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Bank Ownership and Lending Behavior

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  • Micco, Alejandro
  • Panizza, Ugo

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This paper checks whether state-ownership of banks is correlated with lending behavior over the business cycle and finds that their lending is less responsive to macroeconomic shocks than the lending of private banks.

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Paper provided by Institute of Public Policy and Public Choice - POLIS in its series POLIS Working Papers with number 61.

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Length: 20 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2006
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Handle: RePEc:uca:ucapdv:61

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Keywords: State-owned banks; Credit Cycle;

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  1. Ricardo J Caballero & Kevin Cowan & Jonathan Kearns, 2004. "Fear of Sudden Stops: Lessons from Australia and Chile," RBA Research Discussion Papers rdp2004-03, Reserve Bank of Australia.
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  5. Alejandro Micco & Ugo Panizza & Mónica Yañez, 2004. "Bank Ownership and Performance," Research Department Publications 4381, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
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  8. Arturo Galindo & Alejandro Micco & Andrew Powell, 2005. "Loyal Lenders or Fickle Financiers: Foreign Banks in Latin America," Research Department Publications 4403, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  9. Sapienza, Paola, 2004. "The effects of government ownership on bank lending," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 72(2), pages 357-384, May.
  10. Arturo Galindo & Alejandro Micco, 2003. "Do State-Owned Banks Promote Growth? Cross-Country Evidence for Manufacturing Industries," Research Department Publications 4325, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  11. Michael Gavin & Roberto Perotti, 1997. "Fiscal Policy in Latin America," NBER Chapters, in: NBER Macroeconomics Annual 1997, Volume 12, pages 11-72 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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