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Africa's Growth Tragedy: Policies and Ethnic Divisions
Explaining cross-country differences in growth rates requires not only an understanding of the link between growth and public policies, but also an understanding of why countries choose different… Expand
A New Database on Financial Development and Structure
The authors introduce a new database of indicators of financial development and structure across countries and over time. This database is unique in that it unites a variety of indicators that… Expand
Rethinking Bank Regulation: Till Angels Govern
1. Introduction: 1.A Motivation 1.B Objectives and contributions 1.C Key findings: a brief synopsis 1.D Guide to the book 2. Contrasting approaches to bank regulation: 2.A Two approaches to bank… Expand
Financial Institutions and Markets Across Countries and Over Time - Data and Analysis
This paper introduces the updated and expanded version of the Financial Development and Structure Database and presents recent trends in structure and development of financial institutions and… Expand
Stock Markets, Banks, and Growth: Panel Evidence
This paper investigates the impact of stock markets and banks on economic growth using a panel data set for the period 1976-98 and applying recent GMM techniques developed for dynamic panels. On… Expand
Banking Systems Around the Globe: Do Regulation and Ownership Affect Performance and Stability?
The authors report cross-country data on commercial bank regulation and ownership in more than 60 countries. They evaluate the links between different regulatory/ownership practices in those… Expand
Mutation in TET2 in myeloid cancers.
To the Editor: The finding of Delhommeau and colleagues that TET2 mutations occur in myeloid cancers (May 28 issue)1 has been confirmed by others.2-5 The presence of single-copy and doublecopy TET2… Expand
Benchmarking Financial Systems Around the World
This paper introduces the Global Financial Development Database, an extensive dataset of financial system characteristics for 205 economies from 1960 to 2010. The database includes measures of (a)… Expand
Governance and Bank Valuation
Which public policies and ownership structures enhance the governance of banks? This paper constructs a new database on the ownership of banks internationally and then assesses the ramifications of… Expand
Foreign Banks, Financial Development, and Economic Growth
- R. Levine