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Measuring banking activity in France


  • Fournier, J-M.
  • Marionnet, D.


By examining the gap observed between the value added generated by the banking sector, as measured by the national accounts, and net banking income, calculated in accordance with the accounting principles of credit institutions, it is possible to construct a table listing the items needed to reconcile these two indicators of activity.

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  • Fournier, J-M. & Marionnet, D., 2009. "Measuring banking activity in France," Quarterly selection of articles - Bulletin de la Banque de France, Banque de France, issue 16, pages 5-32, Winter.
  • Handle: RePEc:bfr:quarte:2009-2010:16:01

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    Banks; credit institutions; financial intermediation; net banking income; value added; FISIM; bank accounting; national accounts.;

    JEL classification:

    • E23 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Production
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages


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