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Credit market imperfections and economic development: Theory and evidence


  • Ma, Chien-Hui
  • Smith, Bruce D.


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  • Ma, Chien-Hui & Smith, Bruce D., 1996. "Credit market imperfections and economic development: Theory and evidence," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 48(2), pages 351-387, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:deveco:v:48:y:1996:i:2:p:351-387

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    11. Hamada, K. & Sakuragawa, M., 1993. "Capital Flight, North-South Lending, and Stages of economic Development," Papers 682, Yale - Economic Growth Center.
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    13. Fiaschi, Alessandro, 2008. "A note about credit rationing on research and development," MPRA Paper 12300, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 10 Dec 2008.
    14. Robert Townsend & Rolf Mueller, 1998. "Mechanism Design and Village Economies: From Credit, to Tenancy, to Cropping Groups," Review of Economic Dynamics, Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics, vol. 1(1), pages 119-172, January.

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