Saibal, Ghosh (2010): A Simple Index of Banking Fragility: Application to Indian Data. Published in: Journal of Risk Finance , Vol. 12, No. 2 (2011): pp. 112-120.
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Using data on Indian banks for 1997-2007, the paper develops an index of banking fragility and subsequently examines the factors affecting the index. Based on the statistical properties of the index, we classify banks as exhibiting high, moderate and low stability. The multivariate regressions indicate an important role for banking industry variables in influencing the index.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A Simple Index of Banking Fragility: Application to Indian Data|
|Keywords:||Banking stability index; state-owned banks; foreign banks; India|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G21 - Banks ; Depository Institutions ; Micro Finance Institutions ; Mortgages|
|Depositing User:||Saibal Ghosh|
|Date Deposited:||15. Apr 2011 14:48|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 05:48|
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