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Working paper

Of interest? Estimating the average interest rate on debt across firms and over time

Business conditions Interest rates Business New Zealand

This study uses tax data from the Longitudinal Business Database to estimate the firm-level average interest rate on liabilities. The mean of this measure has similar time-series properties to official statistics on the business borrowing rate, while also enabling detailed disaggregation across different firm types. 

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Working Paper 21/01