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Costs of short-term credit for small and large firms

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Changes in costs of credit for small and large firms respond differently to economic conditions and the markets are segmented. Costs for small firms are less responsive to changing economic conditions. Small firms borrow via credit card loans and from banks. Dynamic models prove the costs of funds are negative functions of quantities borrowed and positive functions of the Fed funds rate. During recessions, the decline in funds' prices to large firms is greater than the reductions to small firms. Large firms benefit to a greater extent than small firms when prices of credit are changing.

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  • Walker, David A., 2010. "Costs of short-term credit for small and large firms," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 50(4), pages 485-491, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:quaeco:v:50:y:2010:i:4:p:485-491
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