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Are All the Sacred Cows Dead? Implications of the Financial Crisis for Macro- and Financial Policies

Aslı Demirgüç-Kunt and Luis Servén.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; International Finance; Financial Regulation; Banking; Corporate Governance. 14710 words.

The recent global financial crisis has shaken the confidence of industrial and developing countries alike in the very blueprint of the financial and macropolicies that underlie the Western...

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The Conditional Effects of Market Power on Bank Risk—Cross-Country Evidence

Jens Forssbæck and Choudhry Tanveer Shehzad.

in Review of Finance

August 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Regulation; Banking; International Finance; Market Structure and Pricing. 13603 words.

We investigate the relationship between market power and risk for a large panel of banks worldwide. Loan and deposit market power are measured separately at bank-year level, and the risk...

Exporting Sovereign Stress: Evidence from Syndicated Bank Lending during the Euro Area Sovereign Debt Crisis

Alexander Popov and Neeltje Van Horen.

in Review of Finance

August 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Banking; International Finance; Money and Interest Rates. 16356 words.

We show that after the start of the euro area sovereign debt crisis, lending by non-GIIPS European banks with sizeable holdings of GIIPS sovereign bonds declined relative to nonexposed...

Global dollar credit: links to US monetary policy and leverage

Robert N. McCauley, Patrick McGuire and Vladyslav Sushko.

in Economic Policy

April 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Financial Institutions and Services; Banking; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Money and Interest Rates. 16649 words.

Since the global financial crisis, banks and bond investors have increased the outstanding US dollar credit to non-bank borrowers outside the United States from $6 trillion to $9 trillion....

How Law Affects Lending

Rainer Haselmann, Katharina Pistor and Vikrant Vig.

in The Review of Financial Studies

February 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Banking; Financial Regulation; Bankruptcy; Law and Economics. 13695 words.

The paper investigates the effect of legal change on the lending behavior of banks in twelve transition economies. First, we find that banks increase the supply of credit subsequent to...

Improving the availability of trade finance in low-income countries: an assessment of remaining gaps

Marc Auboin.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Corporate Governance; Banking; Economic Development; International Finance. 7184 words.

Conditions in trade finance markets have returned to normality along the main global routes after the global financial crisis of 2008–9. The structural difficulties of poor countries in...

Lend Global, Fund Local? Price and Funding Cost Margins in Multinational Banking

Rients Galema, Michael Koetter and Caroline Liesegang.

in Review of Finance

August 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Banking. 15853 words.

In a proposed model of a multinational bank, interest margins determine local lending by foreign affiliates and the internal funding by parent banks. We exploit detailed...

The Real Effect of Foreign Banks

Valentina Bruno and Robert Hauswald.

in Review of Finance

August 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; International Finance; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Financial Institutions and Services; Corporate Governance. 10992 words.

Although foreign banks can act as catalysts for financial and economic development, their role remains controversial because they might displace local lending, thereby tightening firms’...

Too Many to Fail? Evidence of Regulatory Forbearance When the Banking Sector Is Weak

Craig O. Brown and I. Serdar Dinç.

in The Review of Financial Studies

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; International Finance; Banking; Financial Regulation. 14035 words.

This article studies bank failures in twenty-one emerging market countries in the 1990s. By using a competing risk hazard model for bank survival, we show that a government is less likely...

World Bank Lending and Financial Sector Development

Robert Cull and Laurie Effron.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Banking; Economic Development. 10879 words.

A new database of World Bank loans to support financial sector development is used to investigate whether countries that received such loans experienced more rapid growth on standard...