Thorsten Beck

City University London - Sir John Cass Business School

Professor of Banking and Finance

106 Bunhill Row

London, EC1Y 8TZ

United Kingdom

Tilburg University - European Banking Center, CentER

PO Box 90153

Tilburg, 5000 LE

Netherlands

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (110)

1.

Islamic vs. Conventional Banking: Business Model, Efficiency and Stability

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5446
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and World Bank
Downloads 2,990 (1,803)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Financial Intermediation, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress

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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
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 2,753 (2,626)
Citation 42

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A New Database on Financial Development and Structure

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2146
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 2,151 (4,354)
Citation 479

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Bank Financing for SMEs around the World: Drivers, Obstacles, Business Models, and Lending Practices

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4785
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 2,001 (2,862)
Citation 7

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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Small and Medium Size Enterprises

Financial Intermediation and Growth: Causality and Causes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2059
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Oct 2000
Ross Levine, Norman Loayza and Thorsten Beck
UC Berkeley, World Bank - Research Department and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 1,908 (5,781)
Citation 492

Abstract:

Financial Intermediation and Growth: Causality and Causes

Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 46, pp. 31-77, August 2000
Posted: 10 Oct 2000
Ross Levine, Norman Loayza and Thorsten Beck
UC Berkeley, World Bank - Research Department and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School

Abstract:

Financial development, economic growth, legal system

6.

Finance and the Sources of Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2057
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Ross Levine and Norman Loayza
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, UC Berkeley and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 1,791 (5,933)
Citation 414

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Law, Politics, and Finance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2585
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 May 2001
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 1,587 (7,143)
Citation 36

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Financial Institutions and Markets Across Countries and Over Time - Data and Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4943
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 1,514 (3,740)
Citation 66

Abstract:

Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research

9.

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
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and UC Berkeley
Downloads 1,426 (9,100)
Citation 519

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Citation 1

Financial Innovation: The Bright and the Dark Sides

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Thorsten Beck, Tao Chen, Chen Lin and Frank M. Song
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Division of Banking & Finance, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
Downloads 1,167 (13,128)
Citation 1

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Financial Innovation, Financial R&D Intensity, Bank Risk Taking, Financial Crisis, Industrial Growth, Finance and Growth

Financial Innovation: The Bright and the Dark Sides

HKIMR Working Paper No.05/2012
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2014
Thorsten Beck, Tao Chen, Chen Lin and Frank M. Song
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Division of Banking & Finance, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
Downloads 198 (125,643)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Financial Innovation, Financial R&D Intensity, Bank Risk Taking, Financial Crisis, Industrial Growth, Finance and Growth

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The Role of Finance in Economic Development: Benefits, Risks, and Politics

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2011-038, CentER Discussion Paper No. 2011-041
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 20 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2011
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 1,280 (5,260)

Abstract:

financial development, financial fragility, finance and politics, economic development, access to finance, banking crisis

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Citation 454

Finance, Firm Size, and Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3485
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group, European Central Bank (ECB) and UC Berkeley
Downloads 757 (25,153)
Citation 454

Abstract:

Firm Size, Financial Development, Economic Growth

Finance, Firm Size and Growth

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Dec 2004
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group, European Central Bank (ECB) and UC Berkeley
Downloads 414 (55,707)
Citation 454

Abstract:

Firm size, financial development, economic growth

Finance, Firm Size, and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w10983
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Dec 2004
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group, European Central Bank (ECB) and UC Berkeley
Downloads 74 (268,644)
Citation 454

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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
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
World Bank - Development Research Group, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and UC Berkeley
Downloads 1,220 (9,846)
Citation 3

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Bank Competition and Financial Stability: Friends or Foes?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4656
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 920 (7,576)
Citation 17

Abstract:

Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Emerging Markets, Debt Markets, Labor Policies

15.

Bank Financing for SMES: Evidence Across Countries and Bank-Ownership Types

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2009-20, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2009-71
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Sep 2009
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 909 (16,194)
Citation 7

Abstract:

small and medium enterprises, bank ownership, lending technology, access to finance

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Downloads 869 ( 20,934)
Citation 38

Bank Concentration and Crises

University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management Working Paper; and World Bank Policy Research Paper No. 3041
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Aug 2003
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 789 (23,702)
Citation 38

Abstract:

Industrial Structure, Banking System Fragility, Regulation

Bank Concentration and Crises

NBER Working Paper No. w9921
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Aug 2003
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 80 (256,275)
Citation 38

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Citation 111

Legal Institutions and Financial Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3136
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and UC Berkeley
Downloads 614 (33,675)
Citation 111

Abstract:

Legal Institutions and Financial Development

NBER Working Paper No. w10126
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Apr 2004
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and UC Berkeley
Downloads 180 (137,481)
Citation 110

Abstract:

Legal Institutions and Financial Development

NBER Working Paper No. w10417
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Jun 2012
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and UC Berkeley
Downloads 22 (444,609)
Citation 109

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Citation 138

Law and Finance: Why Does Legal Origin Matter?

University of Minnesota Working Paper; World Bank Policy Research Paper No. 2904
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Feb 2003
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 744 (25,718)
Citation 138

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Law and Finance: Why Does Legal Origin Matter?

NBER Working Paper No. w9379
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Dec 2002
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 48 (336,151)
Citation 138

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Law and Finance: Why Does Legal Origin Matter?

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 31, No. 4, December 2003
Posted: 09 Jun 2004
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley

Abstract:

Law, Financial development

Bank Competition and Stability: Cross-Country Heterogeneity

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2012-026, CentER Working Paper Series No. 2012-085
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 21 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2012
Thorsten Beck, Olivier De Jonghe and Glenn Schepens
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and European Central Bank
Downloads 399 (58,308)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Competition, Stability, Banking, Herding, Deposit Insurance, Information Sharing, Risk Shifting

Bank Competition and Stability: Cross-Country Heterogeneity

Journal of Financial Intermediation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2012
Thorsten Beck, Olivier De Jonghe and Glenn Schepens
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and European Central Bank
Downloads 335 (71,749)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Competition, Stability, Banking, Herding, Deposit Insurance, Information Sharing, Risk Shifting

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Financial Structure and Economic Development: Firm, Industry, and Country Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2423
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 715 (23,961)
Citation 34

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The Econometrics of Finance and Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4608
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 668 (27,820)
Citation 386

Abstract:

Access to Finance, Achieving Shared Growth, Economic Theory & Research, Debt Markets, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences

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Downloads 632 ( 32,795)
Citation 590

Stock Markets, Banks, and Growth: Panel Evidence

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Jun 2002
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and UC Berkeley
Downloads 581 (36,153)
Citation 590

Abstract:

Economic Growth, Stock Markets, Banks

Stock Markets, Banks, and Growth: Panel Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w9082
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Jul 2002
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and UC Berkeley
Downloads 51 (326,789)
Citation 590

Abstract:

Is More Finance Better? Disentangling Intermediation and Size Effects of Financial Systems

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2012-016, CentER Disucssion Paper Series No. 2012-060
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Jul 2012
Thorsten Beck, Hans Degryse and Christiane Kneer
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance and Tilburg University
Downloads 489 (45,228)
Citation 3

Abstract:

financial intermediation, economic growth, growth volatility

Is More Finance Better? Disentangling Intermediation and Size Effects of Financial Systems

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Thorsten Beck, Hans Degryse and Christiane Kneer
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance and Tilburg University
Downloads 97 (226,082)
Citation 3

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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
Thorsten Beck, Robert Cull and Afeikhena Theo Jerome
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Nigeria Governors' Forum
Downloads 575 (35,838)
Citation 27

Abstract:

Bank privatization, Nigeria, Bank performance

Finance, Inequality, and Poverty: Cross-Country Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3338
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 454 (49,734)
Citation 56

Abstract:

Finance, Inequality, and Poverty: Cross-Country Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w10979
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 May 2006
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 119 (194,873)
Citation 56

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Big Bad Banks? The Winners and Losers from Bank Deregulation in the United States

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2010
Thorsten Beck, Ross Levine and Alexey Levkov
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, UC Berkeley and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 542 (32,641)
Citation 17

Abstract:

Financial Institutions, Government Policy and Regulation, Income Inequality

Housing Finance Across Countries: New Data and Analysis

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Oct 2013
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 330 (73,078)

Abstract:

Mortgage Finance, Benchmarking, Government Policy, Regulation

Housing Finance Across Countries: New Data and Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6756
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 196 (126,814)

Abstract:

Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Emerging Markets, Housing Finance, Banks & Banking Reform

28.
Downloads 525 ( 41,846)
Citation 48

Law and Firms' Access to Finance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3194
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jul 2004
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 480 (46,330)
Citation 48

Abstract:

Legal system, judicial independence, corporate finance

Law and Firms' Access to Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w10687
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Sep 2004
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 45 (345,602)
Citation 48

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Citation 23

Bank Supervision and Corporate Finance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3042
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 455 (49,586)
Citation 23

Abstract:

Bank supervision, Corporate governance, Financing obstacles

Bank Supervision and Corporate Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w9620
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Apr 2003
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 51 (326,789)
Citation 23

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Financing Patterns Around the World: The Role of Institutions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2905
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 477 (42,678)
Citation 19

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Citation 30

Institution Building and Growth in Transition Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3657
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Jul 2005
Thorsten Beck and Luc Laeven
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and European Central Bank (ECB)
Downloads 419 (54,914)
Citation 30

Abstract:

Transition economies, Institutions, economic development

Institution Building and Growth in Transition Economies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5718
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Aug 2006
Luc Laeven and Thorsten Beck
European Central Bank (ECB) and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 28 (412,337)
Citation 30

Abstract:

Transition economies, institutions, economic development

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Structural Issues in the Kenyan Financial System: Improving Competition and Access

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3363
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Michael J. Fuchs
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank - Africa Region
Downloads 437 (47,411)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Banking Services for Everyone? Barriers to Bank Access and Use Around the World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4079
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 435 (52,460)
Citation 33

Abstract:

Banks & Banking Reform, Financial Intermediation, Economic Theory & Research, Financial Crisis Management & Restructuring, Competitiveness and Competition Policy

Banking Services for Everyone? Barriers to Bank Access and Use Around the World

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 397-430, 2008
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Abstract:

G2, G21, O16

Supervising Cross-Border Banks: Theory, Evidence and Policy

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2012-015, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2012-059
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2012
Thorsten Beck, Radomir Todorov and Wolf Wagner
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Government of Canada - Bank of Canada and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Downloads 425 (53,971)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Bank regulation, bank resolution, cross-border banking

Supervising Cross‐Border Banks: Theory, Evidence and Policy

Economic Policy, Vol. 28, Issue 73, pp. 5-44, 2013
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Radomir Todorov, Thorsten Beck and Wolf Wagner
Government of Canada - Bank of Canada, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Downloads 1 (568,003)
Citation 2

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Bank Competition, Financing Obstacles, and Access to Credit

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2996
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group
Downloads 421 (45,098)
Citation 19

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Citation 95

Legal Institutions and Economic Development

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2010-94
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 01 Sep 2010
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 412 (56,041)
Citation 95

Abstract:

Legal institutions, economic development, legal system indicators, property rights

Legal Institutions and Economic Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8139
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 06 Dec 2010
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 7 (529,695)
Citation 95

Abstract:

Economic development, Legal institutions, Legal system indicators, Property rights

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Citation 2

Gender and Banking: Are Women Better Loan Officers?

Review of Finance, Forthcoming, European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2009-19, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2009-63
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2012
Thorsten Beck, Patrick Behr and Andre Guettler
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration and University of Ulm - Department of Mathematics and Economics
Downloads 413 (55,866)
Citation 1

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Behavioral banking, loan officers, gender, loan default, monitoring, screening

Gender and Banking: Are Women Better Loan Officers?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7409
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Thorsten Beck, Patrick Behr and Andre Guettler
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration and University of Ulm - Department of Mathematics and Economics
Downloads 4 (544,671)
Citation 2

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Behavioral banking, gender, loan default, loan officers, monitoring, screening

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The Incentive-Compatible Design of Deposit Insurance and Bank Failure Resolution: Concepts and Country Studies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3043
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 392 (54,030)
Citation 8

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Deposit insurance, Bank failure resolution, Brazil, Germany, Russia

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New Tools and New Tests in Comparative Political Economy: The Database of Political Institutions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2283
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, Government of Switzerland - Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and Inter-American Development Bank
Downloads 386 (59,242)
Citation 184

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Benchmarking Financial Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4638
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 365 (56,261)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Access to Finance

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The Typology of Partial Credit Guarantee Funds Around the World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4771
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 334 (56,594)
Citation 6

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Financial and Legal Constraints to Firm Growth: Does Size Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2784
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank - Development Research Group
Downloads 333 (61,653)
Citation 229

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Citation 13

The Basic Analytics of Access to Financial Services

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4026
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Augusto de la Torre
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 300 (81,291)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research, Markets and Market Access, Access to Markets, Financial Intermediation

The Basic Analytics of Access to Financial Services

Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 79-117, May 2007
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 May 2007
Thorsten Beck and Augusto de la Torre
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 31 (398,341)
Citation 13

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Creating an Efficient Financial System : Challenges in a Global Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3856
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 319 (69,889)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Financial Intermediation

When Arm's Length is Too Far. Relationship Banking Over the Business Cycle

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 14/2014
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Aug 2014
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and De Nederlandsche Bank
Downloads 188 (132,613)
Citation 1

Abstract:

relationship banking, credit constraints, business cycle

When Arm's Length is Too Far. Relationship Banking Over the Business Cycle

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4877
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Jul 2014
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and De Nederlandsche Bank
Downloads 81 (254,312)
Citation 1

Abstract:

relationship banking, credit constraints, business cycle

When Arm's Length Is Too Far. Relationship Banking Over the Business Cycle

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2017
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and De Nederlandsche Bank
Downloads 32 (393,925)
Citation 1

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Relationship banking, credit constraints, business cycle

When Arm's Length is Too Far. Relationship Banking Over the Business Cycle

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-042, European Banking Center Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-003
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Jul 2014
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and De Nederlandsche Bank
Downloads 17 (473,575)
Citation 1

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Relationship banking, credit constraints, business cycle

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Resolution of Failed Banks by Deposit Insurers: Cross-Country Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3920
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Luc Laeven and Thorsten Beck
European Central Bank (ECB) and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 314 (66,733)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Banks & Banking Reform, Financial Crisis Management & Restructuring, Financial Intermediation, Corporate Law, Insurance & Risk Mitigation

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Creating a More Efficient Financial System: Challenges for Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3938
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Md. Habibur Rahman
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 314 (75,400)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research, Financial Intermediation, Investment and Investment Climate, Corporate Law

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Finance in Africa - Achievements and Challenges

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5020
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Michael J. Fuchs and Marilou Uy
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Africa Region and World Bank
Downloads 313 (56,915)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Emerging Markets

49.

Law, Endowment, and Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w9089
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Aug 2002
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 288 (85,003)
Citation 17

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New Firm Formation and Industry Growth: Does Having a Market- or Bank-Based System Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2383
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and UC Berkeley
Downloads 287 (73,345)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Financial Structure, Economic Growth, External Finance

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Reaching Out: Access To and Use of Banking Services Across Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3754
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Citation 64

Abstract:

52.

Deposit Insurance as Private Club: Is Germany a Model?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2559
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 280 (83,055)
Citation 6

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53.

Finance and Oil: Is There a Resource Curse in Financial Development?

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2011-004, CentER Discussion Paper No. 2011-017
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Feb 2011
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 278 (51,820)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Financial Development, Natural Resource Curse

54.

Foreigners vs. Natives: Bank Lending Technologies and Loan Pricing

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2016
Thorsten Beck, Vasso Ioannidou and Larissa Schäfer
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Lancaster University - Management School and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Downloads 268 (62,796)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Bank Financing, Foreign Ownership, Lending Technologies, Loan Pricing

55.
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Citation 1

Sex and Credit: Is There a Gender Bias in Lending?

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2012-017, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2012-062
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Thorsten Beck, Patrick Behr and Andreas Madestam
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration and Stockholm University, Department of Economics
Downloads 164 (149,535)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Group identity, gender, credit supply, credit demand, loan officers

Sex and Credit: Is There a Gender Bias in Lending?

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2011-027, CentER Working Paper Series No. 2011-101
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2012
Thorsten Beck, Patrick Behr and Andreas Madestam
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration and Stockholm University, Department of Economics
Downloads 95 (229,306)
Citation 1

Abstract:

G21, G32, J16

56.

Bank Efficiency, Ownership, and Market Structure: Why are Interest Spreads so High in Uganda?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4027
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Heiko Hesse
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 255 (84,707)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research, Investment and Investment Climate, Financial Crisis Management & Restructuring, Financial Intermediation

57.

Monetary Policy and Banking Supervision: Coordination Instead of Separation

CEPS Policy Brief No. 286, European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2013-003
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2013
Thorsten Beck and Daniel Gros
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels
Downloads 234 (76,159)

Abstract:

monetary policy, bank supervision, eurozone crisis

58.

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
Downloads 231 (53,423)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress

59.
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Citation 50

Financial Dependence and International Trade

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2609
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 191 (129,993)
Citation 50

Abstract:

Financial Dependence and International Trade

Review of International Economics, Vol. 11, pp. 296-316, May 2003
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Jun 2003
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Citation 50

Abstract:

60.

Financial and Legal Institutions and Firm Size

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2997
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group
Downloads 208 (116,325)
Citation 118

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61.

State Bank Transformation in Brazil - Choices and Consequences

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3619
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Jul 2005
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Los Angeles - Department of History
Downloads 199 (119,052)
Citation 16

Abstract:

Bank privatization, Brazil, bank performance

62.

Who Gets the Credit? And Does it Matter - Household vs. Firm Lending across Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4661
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Ozyegin University, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 194 (112,183)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research, Debt Markets

63.

Financial Development and International Trade: Is There a Link?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2608
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 183 (127,661)
Citation 71

Abstract:

64.

Impediments to the Development and Efficiency of Financial Intermediation in Brazil

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2382
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 181 (132,066)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Mobile Money, Trade Credit and Economic Development: Theory and Evidence

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2015-023, European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2015-005
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Apr 2015
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
Downloads 174 (141,777)

Abstract:

Money, Trade-Credit, M-Pesa, Allocations

Mobile Money, Trade Credit, and Economic Development: Theory and Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10848
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Sep 2015
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
Downloads 1 (568,003)

Abstract:

Kenya, mobile money, small business finance, trade credit

66.

Smes, Growth, and Poverty

NBER Working Paper No. w11224
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 May 2005
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 167 (125,325)
Citation 25

Abstract:

Big Bad Banks? The Impact of U.S. Branch Deregulation on Income Distribution

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4330
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Ross Levine and Alexey Levkov
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, UC Berkeley and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 129 (182,948)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Emerging Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Inequality, Fiscal & Monetary Policy

Big Bad Banks? The Impact of U.S. Branch Deregulation on Income Distribution

NBER Working Paper No. W13299
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Aug 2007
Thorsten Beck, Ross Levine and Alexey Levkov
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, UC Berkeley and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 31 (398,341)
Citation 12

Abstract:

68.

Foreign Bank Acquisitions and Outreach: Evidence from Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4467
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Maria Soledad Martinez Peria
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 151 (151,016)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Corporate Law

69.

Financial Intermediary Development and Growth Volatility: Do Intermediaries Dampen or Magnify Shocks?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2707
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 149 (162,329)
Citation 25

Abstract:

Mortgage Finance in Central and Eastern Europe -- Opportunity or Burden?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5202
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Katie Kibuuka and Erwin R. Tiongson
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 93 (232,675)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress, Emerging Markets, Housing Finance

Mortgage Finance in Central and Eastern Europe: Opportunity or Burden?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4758
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Thorsten Beck, Katie Kibuuka and Erwin R. Tiongson
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 56 (312,165)
Citation 3

Abstract:

household credit, housing finance, financial vulnerability, EU accession

71.

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 144 (67,354)

Abstract:

Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress

72.

Lending Concentration, Bank Performance and Systemic Risk: Exploring Cross-Country Variation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6604
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Olivier De Jonghe
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 137 (90,924)

Abstract:

Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Mutual Funds, Financial Intermediation

Who Gets the Credit? And Does It Matter? Household vs. Firm Lending across Countries

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2009-12, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2009-41
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Jun 2009
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Ozyegin University, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 123 (189,919)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Financial Intermediation, Household Credit, Firm Credit

Who Gets the Credit? And Does it Matter? Household vs. Firm Lending Across Countries

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7400
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Ozyegin University, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 11 (508,093)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Financial intermediation, Firm credit, Household credit

74.

Is Small Beautiful? Financial Structure, Size and Access to Finance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5806
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and World Bank
Downloads 133 (153,423)

Abstract:

Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Microfinance, Non Bank Financial Institutions

Why Do Firms Evade Taxes? The Role of Information Sharing and Financial Sector Outreach

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2010-26, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2010-93
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 Aug 2010
Thorsten Beck, Chen Lin and (马跃) Yue Ma
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance
Downloads 133 (178,478)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Formal and informal sector, tax evasion, financial sector development

Why Do Firms Evade Taxes? The Role of Information Sharing and Financial Sector Outreach

Journal of Finance 69, 763-817
Posted: 29 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2014
Thorsten Beck, Chen Lin and (马跃) Yue Ma
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance

Abstract:

76.
Downloads 123 (189,222)
Citation 2

Foreign Bank Ownership and Household Credit

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2011-024, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2011-089
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 29 May 2013
Thorsten Beck and Martin Brown
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance
Downloads 122 (191,134)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Access to finance, Household credit, Bank-ownership

Use of Banking Services in Emerging Markets - Household-Level Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8475
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Jul 2011
Thorsten Beck and Martin Brown
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance
Downloads 1 (568,003)
Citation 2

Abstract:

access to finance, bank ownership, creditor protection, deposit insurance, household finance

77.

Which Households Use Banks? Evidence From the Transition Economies

ECB Working Paper No. 1295
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Mar 2011
Thorsten Beck and Martin Brown
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance
Downloads 120 (167,055)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Access to finance, Bank-ownership, Deposit insurance, Payment system, Creditor protection

78.

Finance and Growth for Microenterprises: Evidence from Rural China

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2013-010, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2013-053
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Sep 2013
Thorsten Beck, Liping Lu and Rudai Yang
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Finance and Financial Sector Management and Peking University - School of Economics
Downloads 115 (148,621)

Abstract:

Finance, Entrepreneurship, Growth, China

79.

Informality and Access to Finance: Evidence from India

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-052
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Sep 2014
Thorsten Beck and Mohammad Hoseini
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
Downloads 96 (115,766)

Abstract:

Informality, Financial Development, India

80.

Gender and Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa: Are Women Disadvantaged?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5571
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Reyes Aterido, Thorsten Beck and Leonardo Lacovone
World Bank, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank
Downloads 89 (174,810)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Emerging Markets, Housing & Human Habitats, Gender and Law

Nascent Markets: Understanding the Success and Failure of New Stock Markets

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Nov 2016
Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Erasmus University - Institute of Social Studies (ISS) and Erasmus University - Rotterdam School of Management
Downloads 84 (248,553)

Abstract:

nascent markets, stock market success, financial development

Nascent Markets: Understanding the Success and Failure of New Stock Markets

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11604
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 07 Nov 2016
Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Erasmus University - Institute of Social Studies (ISS) and Erasmus University - Rotterdam School of Management
Downloads 1 (568,003)

Abstract:

stock exchanges; financial development

82.

What Explains the Cost of Remittances? An Examination Across 119 Country Corridors

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5072
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Maria Soledad Martinez Peria
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 81 (214,123)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Population Policies, Remittances, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Economic Theory & Research

83.

Industry Growth and Capital Allocation: Does Having a Market- or Bank-Based System Matter?

NBER Working Paper No. w8982
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Jun 2002
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and UC Berkeley
Downloads 79 (255,908)
Citation 138

Abstract:

84.

Too Cold, Too Hot, or Just Right? Assessing Financial Sector Development Across the Globe

IMF Working Paper No. 13/81
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Apr 2013
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 72 (250,153)

Abstract:

Financial systems, Financial sector, Banks, Cross country analysis, Financial Development, Financial Sector Policies, Benchmarking, financial system, financial reform, stock market, financial services, stock market capitalization, banking, financial institutions, financial markets, macroeconomic stability, financial reforms, stock markets, stock market turnover, bank entry, financial economics, bond, financial instability, bonds, stock market development, financial cycles, financial sector development, banking sector, financial innovation, financial intermediaries, banking crises, bank deposits, financial intermediation, banking supervision, government bond, international capital, financial

Bank Sectoral Concentration and (Systemic) Risk: Evidence from a Worldwide Sample of Banks

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 28 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2017
Thorsten Beck, Olivier De Jonghe and Klaas Mulier
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 70 (277,416)

Abstract:

bank concentration, sectoral specialization, differentiation, bank risk, systemic stability, factor model

Bank Sectoral Concentration and (Systemic) Risk: Evidence from a Worldwide Sample of Banks

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12009
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 May 2017
Thorsten Beck, Olivier De Jonghe and Klaas Mulier
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 0

Abstract:

bank concentration, bank risk, differentiation, factor model, sectoral specialization, systemic stability

86.

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)
Downloads 67 (203,016)

Abstract:

Capital Flows, Multinational & Corporate Governance, Financial Intermediation, Capital Markets and Capital Flows, Corporate Governance, Civic Participation and Corporate Governance

87.

Benchmarking Financial Systems: Introducing the Financial Possibility Frontier

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6615
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck and Erik Feyen
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice
Downloads 66 (172,804)

Abstract:

Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Emerging Markets, Economic Theory & Research

Follow the Money: Does the Financial Sector Intermediate Natural Resource Windfalls?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2017-027/VIII
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Feb 2017
Thorsten Beck and Steven Poelhekke
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and VU University Amsterdam
Downloads 30 (402,902)

Abstract:

natural resources, financial development, banking

Follow the Money: Does the Financial Sector Intermediate Natural Resource Windfalls?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6374
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Mar 2017
Thorsten Beck and Steven Poelhekke
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and VU University Amsterdam
Downloads 20 (456,155)

Abstract:

natural resources, financial development, banking

Follow the Money: Does the Financial Sector Intermediate Natural Resource Windfalls?

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 545
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Mar 2017
Thorsten Beck and Steven Poelhekke
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and VU University Amsterdam
Downloads 13 (496,497)

Abstract:

natural resources, financial development, banking

Follow the Money: Does the Financial Sector Intermediate Natural Resource Windfalls?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11872
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Mar 2017
Thorsten Beck and Steven Poelhekke
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and VU University Amsterdam
Downloads 0

Abstract:

Banking, Financial Development, Natural resources

89.

Bank Concentration and Fragility: Impact and Mechanics

NBER Working Paper No. w11500
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Sep 2005
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 60 (278,832)
Citation 22

Abstract:

90.

The Role of Financial Intermediaries in Monetary Policy Transmission

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 420
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Apr 2014
Thorsten Beck, Andrea Colciago and Damjan Pfajfar
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, De Nederlandsche Bank - Research Department and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 58 (226,220)

Abstract:

Financial Intermediation, DSGE models, Financial Frictions

91.

Bank Supervision and Corruption in Lending

NBER Working Paper No. w11498
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Sep 2005
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 43 (318,794)
Citation 49

Abstract:

92.

Entrepreneurial Saving Practices and Reinvestment: Theory and Evidence

European Banking Center Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-008, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-050
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Sep 2014
Thorsten Beck, Haki Pamuk IV and Burak Uras
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
Downloads 41 (263,916)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurial finance; savings; reinvestment; financial inclusion.

93.

Keep Walking? Geographical Proximity, Religion, and Relationship Banking

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 17 May 2016
Thorsten Beck, Steven Ongena and Ilkay Sendeniz-Yuncu
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and Middle East Technical University
Downloads 22 (176,890)

Abstract:

geography of banking, Islamic banking

94.

Regulatory Reform after the Crisis: Opportunities and Pitfalls

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7733
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Mar 2010
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 8 (502,132)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Bank regulation, Financial crisis

95.

Finance, Growth and Fragility: The Role of Government

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9597
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Aug 2013
Thorsten Beck
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 6 (511,282)
Citation 378

Abstract:

economic growth, financial crisis, financial development, government policies

96.

Supranational Supervision - How Much and for Whom?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9546
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jul 2013
Thorsten Beck and Wolf Wagner
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Downloads 4 (519,941)

Abstract:

Bank regulation, bank resolution, cross-border banking

97.

Finance and Poverty: Evidence from India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9497
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 Jun 2013
Meghana Ayyagari, Thorsten Beck and Mohammad Hoseini
George Washington University - School of Business, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
Downloads 3 (524,553)

Abstract:

Economic development, Entrepreneurship, Financial liberalization, India, Migration, Poverty alleviation

98.

Sharing the Pain? Credit Supply and Real Effects of Bank Bail-Ins

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12058
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 May 2017
Thorsten Beck, Samuel Da-Rocha-Lopes and André Silva
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, New University of Lisbon - Nova School of Business and Economics and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 0 (539,855)

Abstract:

Bail-ins, bank failures, credit supply, employment, investment

99.

Credit Growth and Macroprudential Policies: Preliminary Evidence on the Firm Level

BIS Paper No. 91a
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Apr 2017
George Washington University - School of Business, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 0 (355,615)

Abstract:

financial development, macroprudential policies, firm financing

100.

Filling the Gap: How Technology Enables Access to Finance for Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises

U. Ahmed, T. Beck, C. McDaniel, and S. Schropp (2016), "Filling the Gap: How technology enables access to finance for small and medium sized enterprises," Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, MIT Press Journal, volume 10, number 3/4.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
eBay Inc., City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Sidley Austin LLP and University of St. Gallen
Downloads 0 (138,933)

Abstract:

technology, small business, financing

101.

Finance and Demand for Skill: Evidence from Uganda

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2016-014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Mikael Homanen and Burak Uras
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
Downloads 0 (425,561)

Abstract:

Financial Access, Trained and Experienced Employment, Uganda

102.

Financial Regulation in Europe: Foundations and Challenges

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11147
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Elena Carletti and Itay Goldstein
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Bocconi University and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - Finance Department
Downloads 0 (539,855)

Abstract:

Banking, Basel III, financial stability, regulation

103.

Financial Inclusion in Asia: An Overview

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 449
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Dec 2015
Meghana Ayyagari and Thorsten Beck
George Washington University - School of Business and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 0 (292,694)

Abstract:

financial development, financial inclusion, financial system

104.

When Arm's Length is Too Far: Relationship Banking Over the Business Cycle

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10050
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance and De Nederlandsche Bank
Downloads 0 (553,143)
Citation 1

Abstract:

business cycle, credit constraints, relationship banking

105.

Financial Institutions and Markets Across Countries and Over Time: The Updated Financial Development and Structure Database

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 77-92, 2010
Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley

Abstract:

G1, G2

106.

Financial and Legal Constraints to Growth: Does Firm Size Matter?

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 11 Nov 2009
World Bank - Development Research Group, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School

Abstract:

Financial regulations, Regulations, Legal systems, Corruption in government, Experimental/primary research, World Business Environment Survey, Banking industry, Firm size, Regulations, Firm growth

107.

Access to Financial Services: Measurement, Impact, and Policies

The World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 119-145, 2009
Posted: 06 May 2009
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and Trinity College Dublin - Department of Economics

Abstract:

D31, G20, G21, O12, O16

108.

Access to Finance: An Unfinished Agenda

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 383-396, 2008
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Thorsten Beck and Asli Demirgüç-Kunt
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank - Development Research Group

Abstract:

G2, G21, O16

109.

Legal Theories of Financial Development

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 17, No. 4, Winter 2001
Posted: 22 Nov 2003
Ross Levine, Thorsten Beck and Asli Demirgüç-Kunt
UC Berkeley, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank - Development Research Group

Abstract:

110.

Finance and the Sources of Growth

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 58, No. 1-2, Pp. 261-300, January 2000
Posted: 31 Jan 2001
Thorsten Beck, Ross Levine and Norman Loayza
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, UC Berkeley and World Bank - Research Department

Abstract:

Growth, Financial Intermediation