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): Masci, Pietro; Utsumi, Makoto; Loubière, Jacques Trigo; Okubo, Yoshio; Sato, Takafumi; de Krivoy, Ruth; Fukao, Mitsuhiro; Martínez Peria, María Soledad; Schmukler, Sergio; Chicoma, José; Demaestri, Edgardo C.; Iannariello, María Pia; Barnhill Jr., Theodore M.; Papapanagiotou, Panagiotis; Rietti Souto, Marco; Posen, Adam S.; Zahler, Roberto
This book looks at the key issues and lessons that policymakers must consider in designing an adequate framework for dealing with financial crises. These include structural problems and their causes…
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…