Bank financing, institutions and regional entrepreneurial activities: Evidence from China

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dc.contributor.author Hasan, Iftekhar
dc.contributor.author Kobeissi, Nada
dc.contributor.author Wang, Haizhi
dc.contributor.author Zhou, Mingming
dc.date.accessioned 2020-05-15T12:23:32Z
dc.date.available 2020-05-15T12:23:32Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.issn 1059-0560
dc.identifier.uri https://helda.helsinki.fi/bof/handle/123456789/17096
dc.description.abstract We investigate the effects of bank financing on regional entrepreneurial activities in China. We present contrasting findings on the role of quantity vs. quality of bank financing on small business formation in China: while we document a consistent, significantly positive relationship between the quality of bank financing and new venture formation, we find that the quantity of supplied credit is insignificant. We report that formal institutions are positively correlated to regional entrepreneurial activities, and informal institutions substitute formal institutions. Our findings also reveal that the institutional environment tends to supplement bank financing in promoting regional entrepreneurial activities.
dc.language.iso ENG
dc.subject pankkitoiminta
dc.subject rahoitus
dc.subject luotot
dc.subject pkt
dc.subject yritykset
dc.subject yrittäjät
dc.subject Kiina
dc.subject.other Entrepreneurial activities
dc.subject.other Bank financing
dc.subject.other Institutions
dc.subject.other Rule of law
dc.subject.other Social trust
dc.title Bank financing, institutions and regional entrepreneurial activities: Evidence from China
dc.type Journal Article
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:bof-202002181150
dc.subject.jel D02
dc.subject.jel G21
dc.subject.jel L21
dc.series.name International Review of Economics & Finance
dc.series.volume 52
dc.series.number November
dc.date.publication 13.12.2017
dc.type.okm A1
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iref.2017.01.013
dc.format.pagerange 257–267

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