Credit risk and Basel II: Are non-profit firms financially different?
AbstractWe estimate a model of credit risk for portfolios of Small and Medium-sized enterprises, conditional on being a non-profit or for-profit firms. The estimation is based on a unique dataset on Italian firms provided by a large commercial bank. We show that the main variables to identify creditworthiness are different for non-profit andcrucial for non-profit firms. Classification-JEL: G21, G28
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis in its series Working Paper Series with number 30-07.
Date of creation: Jul 2007
Date of revision: Jul 2007
SME finance; Basel II; Retail banking; Non-profit;
Other versions of this item:
- Barbara Luppi & Massimiliano Marzo & Antonello Scorcu, 2008. "Credit risk and Basel II: are nonprofit firms financially different?," Applied Financial Economics Letters, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 4(3), pages 199-203.
- B. Luppi & M. Marzo & E. Scorcu, 2007. "Credit risk and Basel II: Are non-profit firms financially different?," Working Papers 601, Dipartimento Scienze Economiche, Universita' di Bologna.
- G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
- G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2007-11-10 (All new papers)
- NEP-BAN-2007-11-10 (Banking)
- NEP-CFN-2007-11-10 (Corporate Finance)
- NEP-FMK-2007-11-10 (Financial Markets)
- NEP-REG-2007-11-10 (Regulation)
- NEP-RMG-2007-11-10 (Risk Management)
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