Joint liability borrowing and suicide: The case of Japan

Joe Chen, Yun Jeong Choi, Yasuyuki Sawada

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Abstract

This paper develops a model for joint liability borrowings that facilitates credit market transactions ex ante, but may induce the borrower's suicide ex post through the stigma associated with default. A Japanese suicide survey provides some supportive evidence.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)69-71
Number of pages3
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume109
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Nov 1

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Suicide
Joint liability
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  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics

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Chen, Joe ; Choi, Yun Jeong ; Sawada, Yasuyuki. / Joint liability borrowing and suicide : The case of Japan. In: Economics Letters. 2010 ; Vol. 109, No. 2. pp. 69-71.
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Joint liability borrowing and suicide : The case of Japan. / Chen, Joe; Choi, Yun Jeong; Sawada, Yasuyuki.

In: Economics Letters, Vol. 109, No. 2, 01.11.2010, p. 69-71.

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