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Is banking competition beneficial to SMEs? An empirical study based on Italian data

  • Mariarosaria Agostino
  • Francesco Trivieri


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Small Business Economics.

    Volume (Year): 35 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 3 (October)
    Pages: 335-355

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:sbusec:v:35:y:2010:i:3:p:335-355
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