Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Poonam Gupta , Thierry Tressel , and Enrica Detragiache
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 August 2005
Keywords: Financial development, financial sector, banking, deposit insurance, financial sector performance, banking system,
This paper considers how a comprehensive set of factors relates to financial sector performance in low-income countries (LICs). It finds that corruption and inflation are associated with a shallower and less effici...