Ruiz-Porras, Antonio (2006): Financial systems and banking crises: An assessment. Published in: Revista Mexicana de Economía y Finanzas (Mexican Journal of Economics and Finance) , Vol. v.5, No. Issue 1 (March 2006): pp. 13-27.
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Traditionally an old concern among economists has referred to the effects that specific financial systems may have on economic performance. Here we investigate the “stylised facts” among financial systems and banking crises by using individual and principal-components indicators and sets of OLS regressions. The study relies on a set of banking fragility, financial structure and development indicators for a sample of 47 economies between 1990 and 1997. The stylised facts suggest that financial development is associated to financial systems leaded by stock and securities markets. Furthermore the evidence suggests that such association is magnified during episodes of borderline or systemic banking crises. Thus what our findings might suggest is that banking crises may encourage financial development and the transformation of financial systems into market-based ones.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Financial systems and banking crises: An assessment|
|Keywords:||Financial systems; banking crises; financial structure; financial development|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables
F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
|Depositing User:||Antonio Ruiz-Porras|
|Date Deposited:||07. Oct 2006|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 14:29|
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