Collateral in Emerging Economies*
Elmas Yaldız Hanedara, Eleonora Broccardoa,b and Flavio Bazzanaa, aDepartment of Economics and Management, University of Trento, Via Inama, Trento, Italy, bCefin (Centro Studi Banca e Finanza), Modena, Italy, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Most theoretical and empirical models have shown that pledging collateral is a necessary condition for access to finance. In this chapter, we analyze the role of collateral in a cross-country sample of emerging markets compiled from data found in the Business Environment Survey. We investigate the role of collateral both at the firm- and country-specific levels, and we provide a robustness analysis ...