The impact of sudden stops on bank lending : Are there cross-sectional differences ?

@inproceedings{Brei2007TheIO,
  title={The impact of sudden stops on bank lending : Are there cross-sectional differences ?},
  author={Michael Brei},
  year={2007}
}
  • Michael Brei
  • Published 2007
Using annual financial statements of individual banks operating in East Asia and Latin America, we address the question whether banks are significantly affected by a sudden stop of capital inflows an important source of vulnerability in recent years in these regions. In particular, it is tested for cross-sectional differences in the lending behavior of banks during a sudden stop. In most cases, we find that a sudden stop leads to a reduction in the banks’ sources of foreign funding. The… CONTINUE READING

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