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The deconcentration of banking systems in sub-Saharan Africa

Luc Jacolin and Alphonse Noah

Quarterly selection of articles - Bulletin de la Banque de France, 2017, issue 47, 43-51

Abstract: This article describes the trend in bank concentration between 2005 and 2015 in thirty-three countries in sub-Saharan Africa. This analysis highlights interactions between the structural features of these economies and banking competition.

Keywords: bank concentration; Herfindahl-Hirschman Index (HHI); sub-Saharan Africa; Franc Zone (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D4 G21 L11 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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