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Entrepreneurial moral hazard and bank monitoring: A model of the credit channel

  • Repullo, Rafael
  • Suarez, Javier

This paper considers a model of firms' financing based on the existence of a moral hazard problem in the choice of investment projects by a heterogeneous population of entrepreneurs. Two alternative ways of funding these projects, called unmonitored (or market) and monitored (or bank) lending, are analyzed.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Economic Review.

Volume (Year): 44 (2000)
Issue (Month): 10 (December)
Pages: 1931-1950

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