Direct and Indirect Impacts of Credit for SMEs

Abstract

This randomized controlled trial in partnership with a development bank in the Philippines employs credit scoring for small and medium enterprise (SME) lending and measures the impact of credit on SME growth – both directly for firms receiving loans and indirectly for their competitors.

Citation

Karlan, D.; Bryan, G.; Jakiela, P.; Keniston, D. Direct and Indirect Impacts of Credit for SMEs. CEPR, London, UK (2015) 3 pp.

Direct and Indirect Impacts of Credit for SMEs

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