Robert Cull

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

Senior Economist

1818 H. Street, N.W.

MSN3-311

Washington, DC 20433

United States

http://econ.worldbank.org/staff/rcull

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Scholarly Papers (58)

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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
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
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Bank, governance, M&A, foreign acquisition, privatization

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Microfinance Meets the Market

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4630
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Emerging Markets

Microfinance Meets the Market

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2011-05
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Jun 2011
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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microfinance, microcredit

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Foreign Bank Entry: Experience, Implications for Developing Countries, and Agenda for Further Research

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2698
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Oct 2001
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Does Foreign Bank Penetration Reduce Access to Credit in Developing Countries? Evidence from Asking Borrowers

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2716
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Oct 2001
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Financial Performance and Outreach: A Global Analysis of Leading Microbanks

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3827
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull and Asli Demirgüç-Kunt
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group
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Banks&Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research, Economic Adjustment and Lending, Investment and Investment Climate, Rural Finance

Financial Performance and Outreach: A Global Analysis of Leading Microbanks

Economic Journal, Vol. 117, No. 517, pp. F107-F133, February 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Apr 2007
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Microfinance Tradeoffs: Regulation, Competition, and Financing

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5086
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Emerging Markets, Rural Finance

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Institutions, Ownership, and Finance: The Determinants of Profit Reinvestment Among Chinese Firms

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 May 2004
Robert Cull and Lixin Colin Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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institutions, ownership, finance, china, investment, firms

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Bank Privatization and Performance: Empirical Evidence from Nigeria

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3511
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Nigeria Governors' Forum
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Bank privatization, Nigeria, Bank performance

Deposit Insurance and Financial Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2682
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Jun 2003
Robert Cull, Lemma W. Senbet and Marco Sorge
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and World Bank Group - International Finance Corporation
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Deposit Insurance and Financial Development

Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Forthcoming
Posted: 26 Jun 2003
Robert Cull, Marco Sorge and Lemma W. Senbet
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank Group - International Finance Corporation and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Deposit Insurance, Moral Hazard and Bank Supervision, financial development, bank regulation

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Banking Sector Stability, Efficiency, and Outreach in Kenya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5442
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Africa Region, Central Bank of Kenya, Central Bank of Kenya, World Bank and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress

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Bank Lending to Small Businesses in Latin America: Does Bank Origin Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2760
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Dec 2001
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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foreign bank entry, small business lending

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Banking in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6684
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Robert Cull
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 485 (57,211)
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Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress

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Microfinance and Economic Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8252
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Nov 2017
Robert Cull and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Inequality, Rural Microfinance and SMEs

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Foreign Bank Participation and Crises in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4128
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Banks & Banking Reform, Foreign Direct Investment, Corporate Law, Privatization, Financial Crisis Management & Restructuring

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Does Regulatory Supervision Curtail Microfinance Profitability and Outreach?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4948
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research

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The Effect of Foreign Entry on Argentina's Domestic Banking Sector

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2158
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business and University of Sussex
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Banks and Microbanks

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5078
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Microfinance, Economic Theory & Research

Banks and Microbanks

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2232170
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 06 Sep 2013
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Formal Finance and Trade Credit During China's Transition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4204
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull, Lixin Colin Xu and Tian Zhu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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Investment and Investment Climate, Economic Theory & Research, Banks & Banking Reform, Financial Crisis Management & Restructuring, Financial Intermediation

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Improving Access to Banking: Evidence from Kenya

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jul 2012
Imperial College London, Bocconi University - Department of Finance, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Chile
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Equity Bank, bank penetration, bank account, minority language, microfinance

Improving Access to Banking: Evidence from Kenya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6593
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Imperial College London, Bocconi University - Department of Finance, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Chile
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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Corporate Law, Debt Markets

Improving Access to Banking: Evidence from Kenya

BAFFI CAREFIN Centre Research Paper No. 2018-104
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Dec 2018
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Imperial College London, Fudan University - Fanhai International School of Finance (FISF) and University of Chile
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Equity Bank, bank penetration, bank account, microfinance

Improving Access to Banking: Evidence from Kenya

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9840
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Imperial College London, Bocconi University - Department of Finance, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Chile
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bank account, bank penetration, Equity Bank, microfinance, minority language

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Deposit Insurance and Bank Intermediation in the Long Run

BIS Working Paper No. 156
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
Robert Cull, Marco Sorge and Lemma W. Senbet
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank Group - International Finance Corporation and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Deposit Insurance, Moral Hazard, Bank Regulation and Supervision, Financial development

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Foreign Bank Participation in Developing Countries: What Do We Know About the Drivers and Consequences of this Phenomenon?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5398
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Emerging Markets, Foreign Direct Investment

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Bank Privatization in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Uganda Commercial Bank

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4407
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Africa Region
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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets

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How Deposit Insurance Affects Financial Depth (a Cross-Country Analysis)

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1875
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Bank Ownership and Lending Patterns During the 2008-2009 Financial Crisis: Evidence from Latin America and Eastern Europe

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6195
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress

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Access to Credit and Firm Ownership in South Africa

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Dec 2006
George R. G. Clarke and Robert Cull
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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South Africa, Informal Sector, Access to Finance

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Benchmarking the Financial Performance, Growth, and Outreach of Greenfield Microfinance Institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7029
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Rural Microfinance and SMEs, Microfinance

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Bank Privatization in Argentina: A Model of Political Constraints and Differential Outcomes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2633
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull and George R. G. Clarke
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
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SME Finance in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7018
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Robert Cull
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Capital Flows, Multinational & Corporate Governance, Financial Intermediation, Capital Markets and Capital Flows, Corporate Governance, Civic Participation and Corporate Governance

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Why Privatize? The Case of Argentina's Public Provincial Banks

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1972
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull and George R. G. Clarke
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
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Does Microfinance Regulation Curtail Profitability and Outreach?

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2011-06
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Jun 2011
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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microfinance, regulation, profitability

Government Connections and Financial Constraints: Evidence from a Large Representative Sample of Chinese Firms

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6352
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull, Wei Li, Bo Sun and Lixin Colin Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System - Division of International Finance and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress, Investment and Investment Climate, Emerging Markets

Government Connections and Financial Constraints: Evidence from a Large Representative Sample of Chinese Firms

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 1129
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Oct 2015
Robert Cull, Wei Li, Bo Sun and Lixin Colin Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System - Division of International Finance and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Financial constraints, investment, political connections, firm size, China, capital allocation, invest cash flow sensitivity

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Provincial Bank Privatization in Argentina: The Why, How, and so What?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2159
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George R. G. Clarke and Robert Cull
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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The African Financial Development and Financial Inclusion Gaps

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7019
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Imperial College London, Bocconi University - Department of Finance, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Chile
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Economic Theory & Research, Access to Finance, Emerging Markets, Debt Markets, E-Business

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The Microfinance Business Model: Enduring Subsidy and Modest Profit

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7786
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Sep 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Rural Microfinance and SMEs, Microfinance

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Pursuing Efficiency While Maintaining Outreach: Bank Privatization in Tanzania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4804
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull and Connor P. Spreng
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress

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Bank Ownership: Trends and Implications

IMF Working Paper No. 17/60
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and The Graduate Institute, Geneva
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Foreign banks, Privatization, bank governance, financial globalization, state-owned banks, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Globalization: Finance, Government Policy and Regulation

Resolving the African Financial Development Gap: Cross-Country Comparisons and a Within-Country Study of Kenya

NBER VOLUME ON AFRICAN ECONOMIC SUCCESSES, S. Edwards, S. Johnson, and D. Weil, eds., University of Chicago Press, 2012
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Apr 2012
Imperial College London, Bocconi University - Department of Finance, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Chile
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Africa, Kenya, finance and growth, population density, Equity Bank, financial access

Resolving the African Financial Development Gap: Cross-Country Comparisons and a Within-Country Study of Kenya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6592
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Imperial College London, Bocconi University - Department of Finance, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Chile
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Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Economic Theory & Research

Resolving the African Financial Development Gap: Cross-Country Comparisons and a Within-Country Study of Kenya

NBER Working Paper No. w18013
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
Imperial College London, Bocconi University - Department of Finance, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Chile
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World Bank Lending and Financial Sector Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3656
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Jul 2005
Robert Cull and Laurie Effron
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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International Financial Institutions, Development, Banking

World Bank Lending and Financial Sector Development

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 315-343, 2008
Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Robert Cull and Laurie Effron
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank

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F33, G21, O16

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Ownership Structure and the Temptation to Loot: Evidence from Privatized Firms in the Czech Republic

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2568
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull, Jana Matesová and Mary M. Shirley
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), affiliation not provided to SSRN and The Ronald Coase Institute
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Historical Financing of Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises

NBER Working Paper No. w11695
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2006
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Yale University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Measuring Household Usage of Financial Services: Does it Matter How or Whom You Ask?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5048
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull and Kinnon Scott
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Housing & Human Habitats, Emerging Markets

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Dual Credit Markets and Household Access to Finance: Evidence from a Representative Chinese Household Survey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7454
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
Robert Cull, Li Gan, Nan Gao and Lixin Colin Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Urban Housing, Urban Governance and Management, Urban Housing and Land Settlements, Municipal Management and Reform, Access to Finance, Educational Sciences, Financial Literacy, Inflation

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Market Facilitation by Local Government and Firm Efficiency: Evidence from China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6688
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Johns Hopkins University, Peking University - Guanghua School of Management and China Europe International Business School
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Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research, Labor Policies

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Social Capital, Finance, and Consumption: Evidence from a Representative Sample of Chinese Households

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7873
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
Robert Cull, Li Gan, Nan Gao and Lixin Colin Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Educational Sciences, Urban Governance and Management, Municipal Management and Reform, Urban Housing, Urban Housing and Land Settlements, Access to Finance, Transport Services, Marketing, Private Sector Economics, Private Sector Development Law

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A New Index of the Business Environment for Microfinance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6625
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Debt Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Environmental Economics & Policies, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress, Economic Theory & Research

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Financial Sector Adjustment Lending: A Mid-Course Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1804
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Related Lending and Banking Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5570
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull, Stephen Haber and Masami Imai
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Stanford University - Hoover Institution and Political Science and Wesleyan University
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Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress, Labor Policies, Economic Theory & Research

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Job Growth and Finance: Are Some Financial Institutions Better Suited to Early Stages of Development than Others?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5880
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull and Lixin Colin Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Debt Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Economic Theory & Research, Emerging Markets

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Agent Banking in a Highly Under-Developed Financial Sector: Evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7984
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Mar 2017
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank - Research Department and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Microfinance, Rural Microfinance and SMEs

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External Finance and Firm Survival in the Aftermath of the Crisis: Evidence from Eastern Europe and Central Asia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6050
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Microfinance, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress

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Bank Ownership - Trends and Implications

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8297
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2018
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Financial Studies Division and University of Geneva - Graduate Institute, Geneva (IHEID)
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De Facto Governments, Technology Industry, Technology Innovation, Energy Privatization, Trade and Services, Financial Intermediation, Democratic Government, Economics and Finance of Public Institution Development, State Owned Enterprise Reform, Public Sector Administrative and Civil Service Reform, Public Sector Administrative & Civil Service Reform

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Commercialization and Mission Drift: Evidence from a Large Chinese Microfinance Institution

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7680
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
Xiangping Jia, Robert Cull, Pei Guo and Tao Ma
Northwest Agriculture & Forest University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), China Agricultural University - College of Economics and Management and China Agricultural University - College of Economics and Management
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Rural Microfinance and SMEs, Microfinance, Rural Finance

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Banking with Agents: Experimental Evidence from Senegal

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8417
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Apr 2018
Independent, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Independent
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ICT Economics, Transport Services, Rural Microfinance and SMEs, Microfinance, Banks & Banking Reform, Educational Sciences

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Foreign Bank Entry: Experience, Implications for Developing Economies, and Agenda for Further Research

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 25-59, Spring 2003
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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Who Gets Credit? The Behavior of Bureaucrats and State Banks in Allocating Credit to Chinese State-Owned Enterprises

Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 71, No. 2, August 2003
Posted: 30 Nov 2003
Robert Cull and Lixin Colin Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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China, SOE reform, Signaling, Banking, Financial policy

56.

Ownership and the Temptation to Loot: Evidence from Privatized Firms in the Czech Republic

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 30, No. 1 pp. 1-24
Posted: 09 Feb 2003
Robert Cull, Jana Matesová and Mary M. Shirley
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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57.

Political and Economic Determinants of the Likelihood of Privatizing Argentine Public Banks

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 45, No. 1, Part 1
Posted: 17 Apr 2002
Robert Cull and George R. G. Clarke
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business

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Bureaucrats, State Banks, and the Efficiency of Credit Allocation: The Experience of Chinese State-Owned Enterprises

J of Comparative Economics, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 1-31, March 2000
Posted: 05 Jul 2000
Robert Cull and Lixin Colin Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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