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CentER for Economic Research, Universiteit van Tilburg (Tilburg University), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2013

  1. Benchmarking financial systems: introducing the financial possibility frontier
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Finance and Growth for Microenterprises: Evidence from Rural China
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads
  3. Finance and Poverty: Evidence from India
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Finance, Growth and Fragility: The Role of Government
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
  5. Lending concentration, bank performance and systemic risk: exploring cross-country variation
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  6. Supranational Supervision - How Much and for Whom?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads

2012

  1. Bank Competition and Stability: Cross-country Heterogeneity (Revised version of CentER DP 2011-080)
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Financial Innovation: The Bright and the Dark Sides
    Working Papers, Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Foreign Bank Ownership and Household Credit
    Working Papers on Finance, University of St. Gallen, School of Finance Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Foreigners vs. Natives: Bank Lending Technologies and Loan Pricing
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads
  5. Is More Finance Better? Disentangling Intermediation and Size Effects of Financial Systems
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads View citations (10)
  6. Monetary Policy and Banking Supervision: Coordination instead of separation
    CEPS Papers, Centre for European Policy Studies Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in CESifo Forum (2012)
  7. Sex and Credit: Is there a Gender Bias in Lending?
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University (2011) Downloads
  8. Supervising Cross-Border Banks: Theory, Evidence and Policy (Revised version of CentER Discussion Paper 2011-127)
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads

2011

  1. Bank Competition and Stability: Cross-country Heterogeneity (Replaced by CentER DP 2012-085)
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research View citations (12)
  2. Bank Supervision Going Global? A Cost-Benefit Analysis (Replaced by CentER DP 2012-059)
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads
  3. Bank competition and stability: cross-country heterogeneity
    Working Papers of Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University, Belgium, Ghent University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Intermediation (2013)
  4. Banking financing for SME's: Evidence across countries and bank ownership types
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (8)
  5. Finance and Oil. Is there a Resource Curse in Financial Development?
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads View citations (7)
  6. Financing Africa: Through the crisis and beyond
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Book (2011)
  7. Gender and finance in Sub-Saharan Africa: are women disadvantaged ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (19)
  8. Is small beautiful ? financial structure, size and access to finance
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  9. Sex and Credit: Is There a Gender Bias in Microfinance?
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads View citations (5)
  10. Taxing banks – here we go again!
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads
  11. The Future of Banking
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (1)
  12. The Role of Finance in Economic Development: Benefits, Risks, and Politics
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads
  13. The future of banking – solving the current crisis while addressing long-term challenges
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads
  14. Use of Banking Services in Emerging Markets -Household-Level Evidence (Replaces CentER DP 2010-092)
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads
  15. Use of Banking Services in Emerging Markets--Household-Level Evidence
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
  16. Which Households Use Banks? Evidence from the Transition Economies
    BCL working papers, Central Bank of Luxembourg Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Swiss National Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working Paper Series, European Central Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. Banking sector stability, efficiency, and outreach in Kenya
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Islamic vs. conventional banking: business model, efficiency and stability
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking & Finance (2013)
  3. Legal Institutions and Economic Development
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Mortgage Finance in Central and Eastern Europe: Opportunity or Burden?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2010) Downloads
  5. Regulatory Reform After the Crisis: Opportunities and Pitfalls
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Which Households Use Banks? Evidence from the Transition Economies (Replaced by CentER DP 2011-089)
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research
  7. Why Do Firms Evade Taxes? The Role of Information Sharing and Financial Sector Outreach
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Bank Financing for SMEs: Evidence Across Countries and Bank-Ownership Types
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Big Bad Banks? The Winners and Losers From Bank Deregulation in the United States
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Finance (2010)
  3. Finance in Africa - Achievements and Challenges
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Financial institutions and markets across countries and over time - data and analysis
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (54)
  5. Gender and Banking: Are Women Better Loan Officers?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (2009) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Review of Finance (2013)
  6. What explains the cost of remittances ? an examination across 119 country corridors
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  7. Who Gets the Credit? And Does It Matter? Household vs. Firm Lending across Countries
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (2009) Downloads View citations (5)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics (2012)

2008

  1. Bank Financing for SMEs around the World: Drivers, Obstacles, Business Models, and Lending Practices
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Bank competition and financial stability: friends or foes ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Benchmarking financial development
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Finance for all?: Policies and pitfalls in expanding access
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (31)
  5. Finance, firm size and growth
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (64)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2005) Downloads View citations (21)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (2008)
  6. Financing patterns around the world: Are small firms different?
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (58)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Economics (2008)
  7. Foreign bank acquisitions and outreach: evidence from Mexico
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  8. Resolution of failed banks by deposit insurers: Cross-country evidence
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2006) Downloads View citations (7)
  9. The econometrics of finance and growth
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  10. The typology of partial credit guarantee funds around the world
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Stability (2010)

2007

  1. Big Bad Banks? The Impact of U.S. Branch Deregulation on Income Distribution
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University (2007) Downloads View citations (1)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2007) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Efficiency in financial intermediation: Theory and empirical measurement
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Finance, inequality and the poor
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (104)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Growth (2007)
  4. Financing constraints of SMEs in developing countries: Evidence, determinants and solutions
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Making finance work for Africa
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Book (2007)
  6. Small and medium enterprises across the globe
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (46)
    See also Journal Article in Small Business Economics (2007)
  7. The basic analytics of access to financial services
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (22)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2006) Downloads View citations (35)

2006

  1. Bank Efficiency, Ownership and Market Structure,Why are Interest Spreads so High in Uganda?
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2006) Downloads View citations (4)
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University (2006) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Bank concentration, competition, and crises: First results
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (145)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking & Finance (2006)
  3. Bank supervision and corruption in lending
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (71)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (2006)
  4. Banking services for everyone ? Barriers to bank access and use around the world
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2008)
  5. Creating a more efficient financial system: Challenges for Bangladesh
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2006) Downloads View citations (3)
  6. Creating an efficient financial system: Challenges in a global economy
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2006) Downloads View citations (7)
  7. Financial intermediary development and growth volatility: Do intermediaries dampen or magnify shocks?
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (38)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2001) Downloads View citations (34)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Money and Finance (2006)
  8. Institution Building and Growth in Transition Economies
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (37)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2005) Downloads View citations (10)
  9. Small and medium-size enterprises: Access to finance as a growth constraints
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking & Finance (2006)
  10. The influence of financial and legal institutions on firm size
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking & Finance (2006)

2005

  1. Bank Concentration and Fragility: Impact and Mechanics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Chapter (2007)
  2. Bank privatization and performance - emprical evidence from Nigeria
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University (2005) Downloads View citations (36)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking & Finance (2005)
  3. Financial and legal constraints to firm growth: Does firm size matter?
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (54)
  4. Law and firms' access to finance
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (25)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (3)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2004) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in American Law and Economics Review (2005)
  5. Legal institutions and financial development
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (41)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2003) Downloads View citations (28)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (26)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (22)
  6. Reaching out: access to and use of banking services across countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Economics (2007)
  7. SMEs, Growth, and Poverty
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank (2004) Downloads
  8. SMEs, growth and poverty: Cross country evidence
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Growth (2005)
  9. State bank transformation in Brazil - choices and consequences
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University (2005) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking & Finance (2005)

2004

  1. Bank competition and access to finance
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (49)
  2. Finance, Inequality, and Poverty: Cross-Country Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (52)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2004) Downloads View citations (34)
  3. Stock markets, banks and growth: Panel evidence
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (150)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2002) Downloads View citations (29)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking & Finance (2004)
  4. Structural issues in the Kenyan financial system: Improving competition and access
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2004) Downloads View citations (5)
  5. The determinants of financing obstacles
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Money and Finance (2006)
  6. The incentive-compatible design of deposit insurance and bank failure resolution: Concepts and country studies
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2003) Downloads View citations (5)

2003

  1. Bank Concentration and Crises
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (45)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2003) Downloads View citations (66)
  2. Bank Supervision and Corporate Finance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2003) Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Bank competition, financing obstacles, and access to credit
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (19)
  4. Economic, demographic, and institutional determinants of life insurance consumption across countries
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2003)
  5. Financial and legal institutions and firm size
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
  6. Financial dependence and international trade
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (72)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2001) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Review of International Economics (2003)
  7. Law and finance: Why does legal origin matter?
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (134)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2002) Downloads View citations (14)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2002) Downloads View citations (18)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2003)
  8. Law, endowments, and finance
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (130)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2002) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Economics (2003)
  9. Small and medium enterprises across the globe: a new database
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (35)
  10. Small and medium enterprises, growth, and poverty: cross-country evidence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  11. Stock markets, banks, and economic development:theory and evidence
    EIB Papers, European Investment Bank, Economics Department Downloads

2002

  1. Deposit insurance as private club: The case of Germany
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Determinants of life insurance consumption across countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  3. Financial and legal constraints to firm growth - Does size matter?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (73)
  4. Financial development and international trade: Is there a Link?
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (134)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2001) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Economics (2002)
  5. Financing patterns around the world: the role of institutions
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (18)
  6. Industry Growth and Capital Allocation: Does Having a Market- or Bank-Based System Matter?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (208)
    Also in Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University (2002) Downloads View citations (164)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Economics (2002)

2001

  1. Deposit insurance as private club - Is Germany a model?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance (2002)
  2. Law, politics, and finance
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (23)
  3. Legal theories of financial development
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Review of Economic Policy (2001)
  4. New tools in comparative political economy: The database of political institutions
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (506)
  5. Stock markets, banks, and growth: correlation or causality?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)

2000

  1. A new database on financial development and structure
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (394)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (1999) Downloads View citations (259)
  2. Finance and the sources of growth
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (676)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (1999) Downloads View citations (20)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Economics (2000)
  3. Financial intermediation and growth: Causality and causes
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (926)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (1999) Downloads View citations (42)
    Working Papers Central Bank of Chile, Central Bank of Chile (1999) Downloads View citations (15)

    See also Chapter (2002)
    Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (2000)
  4. Financial structure and economic development - firm, industry, and country evidence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (35)
  5. Impediments to the development and efficiency of financial intermediation in Brazil
    Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2000) Downloads View citations (1)
  6. New firm formation and industry growth - does having a market- or bank-based system matter?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
  7. New tools and new tests in comparative political economy - the database of political institutions
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (213)

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Access to Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa: Is There a Gender Gap?
    World Development, 2013, 47, (C), 102-120 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Bank Financing for SMEs – Lessons from the Literature
    National Institute Economic Review, 2013, 225, (1), R23-R38 Downloads
  3. Bank competition and stability: Cross-country heterogeneity
    Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2013, 22, (2), 218-244 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  4. Gender and Banking: Are Women Better Loan Officers?
    Review of Finance, 2013, 17, (4), 1279-1321 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  5. Islamic vs. conventional banking: Business model, efficiency and stability
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2013, 37, (2), 433-447 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  6. Supervising cross-border banks: theory, evidence and policy
    Economic Policy, 2013, 28, (73), 5-44 Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Monetary Policy and Banking Supervision: Coordination Instead of Separation
    CESifo Forum, 2012, 13, (4), 33-39 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Who Gets the Credit? And Does It Matter? Household vs. Firm Lending Across Countries
    The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 2012, 12, (1), 1-46 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2011

  1. What Explains the Price of Remittances? An Examination Across 119 Country Corridors
    World Bank Economic Review, 2011, 25, (1), 105-131 Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Big Bad Banks? The Winners and Losers from Bank Deregulation in the United States
    Journal of Finance, 2010, 65, (5), 1637-1667 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Financial Institutions and Markets across Countries and over Time: The Updated Financial Development and Structure Database
    World Bank Economic Review, 2010, 24, (1), 77-92 Downloads View citations (33)
  3. Foreign bank participation and outreach: Evidence from Mexico
    Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2010, 19, (1), 52-73 Downloads View citations (10)
  4. The typology of partial credit guarantee funds around the world
    Journal of Financial Stability, 2010, 6, (1), 10-25 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2009

  1. Access to Financial Services: Measurement, Impact, and Policies
    World Bank Research Observer, 2009, 24, (1), 119-145 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Why are interest spreads so high in Uganda?
    Journal of Development Economics, 2009, 88, (2), 192-204 Downloads View citations (16)

2008

  1. Access to Finance: An Unfinished Agenda
    World Bank Economic Review, 2008, 22, (3), 383-396 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Banking Services for Everyone? Barriers to Bank Access and Use around the World
    World Bank Economic Review, 2008, 22, (3), 397-430 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Finance, Firm Size, and Growth
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2008, 40, (7), 1379-1405 Downloads View citations (85)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  4. Financing patterns around the world: Are small firms different?
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2008, 89, (3), 467-487 Downloads View citations (63)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  5. Special issue: Banking and bank regulation: Challenges for the future
    Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2008, 17, (4), 509-510 Downloads

2007

  1. Finance, inequality and the poor
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2007, 12, (1), 27-49 Downloads View citations (41)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Reaching out: Access to and use of banking services across countries
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2007, 85, (1), 234-266 Downloads View citations (80)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  3. Small and Medium Enterprises Across the Globe
    Small Business Economics, 2007, 29, (4), 415-434 Downloads View citations (53)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2006

  1. Bank concentration, competition, and crises: First results
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2006, 30, (5), 1581-1603 Downloads View citations (149)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Bank supervision and corruption in lending
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2006, 53, (8), 2131-2163 Downloads View citations (74)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Financial intermediary development and growth volatility: Do intermediaries dampen or magnify shocks?
    Journal of International Money and Finance, 2006, 25, (7), 1146-1167 Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  4. Small and medium-size enterprises: Access to finance as a growth constraint
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2006, 30, (11), 2931-2943 Downloads View citations (75)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  5. The determinants of financing obstacles
    Journal of International Money and Finance, 2006, 25, (6), 932-952 Downloads View citations (82)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  6. The influence of financial and legal institutions on firm size
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2006, 30, (11), 2995-3015 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2005

  1. Bank privatization and performance: Empirical evidence from Nigeria
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2005, 29, (8-9), 2355-2379 Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Financial and Legal Constraints to Growth: Does Firm Size Matter?
    Journal of Finance, 2005, 60, (1), 137-177 Downloads View citations (159)
  3. Law and Firms' Access to Finance
    American Law and Economics Review, 2005, 7, (1), 211-252 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  4. SMEs, Growth, and Poverty: Cross-Country Evidence
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2005, 10, (3), 199-229 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  5. State bank transformation in Brazil - choices and consequences
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2005, 29, (8-9), 2223-2257 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2004

  1. Bank Competition and Access to Finance: International Evidence
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2004, 36, (3), 627-48 View citations (95)
    Also in Proceedings, 2004, 627-654 (2004) View citations (94)
  2. Stock markets, banks, and growth: Panel evidence
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2004, 28, (3), 423-442 Downloads View citations (153)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2003

  1. Economic, Demographic, and Institutional Determinants of Life Insurance Consumption across Countries
    World Bank Economic Review, 2003, 17, (1), 51-88 View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Financial Dependence and International Trade
    Review of International Economics, 2003, 11, (2), 296-316 Downloads View citations (77)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  3. Law and finance: why does legal origin matter?
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2003, 31, (4), 653-675 Downloads View citations (150)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  4. Law, endowments, and finance
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2003, 70, (2), 137-181 Downloads View citations (156)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2002

  1. Deposit insurance as private club: is Germany a model?
    The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 2002, 42, (4), 701-719 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Financial development and international trade: Is there a link?
    Journal of International Economics, 2002, 57, (1), 107-131 Downloads View citations (139)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  3. Industry growth and capital allocation:*1: does having a market- or bank-based system matter?
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2002, 64, (2), 147-180 Downloads View citations (142)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2001

  1. Legal Theories of Financial Development
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2001, 17, (4), 483-501 View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2000

  1. A New Database on the Structure and Development of the Financial Sector
    World Bank Economic Review, 2000, 14, (3), 597-605 Downloads View citations (78)
  2. Finance and the sources of growth
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2000, 58, (1-2), 261-300 Downloads View citations (696)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  3. Financial intermediation and growth: Causality and causes
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2000, 46, (1), 31-77 Downloads View citations (913)
    See also Chapter (2002)
    Working Paper (2000)

Books

2013

  1. Financial Sector Development in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads

2012

  1. Future Risks and Fragilities for Financial Stability
    SUERF Studies, SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum Downloads

2011

  1. Financing Africa: Through the Crisis and Beyond
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2007

  1. Making Finance Work for Africa
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2005

  1. Assessing Financial Access in Brazil
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads

Chapters

2012

  1. Concluding Observations
    SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum Downloads

2007

  1. Bank Concentration and Fragility. Impact and Mechanics
    A chapter in The Risks of Financial Institutions, 2007, pp 193-234 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2002

  1. Financial Intermediation and Growth: Causality and Causes
    Chapter 2 in Banking, Financial Integration, and International Crises, 2002, vol. 3, pp 031-084 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
    Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (2000)
 
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