External deficits and non-performing loans in the recent financial crisis
Economics Letters, 2012, vol. 115, issue 2, 196-199
This paper analyses the deterioration of bank credit quality during the recent financial crisis in a cross-national sample. Rapid credit growth in 2000–2005 predicted the relative amount of non-performing loans only if it was combined with a current account deficit.
Keywords: Non-performing loans; Early warning signals; Financial crisis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: G01 F41 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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