Optimal Banking and Other Financial Business for the Economic Growth of Serbia
The analysis of the banking / financial business impact on economic growth is a topic present in the world economy for centuries. In recent years, this topic has gained on importance in international economic circles. Actuality of the aforementioned impact particularly sparked the global economic crisis. In the focus of this paper is the impact of the level and speed of the financial development, particularly banking, on the economic growth in Serbia. Within the overall financial development, the focus is primarily dedicated to the banking business, which is still highly dominant segment of the financial sector in Serbia. We have conducted an analysis of the most important elements that have marked recent years` banking impact on the economic growth in Serbia. Actual characteristics of the aforementioned impact are also presented. Possible predictions of the banking / financial business movement in the future, as well as its impact on economic growth are presented in the paper. The focus is on determination of the optimal banking business volume for achieving sustainable economic growth in Serbia. The analysis presented in the paper indicate that there is significant potential for moderate and balanced growth of the banking / financial business in the medium term, which could make a significant contribution to the achievement of sustainable economic growth in Serbia, while providing financial stability. However, for the realization of this important and demanding goal, it is necessary to meet a significant number of factors and creation of the adequate conditions at the micro and macro level, essential for achieving the above mentioned aim.
Volume (Year): 3 (2014)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: Bulevar Svetog Petra Cetinjskog br. 6, 81000 Podgorica|
Phone: +382 20 403 136
Fax: +382 20 664 029
Web page: http://www.cbcg.me/eng/index.php?bl=journal
More information through EDIRC
References listed on IDEAS
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
- Merja Festiæ & Jani Bekõ, 2008. "The Banking Sector and Macroeconomic Performance in Central European Economies," Czech Journal of Economics and Finance (Finance a uver), Charles University Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences, vol. 58(03-04), pages 131-151, May.
- Lucas, Robert Jr., 1988. "On the mechanics of economic development," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(1), pages 3-42, July.
- Robert G. King & Ross Levine, 1993.
"Finance and Growth: Schumpeter Might Be Right,"
The Quarterly Journal of Economics,
Oxford University Press, vol. 108(3), pages 717-737.
- Beck, Thorsten & Demirguc-Kunt, Asli & Maksimovic, Vojislav, 2004.
"Bank Competition and Access to Finance: International Evidence,"
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking,
Blackwell Publishing, vol. 36(3), pages 627-48, June.
- Thorsten Beck & Asli Demirgüç-Kunt & Vojislav Maksimovic, 2004. "Bank competition and access to finance: international evidence," Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, pages 627-654.
- Stephen Cecchetti & Enisse Kharroubi, 2012. "Reassessing the impact of finance on growth," BIS Working Papers 381, Bank for International Settlements.
- Beck, Thorsten & Levine, Ross & Loayza, Norman, 2000.
"Finance and the sources of growth,"
Journal of Financial Economics,
Elsevier, vol. 58(1-2), pages 261-300.
- Masten, Arjana Brezigar & Coricelli, Fabrizio & Masten, Igor, 2008.
"Non-linear growth effects of financial development: Does financial integration matter?,"
Journal of International Money and Finance,
Elsevier, vol. 27(2), pages 295-313, March.
- Arjana Brezigar-Masten & Fabrizio Coricelli & Igor Masten, 2008. "Non-linear growth effects of financial development: Does financial integration matter?," Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) hal-00634188, HAL.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:cbk:journl:v:3:y:2014:i:2:p:61-83. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: ()
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.