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Formal and informal financing in a Chicago neighborhood

  • Philip Bond
  • Robert Townsend

This article documents not only the actual use of banks, but also the widespread use of alternative financing mechanisms, using data from a survey of households and businesses in a Hispanic neighborhood of Chicago.

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Volume (Year): (1996)
Issue (Month): Jul ()
Pages: 3-27

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Handle: RePEc:fip:fedhep:y:1996:i:jul:p:3-27:n:v.20no.4
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