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Small business finance in two Chicago minority neighborhoods


Abstract: The authors use survey data to measure the use of formal and informal sources of financing by owners of small businesses in two ethnic neighborhoods. The authors find substantial differences across ethnic groups in the amount of start-up funding obtained and in the use of trade credit.

Keywords: Small business; Chicago (Ill.);

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Part of Series: Economic Perspectives

Volume: 23

Issue: Q II

Pages: 46-62