Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Calixte Ahokpossi
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 31 January 2013
Keywords: Banks interest margins, commercial banks, market structure, banking, foreign ownership, bank interest, bank interest margins, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, General,
Financial intermediation is low in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) compared to other regions of the world. This paper examines the determinants of bank interest margins using a sample of 456 banks in 41 SSA countries. The...