Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Neeltje Horen , and Stijn Claessens
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 January 2012
Keywords: bilateral investment, financial globalization, foreign bank, domestic banks, foreign ownership, host countries,
This paper introduces a comprehensive database on bank ownership for 137 countries over 1995-2009, and reviews foreign bank behavior and impact. It documents substantial increases in foreign bank presence, with man...