Thorsten Beck

City University London - Sir John Cass Business School

Professor of Banking and Finance

106 Bunhill Row

London, EC1Y 8TZ

United Kingdom

Tilburg University - European Banking Center, CentER

PO Box 90153

Tilburg, 5000 LE

Netherlands

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (115)

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Islamic vs. Conventional Banking: Business Model, Efficiency and Stability

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5446
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and World Bank
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Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Financial Intermediation, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress

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Bank Financing for SMEs around the World: Drivers, Obstacles, Business Models, and Lending Practices

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4785
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Small and Medium Size Enterprises

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Small and Medium Enterprises Across the Globe: A New Database

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Financial Institutions and Markets Across Countries and Over Time - Data and Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4943
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research

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The Role of Finance in Economic Development: Benefits, Risks, and Politics

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2011-038, CentER Discussion Paper No. 2011-041
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 20 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2011
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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financial development, financial fragility, finance and politics, economic development, access to finance, banking crisis

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A New Database on Financial Development and Structure

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Bank Competition and Financial Stability: Friends or Foes?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4656
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Emerging Markets, Debt Markets, Labor Policies

Financial Intermediation and Growth: Causality and Causes

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Oct 2000
Ross Levine, Norman Loayza and Thorsten Beck
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, World Bank - Research Department and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Financial Intermediation and Growth: Causality and Causes

Posted: 10 Oct 2000
Ross Levine, Norman Loayza and Thorsten Beck
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, World Bank - Research Department and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School

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Financial development, economic growth, legal system

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Finance and the Sources of Growth

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Ross Levine and Norman Loayza
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Research Department
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Law, Politics, and Finance

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 May 2001
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Financial Innovation: The Bright and the Dark Sides

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Thorsten Beck, Tao Chen, Chen Lin and Frank M. Song
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Financial Innovation, Financial R&D Intensity, Bank Risk Taking, Financial Crisis, Industrial Growth, Finance and Growth

Financial Innovation: The Bright and the Dark Sides

HKIMR Working Paper No.05/2012
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2014
Thorsten Beck, Tao Chen, Chen Lin and Frank M. Song
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Financial Innovation, Financial R&D Intensity, Bank Risk Taking, Financial Crisis, Industrial Growth, Finance and Growth

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Stock Markets, Banks, and Growth: Correlation or Causality

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Jul 2001
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Small and Medium Enterprises, Growth, and Poverty: Cross-Country Evidence

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
World Bank, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 120

Finance, Firm Size, and Growth

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank, European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Firm Size, Financial Development, Economic Growth

Finance, Firm Size and Growth

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Dec 2004
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank, European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Firm size, financial development, economic growth

Finance, Firm Size, and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w10983
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank, European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Bank Financing for SMES: Evidence Across Countries and Bank-Ownership Types

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2009-20, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2009-71
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Sep 2009
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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small and medium enterprises, bank ownership, lending technology, access to finance

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Big Bad Banks? The Winners and Losers from Bank Deregulation in the United States

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2010
Thorsten Beck, Ross Levine and Alexey Levkov
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Financial Institutions, Government Policy and Regulation, Income Inequality

Bank Competition and Stability: Cross-Country Heterogeneity

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2012-026, CentER Working Paper Series No. 2012-085
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 21 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2012
Thorsten Beck, Olivier De Jonghe and Glenn Schepens
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Competition, Stability, Banking, Herding, Deposit Insurance, Information Sharing, Risk Shifting

Bank Competition and Stability: Cross-Country Heterogeneity

Journal of Financial Intermediation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2012
Thorsten Beck, Olivier De Jonghe and Glenn Schepens
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Competition, Stability, Banking, Herding, Deposit Insurance, Information Sharing, Risk Shifting

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Citation 21

Bank Concentration and Crises

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Aug 2003
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Industrial Structure, Banking System Fragility, Regulation

Bank Concentration and Crises

NBER Working Paper No. w9921
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2021
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 70

Legal Institutions and Financial Development

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Legal Institutions and Financial Development

NBER Working Paper No. w10126
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2021
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Legal Institutions and Financial Development

NBER Working Paper No. w10417
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2021
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Financial Structure and Economic Development: Firm, Industry, and Country Evidence

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 342

Law and Finance: Why Does Legal Origin Matter?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Feb 2003
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Law and Finance: Why Does Legal Origin Matter?

NBER Working Paper No. w9379
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2010
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Law and Finance: Why Does Legal Origin Matter?

Posted: 09 Jun 2004
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Law, Financial development

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The Econometrics of Finance and Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4608
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Access to Finance, Achieving Shared Growth, Economic Theory & Research, Debt Markets, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences

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Finance and Oil: Is There a Resource Curse in Financial Development?

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2011-004, CentER Discussion Paper No. 2011-017
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Feb 2011
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Financial Development, Natural Resource Curse

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Citation 246

Stock Markets, Banks, and Growth: Panel Evidence

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Jun 2002
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Economic Growth, Stock Markets, Banks

Stock Markets, Banks, and Growth: Panel Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w9082
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Jul 2002 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2021
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Housing Finance Across Countries: New Data and Analysis

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Oct 2013
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 433 (82,052)
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Mortgage Finance, Benchmarking, Government Policy, Regulation

Housing Finance Across Countries: New Data and Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6756
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and World Bank
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Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Emerging Markets, Housing Finance, Banks & Banking Reform

Is More Finance Better? Disentangling Intermediation and Size Effects of Financial Systems

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2012-016, CentER Disucssion Paper Series No. 2012-060
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Jul 2012
Thorsten Beck, Hans Degryse and Christiane Kneer
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance and Bank of England
Downloads 558 (60,027)
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financial intermediation, economic growth, growth volatility

Is More Finance Better? Disentangling Intermediation and Size Effects of Financial Systems

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Thorsten Beck, Hans Degryse and Christiane Kneer
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance and Bank of England
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Finance, Inequality, and Poverty: Cross-Country Evidence

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 517 (66,010)
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Finance, Inequality, and Poverty: Cross-Country Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w10979
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2010
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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When Arm's Length is Too Far. Relationship Banking Over the Business Cycle

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 14/2014
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Aug 2014
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Bank of England
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relationship banking, credit constraints, business cycle

When Arm's Length Is Too Far. Relationship Banking Over the Business Cycle

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2017
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Bank of England
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Relationship banking, credit constraints, business cycle

When Arm's Length is Too Far. Relationship Banking Over the Business Cycle

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4877
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Jul 2014
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Bank of England
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relationship banking, credit constraints, business cycle

When Arm's Length is Too Far. Relationship Banking Over the Business Cycle

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-042, European Banking Center Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-003
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Jul 2014
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Bank of England
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Relationship banking, credit constraints, business cycle

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Bank Privatization and Performance: Empirical Evidence from Nigeria

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
Thorsten Beck, Robert Cull and Afeikhena Theo Jerome
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Nigeria Governors' Forum
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Bank privatization, Nigeria, Bank performance

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Bank Competition, Financing Obstacles, and Access to Credit

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and World Bank
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Banking in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6684
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Robert Cull
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress

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Banking Sector Stability, Efficiency, and Outreach in Kenya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5442
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Africa, Central Bank of Kenya, Central Bank of Kenya, World Bank and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
Downloads 576 (58,270)
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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress

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Financing Patterns Around the World: The Role of Institutions

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Gender and Banking: Are Women Better Loan Officers?

Review of Finance, Forthcoming, European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2009-19, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2009-63
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2012
Thorsten Beck, Patrick Behr and Andre Guettler
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE) and University of Ulm - Department of Mathematics and Economics
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Behavioral banking, loan officers, gender, loan default, monitoring, screening

Gender and Banking: Are Women Better Loan Officers?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7409
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Thorsten Beck, Patrick Behr and Andre Guettler
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE) and University of Ulm - Department of Mathematics and Economics
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Behavioral banking, gender, loan default, loan officers, monitoring, screening

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Law and Firms' Access to Finance

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jul 2004
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Legal system, judicial independence, corporate finance

Law and Firms&Apos; Access to Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w10687
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2021
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Bank Supervision and Corporate Finance

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Bank supervision, Corporate governance, Financing obstacles

Bank Supervision and Corporate Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w9620
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Structural Issues in the Kenyan Financial System: Improving Competition and Access

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Michael J. Fuchs
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank - Africa
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Legal Institutions and Economic Development

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2010-94
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 01 Sep 2010
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Legal institutions, economic development, legal system indicators, property rights

Legal Institutions and Economic Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8139
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 06 Dec 2010
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Economic development, Legal institutions, Legal system indicators, Property rights

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Supervising Cross-Border Banks: Theory, Evidence and Policy

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2012-015, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2012-059
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2012
Thorsten Beck, Radomir Todorov and Wolf Wagner
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of Amsterdam - Finance Group and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
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Bank regulation, bank resolution, cross-border banking

Banking Services for Everyone? Barriers to Bank Access and Use Around the World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4079
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Banks & Banking Reform, Financial Intermediation, Economic Theory & Research, Financial Crisis Management & Restructuring, Competitiveness and Competition Policy

Banking Services for Everyone? Barriers to Bank Access and Use Around the World

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 397-430, 2008
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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G2, G21, O16

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Finance in Africa - Achievements and Challenges

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5020
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Michael J. Fuchs and Marilou Uy
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Africa and World Bank
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Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Emerging Markets

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Sex and Credit: Is There a Gender Bias in Lending?

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 87, 2018
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2018
Thorsten Beck, Patrick Behr and Andreas Madestam
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE) and Stockholm University, Department of Economics
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Group identity, gender, credit supply, credit demand, loan officers

Sex and Credit: Is There a Gender Bias in Lending?

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2011-027, CentER Working Paper Series No. 2011-101
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2012
Thorsten Beck, Patrick Behr and Andreas Madestam
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE) and Stockholm University, Department of Economics
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G21, G32, J16

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Foreigners vs. Natives: Bank Lending Technologies and Loan Pricing

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2016
Thorsten Beck, Vasso Ioannidou and Larissa Schäfer
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, The Business School (formerly Cass) and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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Bank Financing, Foreign Ownership, Lending Technologies, Loan Pricing

Bank Sectoral Concentration and Risk: Evidence from a Worldwide Sample of Banks

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 28 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2021
Thorsten Beck, Olivier De Jonghe and Klaas Mulier
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and Ghent University - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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bank concentration, sectoral specialization, differentiation, bank risk, systemic stability, factor model

Bank Sectoral Concentration and (Systemic) Risk: Evidence from a Worldwide Sample of Banks

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12009
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 May 2017
Thorsten Beck, Olivier De Jonghe and Klaas Mulier
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and Ghent University - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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bank concentration, bank risk, differentiation, factor model, sectoral specialization, systemic stability

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The Typology of Partial Credit Guarantee Funds Around the World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4771
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and World Bank
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Institution Building and Growth in Transition Economies

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Jul 2005
Thorsten Beck and Luc Laeven
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Transition economies, Institutions, economic development

Institution Building and Growth in Transition Economies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5718
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Aug 2006
Luc Laeven and Thorsten Beck
European Central Bank (ECB) and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Transition economies, institutions, economic development

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The Incentive-Compatible Design of Deposit Insurance and Bank Failure Resolution: Concepts and Country Studies

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Deposit insurance, Bank failure resolution, Brazil, Germany, Russia

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Monetary Policy and Banking Supervision: Coordination Instead of Separation

CEPS Policy Brief No. 286, European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2013-003
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2013
Thorsten Beck and Daniel Gros
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels
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monetary policy, bank supervision, eurozone crisis

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Benchmarking Financial Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4638
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice, World Bank and World Bank
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Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Access to Finance

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Financial and Legal Constraints to Firm Growth: Does Size Matter?

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank
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New Tools and New Tests in Comparative Political Economy: The Database of Political Institutions

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, Government of the Swiss Confederation - Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and Inter-American Development Bank
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New Firm Formation and Industry Growth: Does Having a Market- or Bank-Based System Matter?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Financial Structure, Economic Growth, External Finance

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Resolution of Failed Banks by Deposit Insurers: Cross-Country Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3920
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Luc Laeven and Thorsten Beck
European Central Bank (ECB) and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Banks & Banking Reform, Financial Crisis Management & Restructuring, Financial Intermediation, Corporate Law, Insurance & Risk Mitigation

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Creating an Efficient Financial System : Challenges in a Global Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3856
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Financial Intermediation

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Reaching Out: Access to and Use of Banking Services Across Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3754
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Lending Concentration, Bank Performance and Systemic Risk: Exploring Cross-Country Variation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6604
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Olivier De Jonghe
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
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Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Mutual Funds, Financial Intermediation

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Informality and Access to Finance: Evidence from India

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-052
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Sep 2014
Thorsten Beck and Mohammad Hoseini
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Institute for Management and Planning Studies (IMPS)
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Informality, Financial Development, India

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The Basic Analytics of Access to Financial Services

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4026
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Augusto de la Torre
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and UDLA, Centro de Investigaciones Económicas
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Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research, Markets and Market Access, Access to Markets, Financial Intermediation

The Basic Analytics of Access to Financial Services

Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 79-117, May 2007
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 May 2007
Thorsten Beck and Augusto de la Torre
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and UDLA, Centro de Investigaciones Económicas
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Creating a More Efficient Financial System: Challenges for Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3938
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Md. Habibur Rahman
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research, Financial Intermediation, Investment and Investment Climate, Corporate Law

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Bank Efficiency, Ownership, and Market Structure: Why are Interest Spreads so High in Uganda?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4027
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Heiko Hesse
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research, Investment and Investment Climate, Financial Crisis Management & Restructuring, Financial Intermediation

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Deposit Insurance as Private Club: Is Germany a Model?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Law, Endowment, and Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w9089
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 03 May 2021
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Filling the Gap: How Technology Enables Access to Finance for Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises

U. Ahmed, T. Beck, C. McDaniel, and S. Schropp (2016), "Filling the Gap: How technology enables access to finance for small and medium sized enterprises," Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, MIT Press Journal, volume 10, number 3/4.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Georgetown University Law Center, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and University of St. Gallen
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technology, small business, financing

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Keep Walking? Geographical Proximity, Religion, and Relationship Banking

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2018
Thorsten Beck, Steven Ongena and Ilkay Sendeniz-Yuncu
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and Middle East Technical University
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geography of banking, Islamic banking

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Who Gets the Credit? And Does it Matter - Household vs. Firm Lending across Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4661
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Ozyegin University, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research, Debt Markets

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The Economics of Supranational Bank Supervision

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2019
Thorsten Beck, Consuelo Silva Buston and Wolf Wagner
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - School of Business and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
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Supranational supervisory cooperation; cross-border banking; externalities

The Economics of Supranational Bank Supervision

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12764
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Mar 2018
Thorsten Beck, Consuelo Silva Buston and Wolf Wagner
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - School of Business and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
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Supranational supervisory cooperation; cross-border banking; externalities

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Financial Development and International Trade: Is There a Link?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Mobile Money, Trade Credit and Economic Development: Theory and Evidence

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2015-023, European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2015-005
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Apr 2015
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Money, Trade-Credit, M-Pesa, Allocations

Mobile Money, Trade Credit, and Economic Development: Theory and Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10848
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Sep 2015
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Kenya, mobile money, small business finance, trade credit

Nascent Markets: Understanding the Success and Failure of New Stock Markets

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Nov 2016
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Erasmus University - Institute of Social Studies (ISS) and Erasmus University - Rotterdam School of Management
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nascent markets, stock market success, financial development

Nascent Markets: Understanding the Success and Failure of New Stock Markets

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11604
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 07 Nov 2016
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Erasmus University - Institute of Social Studies (ISS) and Erasmus University - Rotterdam School of Management
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stock exchanges; financial development

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Financial and Legal Institutions and Firm Size

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and World Bank
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Financial Inclusion in Asia: An Overview

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 449
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Dec 2015
Meghana Ayyagari and Thorsten Beck
George Washington University - School of Business and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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financial development, financial inclusion, financial system

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Finance and Growth for Microenterprises: Evidence from Rural China

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2013-010, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2013-053
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Sep 2013
Thorsten Beck, Liping Lu and Rudai Yang
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Finance and Financial Sector Management and Peking University - School of Economics
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Finance, Entrepreneurship, Growth, China

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State Bank Transformation in Brazil - Choices and Consequences

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Jul 2005
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Los Angeles - Department of History
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Bank privatization, Brazil, bank performance

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Smes, Growth, and Poverty

NBER Working Paper No. w11224
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 May 2005 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2021
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Financial Dependence and International Trade

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Financial Dependence and International Trade

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Jun 2003
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Impediments to the Development and Efficiency of Financial Intermediation in Brazil

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Gender and Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa: Are Women Disadvantaged?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5571
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Reyes Aterido, Thorsten Beck and Leo Iacovone
World Bank, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank
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Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Emerging Markets, Housing & Human Habitats, Gender and Law

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Which Households Use Banks? Evidence From the Transition Economies

ECB Working Paper No. 1295
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Mar 2011
Thorsten Beck and Martin Brown
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of St. Gallen
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Access to finance, Bank-ownership, Deposit insurance, Payment system, Creditor protection

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The Role of Financial Intermediaries in Monetary Policy Transmission

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 420
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Apr 2014
Thorsten Beck, Andrea Colciago and Damjan Pfajfar
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, De Nederlandsche Bank - Research Department and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Financial Intermediation, DSGE models, Financial Frictions

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Benchmarking Financial Systems: Introducing the Financial Possibility Frontier

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6615
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Erik Feyen
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice
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Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Emerging Markets, Economic Theory & Research

Big Bad Banks? The Impact of U.S. Branch Deregulation on Income Distribution

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4330
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Ross Levine and Alexey Levkov
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Emerging Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Inequality, Fiscal & Monetary Policy

Big Bad Banks? The Impact of U.S. Branch Deregulation on Income Distribution

NBER Working Paper No. W13299
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Aug 2007
Thorsten Beck, Ross Levine and Alexey Levkov
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Is Small Beautiful? Financial Structure, Size and Access to Finance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5806
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and World Bank
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Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Microfinance, Non Bank Financial Institutions

Why Do Firms Evade Taxes? The Role of Information Sharing and Financial Sector Outreach

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2010-26, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2010-93
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 Aug 2010
Thorsten Beck, Chen Lin and Yue Ma
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance
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Formal and informal sector, tax evasion, financial sector development

Why Do Firms Evade Taxes? The Role of Information Sharing and Financial Sector Outreach

Journal of Finance 69, 763-817
Posted: 29 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2014
Thorsten Beck, Chen Lin and Yue Ma
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance

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Mortgage Finance in Central and Eastern Europe -- Opportunity or Burden?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5202
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Katie Kibuuka and Erwin R. Tiongson
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress, Emerging Markets, Housing Finance

Mortgage Finance in Central and Eastern Europe: Opportunity or Burden?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4758
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Thorsten Beck, Katie Kibuuka and Erwin R. Tiongson
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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household credit, housing finance, financial vulnerability, EU accession

Who Gets the Credit? And Does It Matter? Household vs. Firm Lending across Countries

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2009-12, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2009-41
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Jun 2009
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Ozyegin University, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Financial Intermediation, Household Credit, Firm Credit

Who Gets the Credit? And Does it Matter? Household vs. Firm Lending Across Countries

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7400
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Ozyegin University, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Financial intermediation, Firm credit, Household credit

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Foreign Bank Acquisitions and Outreach: Evidence from Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4467
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Maria Soledad Martinez Peria
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Corporate Law

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SME Finance in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7018
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Robert Cull
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Capital Flows, Multinational & Corporate Governance, Financial Intermediation, Capital Markets and Capital Flows, Corporate Governance, Civic Participation and Corporate Governance

88.

Financial Intermediary Development and Growth Volatility: Do Intermediaries Dampen or Magnify Shocks?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and World Bank
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Credit Growth and Macroprudential Policies: Preliminary Evidence on the Firm Level

BIS Paper No. 91a
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Apr 2017
George Washington University - School of Business, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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financial development, macroprudential policies, firm financing

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Foreign Bank Ownership and Household Credit

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2011-024, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2011-089
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 29 May 2013
Thorsten Beck and Martin Brown
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of St. Gallen
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Access to finance, Household credit, Bank-ownership

Use of Banking Services in Emerging Markets - Household-Level Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8475
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Jul 2011
Thorsten Beck and Martin Brown
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of St. Gallen
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access to finance, bank ownership, creditor protection, deposit insurance, household finance

Follow the Money: Does the Financial Sector Intermediate Natural Resource Windfalls?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2017-027/VIII
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Feb 2017
Thorsten Beck and Steven Poelhekke
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and VU University Amsterdam
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natural resources, financial development, banking

Follow the Money: Does the Financial Sector Intermediate Natural Resource Windfalls?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6374
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Mar 2017
Thorsten Beck and Steven Poelhekke
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and VU University Amsterdam
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natural resources, financial development, banking

Follow the Money: Does the Financial Sector Intermediate Natural Resource Windfalls?

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 545
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Mar 2017
Thorsten Beck and Steven Poelhekke
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and VU University Amsterdam
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natural resources, financial development, banking

Follow the Money: Does the Financial Sector Intermediate Natural Resource Windfalls?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11872
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Mar 2017
Thorsten Beck and Steven Poelhekke
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and VU University Amsterdam
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Banking, Financial Development, Natural resources

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What Explains the Cost of Remittances? An Examination Across 119 Country Corridors

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5072
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Maria Soledad Martinez Peria
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Population Policies, Remittances, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Economic Theory & Research

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The Architecture of Supervision

ECB Working Paper No. 2287 (2019); ISBN 978-92-899-3549-4
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 12 Jun 2019
European Central Bank (ECB) - Directorate General Research, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, European Central Bank (ECB), HEC Paris - Finance Department, European Central Bank, Financial Research Division, European Central Bank (ECB) and European Central Bank (ECB)
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supervisory structure, central banks, lender of last resort, policy coordination

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Industry Growth and Capital Allocation: Does Having a Market- or Bank-Based System Matter?

NBER Working Paper No. w8982
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Sharing the Pain? Credit Supply and Real Effects of Bank Bail-Ins

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 31 May 2018 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2019
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, New University of Lisbon - Nova School of Business and Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Sharing the Pain? Credit Supply and Real Effects of Bank Bail-Ins

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12058
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 May 2017
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, New University of Lisbon - Nova School of Business and Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Bail-ins, bank failures, credit supply, employment, investment

Entrepreneurial Saving Practices and Reinvestment: Theory and Evidence

European Banking Center Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-008, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-050
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Sep 2014
Thorsten Beck, Haki Pamuk and Burak Uras
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Entrepreneurial finance; savings; reinvestment; financial inclusion.

Entrepreneurial Saving Practices and Reinvestment: Theory and Evidence

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 1205-1228, 2017
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Nov 2017
Thorsten Beck, Haki Pamuk and Burak Uras
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Too Cold, Too Hot, or Just Right? Assessing Financial Sector Development Across the Globe

IMF Working Paper No. 13/81
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Apr 2013
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Financial systems, Financial sector, Banks, Cross country analysis, Financial Development, Financial Sector Policies, Benchmarking, financial system, financial reform, stock market, financial services, stock market capitalization, banking, financial institutions, financial markets, macroeconomic stability, financial reforms, stock markets, stock market turnover, bank entry, financial economics, bond, financial instability, bonds, stock market development, financial cycles, financial sector development, banking sector, financial innovation, financial intermediaries, banking crises, bank deposits, financial intermediation, banking supervision, government bond, international capital, financial

98.

Bank Concentration and Fragility: Impact and Mechanics

NBER Working Paper No. w11500
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2021
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Bank Supervision and Corruption in Lending

NBER Working Paper No. w11498
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2021
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Making Basel III Work for Emerging Markets and Developing Economies: A CGD Task Force Report

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 07 Jun 2019
Thorsten Beck and Liliana Rojas-Suarez
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Center for Global Development
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Basel, financial regulation, banks, emerging markets, proportionality

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Finance and Demand for Skill: Evidence from Uganda

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2016-014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Mikael Homanen and Burak Uras
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Financial Access, Trained and Experienced Employment, Uganda

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The Micro Impact of Macroprudential Policies: Firm-Level Evidence

IMF Working Paper No. 18/267
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Jan 2019
George Washington University - School of Business, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Central banks and their policies, Balance sheets, Public enterprises, financial development; macroprudential policies; firm financing, financial development, macroprudential policies, firm financing, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Government Policy and Regulation

103.

Regulatory Reform after the Crisis: Opportunities and Pitfalls

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7733
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Mar 2010
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Bank regulation, Financial crisis

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Finance, Growth and Fragility: The Role of Government

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9597
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Aug 2013
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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economic growth, financial crisis, financial development, government policies

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Supranational Supervision - How Much and for Whom?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9546
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jul 2013
Thorsten Beck and Wolf Wagner
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
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Bank regulation, bank resolution, cross-border banking

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Finance and Poverty: Evidence from India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9497
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 Jun 2013
Meghana Ayyagari, Thorsten Beck and Mohammad Hoseini
George Washington University - School of Business, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Institute for Management and Planning Studies (IMPS)
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Economic development, Entrepreneurship, Financial liberalization, India, Migration, Poverty alleviation

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Financial Regulation in Europe: Foundations and Challenges

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11147
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Elena Carletti and Itay Goldstein
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Bocconi University and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - Finance Department
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Banking, Basel III, financial stability, regulation

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Individual Versus Village Lending: Evidence from Montenegro

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. e67-e87, 2017
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Nov 2017
Thorsten Beck and Patrick Behr
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE)
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When Arm's Length is Too Far: Relationship Banking Over the Business Cycle

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10050
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance and Bank of England
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business cycle, credit constraints, relationship banking

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Financial Institutions and Markets Across Countries and Over Time: The Updated Financial Development and Structure Database

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 77-92, 2010
Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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G1, G2

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Financial and Legal Constraints to Growth: Does Firm Size Matter?

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 11 Nov 2009
World Bank, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School

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Financial regulations, Regulations, Legal systems, Corruption in government, Experimental/primary research, World Business Environment Survey, Banking industry, Firm size, Regulations, Firm growth

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Access to Financial Services: Measurement, Impact, and Policies

The World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 119-145, 2009
Posted: 06 May 2009
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and Trinity College Dublin - Department of Economics

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D31, G20, G21, O12, O16

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Access to Finance: An Unfinished Agenda

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 383-396, 2008
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Thorsten Beck and Asli Demirgüç-Kunt
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank

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G2, G21, O16

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Legal Theories of Financial Development

Posted: 22 Nov 2003
Ross Levine, Thorsten Beck and Asli Demirgüç-Kunt
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank

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Finance and the Sources of Growth

Posted: 31 Jan 2001
Thorsten Beck, Ross Levine and Norman Loayza
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Research Department

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Growth, Financial Intermediation

Other Papers (1)

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Financial Innovation: The Bright and the Dark Sides

24th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2011 Paper
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 26 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2012
Thorsten Beck, Tao Chen, Chen Lin and Frank M. Song
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Financial Innovation, Financial R&D Intensity, Bank Risk Taking, Financial Crisis, Industrial Growth, Finance and Growth