The Link between Bank Behavior and Non-performing Loans in China

Abstract

This paper uses a panel data set of public listing companies in China to empirically explore the relationship between banks’ lending behavior and non-performing loans. Our results show that the stateowned enterprises (SOEs) borrow more than other firms, other things being equal. This suggests that the banks’ lending decisions are systematically biased in… (More)

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