Small Business Lending and Bank Consolidation: Is There Cause for Concern?
6 Pages Posted: 21 Jul 2007
Date Written: March 1996
Small banks are a major source of credit for small businesses. As banking consolidation continues, will a resulting decline in the presence of small banks adversely affect the availability of that credit?
Keywords: banking, consolidation, small business lending
JEL Classification: G2
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