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Effects of Loan Loss Provisions on Growth in Bank Lending: Some International Comparisons

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  • Vincent Bouvatier
  • Laetitia Lepetit

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A dynamic provisioning system is one of the instruments that regulators could use for introducing counter-cyclicality into prudential regulation. The potential effectiveness of such instrument depends on how far actual backward-looking provisioning practices exacerbate growth in bank lending. We therefore investigate whether backward-looking provisioning practices amplify growth in bank lending and, if such an effect exists, whether there are differences in its magnitude across countries. Our results show that backwardlooking provisioning systems exacerbate banks' lending fluctuations in both developed and emerging countries, but with a stronger impact for emerging countries.

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Article provided by CEPII research center in its journal International Economics/Economie Internationale.

Volume (Year): (2012)
Issue (Month): 132 ()
Pages: 91-116

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Handle: RePEc:cii:cepiei:2012-q4-132-3

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Keywords: Bank Lending; Loan loss Provisions; Procyclicality;

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  2. Vincent Bouvatier & Laetitia Lepetit & Frank Strobel, 2014. "Bank Income Smoothing, Ownership Concentration and the Regulatory Environment," Post-Print hal-00916674, HAL.

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