RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN HIRE/PURCHASE LENDING IN APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA

A partial-observability model finds evidence of racial discrimination by retailers of consumer durables in apartheid South Africa. In particular, black households are 13 percentage points more likely to demand a hire/purchase loan but not to have one supplied than are other households, all else equal.


Issue Date:
1997
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/21026
Total Pages:
15
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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