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dc.contributor.authorSchrader, Janen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-09-13T15:02:04Z-
dc.date.available2010-09-13T15:02:04Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/39954-
dc.description.abstractWe empirically analyze the competition between a relationship lender and a transaction lender in the credit business with micro and small entrepreneurs. Drawing on a data set about the customers of the relationship lender ProCredit Ecuador combined with data about all other loans of these customers in the Ecuadorian banking system, we are able to analyze the competition between different banking types. We find that the quality of ProCredit borrowers who have a trans- action loan as well is below average. They also have higher default probabilities. Furthermore, we find evidence that ProCredit customers with payment problems prefer to serve their relationship loan while defaulting on their transaction loan. These findings suggest that customers of a relationship bank value their banking relationship and try to protect it as long as possible. This result stands in contrast to the common presumption that the market entrance of transaction lenders will destroy the market for lenders applying relationship lending techniques.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aVerein für Socialpolitik, Ausschuss für Entwicklungsländer |cGöttingenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aProceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Frankfurt a.M. 2009 |x31en_US
dc.subject.jelO16en_US
dc.subject.jelD14en_US
dc.subject.jelG21en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordMicrofinanceen_US
dc.subject.keywordCompetitionen_US
dc.subject.keywordRelationship Lendingen_US
dc.subject.keywordTransaction Lendingen_US
dc.titleThe Competition between Relationship-Based Microfinance and Transaction Lendingen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn654191026-
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:gdec09:31-

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