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1.

Financial Structure and Bank Profitability

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2430
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
Downloads 4,736
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The Regulation and Supervision of Banks Around the World: A New Database

University of Minnesota Financial Studies Working Paper No. 0006; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2588
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 10 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
Auburn University, Williams College and UC Berkeley
Downloads 4,522
3.

Ownership Structure, Corporate Governance, and Corporate Performance: The Case of Chinese Stock Companies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1794
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Dec 1997
Working Paper Series
Amherst College and Peking University
Downloads 4,281
4.

Bank-Based and Market-Based Financial Systems: Cross-Country Comparisons

World Bank Policy Working Paper No. 2143
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 3,980
5.

Financial Development and Economic Growth: Views and Agenda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1678
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
UC Berkeley
Downloads 3,911
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Determinants of Commercial Bank Performance in Transition: An Application of Data Envelopment Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2850
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Rutgers University, Department of Economics

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7.

Determinants of Commercial Bank Interest Margins and Profitability: Some International Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1900
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
Downloads 3,310
8.

Bank Regulation and Supervision: What Works Best?

Univ. of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2725
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Auburn University, Williams College and UC Berkeley

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9.

Small and Medium Enterprises Across the Globe: A New Database

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3127
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 3,106
10.

Stock Markets, Banks, and Economic Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1690; A1.213 Working Paper No. 297
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
UC Berkeley and World Bank

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11.

Investment and Saving in China

World Bank Policy Research Paper Series No. 3633
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 2,826
12.

Regulating Islamic Financial Institutions: The Nature of the Regulated

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3227
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
George Washington University, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 2,569
13.

Investor Protection, Ownership, and the Cost of Capital

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2834
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
Goldman, Sachs & Co., Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Data Group (DECDG)
Downloads 2,538
14.

Small- and Medium-Size Enterprise Financing in Eastern Europe

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2933
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, IAE Business School - Universidad Austral and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 2,522
15.

Credit Risk Measurement Under Basel Ii: An Overview and Implementation Issues for Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3556
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
BIS/Financial Stability Board and World Bank

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16.

A New Database on Financial Development and Structure

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2146
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 2,307
17.

Bank Insolvencies: Cross-Country Experience

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1620
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Williams College and World Bank - Policy Unit
Downloads 2,105
18.

The Cross-Section of Stock Returns: Evidence from Emerging Markets

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1505
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Bank for International Settlements, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Downloads 2,064
19.

A More Complete Conceptual Framework for Financing of Small and Medium Enterprises

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3795
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,973
20.

Financial Regulation and Performance: Cross-Country Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2037
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Auburn University, Williams College and UC Berkeley
Downloads 1,970
21.

Banking Systems Around the Globe: Do Regulation and Ownership Affect Performance and Stability?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2325
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Auburn University, Williams College and UC Berkeley
Downloads 1,964
22.

A Framework for Regulating Microfinance Institutions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2061
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 1,955
23.

Finance and the Sources of Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2057
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, UC Berkeley and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 1,933
24.

Financial Intermediation and Growth: Causality and Causes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2059
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
UC Berkeley, World Bank - Research Department and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School

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25.

Financing Small and Medium-Size Enterprises with Factoring: Global Growth and its Potential in Eastern Europe

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3342
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and World Bank
Downloads 1,907
26.

Corporate Governance and Bank Performance: A Joint Analysis of the Static, Selection, and Dynamic Effects of Domestic, Foreign, and State Ownership

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3632
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 1,767
27.

Mutual Fund Investment in Emerging Markets: An Overview

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2529
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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Downloads 1,743
28.

Scaling-Up Microfinance for India's Rural Poor

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3646
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank Group - Finance and Private Sector Division (WBIFP) and National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER)
Downloads 1,742
29.

Law, Politics, and Finance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2585
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 May 2001
Working Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 1,732
30.

Sustainability of Microfinance Self Help Groups in India: Would Federating Help?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3516
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 1,725
31.

A Framework for Regulating Microfinance Institutions: The Experience in Ghana and the Philippines

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2755
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 1,706
32.

The Use of Asset Management Companies in the Resolution of Banking Crises Cross-Country Experiences

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2284
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Policy Unit
Downloads 1,706
33.

Corruption, Public Finances, and the Unofficial Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2169
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,632
34.

Stock Market Development and Financial Intermediaries: Stylized Facts

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1462
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 1,630
35.

Nonperforming Loans in Sub-Saharan Africa: Causal Analysis and Macroeconomic Implications

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3769
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 1,530
36.

Stock Markets, Banks, and Growth: Correlation or Causality

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2670; Carlson School of Management Working Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and UC Berkeley
Downloads 1,487
37.

Small and Medium Enterprises, Growth, and Poverty: Cross-Country Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3178
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and UC Berkeley
Downloads 1,444
38.

Special Issues Relating to Corporate Governance and Family Control

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3406
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and National University of Singapore - Business School
Downloads 1,441
39.

Expropriation of Minority Shareholders: Evidence from East Asia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2088
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - School of Accountancy, Bank for International Settlements, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,426
40.

Deposit Insurance Around the World: A Comprehensive Database

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3628
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 22 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group, University of Hawaii at Manoa - Department of Economics and European Central Bank (ECB)
Downloads 1,392
41.

Leasing to Support Small Businesses and Microenterprises

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1857
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 1,258
42.

Rural Finance for Growth and Poverty Alleviation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1593
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - South Asia Region, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 1,257
43.

Foreign Bank Entry, Performance of Domestic Banks, and Sequence of Financial Liberalization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3416
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University - School of Business Administration and Peking University
Downloads 1,234
44.

What Drives Bank Competition? Some International Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3113
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
European Central Bank (ECB) and Bank for International Settlements
Downloads 1,230
45.

Governance and Bank Valuation

EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 1699; World Bank Working Paper No. 3202
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
Williams College, European Central Bank (ECB) and UC Berkeley

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46.

How Does Foreign Entry Affect the Domestic Banking Market?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1918
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Bank for International Settlements

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47.

Fiscal Decentralization in Developing and Transition Economies: Progress, Problems, and the Promise

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3282
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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48.

Resolution of Corporate Distress: Evidence from East Asia's Financial Crisis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2133
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Sep 1999
Working Paper Series
Bank for International Settlements, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and World Bank
Downloads 1,142
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On the Measurement and Impact of Fiscal Decentralization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2809
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
Downloads 1,136
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What Makes Banks Special? A Study of Banking, Finance, and Economic Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2408
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 1,107