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Small and Medium Enterprise Financing in Transition Economies

  • James Barth

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  • Dongyun Lin

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  • Keven Yost

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    This paper studies the financing status of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in transition economies. Factors causing financing obstacles are indentified and further analyzed to determine their influence over financing patterns. Bank regulatory practices relevant to SMEs’ access to bank loans and their influence over loan structures are identified. This study contributes to the existing body of knowledge by exploring the impact of specific bank regulatory practices on credit lending to SMEs in transition economies. Copyright International Atlantic Economic Society 2011

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    Article provided by International Atlantic Economic Society in its journal Atlantic Economic Journal.

    Volume (Year): 39 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 19-38

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:atlecj:v:39:y:2011:i:1:p:19-38
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