Does gender affect funding success at the peer-to-peer credit markets? Evidence from the largest German lending platform

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Nataliya Barasinska; Dorothea Schäfer;
  • Publisher: Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) Berlin
  • Subject: peer-to-peer lending | gender | G21 | access to credit | gender, access to credit, peer-to-peer lending | J16
    • jel: jel:G21 | jel:J16
      ddc: ddc:330

Studies of peer-to-peer lending in the USA find that female borrowers have better chances of getting funds than males. Is differential treatment of borrowers of different sexes a common feature of peer-to-peer lendingmarkets or is it subject to specific businessmodels, ... View more
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