Nov 2003
Author(s): Larraín B., Felipe
Desde 1996, el dinámico crecimiento económico que experimentó El Salvador en la primera mitad de los años 90 ha disminuido. Este trabajo intenta explicar los orígenes de esta desaceleración económica…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Micco, Alejandro
This paper tests the efficiency of different structures of bank ownership in terms of its ability to target manufacturing sectors in need of credit. We find that state- owned banks do not play a…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Micco, Alejandro; Serra, César Manuel
Institutional and legal differences between countries increase entry costs and reduce the ability of banks to expand abroad. We use bilateral foreign banking data for 176 countries to estimate a…