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Access to Credit: Microenterprises in Turkey

  • Alper Duman


    (Department of Economics, Izmir University of Economics)

Access to external nance for small and medium enterprises is vital for survival and growth of such rms. In this paper we have analyzed the determinants of access to credit in microenterprises of Turkey. We use a unique dataset covering a large sample of microenterprises. We nd that size and signals of wealth positively a ect the likelihood of getting a formal credit.

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Paper provided by Izmir University of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 0905.

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Length: 16 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2009
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Handle: RePEc:izm:wpaper:0905
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