product, and Expenditure; Money; Inflation
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