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On the Possibility of Credit Rationing in the Stiglitz-Weiss Model

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Arnold, Lutz G. and Riley, John G. (2009) On the Possibility of Credit Rationing in the Stiglitz-Weiss Model. American Economic Review (AER) 99, pp. 2012-2021.

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Contrary to what is consistently assumed in the literature, the return function cannot be hump-shaped in the Stiglitz-Weiss (1981) model. This has important consequences for the possible occurrence of credit rationing and redlining. With a single class of borrowers, banks offer credit in two stages. Demand possibly exceeds supply in stage one, but not in stage two. With several ...


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Item type:Article
Institutions:Business, Economics and Information Systems > Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre und Ökonometrie > Lehrstuhl für Theoretische Volkswirtschaft (Prof. Dr. Lutz Arnold)
Interdisciplinary Subject Network:Immobilien- und Kapitalmärkte
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G21Journal of Economics Literature Classification
E51Journal of Economics Literature Classification
D82Journal of Economics Literature Classification
Keywords:Kreditrestriktion , Asymmetrische Information, , credit rationing , asymmetric information
Dewey Decimal Classification:300 Social sciences > 330 Economics
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Deposited on:28 Jun 2010 08:50
Last modified:13 Mar 2014 13:42
Item ID:15577

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