Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/63667
Authors: 
Hyytinen, Ari
Year of Publication: 
2002
Series/Report no.: 
ETLA Discussion Papers, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA) 748
Abstract: 
Difference of opinion between banks and borrowers influences the competitiveness of loan markets: the more optimistic the borrowers, the more elastic the demand for loans. This reduces lending rates, decreases the expected profits of banks and discourages entry by banks. – banking ; competition ; optimism ; difference in opinion ; entry
JEL: 
D43
G21
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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