Structures and Trends in German Banking

  • M. Koetter, Thorsten Nestmann, +5 authors Michael Wedowd
  • Published 2004


In this paper, we investigate the claim that German banks are special compared to banks in other industrialised economies. We show that banks are of particular importance to the German economy—as financial intermediary, as lender to the corporate sector, and as part of the corporate governance system. Further, German banks are supervised by two supervisory… (More)


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