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Bank concentration and crises (English)


The authors study the impact of bank concentration, regulations, and national institutions on the likelihood of suffering a systemic banking crisis. Using data on 79 countries over the period 1980-97, they find that crises are less likely (1) in more ...  See More +


  • Beck, Thorsten; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Levine, Ross;
  • 2003/05/31
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS3041
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • Bank concentration and crises
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