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Credit Markets in Brazil: The Role of Judicial Enforcement and Other Institutions

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  • Armando Castelar Pinneiro
  • Célia Cabral

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Although much progress has been made in understanding the importance of institutional failure in explaining creditors` unwillingness to finance firms and individuals, the pertinent empirical literature still has an important shortcoming: it does not separate out the effects of legal protection, accounting standards and judicial enforcement. This paper tries to overcome this gap by analyzing the discrete effect of the quality of judicial enforcement on the performance of credit markets.

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Paper provided by Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department in its series Research Department Publications with number 3066.

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Date of creation: Jun 1999
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  1. Ana Carla A. Costa & Joao M.P. De Mello, 2006. "Judicial Risk and Credit Market Performance: Micro Evidence from Brazilian Payroll Loans," NBER Working Papers 12252, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Araújo, Aloísio Pessoa de & Funchal, Bruno, 2005. "Past and Future of the Bankruptcy Law in Brazil and Latin America," Economics Working Papers (Ensaios Economicos da EPGE) 599, FGV/EPGE Escola Brasileira de Economia e Finanças, Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil).
  3. Beck, H.T.L. & Crivelli, J. & W. Summerhill, W., 2005. "State bank transformation in Brazil: Choice and consequences," Open Access publications from Tilburg University urn:nbn:nl:ui:12-3125504, Tilburg University.
  4. Beck, T.H.L., 2000. "Impediments to the development and efficiency of financial intermediation in Brazil," Open Access publications from Tilburg University urn:nbn:nl:ui:12-3508411, Tilburg University.
  5. Stephane Straub, 2004. "Informal Sector: The Credit Market Channel," ESE Discussion Papers 101, Edinburgh School of Economics, University of Edinburgh.
  6. Farina, Vincenzo, 2005. "Corporate disclosure determinants: a cross-country investigation," MPRA Paper 5676, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  7. Ana Carla Abrão Costa, 2004. "Sistemas Legais De Insolvência, Incentivos E Mercado De Crédito: Uma Abordagem Institucional," Anais do XXXII Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 32th Brazilian Economics Meeting] 097, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].
  8. Mellati, Ali, 2008. "Uncertainty and investment in private sector: An analytical argument and a review of the economy of Iran," MPRA Paper 26655, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  9. Alberto Giovannini & Francesco Giavazzi, 2001. "A More Efficient Financial System for Improved Economic Performance : An Attempt at Identifying the Priorities," Revue d'Économie Financière, Programme National Persée, vol. 62(2), pages 71-81.
  10. Tullio Jappelli & Marco Pagano, 2005. "Role and Effects of Credit Information Sharing," CSEF Working Papers 136, Centre for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF), University of Naples, Italy.
  11. Safavian, Mehnaz & Sharma, Siddharth, 2007. "When do creditor rights work?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4296, The World Bank.
  12. Alberto Giovannini & Francesco Giavazzi, 2001. "Un système financier plus efficient pour obtenir de meilleures performances économiques : une tentative d'identification des priorités," Revue d'Économie Financière, Programme National Persée, vol. 62(2), pages 79-91.
  13. Marcos Yamada Nakaguma, 2013. "Choosing the Form of Government: Theory and Evidence from Brazil," Working Papers, Department of Economics 2013_17, University of São Paulo (FEA-USP).

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