The Birth of Modern Commercial Credit

The Birth of Modern Commercial Credit

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
Date published: 
2015
Record type: 
Journal Title: 
Harvard Business Review
Source: 
Harvard Business Review, Vol. 93, No. 1-2, January-February 2015, pp. 32-33
Abstract: 

Image depicts a page from a Mercantile Agency ledger to illustrate the history of commercial credit. The Mercantile Agency (which became R.G. Dun & Company) began rating companies based on debt-payment abilities starting in 1841.

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CITATION: . The Birth of Modern Commercial Credit . : Harvard Business School Press , 2015. Harvard Business Review, Vol. 93, No. 1-2, January-February 2015, pp. 32-33 - Available at: http://library.au.int/birth-modern-commercial-credit