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Bank ownership and credit over the business cycle : is lending by state banks less procyclical? (English)

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This paper finds that lending by state banks is less procyclical than lending by private banks, especially in countries with good governance. Lending by state banks in high-income countries is even countercyclical. On the liability side, state banks expand... See More +

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  • Bertay, Ata Can; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Huizinga, Harry;
  • 2012/06/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6110
  • 1 of 1
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  • 2012/06/01
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