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Bank ownership and performance . Does politics matter ? q

  title={Bank ownership and performance . Does politics matter ? q},
  author={Alejandro Micco and Ugo Panizza and M{\'o}nica Ya{\~n}ez},
This paper uses a new dataset to reassess the relationship between bank ownership and bank performance, providing separate estimations for developing and industrial countries. It finds that stateowned banks located in developing countries tend to have lower profitability and higher costs than their private counterparts, and that the opposite is true for foreign-owned banks. The paper finds no strong correlation between ownership and performance for banks located in industrial countries. Next… 

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