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Financial System Reform in Poland: Lessons from Japan's Main Bank System

Takeo Hoshi, Anil Kashyap and Gary Loveman

in The Japanese Main Bank System

Published in print February 1995 | ISBN: 9780198288992
Published online August 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191601224 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198288999.003.0017
 Financial System Reform in Poland: Lessons from Japan's Main Bank System

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This chapter examines how the Japanese main bank system can be used as a model for financial system reform in Poland. It is argued that the Japanese model is appropriate for Poland by virtue of its performance and low implementation costs. The paper is organized as follows: it discusses the development of the Japanese main bank system, the rationale for this system, financial reform in Poland, and advantages of the main bank system for Poland.

Keywords: Poland; financial system reform; Japanese main bank system; financial sector; banking reform; restructuring

Chapter.  18470 words. 

Subjects: Financial Markets

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