Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Poonam Gupta , and Thierry Tressel
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 January 2006
Keywords: Financial development, low-income countries, foreign bank, foreign ownership, domestic banks, Low Income Developing Countries,
We study how foreign bank penetration affects financial sector development in poor countries. A theoretical model shows that when foreign banks are better at monitoring highend customers than domestic banks, their...