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Credit Rationing in a Basic Agent-Based Model

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  • Guido Fioretti

    (University of Bologna)

Abstract

A simple agent-based model of business units lending money to one another is sufficient to understand on what conditions avalanches of bankruptcies may arise. The model highlights the consequences of specialisation into money lending as well as the impact of preferential lending relations.

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  • Guido Fioretti, 2005. "Credit Rationing in a Basic Agent-Based Model," Finance 0505002, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpfi:0505002
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    Keywords

    Financial Fragility; Avalanches of Bankruptcies; Agent-Based Models;

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    • G - Financial Economics

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