Ross Levine

University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

Willis H. Booth Chair in Banking and Finance

545 Student Services Building, #1900

2220 Piedmont Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94720

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (113)

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Does Foreign Direct Investment Accelerate Economic Growth?

U of Minnesota Department of Finance Working Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Jun 2002
Maria V. Carkovic and Ross Levine
Institute for Business Innovation and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Foreign Direct Investment, Economic Growth, International Finance

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The Regulation and Supervision of Banks Around the World: A New Database

University of Minnesota Financial Studies Working Paper No. 0006; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2588
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 10 Apr 2001
James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio and Ross Levine
Auburn University, Williams College and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 4,706 (1,740)
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Financial Development and Economic Growth: Views and Agenda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1678
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ross Levine
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 4,399 (1,966)
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Bank-Based and Market-Based Financial Systems: Cross-Country Comparisons

World Bank Policy Working Paper No. 2143
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Bank Regulation and Supervision: What Works Best?

Univ. of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2725
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 May 2001
James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio and Ross Levine
Auburn University, Williams College and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 3,244 (3,269)
Citation 37

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Bank Regulation and Supervision: What Works Best?

NBER Working Paper No. w9323
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio and Ross Levine
Auburn University, Williams College and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 158 (193,428)
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Stock Markets, Banks, and Economic Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1690; A1.213 Working Paper No. 297
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
Ross Levine and Sara Zervos
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank
Downloads 3,194 (3,362)
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Stock Markets, Banks, and Economic Growth

American Economic Review, Vol. 88, pp. 537-558, 1998
Posted: 25 Jul 2000
Ross Levine and Sara Zervos
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank

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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
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research

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The Corporate Governance of Banks: A Concise Discussion of Concepts and Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3404
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ross Levine
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 3,087 (3,623)
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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
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Finance, Financial Sector Policies, and Long-Run Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4469
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 2,205 (6,375)
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Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Emerging Markets, Economic Theory & Research

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Financial Regulation and Performance: Cross-Country Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2037
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio and Ross Levine
Auburn University, Williams College and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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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, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 2,061 (7,128)
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Banking Systems Around the Globe: Do Regulation and Ownership Affect Performance and Stability?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2325
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio and Ross Levine
Auburn University, Williams College and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 2,050 (7,197)
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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
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, World Bank - Research Department and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 2,008 (7,312)
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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
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, World Bank - Research Department and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School

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Financial development, economic growth, legal system

Bank-Based or Market-Based Financial Systems: Which is Better?

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 442
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Apr 2002
Ross Levine
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,902 (8,057)
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Banks, Stock Markets, Law, Economic Growth

Bank-Based or Market-Based Financial Systems: Which is Better?

NBER Working Paper No. w9138
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2008
Ross Levine
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Law, Politics, and Finance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2585
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 May 2001
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Stock Market Development and Financial Intermediaries: Stylized Facts

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1462
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,687 (10,002)
Citation 73

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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
World Bank - Development Research Group, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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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 University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 44

Bank Governance, Regulation, and Risk Taking

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jun 2008
Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,314 (14,558)
Citation 44

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financial economics, corporate finance, financial institutions, government policy

Bank Governance, Regulation, and Risk Taking

NBER Working Paper No. w14113
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2010
Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Benchmarking Financial Systems Around the World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6175
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Development Research Group, World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,425 (13,107)
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Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research

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Citation 112

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 University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 806 (30,031)
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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 University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Firm size, financial development, economic growth

Finance, Firm Size, and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w10983
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2010
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group, European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 78

Governance and Bank Valuation

EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 1699; World Bank Working Paper No. 3202
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Jan 2004
Gerard Caprio, Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
Williams College, European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Governance and Bank Valuation

NBER Working Paper No. w10158
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Dec 2003
Gerard Caprio, Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
Williams College, European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 60 (373,099)
Citation 8

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It's Not Factor Accumulation: Stylized Facts and Growth Models

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 May 2001
William Easterly and Ross Levine
New York University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,232 (16,422)
Citation 72

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Economic Growth, Factor Accumulation, Total Factor Productivity, Increasing Returns

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Bank Regulations are Changing: For Better or Worse?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4646
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio and Ross Levine
Auburn University, Williams College and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,225 (16,538)
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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets

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Stock Market Development and Long-Run Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1582
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Sara Zervos and Ross Levine
World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 139

New Data, New Doubts: Revisiting 'Aid, Policies, and Growth'

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 26
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Oct 2003
William Easterly, Ross Levine and David Roodman
New York University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Center for Global Development
Downloads 841 (28,308)
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foreign aid, growth, policy

New Data, New Doubts: A Comment on Burnside and Dollar's "Aid, Policies, and Growth" (2000)

NBER Working Paper No. w9846
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2009
William Easterly, Ross Levine and David Roodman
New York University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Center for Global Development
Downloads 200 (156,573)
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New Data, New Doubts: A Comment on Burnside and Dollar's 'Aid, Policies, and Growth' (2000)

American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 01 Oct 2003
William Easterly, Ross Levine and David Roodman
New York University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Center for Global Development

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foreign aid, growth, policy

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Citation 152

International Financial Integration and Economic Growth

Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol. 21, November 2002
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jul 2002
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Deutsche Bank, New York
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International Finance, Economic Growth, Foreign Direct Investment, Portfolio Investment, Developing Countries

International Financial Integration and Economic Growth

IMF Working Paper No. 02/145
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Deutsche Bank, New York
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International Finance, Economic Growth, Foreign Direct Investment, Portfolio Investment, Developing Countries

International Financial Integration and Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w9164
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Deutsche Bank, New York
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Regulations, Market Structure, Institutions, and the Cost of Financial Intermediation

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 31 Jul 2003
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
World Bank - Development Research Group, European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 871 (26,893)
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banks, regulation, policies, institutions, concentration, interest margins

Regulations, Market Structure, Institutions, and the Cost of Financial Intermediation

NBER Working Paper No. w9890
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 05 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
World Bank - Development Research Group, European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 72 (338,109)
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Citation 19

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
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Industrial Structure, Banking System Fragility, Regulation

Bank Concentration and Crises

NBER Working Paper No. w9921
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 96 (283,047)
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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 University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 68

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 University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 644 (40,748)

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Legal Institutions and Financial Development

NBER Working Paper No. w10126
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2010
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 185 (168,289)
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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 University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 3

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Citation 302

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
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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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 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2010
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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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
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Law, Financial development

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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, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Financial Institutions, Government Policy and Regulation, Income Inequality

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Citation 233

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 University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 632 (41,855)
Citation 1

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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 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2002
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Finance and Growth: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w10766
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 29 Sep 2004
Ross Levine
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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The Impact of Bank Regulations, Concentration, and Institutions on Bank Margins

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3030
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
World Bank - Development Research Group, European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 19

Complex Ownership Structures and Corporate Valuations

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 164/2007
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Apr 2008
Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 359 (84,640)
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Corporate Governance, Large shareholders, Blockholders

Complex Ownership Structures and Corporate Valuations

IMF Working Paper No. 07/140
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Working Paper, Corporate governance

Complex Ownership Structures and Corporate Valuations

NBER Working Paper No. w12675
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2010
Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Africa's Growth Tragedy: A Retrospective, 1960-89

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1777
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Easterly and Ross Levine
New York University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 176

Finance, Inequality, and Poverty: Cross-Country Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3338
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Finance, Inequality, and Poverty: Cross-Country Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w10979
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2010
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Competition and Bank Liquidity Creation

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2017
Liangliang Jiang, Ross Levine and Chen Lin
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Competition, Bank Liquidity Creation, Bank Deregulation

Competition and Bank Liquidity Creation

NBER Working Paper No. w22195
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 May 2016
Liangliang Jiang, Ross Levine and Chen Lin
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Finance and Economic Opportunity

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4468
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Emerging Markets, Debt Markets

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Citation 43

Law and Firms' Access to Finance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3194
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jul 2004
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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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 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2010
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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The Evolution and Impact of Bank Regulations

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6288
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio and Ross Levine
Auburn University, Williams College and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Emerging Markets

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Bank Supervision and Corporate Finance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3042
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Bank supervision, Corporate governance, Financing obstacles

Bank Supervision and Corporate Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w9620
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Apr 2003
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Tropics, Germs, and Crops: How Endowments Influence Economic Development

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Aug 2002
William Easterly and Ross Levine
New York University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 310 (99,983)
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economic development, geographic endowments, institutions

Tropics, Germs, and Crops: How Endowments Influence Economic Development

NBER Working Paper No. w9106
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2002
William Easterly and Ross Levine
New York University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 5

Insider Trading and Innovation

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 23 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2016
Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Lai Wei
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and Lingnan University - Department of Finance and Insurance
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Insider Trading, Financial Regulation, Patents, Finance and Economic Growth

Insider Trading and Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w21634
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 12 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2015
Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Lai Wei
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and Lingnan University - Department of Finance and Insurance
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Citation 43

Finance and Inequality: Theory and Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4967
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 455 (63,873)
Citation 5

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

Finance and Inequality: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w15275
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 25 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2010
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Finance and Inequality: Theory and Evidence

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 287-318, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Ross Levine
World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Capital Control Liberalization and Stock Market Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1622
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ross Levine and Sara Zervos
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank
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Bank Regulation and Supervision in 180 Countries from 1999 to 2011

Number of pages: 111 Posted: 19 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio and Ross Levine
Auburn University, Williams College and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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financial institutions, Government Policy and Regulation, Comparative Financial Systems

Bank Regulation and Supervision in 180 Countries from 1999 to 2011

NBER Working Paper No. w18733
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 26 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2013
James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio and Ross Levine
Auburn University, Williams College and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Internationalization and the Evolution of Corporate Valuation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3933
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Dec 2004
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Internationalization and the Evolution of Corporate Valuation

NBER Working Paper No. w11023
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2010
Ross Levine and Sergio L. Schmukler
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Financial Innovation and Endogenous Growth

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Sep 2009
Brown University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Invention, Economic Growth, Corporate Finance, Financial Institutions, Technological Change, Entrepreneurship

Financial Innovation and Endogenous Growth

HOOVER IP² Working Paper Series No. 14002
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2014
European Central Bank (ECB), University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Brown University - Department of Economics
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screening, financial intermediation, invention, economic growth, corporate finance, technological change, entrepreneurship

Financial Innovation and Endogenous Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w15356
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Brown University - Department of Economics, European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Financial Innovation and Endogenous Growth

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7465
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Oct 2009
European Central Bank (ECB), University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Corporate Finance, Economic Growth, Entrepreneurship, Financial Institutions, Invention, Technological change

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Competition and Bank Opacity

Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2016
Liangliang Jiang, Ross Levine and Chen Lin
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Earnings management; Financial accounting; Bank deregulation; Corporate Governance

Competition and Bank Opacity

HKIMR Working Paper No.05/2016
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Apr 2016
Liangliang Jiang, Ross Levine and Chen Lin
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Competition and Bank Opacity

NBER Working Paper No. w20760
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Dec 2014
Liangliang Jiang, Ross Levine and Chen Lin
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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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 University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Financial Structure, Economic Growth, External Finance

Smart and Illicit: Who Becomes an Entrepreneur and Does It Pay?

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 24 Aug 2013
Ross Levine and Yona Rubinstein
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Management
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Entrepreneurship; Self-employment; Occupational choice, Compensation, Firm organization, Corporate finance, Cognitive and Noncognitive traits

Smart and Illicit: Who Becomes an Entrepreneur and Do They Earn More?

NBER Working Paper No. w19276
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 10 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2014
Ross Levine and Yona Rubinstein
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Management
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The Evolving Importance of Banks and Securities Markets

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5805
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Erik Feyen and Ross Levine
World Bank - Development Research Group, World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Debt Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Banks & Banking Reform, Markets and Market Access, Access to Finance

The Evolving Importance of Banks and Securities Markets

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Jun 2012
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Erik Feyen and Ross Levine
World Bank - Development Research Group, World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Financial development, economic development, banks, capital markets, financial structure

The Evolving Importance of Banks and Securities Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w18004
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Apr 2012
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Erik Feyen and Ross Levine
World Bank - Development Research Group, World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Law, Endowment, and Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w9089
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2002
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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The Governance of Financial Regulation: Reform Lessons from the Recent Crisis

BIS Working Paper No. 329
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Dec 2010
Ross Levine
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Financial Institutions, Regulation, Policy, Financial Crisis

The Governance of Financial Regulation: Reform Lessons from the Recent Crisis

International Review of Finance, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 39-56, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Ross Levine
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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An Autopsy of the U.S. Financial System: Accident, Suicide, or Negligent Homicide?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2010
Ross Levine
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 279 (112,660)
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Financial Institutions, Regulation, Policy, Financial Crisis

Migration, Spillovers, and Trade Diversion: The Impact of Internationalization on Stock Market Liquidity

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3046
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 May 2003
Ross Levine and Sergio L. Schmukler
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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International finance, globalization, cross-listing, ADRs, GDRs

Migration, Spillovers,And Trade Diversion: The Impact of Internationalization on Stock Market Liquidity

NBER Working Paper No. w9614
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Apr 2003
Ross Levine and Sergio L. Schmukler
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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An Empirical Examination of Patent Hold-Up

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Apr 2015
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Stanford University - Hoover Institution and Political Science and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Innovation, Patents, Standard Essential Patents, Trolls, Non-practicing entity

An Empirical Examination of Patent Hold-Up

NBER Working Paper No. w21090
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Apr 2015
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Stanford University - Hoover Institution and Political Science and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Corporate Resilience to Banking Crises: The Roles of Trust and Trade Credit

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2018
Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Wensi Xie
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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Banking crises; Trade credit; Social trust; Corporate finance; Firm employment

Corporate Resilience to Banking Crises: The Roles of Trust and Trade Credit

NBER Working Paper No. w22153
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Apr 2016
Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Wensi Xie
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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Smes, Growth, and Poverty

NBER Working Paper No. w11224
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 May 2005 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2010
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Is There a Diversification Discount in Financial Conglomerates?

NBER Working Paper No. w11499
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2005
Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Is There a Diversification Discount in Financial Conglomerates?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5121
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Corporate diversification, banking, economies of scope, agency costs

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Misdiagnosis: Incomplete Cures of Financial Regulatory Failures

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Jul 2014
James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio and Ross Levine
Auburn University, Williams College and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Regulation, Supervision, Systemic Risk, Financial Crises, Central Banking

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, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Brown University - Department of Economics
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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, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Does Competition Affect Bank Risk?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2018
Liangliang Jiang, Ross Levine and Chen Lin
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Competition, Bank Risk Taking, Bank Deregulation

Does Competition Affect Bank Risk?

NBER Working Paper No. w23080
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Liangliang Jiang, Ross Levine and Chen Lin
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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The Sentinel: Improving the Governance of Financial Regulation

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Nov 2009
Ross Levine
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Financial Intermediation, Government Policy, Political Economy, Regulation, Crisis

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The African Slave Trade and Modern Household Finance

Economic Journal, Conditional Acceptance
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2019
Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Wensi Xie
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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Financial Institutions; Household Finance; History and Finance

The Valuation Effects of Geographic Diversification: Evidence from U.S. Banks

IMF Working Paper No. NO.12/50
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Feb 2012
Luc Laeven, Martin Richard Goetz and Ross Levine
European Central Bank (ECB), Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Geographic Corporate Diversification, Agency Problems, Economies Of Scope, Corporate Insiders, Corporate Valuation, Banking, Commercial Banks, Financial Economics

The Valuation Effects of Geographic Diversification: Evidence from U.S. Banks

NBER Working Paper No. w17660
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Dec 2011
Martin Richard Goetz, Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE, European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Spare Tire? Stock Markets, Banking Crises, and Economic Recoveries

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 120, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 12 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2018
Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Wensi Xie
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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Shareholder protection laws, Corporate finance, Financial crises, Firm profits, Firm investment choices

Spare Tire? Stock Markets, Banking Crises, and Economic Recoveries

NBER Working Paper No. w20863
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Jan 2015
Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Wensi Xie
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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The European Origins of Economic Development

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2014
William Easterly and Ross Levine
New York University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 94 (286,977)
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Institutions, Human Capital, Political Economy, Natural Resources

The European Origins of Economic Development

NBER Working Paper No. w18162
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
William Easterly and Ross Levine
New York University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Racial Discrimination and Competition

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Aug 2009
Ross Levine, Alexey Levkov and Yona Rubinstein
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Brown University - Department of Economics and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
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Racial Discrimination and Competition

NBER Working Paper No. w14273
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Ross Levine, Alexey Levkov and Yona Rubinstein
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Brown University - Department of Economics and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
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How Firms Use Domestic and International Corporate Bond Markets

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6209
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Independent, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Markets and Market Access, Microfinance, Currencies and Exchange Rates

How Firms Use Domestic and International Corporate Bond Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w17763
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Jan 2012
Independent, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Capital Market Financing, Firm Growth, and Firm Size Distribution

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7353
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Private Sector Economics, Economic Growth, Marketing, Economic Theory & Research, Industrial Economics, Private Sector Development Law

Capital Market Financing, Firm Growth, and Firm Size Distribution

HKIMR Working Paper No.17/2015
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Sep 2015
World Bank, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Access to Finance, Bond Markets, Capital Market Development, Capital Raisings, Firm Dynamics, Firm Financing, Stock Markets

Cross-Border Acquisitions and Labor Regulations

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 May 2015
Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Beibei Shen
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
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Cross-border mergers and acquisitions, Multinational firms, International business, Labor standards, Labor market regulations

Cross-Border Acquisitions and Labor Regulations

NBER Working Paper No. w21245
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Beibei Shen
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
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Patterns of International Capital Raisings

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4687
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Access to Finance, Microfinance

Patterns of International Capital Raisings

NBER Working Paper No. w14961
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 May 2009 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2010
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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An Autopsy of the U.S. Financial System

NBER Working Paper No. w15956
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 May 2010 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2010
Ross Levine
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Policy, Technology Adoption, and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w4681
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Dec 2000
New York University - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Bank Liquidity, Credit Supply and the Environment

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 28 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2020
Ross Levine, Chen Lin, Zigan Wang and Wensi Xie
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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Bank Liquidity Gains, Pollution, Toxic Emissions

Bank Liquidity, Credit Supply, and the Environment

NBER Working Paper No. w24375
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 06 Mar 2018
Ross Levine, Chen Lin, Zigan Wang and Wensi Xie
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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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 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
Thorsten Beck and Ross Levine
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 97 (279,073)
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Bank Concentration and Fragility: Impact and Mechanics

NBER Working Paper No. w11500
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2009
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Communication Within Banking Organizations and Small Business Lending

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 May 2019 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2020
Ross Levine, Chen Lin, Qilin Peng and Wensi Xie
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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Small Business Credit, Banking Organization, Communication, Soft Information

Communication within Banking Organizations and Small Business Lending

NBER Working Paper No. w25872
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 May 2019
Ross Levine, Chen Lin, Qilin Peng and Wensi Xie
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Hong Kong and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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For Whom are We Building the American Dream?

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Apr 2015
James R. Barth, Ross Levine and Moutusi Sau
Auburn University, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Milken Institute
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Housing Finance, Housing reform, Homeownership

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Law, Endowments, and Property Rights

NBER Working Paper No. w11502
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2007
Ross Levine
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 74 (332,877)
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Law, Endowments and Property Rights

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 18, No. 3, Summer 2005
Posted: 17 May 2006
Ross Levine
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Does the Geographic Expansion of Bank Assets Reduce Risk?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
Martin Richard Goetz, Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE, European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Banking; Bank Regulation; Financial Stability; Risk; Hedging; Business Cycles; Industrial Structure

Does the Geographic Expansion of Bank Assets Reduce Risk?

NBER Working Paper No. w20758
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Dec 2014
Martin Richard Goetz, Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE, European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Deposit Supply and Bank Transparency

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2019
Liangliang Jiang, Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Wensi Xie
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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Bank Transparency, Information Production, Deposit Supply

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Financial Development in 205 Economies, 1960 to 2010

NBER Working Paper No. w18946
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Development Research Group, World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Financial Development in 205 Economies, 1960 to 2010

Journal of Financial Perspectives, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Development Research Group, World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Bank Supervision and Corruption in Lending

NBER Working Paper No. w11498
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Sep 2005
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Bank Networks and Acquisitions

Management Science, 2019
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Aug 2019
Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Zigan Wang
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Mergers and Acquisitions; Value Creation; Synergies

Internationalization and Stock Market Liquidity

NBER Working Paper No. w11894
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2010
Ross Levine and Sergio L. Schmukler
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Internationalization and Stock Market Liquidity

Review of Finance, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 153-187, 2006
Posted: 01 Sep 2008
Ross Levine and Sergio L. Schmukler
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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Liberty for More: Finance and Educational Opportunities

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Aug 2013
Ross Levine and Yona Rubinstein
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Management
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Bank regulation, Human capital, Educational finance, Inequality

Liberty for More: Finance and Educational Opportunities

NBER Working Paper No. w19380
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2013
Ross Levine and Yona Rubinstein
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Management
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Geographic Diversification and Banks’ Funding Costs

NBER Working Paper No. w22544
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Aug 2016
Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Wensi Xie
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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Acquiring Banking Networks

NBER Working Paper No. w23469
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Zigan Wang
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Pollution and Human Capital Migration: Evidence from Corporate Executives

NBER Working Paper No. w24389
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Mar 2018
Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Zigan Wang
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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The Origins of Financial Development: How the African Slave Trade Continues to Influence Modern Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w23800
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2017
Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Wensi Xie
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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Debtors at Play: Gaming Behavior and Consumer Credit Risk

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2019
Shuaishuai Gong, Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Wensi Xie
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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Behavioral finance, Video game, Self-control, Credit risk

98.

Capital Market Financing, Firm Growth, Firm Size Distribution

NBER Working Paper No. w20336
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Jul 2014
World Bank, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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99.

Napoleon, Bourses, and Growth in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. 301
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Ross Levine
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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100.

Mentally Spent: Credit Conditions and Mental Health

NBER Working Paper No. w25584
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Feb 2019
Qing Hu, Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Mingzhu Tai
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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101.

Selection into Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment

NBER Working Paper No. w25350
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Dec 2018
Ross Levine and Yona Rubinstein
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Management
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102.

Finance and the Poor

Manchester School, Vol. 76, No. S1, pp. 1-13, September 2008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Aug 2008
Ross Levine
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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103.

Finance and Children's Academic Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w26678
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jan 2020
Qing Hu, Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Mingzhu Tai
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Does the Geographic Expansion of Banks Reduce Risk?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11231
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Martin Richard Goetz, Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE, European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Bank Regulation, Banking, financial stability, Hedging, risk

105.

Smart and Illicit: Who Becomes an Entrepreneur and Do They Earn More?

Posted: 26 Sep 2015
Ross Levine and Yona Rubinstein
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Management

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Entrepreneurship, Self-employment, Occupational choice, Compensation,Corporate Finance, Firm organization

106.

Book Review: Guardians of Finance Making Regulators Work for Us

Journal of Applied Finance, Fall/Winter 2012, Volume 22, No.2
Posted: 11 Sep 2012
James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio and Ross Levine
Auburn University, Williams College and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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financial crisis, Glass-Steagall Act, Dodd Frank Act (DFA)

107.

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
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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G1, G2

108.

What Have We Learned from a Decade of Empirical Research on Growth? It's Not Factor Accumulation: Stylized Facts and Growth Models

World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 15, Issue 2, pp. 177-219, 2001
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
William Easterly and Ross Levine
New York University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Legal Theories of Financial Development

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 17, No. 4, Winter 2001
Posted: 22 Nov 2003
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank - Development Research Group

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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, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Research Department

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Growth, Financial Intermediation

111.

Law, Finance, and Economic Growth

Journal of Financial Intermediation, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1998
Posted: 25 Jan 1999
Ross Levine
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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The Legal Environment, Banks, and Long-Run Economic Growth

Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Vol. 30, No. 3, Part 2, August 1998
Posted: 18 May 1998
Ross Levine
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Africa's Growth Tragedy: Policies and Ethnic Divisions

Posted: 06 Feb 1997
William Easterly, Ross Levine and Kari Labrie
New York University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Macroeconomics and Growth Division

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Africa's Growth Tragedy: Policies and Ethnic Divisions

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 112, Issue 4, November 1997
Posted: 18 May 1998
William Easterly and Ross Levine
New York University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Other Papers (2)

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1.

Does Competition Affect Bank Risk?

29th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2016
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2016
Liangliang Jiang, Ross Levine and Chen Lin
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Competition; Bank Risk Taking; Bank Deregulation

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Pollution and Human Capital Migration: Evidence From Corporate Executives

31st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2018
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2019
Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Zigan Wang
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Pollution Costs, Spatial Labor Mobility, Executive Turnover