Funding Structure, Procyclicality and Lending: Evidence from GCC Banks
AbstractThe article examines whether banks’ funding structure amplifies procyclicality. Using data for GCC banks for the period 1996–2009, the evidence suggests that banks with higher wholesale dependence cut back lending by a greater amount. In addition, the procyclicality of the financial system and the crisis exacerbates the effect, although the results differ across bank ownership. Robustness checks lend credence to these findings.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by De Gruyter in its journal Review of Middle East Economics and Finance.
Volume (Year): 9 (2013)
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- Ghosh, Saibal, 2013. "Funding structure, procyclicality and lending: Evidence from GCC banks," MPRA Paper 51225, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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