Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Thierry Tressel , and Enrica Detragiache
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 December 2008
Keywords: Financial development, financial liberalization, property rights, banking, banking reform, banking sector, banking reforms, financial reforms,
This paper studies whether the policies that, over the past decades, liberalized bankingsystems around the world have resulted in deeper credit markets. To measure banking sectorreforms we use a new index that trac...