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

Posted: 22 Feb 2010

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Thorsten Beck

City University London - Sir John Cass Business School; Tilburg University - European Banking Center, CentER

Asli Demirgüç-Kunt

World Bank - Development Research Group; World Bank

Ross Levine

University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Date Written: 2010

Abstract

This article introduces the updated and expanded version of the Financial Development and Structure Database. The database includes indicators on the size, efficiency, and stability of banks, nonbank financial institutions, and equity and bond markets over 1960-2007. It also contains indicators of financial globalization.

Keywords: G1, G2

Suggested Citation

Beck, Thorsten and Demirgüç-Kunt, Asli and Levine, Ross Eric, Financial Institutions and Markets Across Countries and Over Time: The Updated Financial Development and Structure Database (2010). The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 77-92, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1556150 or http://dx.doi.org/lhp016

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