Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Neeltje Horen , and Stijn Claessens
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 December 2009
Keywords: performance, distance, foreign banks, foreign bank, domestic banks, host country, foreign ownership,
Studying a large number of banks in various countries between 1999 and 2006, we document that foreign banks perform better when from a high income country, when host country competition is limited, and when they ar...