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An empirical investigation of the loan concentration risk in Latin America


  • Kalotychou, Elena
  • Staikouras, Sotiris K.


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  • Kalotychou, Elena & Staikouras, Sotiris K., 2006. "An empirical investigation of the loan concentration risk in Latin America," Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Elsevier, vol. 16(4), pages 363-384, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:mulfin:v:16:y:2006:i:4:p:363-384

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