Microeconometrics of Banking: Methods, Applications, and Results

Hans Degryse, Moshe Kim, Steven Ongena

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This book provides a compendium to the empirical work investigating the hypotheses generated by recent banking theory. Since the publication of the The Microeconomics of Banking by Xavier Freixas and Jean Charles Rochet, work in empirical banking has further blossomed, not only in sheer volume but also in the variety of questions being tackled, datasets becoming available, and methodologies being introduced. This book follows the structure in Freixas and Rochet's book and arranges the relevant methodologies, applications, and results according to each of their original chapters in order to have a coherent synthesis between available theory and supporting empirics. Each chapter contains a modest introduction (where possible and appropriate), a concise methodology section with one or more relevant methodologies, and several illustrative applications. In a "muscular" results section the authors summarize the main robust and seminal findings in the literature that are in the text, and provide the details of many other studies in figures and tables.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages256
ISBN (Electronic)9780199852406
ISBN (Print)9780195340471
StatePublished - 3 Oct 2011

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  • Banking theory
  • Datasets
  • Empirical banking
  • Jean charles rochet
  • Methodologies
  • Microeconomics
  • Xavier freixas

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance (all)


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