Female entrepreneurs in trouble: do their bad loans last longer?

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Juri Marcucci; Paolo Emilio Mistrulli;
(2013)
  • Subject: duration of bad loans, default status, survival analysis
    • jel: jel:G33 | jel:G21 | jel:C41
    mesheuropmc: education | health care economics and organizations

We investigate the duration of bad loans for a unique data set of sole proprietorships in Italy, finding that bad loans for female firms last longer. However, this result is mainly due to the fact that loans granted to female firms are less frequently written off than t... View more
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