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The Fragmented Rules of Brazilian Rural Credit

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Published: July, 2018

In this brief, CPI/PUC-Rio analysts identify features of the rural credit policy that create a fragmentation of rules and, consequently, additional artificial variation in credit access and loan conditions. This brief outlines the complexity of the rural credit funding sources and programs and, then, highlights the sharp differences by geographical location, farm size, and farm revenue that this complexity likely causes in financing opportunities.

The Fragmented Rules of Brazilian Rural Credit
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Keywords
  • agricultural productivity
  • financial institutions
  • rural credit