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Working Papers

2017

  1. Financial inclusion and inclusive growth: a review of recent empirical evidence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Making it easier to apply for a bank account: a study of the Indian market
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Measuring the effectiveness of service delivery: delivery of government provided goods and services in India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  4. Scarcity at the End of the Month: First Results from a Field Experiment in Bangladesh
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads

2016

  1. Saving for old age
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2015

  1. The Gender Gap in the Use of Financial Services in Turkey
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  2. The Global Findex Database 2014: measuring financial inclusion around the world
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (93)

2014

  1. Entrepreneurship around the World--Before, During, and After the Crisis
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  2. New firm registration and the business cycle
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Civil conflict and firm performance: evidence from Cote d'Ivoire
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Financial inclusion and legal discrimination against women: evidence from developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (23)
  3. Financial inclusion and the role of the post office
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Incentivizing Calculated Risk-Taking: Evidence from an Experiment with Commercial Bank Loan Officers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Harvard Business School Working Papers, Harvard Business School (2012) Downloads View citations (26)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Finance (2015)
  5. Islamic finance and financial inclusion: measuring use of and demand for formal financial services among Muslim adults
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Middle East Economics and Finance (2014)
  6. The role of private equity investments in public firms: international evidence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2012

  1. Financial Literacy and the Financial Crisis
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Financial inclusion in Africa: an overview
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Financing businesses in Africa: the role of microfinance
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Measuring financial inclusion: the Global Findex Database
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (60)
  5. The foundations of financial inclusion: understanding ownership and use of formal accounts
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Intermediation (2016)

2011

  1. Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning in View of a Growing Youth Demographic: The Russian Case
    CeRP Working Papers, Center for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies, Turin (Italy) Downloads View citations (44)
  2. Financial literacy and retirement planning: the Russian case
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (54)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Pension Economics and Finance (2011)
  3. Patterns of business creation, survival and growth: evidence from Africa
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2011)
  4. Saving Viable Businesses: The Effect of Insolvency Reform
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  5. Trade Credit Contracts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (5)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2010) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Financial Studies (2012)

2010

  1. New Firm Creation
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  2. The challenges of bankruptcy reform
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2012)
  3. The impact of business environment reforms on new firm registration
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  4. The impact of the business environment on young firm financing
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  5. The impact of the financial crisis on new firm registration
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2011)

2009

  1. Entrepreneurship in post-conflict transition: the role of informality and access to finance
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (16)
  2. The impact of the business environment on the business creation process
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (12)

2008

  1. Bank competition and financial stability
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Services Research (2009)
    Chapter (2017)
  2. Market power and the matching of trade credit terms
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Taxation and Capital Structure: evidence from a transition economy
    GreeSE – Hellenic Observatory Papers on Greece and Southeast Europe, Hellenic Observatory, LSE Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (23)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2008) Downloads View citations (14)

    See also Journal Article in FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis (2012)
  4. The typology of partial credit guarantee funds around the world
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Stability (2010)
  5. What Does "Entrepreneurship" Data Really Show?
    Jena Economic Research Papers, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Journal Article in Small Business Economics (2008)
    Chapter (2015)
  6. What does"entrepreneurship"data really show ? a comparison of the global entrepreneurship monitor and World Bank group datasets
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)

2007

  1. Entrepreneurship and firm formation across countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Chapter (2010)
  2. Entrepreneurship: New Data on Business Creation and How to Promote It
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)

2006

  1. A firm-level analysis of small and medium size enterprise financing in Poland
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Bank ownership type and banking relationships
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Intermediation (2008)
  3. Entrepreneurship
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. American Depositary Receipts (ADR) holdings of U.S. based emerging market funds
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Corporate governance and bank performance: a joint analysis of the static, selection, and dynamic effects of domestic, foreign, and state ownership
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (183)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking & Finance (2005)
  3. Legal effectiveness and external capital: the role of foreign debt
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  4. The role of factoring for financing small and medium enterprises
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking & Finance (2006)
  5. What drives corporate governance? Firm-level evidence from Eastern Europe
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)

2004

  1. Business Environment and Firm Entry: Evidence from International Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (70)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2004) Downloads View citations (63)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2004) Downloads View citations (58)
  2. Financing small and medium-size enterprises with factoring: global growth and its potential in eastern Europe
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (12)
  3. Further evidence on the link between finance and growth: An international analysis of community banking and economic performance
    Finance, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (107)
    Also in Finance, University Library of Munich, Germany (2004) Downloads View citations (105)
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US) (2003) Downloads View citations (3)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2003) Downloads View citations (3)
    Research Discussion Papers, Bank of Finland (2004) Downloads View citations (108)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Services Research (2004)

2003

  1. Ownership structure and initial public offerings
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Portfolio preferences of foreign institutional investors
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking & Finance (2005)
  3. The global growth of mutual funds
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. Bankruptcy around the World: Explanations of its Relative Use
    CEI Working Paper Series, Center for Economic Institutions, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2002) Downloads View citations (18)

    See also Journal Article in American Law and Economics Review (2005)
  2. Corporate governance, investor protection, and performance in emerging markets
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (78)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Corporate Finance (2004)
  3. Small and medium size enterprise financing in Eastern Europe
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (22)

2001

  1. Exchange rate risk management: evidence from East Asia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
  2. The ability of banks to lend to informationally opaque small businesses
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US) Downloads View citations (296)
    Also in Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (2001) View citations (160)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2001) Downloads View citations (303)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking & Finance (2001)
  3. The uniqueness of short-term collateralization
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)

2000

  1. Resolution of bank insolvency and borrower evaluation in East Asia
    Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

1999

  1. Resolution of corporate distress - evidence from East Asia's financial crisis
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)

1997

  1. Interest Rate Targeting and the Dynamics of Short-Term Rates
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)

Journal Articles

2017

  1. Equity raising by Asian firms: Choosing between PIPEs and SEOs
    Journal of Corporate Finance, 2017, 45, (C), 64-83 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. How digital payments can benefit entrepreneurs
    IZA World of Labor, 2017, 396 Downloads
  3. The Opportunities and Challenges of Digitizing Government-to-Person Payments
    World Bank Research Observer, 2017, 32, (2), 211-226 Downloads View citations (2)

2016

  1. Bargaining power and trade credit
    Journal of Corporate Finance, 2016, 41, (C), 66-80 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. The Impact of Business Environment Reforms on New Registrations of Limited Liability Companies
    World Bank Economic Review, 2016, 30, (2), 332-353 Downloads
  3. The foundations of financial inclusion: Understanding ownership and use of formal accounts
    Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2016, 27, (C), 1-30 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2015

  1. Incentivizing Calculated Risk-Taking: Evidence from an Experiment with Commercial Bank Loan Officers
    Journal of Finance, 2015, 70, (2), 537-575 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. The Role of Informal Financial Services in Africa
    Journal of African Economies, 2015, 24, (suppl_1), i12-i31 Downloads View citations (3)

2014

  1. Islamic Finance and Financial Inclusion: Measuring Use of and Demand for Formal Financial Services among Muslim Adults
    Review of Middle East Economics and Finance, 2014, 10, (2), 42 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. Financial literacy and its consequences: Evidence from Russia during the financial crisis
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2013, 37, (10), 3904-3923 Downloads View citations (44)
  2. Measuring Financial Inclusion: Explaining Variation in Use of Financial Services across and within Countries
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2013, 44, (1 (Spring)), 279-340 Downloads View citations (26)

2012

  1. Taxation and Capital Structure: Evidence from a Transition Economy
    FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis, 2012, 68, (2), 165-190 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. The Challenges of Bankruptcy Reform
    World Bank Research Observer, 2012, 27, (2), 185-203 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. Trade Credit Contracts
    Review of Financial Studies, 2012, 25, (3), 838-867 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. Entrepreneurship in post‐conflict transition
    The Economics of Transition, 2011, 19, (1), 27-78 View citations (5)
  2. Financial literacy and retirement planning: the Russian case
    Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2011, 10, (04), 599-618 Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. Gender and the Business Environment for New Firm Creation
    World Bank Research Observer, 2011, 26, (2), 237-257 Downloads View citations (31)
  4. Patterns of business creation, survival and growth: Evidence from Africa
    Labour Economics, 2011, 18, (S1), S32-S44 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  5. The impact of the financial crisis on new firm registration
    Economics Letters, 2011, 113, (1), 1-4 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. The typology of partial credit guarantee funds around the world
    Journal of Financial Stability, 2010, 6, (1), 10-25 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2009

  1. Bank Competition and Financial Stability
    Journal of Financial Services Research, 2009, 35, (2), 99-118 Downloads View citations (263)
    See also Chapter (2017)
    Working Paper (2008)

2008

  1. Bank ownership type and banking relationships
    Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2008, 17, (1), 37-62 Downloads View citations (81)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. What does “entrepreneurship” data really show?
    Small Business Economics, 2008, 31, (3), 265-281 Downloads View citations (62)
    See also Chapter (2015)
    Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. ADR holdings of US-based emerging market funds
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2007, 31, (6), 1649-1667 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Who survives? A cross-country comparison
    Journal of Financial Stability, 2007, 3, (3), 261-278 Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. Corporate governance provisions and firm ownership: Firm-level evidence from Eastern Europe
    Journal of International Money and Finance, 2006, 25, (3), 429-444 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Entry regulation as a barrier to entrepreneurship
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2006, 82, (3), 591-629 Downloads View citations (470)
  3. The role of factoring for financing small and medium enterprises
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2006, 30, (11), 3111-3130 Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2005

  1. Bankruptcy around the World: Explanations of Its Relative Use
    American Law and Economics Review, 2005, 7, (1), 253-283 Downloads View citations (119)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Corporate governance and bank performance: A joint analysis of the static, selection, and dynamic effects of domestic, foreign, and state ownership
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2005, 29, (8-9), 2179-2221 Downloads View citations (141)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  3. Corporate valuation and the resolution of bank insolvency in East Asia
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2005, 29, (8-9), 2095-2118 Downloads View citations (34)
  4. Portfolio preferences of foreign institutional investors
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2005, 29, (12), 2919-2946 Downloads View citations (104)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2004

  1. Corporate governance, investor protection, and performance in emerging markets
    Journal of Corporate Finance, 2004, 10, (5), 703-728 Downloads View citations (293)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Further Evidence on the Link between Finance and Growth: An International Analysis of Community Banking and Economic Performance
    Journal of Financial Services Research, 2004, 25, (2), 169-202 Downloads View citations (108)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. The development of mutual funds around the world
    Emerging Markets Review, 2004, 5, (1), 1-38 Downloads View citations (18)

2003

  1. Resolution of corporate distress in East Asia
    Journal of Empirical Finance, 2003, 10, (1-2), 199-216 Downloads View citations (33)

2001

  1. The ability of banks to lend to informationally opaque small businesses
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2001, 25, (12), 2127-2167 Downloads View citations (278)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

Books

2018

  1. Global Findex Database 2017
    (La base de datos Global Findex 2017)
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads

Chapters

2018

  1. The role of demand-side data - measuring financial inclusion from the perspective of users of financial services
    A chapter in The role of data in supporting financial inclusion policy, 2018, vol. 47 Downloads

2017

  1. Bank competition and financial stability
    Chapter 10 in Handbook of Competition in Banking and Finance, 2017, pp 185-204 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2008)
    Journal Article in Journal of Financial Services Research (2009)

2015

  1. What does ‘‘entrepreneurship’’ data really show?
    Chapter 24 in Global Entrepreneurship, Institutions and Incentives, 2015, pp 464-480 Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Small Business Economics (2008)
    Working Paper (2008)

2010

  1. Entrepreneurship and Firm Formation across Countries
    A chapter in International Differences in Entrepreneurship, 2010, pp 129-158 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
 
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