Measuring the opinion of firms on the supply and demand of external financing in the euro area

@inproceedings{Ferrando2013MeasuringTO,
  title={Measuring the opinion of firms on the supply and demand of external financing in the euro area},
  author={Annalisa Ferrando and Nicolas Griesshaber and Petra K{\"o}hler-Ulbrich and S{\'e}bastien P{\'e}rez-Duarte and Nadine Schmitt},
  year={2013}
}
At present times, problems and obstacles in the access to external finance can pose a serious threat to the existence and success of companies in the euro area, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises which are particularly dependent on external funds (for empirical evidence, see, among others, Ferrando and Griesshaber 2011). This is supported by the recently growing literature on firm growth which clearly identifies the experience of financing obstacles as well as problems in the… CONTINUE READING