Financial Structure and Bank Profitability

@inproceedings{DemirgKunt2000FinancialSA,
  title={Financial Structure and Bank Profitability},
  author={Asli Demirg{\"u}ç-Kunt and Harry Huizinga},
  year={2000}
}
Countries differ in the extent to which their financial systems are bank-based or market-based. The financial systems of Germany and Japan, for example, are considered bank-based because banks play a leading role in mobilizing savings, allocating capital, overseeing investment decisions of corporate managers, and providing risk management vehicles. The systems of the United States, and the United Kingdom are considered more market-based. Using bank-level data for a large number of industrial… 
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