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Finance and Private Sector Development: 2006 Publications

Journal Articles
Books/Special Journal Issues
Chapters in Books
Datasets
Outreach
Working Papers 

Journal Articles

12. Beck, Thorsten, Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Luc Laeven, and Vojislav Maksimovic. 2006. "The Determinants of Financing Obstacles." Journal of International Money and Finance 25(6): 932–52.

13. Beck, Thorsten, Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and Ross Levine. 2006. "Bank Supervision and Corruption in Lending." Journal of Monetary Economics 53(8): 2131–63.

14. Beck, Thorsten, Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and Ross Levine. 2006. "Bank Concentration, Competition, and Crises: First Results." Journal of Banking and Finance 30(5): 1581–1603.

15. Beck, Thorsten, and Asli Demirguc-Kunt. 2006. "Small and Medium-Size Enterprises: Access to Finance as a Growth Constraint." Journal of Banking and Finance 30(11): 2931–43.

16. Beck, Thorsten, Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and Vojislav Maksimovic. 2006. "The Influence of Financial and Legal Institutions on Firm Size." Journal of Banking and Finance 30(11): 2995–3015.

17. Beck, Thorsten, and Luc Laeven. 2006. "Institution Building and Growth in Transition Economies." Journal of Economic Growth 11(2): 157–86.

18. Beck, Thorsten, Mattias Lundberg, and Giovanni Majnoni. "Financial Intermediary Development and Growth Volatility: Do Intermediaries Dampen or Magnify Shocks?" Journal of International Money and Finance 25: 1146–67.

19. Berger, Allen, and Gregory Udell. 2006. "A More Complete Conceptual Framework for Financing of Small and Medium Enterprises." Journal of Banking and Finance 30(11): 2945–66.

20. Biggs, Tyler, and Manju Shah. 2006. "African Small and Medium Enterprises, Networks, and Manufacturing Performance." Journal of Banking and Finance 30(11): 3043–66.

21. Claessens, Stijn, and Leora Klapper. 2006. "Insolvency Laws around the World: A Statistical Analysis and Rules for their Design." CESifo DICE Report 4(1): 9–15.

22. Clarke, George R., Robert J. Cull, and Maria Soledad Martinez Peria. 2006. "Foreign Bank Participation and Access to Credit across Firms in Developing Countries." Journal of Comparative Economics 34(4): 774–95.

23. Clarke, George R., L. Colin Xu, and Heng-fu Zou. 2006. "Finance and Income Equality: What Do the Data Tell Us?" Southern Economic Journal 72(3): 578–96.

24. Cull, Robert J., Lance E. Davis, Naomi R. Lamoreaux, and Jean-Laurent Rosenthal. 2006. "Historical Financing of Small- and Medium-Size Enterprises." Journal of Banking and Finance 30(11): 3017–42.

25. Demirguc-Kunt, Asli, Enrica Detragiache, and Poonam Gupta. 2006. "Inside the Crisis: An Empirical Analysis of Banking Systems in Distress." Journal of International Money and Finance 25(5): 702–18.

26. Demirguc-Kunt, Asli, Inessa Love, and Vojislav Maksimovic. 2006. "Business Environment and the Incorporation Decision." Journal of Banking and Finance 30(11): 2967–93.

27. Gibson, John, David McKenzie, and Hala Rohorua. 2006. "How Cost Elastic Are Remittances? Evidence from Tongan Migrants in New Zealand." Pacific Economic Bulletin 21(1): 112–28.

28. Hallward-Driemeier, Mary, Scott Wallsten, and L. Colin Xu. 2006. "Ownership, Investment Climate and Firm Performance: Evidence from Chinese Firms." The Economics of Transition 14(4): 629–47. Full text

29. Honohan, Patrick. 2006. "To What Extent Has Finance Been a Driver of Ireland’s Economic Success?" Quarterly Economic Commentary Winter: 59–72.

30. Honohan, Patrick, and Anthony J. Leddin. 2006. "Ireland in EMU: More Shocks, Less Insulation?" Economic and Social Review 37(2): 263–94.

31. Klapper, Leora. 2006. "The Role of Factoring for Financing of Small and Medium Enterprises." Journal of Banking and Finance 30(11): 3111–30.

32. Klapper, Leora, Luc Laeven, and Inessa Love. 2006. "Corporate Governance Provisions and Firm Ownership: Firm-Level Evidence from Eastern Europe." Journal of International Money and Finance 25(3): 429–44.

33. Klapper, Leora, Luc Laeven, and Raghuram Rajan. 2006. "Entry Regulation as a Barrier to Entrepreneurship." Journal of Financial Economics 82(3): 591–629.

34. Love, Inessa, Bernard Black, and Andrei Rachinsky. 2006. "Corporate Governance Indices and Firms’ Market Values: Time Series Evidence from Russia." Emerging Markets Review 7(4): 361–79.

35. Love, Inessa, and Lea Zicchino. 2006. "Financial Development and Dynamic Investment Behavior: Evidence from Panel VAR." The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 46(2): 190–210.

36. McKenzie, David. 2006. "Precautionary Saving and Consumption Growth in Taiwan." China Economic Review 17(1): 84–101.

37. McKenzie, David. 2006. "The Consumer Response to the Mexican Peso Crisis." Economic Development and Cultural Change 55(1): 139–72.

38. McKenzie, David. 2006. "Disentangling Age, Cohort and Time Effects in the Additive Model." Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 68(4): 473–95.

39. McKenzie, David, and Christopher Woodruff. 2006. "Do Entry Costs Provide an Empirical Basis for Poverty Traps? Evidence from Mexican Microenterprises." Economic Development and Cultural Change 55(1): 3–42.


Books/Special Journal Issues

40. Barth, James, Gerard Caprio, and Ross Levine, ed. 2006. Rethinking Bank Regulation: Till Angels Govern. New York: Cambridge University Press.

41. Beck, Thorsten, and Asli Demirguc-Kunt, ed. 2006. "Special Section: SMEs – Access to Finance." Journal of Banking and Finance 30(11).

42. Claessens, Stijn, and Luc Laeven, ed. 2006. A Reader in International Corporate Finance. 2 vols. Washington, DC: World Bank.


Chapters in Books

43. Beck, Thorsten. 2006. "Creating an Efficient Financial System: Challenges in a Global Economy." In Economic Growth, ed. Banco de Mexico, South African Reserve Bank, People’s Bank of China. Mexico City: Banco de Mexico.

44. Beck, Thorsten, Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and Ross Levine. 2006. "Bank Concentration and Fragility: Impact and Mechanics." In The Risks of Financial Institutions, ed. Mark Carey and Rene Stulz. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research.

45. Demirguc-Kunt, Asli. 2006. "Designing a Bank Safety Net: Regulatory Challenges for Cross-Border Banking." In Cross-Border Banking: Regulatory Challenges, ed. Gerard Caprio, Douglas D. Evanoff, and George G. Kaufman. Chicago: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; Washington, DC: World Bank.

46. Gine, Xavier, and Robert M. Townsend. 2006. "Evaluation of Financial Liberalization: A General Equilibrium Model with Constrained Occupation Choice." In Macroeconomics Policies and Poverty Reduction, ed. Ashoka Mody and Catherine Patillo. London: Routledge.

47. Klapper, Leora. 2006. "Reverse Factoring: A Case Study." In Word Factoring Yearbook, 2005/06, ed. Michael Bickers. Kent: BCR Publishing Ltd.

48. McKenzie, David. 2006. "Moving and Communicating across Borders." In World Development Report 2007: Development and the Next Generation. Washington, DC: World Bank.


Datasets

49. World Bank Group Database on Entrepreneurship. Includes cross-county data for over 90 countries on the number of total registered firms, newly registered firms, and closed firms, for available years between 1990 and 2003.
Website: http://go.worldbank.org/DK5AHCQSO0

50. A New Database on Financial Development and Structure. Updates from the Financial Structure database through 2005.
Website: http://go.worldbank.org/X23UD9QUX0

51. Bank Regulation and Supervision Database. Updates to comprehensive, cross-country survey of how banks are regulated and supervised.
Website: http://go.worldbank.org/SNUSW978P0


Outreach

52. Beck, Thorsten, Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and Ross Levine. 2006. "Bank Supervision and Corruption in Lending." World Bank Research Digest 1(1, Fall):3. Full text

53. Beck, Thorsten, and Asli Demirgüç-Kunt. 2006. "Strengthen Access to Finance for SMEs while Improving Business Environment for All Firms." Research Article (online), Development Research Group, World Bank, Washington, DC, August. Full text

54. Beck, Thorsten, Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Maria Soledad Martinez Peria. 2006. "Improving Access to Finance." World Bank Research Digest 1(2, Winter):2. Full text

55. Klapper, Leora. 2006. "Entrepreneurship: How Much Does the Business Environment Matter?" Viewpoint 313, World Bank, Washington, DC, November. Full text


Working Papers

56. Aggarwal , Reena, Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and Maria Soledad Martinez Peria. 2006. "Do Workers’ Remittances Promote Financial Development?" Policy Research Working Paper 3957, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

57. Allen, Franklin, Rajesh Chakrabarti, Shankar De, Jun Qian, and Meijun Qian. 2006. "Financing Firms in India." Policy Research Working Paper 3975, World Bank, Washington, DC.Full text

58. Ayyagari, Meghana, Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and Vojislav Maksimovic. 2006. "What Determines Protection of Property Rights: An Analysis of Direct and Indirect Effects." Policy Research Working Paper 3940, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

59. Ayyagari, Meghana, Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and Vojislav Maksimovic. 2006. "How Important Are Financing Constraints? The Role of Finance in the Business Environment." Policy Research Working Paper 3820, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

60. Beck, Thorsten. 2006. "Creating an Efficient Financial System: Challenges in a Global Economy." Policy Research Working Paper 3856, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

61. Beck, Thorsten, and Augusto de la Torre. 2006. "The Basic Analytics of Access to Financial Services." Policy Research Working Paper 4026, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

62. Beck, Thorsten, Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and Maria Soledad Martinez Peria. 2006. "Banking Services for Everyone? Barriers to Bank Access and Use around the World." Policy Research Working Paper 4079, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

63. Beck, Thorsten, and Heiko Hesse. 2006. "Bank Efficiency, Ownership, and Market Structure: Why Are Interest Spreads so High in Uganda?" Policy Research Working Paper 4027, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

64. Beck, Thorsten, and Luc Laeven. 2006. "Resolution of Failed Banks by Deposit Insurers: Cross-Country Evidence." Policy Research Working Paper 3920, World Bank, Washington, DC.
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65. Beck, Thorsten, and Md. Habibur Rahman. 2006. "Creating a More Efficient Financial System: Challenges for Bangladesh." Policy Research Working Paper 3938, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

66. Berger, Allen, Leora Klapper, Maria Soledad Martinez Peria, and Rida Zaidi. 2006. "Bank Ownership Type and Banking Relationships." Policy Research Working Paper 3862, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

67. Biggs, Tyler, and Manju Kedia Shah. 2006. "African Small and Medium Enterprises, Networks, and Manufacturing Performance." Policy Research Working Paper 3855, World Bank, Washington, DC.  Full text

68. Cull, Robert J., Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and Jonathan Morduch. 2006. "Financial Performance and Outreach: A Global Analysis of Leading Microbanks." Policy Research Working Paper 3827, World Bank, Washington, DC.Full text

69. Demirguc-Kunt, Asli. 2006. "Finance and Economic Development: Policy Choices for Developing Countries." Policy Research Working Paper 3955, World Bank, Washington, DC.
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70. Demirguc-Kunt, Asli, Enrica Detragiache, and Thierry Tressel. 2006. "Banking on the Principles: Compliance with Basel Core Principles and Bank Soundness." Policy Research Working Paper 3954, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

71. Demirguc-Kunt, Asli, Edward Kane, and Luc Laeven. 2006. "Deposit Design and Implementation: Policy Lessons from Research and Practice." Policy Research Working Paper 3969, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

72. Demirguc-Kunt, Asli, Edward Kane, and Luc Laeven. 2006. "Determinants of Deposit Insurance Adoption and Design." Policy Research Working Paper 3849, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

73. Gatti, Roberta, and Inessa Love. 2006. "Does Access to Credit Improve Productivity? Evidence from Bulgarian Firms." Policy Research Working Paper 3921, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

74. Gine, Xavier, Pamela Jakiela, Dean Karlan, and Jonathan Morduch. 2006. "Microfinance Games." Policy Research Working Paper 3959, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

75. Gine, Xavier, and Dean Karlan. 2006. "Group versus Individual Liability: A Field Experiment in the Philippines." Policy Research Working Paper 4008, World Bank, Washington, DC.Full text

76. Gine, Xavier, and Inessa Love. 2006. "Do Reorganization Costs Matter for Efficiency? Evidence from a Bankruptcy Reform in Colombia." Policy Research Working Paper 3970, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

77. Honohan, Patrick. 2006. "Household Financial Assets in the Process of Development." Policy Research Working Paper 3965, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

78. Honohan, Patrick. 2006. "Dollarization and Exchange Rate Fluctuations." Discussion Paper 201, Institute for International Integration Studies, Trinity College, Dublin. Full text

79. Klapper, Leora, Virginia Sarria-Allende, and Rida Zaidi. 2006. "A Firm-Level Analysis of Small and Medium Size Enterprise Financing in Poland." Policy Research Working Paper 3984, World Bank, Washington, DC. Full text

80. McKenzie, David. 2006. "A Profile of the World’s Young Developing Country Migrants." Policy Research Working Paper 4021, World Bank, Washington, DC.Full text

81. McKenzie, David, John Gibson, and Steven Stillman. 2006. "How Important is Selection? Experimental vs Non-Experimental Measures of the Income Gains from Migration." Policy Research Working Paper 3906, World Bank, Washington, DC.Full text

82. McKenzie, David, and Hillel Rapoport. 2006. "Can Migration Reduce Educational Attainment? Evidence from Mexico." Policy Research Working Paper 3952, World Bank, Washington, DC.
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83. Stillman, Steve, David McKenzie, and John Gibson, and. 2006. "Migration and Mental Health: Evidence from a Natural Experiment" BREAD Working Paper 123. Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development, Cambridge, MA. Full text




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