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Branch Banking And The Geography Of Bank Pricing

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  • Paul S. Calem
  • Leonard I. Nakamura
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    We show that bank branching tends to mitigate localized market power by broadening the geographic scope of competition among banks, even though branch banking allows banks to differentiate themselves through their choices of branch locations. Banking services at peripheral locations will be priced more competitively when those locales are served by branch networks. We develop a theoretical model in support of this view and offer empirical evidence. © 1998 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technolog

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    Article provided by MIT Press in its journal The Review of Economics and Statistics.

    Volume (Year): 80 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 4 (November)
    Pages: 600-610

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    Handle: RePEc:tpr:restat:v:80:y:1998:i:4:p:600-610

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    3. Pietro ALESSANDRINI & Luca PAPI & Alberto ZAZZARO, 2002. "Banche, territorio e sviluppo," Working Papers 175, Universita' Politecnica delle Marche (I), Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Sociali.
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    6. C. Okeahalam, 2008. "Does Bancassurance Reduce the Price of Financial Service Products?," Journal of Financial Services Research, Springer, vol. 33(3), pages 147-162, June.
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    8. Evren Örs & Tara Rice, 2006. "Bank imputed interest rates: unbiased estimates of offered rates?," Working Paper Series WP-06-26, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
    9. Claudia M. Buch, 2000. "Financial Market Integration in the US: Lessons for Europe?," Kiel Working Papers 1004, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
    10. Evren Damar, H., 2007. "Does post-crisis restructuring decrease the availability of banking services? The case of Turkey," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 31(9), pages 2886-2905, September.
    11. Bhattacharya, Utpal & Groznik, Peter, 2008. "Melting pot or salad bowl: Some evidence from U.S. investments abroad," Journal of Financial Markets, Elsevier, vol. 11(3), pages 228-258, August.
    12. Pietro Alessandrini & Luca Papi & Alberto Zazzaro, 2003. "Banks, regions and development," Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review, Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, vol. 56(224), pages 23-55.
    13. Carol Ann Northcott, 2004. "Competition in Banking: A Review of the Literature," Working Papers 04-24, Bank of Canada.
    14. Örs, Evren & Rice, Tara, 2007. "Bank Imputed Interest Rates: Unbiased Estimates of Offered Rates?," CEPR Discussion Papers 6036, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

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