Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Sami Ben Naceur , and Magda Kandil
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 03 July 2013
Keywords: Basel I Accord, capital requirement, lending behaviour, panel data models, banking, capital adequacy, banking system, capital adequacy ratio, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Economics of Regulation,
The 1988 Basel I Accord set the common requirements of bank capital to promote the soundness and stability of the international banking system. The agreement required banks to hold capital in proportion to their pe...