Entrepreneurship and the deregulation of banking: how strong is the evidence?
AbstractThis paper presents evidence that banking deregulation led to decreases in entrepreneurship in some U.S. regions, and to increases in others. This is contrary to recent research that found an unambiguous positive relationship.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in its series Working Papers with number 2002-032.
Date of creation: 2003
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Publication status: Published in Economics Letters, 2004, 82(3), pp. 333-39
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AFR-2003-03-03 (Africa)
- NEP-ALL-2003-03-03 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENT-2003-03-03 (Entrepreneurship)
- NEP-MFD-2003-03-03 (Microfinance)
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