Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Thomas Cosimano , Ralph Chami , and Adolfo Barajas
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 February 2005
Keywords: Basel Accord, Capital Channel, banking, deposit insurance, bank loans, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit, Financial Institutions and Services,
Drawing from a unique data set comprising 2,893 banks and 152 countries over the period 1987 to 2000, we test whether the adoption of the Basel Accord by Latin American and Caribbean countries was responsible for t...