Professor Badi Baltagi: Why African Banks Lend so Little

An article, co-written by Professor Badi Baltagi, Distinguished Professor of Economics at Maxwell, recently appeared on VoxEU.org. The article looks to explain why African banks invest large sums abroad and lend relatively little to local businesses, pointing out that many banks suffer from a shortage of information about the creditworthiness of some of their customers.

The article Finding Out Why African Banks Lend So Little.” is available at: http://www.voxeu.org/index.php?q=node/6278

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