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Do Male and Female Loan Officers Differ in Small Business Lending?;A Review of the Literature

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  • Andrea Bellucci

    (Universit… di Urbino)

  • Alexander V. Borisov

    (Indiana University)

  • Alberto Zazzaro

    (Universit… Politecnica delle Marche, MoFiR)

Abstract

In this chapter we review the academic literature on the role of loan officers in the loan origination process and lending relationships with small businesses. In particular, we focus on a recent stream of research which recognizes that loan officers – with their behavior, character and even emotions – are a key factor affecting the outcome of bank-firm relationships.
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  • Andrea Bellucci & Alexander V. Borisov & Alberto Zazzaro, 2010. "Do Male and Female Loan Officers Differ in Small Business Lending?;A Review of the Literature," Mo.Fi.R. Working Papers 47, Money and Finance Research group (Mo.Fi.R.) - Univ. Politecnica Marche - Dept. Economic and Social Sciences.
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