Documents & Reports

Law and firms' access to finance (English)


Why does a country's legal origin influence its firms' access to finance? Using data from over 4,000 firms in 38 countries, the authors show that firms in countries with French legal origin face significantly higher obstacles in accessing external finance...  See More +


  • Beck, Thorsten; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Levine, Ross;
  • 2004/01/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS3194
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • Law and firms' access to finance
See More +


Complete Report in English

Official version of document (may contain signatures, etc)

*The text version is uncorrected OCR text and is included solely to benefit users with slow connectivity.

Light-Weight Documents

Lighter (less MB) documents which may or may not be the final, official version.