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Law and finance : why does legal origin matter? (English)


A growing body of work suggests that cross-country differences in legal origin help explain differences in financial development. The authors assess two theories of why legal origin influences financial development. First, the "political" channel stresses...  See More +


  • Beck, Thorsten; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Levine, Ross; Beck, Thorsten*Demirguc-Kunt, Asli*Levine, Ross;
  • 2002/10/31
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS2904
  • 1
  • 1
  • 2010/07/01
  • Law and finance : why does legal origin matter?
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