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Financing constraints of SMEs in developing countries : Evidence, determinants and solutions


  • Beck, T.H.L.

    (Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management)


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  • Beck, T.H.L., 2007. "Financing constraints of SMEs in developing countries : Evidence, determinants and solutions," Other publications TiSEM 85aac075-08b5-44ce-bf1a-9, Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management.
  • Handle: RePEc:tiu:tiutis:85aac075-08b5-44ce-bf1a-96b2a50b64a6

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    1. Nguyen, Nhung & Luu, Nhung, 2013. "Determinants of Financing Pattern and Access to Formal -Informal Credit: The Case of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Viet Nam," MPRA Paper 81868, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised May 2013.
    2. Ricardo Bebczuk & Eduardo Cavallo, 2016. "Is business saving really none of our business?," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(24), pages 2266-2284, May.
    3. Liliana Heredia Rodríguez & José Ignacio Sánchez Macías, 2016. "Evolución de las políticas públicas de fomento a las pymes en la Comunidad Andina de Naciones y la Unión Europea: un análisis comparativo," REVISTA FINANZAS Y POLÍTICA ECONÓMICA, UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE COLOMBIA, vol. 8(2), pages 221-249, September.
    4. World Bank, 2010. "Scaling-Up SME Access to Financial Services," World Bank Other Operational Studies 12515, The World Bank.
    5. Daniel Domeher, 2012. "Land rights and SME credit: evidence from Ghana," International Journal of Development Issues, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 11(2), pages 129-143, June.
    6. Ricardo N. Bebczuk & Eduardo A. Cavallo, 2014. "Is Business Saving Really None of Our Business?," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 6554, Inter-American Development Bank.
    7. World Bank, 2011. "Turkey - Improving Conditions for SME Growth Finance and Innovation," World Bank Other Operational Studies 12211, The World Bank.
    8. Subash Sasidharan & S. N. Rajesh Raj, 2014. "The Growth Barriers of Informal Sector Enterprises: Evidence from India," The Developing Economies, Institute of Developing Economies, vol. 52(4), pages 351-375, December.
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    10. repec:eee:jimfin:v:78:y:2017:i:c:p:44-63 is not listed on IDEAS
    11. Laura GIURCA VASILESCU, 2008. "A Swot Analysis Of Smes� Development In Romania," Journal of Applied Economic Sciences, Spiru Haret University, Faculty of Financial Management and Accounting Craiova, vol. 3(4(6)_Wint).

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