EconPapers has moved to http://EconPapers.repec.org! Please update your bookmarks.
RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN HIRE/PURCHASE LENDING IN APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA
Mark Schreiner Douglas H. Graham,
Gerhard K. Coetzee and
1997 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Toronto, Canada from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)
A partial-observability model finds evidence of racial discrimination by retailers of consumer durables in apartheid South Africa. In particular, black households are 13 percentage points more likely to demand a hire/purchase loan but not to have one supplied than are other households, all else equal.
Keywords: Consumer finance; disequilibrium models; racial discrimination; truncated and censored models; South Africa; Financial Economics (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc Citations View citations in EconPapers (2) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link) http://purl.umn.edu/21026 (application/pdf)
Related works: This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: http://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:ags:aaea97:21026
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in 1997 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Toronto, Canada from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)
Contact information at EDIRC. Series data maintained by AgEcon Search ().