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Protección de los acreedores y ciclos económicos


  • Arturo Galindo


  • Alejandro Micco


(Disponible en idioma inglés únicamente) Desarrollamos un modelo en el que la elasticidad del crédito a las sacudidas exógenas depende de la regulación de los derechos de los acreedores. Mostramos que un aumento de la protección a los acreedores reduce la elasticidad de la oferta de crédito a sacudidas exógenas, y de ahí la amplitud del ciclo crediticio. Se emplea un conjunto externo de una medida de protección de derechos de los acreedores en el ánimo de La Porta y otros (1998), hallamos que una regulación más estricta de los derechos de los acreedores no sólo hace aumentar la amplitud del mercado crediticio, sino que además reduce la inestabilidad del ciclo crediticio.

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  • Arturo Galindo & Alejandro Micco, 2001. "Protección de los acreedores y ciclos económicos," Research Department Publications 4250, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  • Handle: RePEc:idb:wpaper:4250

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