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Deposit insurance and private capital inflows: Further evidence

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  • Altunbaş, Yener
  • Thornton, John

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We use a simple differences-in-differences technique to examine whether adopting explicit deposit insurance impacts on the scale of private capital inflows to developing economies. We present evidence suggesting that these inflows improved more in countries that adopted deposit insurance than in countries that did not adopt it.

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  • Altunbaş, Yener & Thornton, John, 2013. "Deposit insurance and private capital inflows: Further evidence," Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Elsevier, vol. 27(C), pages 243-247.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:intfin:v:27:y:2013:i:c:p:243-247
    DOI: 10.1016/j.intfin.2013.09.005
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    1. Mikhail Stolbov, 2015. "Anatomy of international banking crises at the onset of the Great Recession," International Economics and Economic Policy, Springer, vol. 12(4), pages 553-569, October.
    2. repec:spr:empeco:v:52:y:2017:i:4:d:10.1007_s00181-016-1111-7 is not listed on IDEAS

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    Deposit insurance; Private capital inflows;

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