Internet Appendix for 'Trading Credit (Subsidies) for Votes: The Effect of Local Politics on Small Business Lending'

24 Pages Posted: 19 May 2020

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Sahil Raina

Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta

Sheng-Jun Xu

University of Alberta - School of Business

Date Written: May 12, 2020

Abstract

This internet appendix complements the paper “Trading Credit (Subsidies) for Votes: The Effect of Local Politics on Small Business Lending” and is organized as follows: Appendix A provides the main results of the paper under alternative regression discontinuity specifications, Appendix B provides additional results on the performance of SBA loans, Appendix C provides the benchmark results of the paper separately for the 504 and 7(a) loan programs, Appendix D provides analysis of alternative channels of government influence on the local economy, and Appendix E provides the regression discontinuity plots not presented in the main paper.

Keywords: small business finance, political economy, gerrymandering, redistricting, credit subsidies

JEL Classification: G28, G21, P16, H81, D72

Suggested Citation

Raina, Sahil and Xu, Sheng-Jun, Internet Appendix for 'Trading Credit (Subsidies) for Votes: The Effect of Local Politics on Small Business Lending' (May 12, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3599539 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3599539

Sahil Raina (Contact Author)

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Sheng-Jun Xu

University of Alberta - School of Business ( email )

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Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2R6
Canada

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