The responses of small and large firms to tight credit shocks: the case of 2008 through the lens of Gertler and Gilchrist (1994)
David A. Price and
Richmond Fed Economic Brief, 2010, issue Oct, No 10-10
Do large firms and small firms behave differently when credit becomes more costly or harder to obtain? Past research has found that small firms are more likely to be credit-constrained and thus tend to be affected more negatively than large firms during such times. Recent findings from the 2007-2009 recession, however, raise questions about the roles of small and large firms during periods of tight credit
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