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Borrowing Patterns for Small Firms: A Comparison by Race and Ethnicity

        

Borrowing Patterns for Small Firms: A Comparison by Race and Ethnicity

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This article explores the use of debt capital by small firms using data from the 1998 Survey of Small Business Finances. An examination of the data reveals differences in the characteristics and borrowing experience of small firms by race and ethnicity. Results indicate that although minority firm owners were just as likely to apply for loans, they were significantly less likely to be approved for them. Further, black small business owners were less likely to even bother applying for a loan,... More
Material Type: Open Journal-Article
Technical Format: PDF
Date Added to MERLOT: March 25, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 25, 2011
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Submitter: Howard Kuan

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Language: English
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