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Banking, Credit Market Imperfection and Growth

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  • Nabi, Mahmoud Sami
  • Rajhi, Taoufik

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We develop a new model that links capital market imperfection to banking emergence and economic growth. It is shown that the banking system emerges endogenously after a first stage of slow economic growth. Interestingly, economic growth increases after the emergence of banking but remains under its potential level. This is due to a credit rationing brake which decreases progressively as the economy develops. Another finding is that a reduction of credit market imperfection reduces the credit rationing stage.

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  • Nabi, Mahmoud Sami & Rajhi, Taoufik, 2005. "Banking, Credit Market Imperfection and Growth," MPRA Paper 24495, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2010.
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    Keywords

    endogenous growth; banking emergence; credit rationing; credit market imperfection;

    JEL classification:

    • O41 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models
    • O16 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Financial Markets; Saving and Capital Investment; Corporate Finance and Governance
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages

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