Small Business Loans and Small Bank Health

Laderman, Elizabeth
August 2012
FRBSF Economic Letter;8/27/2012, Vol. 2012 Issue 26, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the conditions of small banks in the U.S. in 2011. The author looks into the relationship between growth in small business loans and the lender's total financial condition. She mentions that total business loans under one million dollars by small banks have declined in 2011, particularly among financially weak banks.She states that supply conditions and demand for credit have affected lending to small businesses in the country.


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