Gender and Finance

The gender dimension in access to finance – both in household as in enterprise finance – is an under-researched field, but detailed loan-level data will give us more insights not only into gender gaps and what can explain them, but also different behavioral traits across male and female agents.

Sex and Credit: Is There a Gender Bias in Lending, with Patrick Behr and Andreas Madestam.

Gender and Banking: Are Women Better Loan Officers?, with P. Behr and A. Güttler. Review of Finance 17, 1279-1321.

Gender and Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa: Are Women Disadvantaged?, with Reyes Aterido and Leonardo Iacovone, World Development 47, 102-120.