CARD Act may play role in decrease in small business loans, says Scott Shane

Is the CARD Act hampering small business borrowing?

Bloomberg Businessweek: The number of small loans to businesses dropped 4.7 percent last year. Scott Shane, the A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, wrote a column discussing how the CARD Act, which has led small business owners to shift from business to consumer credit cards, may have affected small business borrowing.