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NBER Working Papers by Ross Levine

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December 2014Does the Geographic Expansion of Bank Assets Reduce Risk?
with Martin Goetz, Luc Laeven: w20758
Competition and Bank Opacity
with Liangliang Jiang, Chen Lin: w20760
July 2014Capital Market Financing, Firm Growth, Firm Size Distribution
with Tatiana Didier, Sergio L. Schmukler: w20336
August 2013Liberty for More: Finance and Educational Opportunities
with Yona Rubinstein: w19380
Smart and Illicit: Who Becomes an Entrepreneur and Does it Pay?
with Yona Rubinstein: w19276
April 2013Financial Development in 205 Economies, 1960 to 2010
with Martin Čihák, Asli Demirgüč-Kunt, Erik Feyen: w18946

Published: Cihak, Martin & Demirguc-Kunt, Asli & Feyen, Erik & Levine, Ross, 2013. "Financial Development in 205 Economies, 1960 to 2010," Journal of Financial Perspectives, EY Global FS Institute, vol. 1(2), pages 17-36. citation courtesy of

January 2013Bank Regulation and Supervision in 180 Countries from 1999 to 2011
with James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio, Jr.: w18733

Published: James R. Barth & Gerard Caprio Jr & Ross Levine, 2013. "Bank regulation and supervision in 180 countries from 1999 to 2011," Journal of Financial Economic Policy, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 5(2), pages 111-219, April. citation courtesy of

June 2012The European Origins of Economic Development
with William Easterly: w18162
April 2012The Evolving Importance of Banks and Securities Markets
with Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Erik Feyen: w18004

Published: Asli Demirgü�-Kunt & Erik Feyen & Ross Levine, 2013. "The Evolving Importance of Banks and Securities Markets," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 27(3), pages 476-490. citation courtesy of

January 2012How Firms Use Domestic and International Corporate Bond Markets
with Juan Carlos Gozzi, Maria Soledad Martinez Peria, Sergio L. Schmukler: w17763
December 2011The Valuation Effects of Geographic Diversification: Evidence from U.S. Banks
with Martin Goetz, Luc Laeven: w17660

Published: “Identifying the Valuation Effects and Agency Costs of Corporate Diversification: Evidence from the Geographic Diversification of U.S. Banks” (with Martin Goetz and Luc Laeven), Review of Financial Studies, 2013, 26(7): 1787-1823.

April 2010An Autopsy of the U.S. Financial System
w15956

Published: “An Autopsy of the U.S. Financial System: Accident, Suicide, or Murder?” Journal of Financial Economic Policy, 2010 2(3), 196 - 213.

September 2009Financial Innovation and Endogenous Growth
with Stelios Michalopoulos, Luc Laeven: w15356
August 2009Finance and Inequality: Theory and Evidence
with Asli Demirguc-Kunt: w15275

Published: Asli Demirgüç-Kunt & Ross Levine, 2009. "Finance and Inequality: Theory and Evidence," Annual Review of Financial Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 1(1), pages 287-318, November. citation courtesy of

May 2009Patterns of International Capital Raisings
with Juan Carlos Gozzi, Sergio L. Schmukler: w14961

Published: Gozzi, Juan Carlos & Levine, Ross & Schmukler, Sergio L., 2010. "Patterns of international capital raisings," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 80(1), pages 45-57, January. citation courtesy of

August 2008Racial Discrimination and Competition
with Alexey Levkov, Yona Rubinstein: w14273
June 2008Bank Governance, Regulation, and Risk Taking
with Luc Laeven: w14113

Published: Laeven, Luc & Levine, Ross, 2009. "Bank governance, regulation and risk taking," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 93(2), pages 259-275, August. citation courtesy of

August 2007Big Bad Banks? The Impact of U.S. Branch Deregulation on Income Distribution
with Thorsten Beck, Alexey Levkov: w13299

Published: BECK, T., LEVINE, R. and LEVKOV, A. (2010), Big Bad Banks? The Winners and Losers from Bank Deregulation in the United States. The Journal of Finance, 65: 1637–1667. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-6261.2010.01589.x

November 2006Complex Ownership Structures and Corporate Valuations
with Luc Laeven: w12675

Published: Luc Laeven & Ross Levine, 2008. "Complex Ownership Structures and Corporate Valuations," Review of Financial Studies, Oxford University Press for Society for Financial Studies, vol. 21(2), pages 579-604, April. citation courtesy of

December 2005Internationalization and Stock Market Liquidity
with Sergio Schmukler: w11894

Published: Levine, Ross and Sergio L. Schmukler. "Internationalization And Stock Market Liquidity," Review of Finance, 2006, v10(Mar), 153-187. citation courtesy of

August 2005Bank Supervision and Corruption in Lending
with Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirguc-Kunt: w11498

Published: Beck, Thorsten & Demirguc-Kunt, Asli & Levine, Ross, 2006. "Bank supervision and corruption in lending," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 53(8), pages 2131-2163, November. citation courtesy of

Is There a Diversification Discount in Financial Conglomerates?
with Luc Laeven: w11499

Published: Laeven, Luc & Levine, Ross, 2007. "Is there a diversification discount in financial conglomerates?," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 85(2), pages 331-367, August. citation courtesy of

Bank Concentration and Fragility: Impact and Mechanics
with Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirguc-Kunt: w11500

Published:

Law, Endowments, and Property Rights
w11502

Published: Levine, Ross. "Law, Endowments and Property Rights," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2005, v19(3,Summer), 61-88. citation courtesy of

March 2005SMEs, Growth, and Poverty
with Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirguc-Kunt: w11224

Published: Beck, Thorsten, Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Ross Levine. "SMEs, Growth, And Poverty: Cross-Country Evidence," Journal of Economic Growth, 2005, v10(3,Sep), 199-229

January 2005Internationalization and the Evolution of Corporate Valuation
with Sergio L. Schmukler: w11023

Published: Gozzi, Juan Carlos & Levine, Ross & Schmukler, Sergio L., 2008. "Internationalization and the evolution of corporate valuation," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 88(3), pages 607-632, June. citation courtesy of

December 2004Finance, Inequality, and Poverty: Cross-Country Evidence
with Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirguc-Kunt: w10979

Published: Beck, Thorsten, Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Ross Levine. "SMEs, Growth, And Poverty: Cross-Country Evidence," Journal of Economic Growth, 2005, v10(3,Sep), 199-229

Finance, Firm Size, and Growth
with Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Luc Laeven: w10983

Published: Thorsten Beck & Asli Demirguc-Kunt & Luc Laeven & Ross Levine, 2008. "Finance, Firm Size, and Growth," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 40(7), pages 1379-1405, October. citation courtesy of

September 2004Finance and Growth: Theory and Evidence
w10766

Published: Levine, Ross, 2005. "Finance and Growth: Theory and Evidence," Handbook of Economic Growth, in: Philippe Aghion & Steven Durlauf (ed.), Handbook of Economic Growth, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 12, pages 865-934 Elsevier.

August 2004Law and Firms' Access to Finance
with Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirguc-Kunt: w10687

Published: Thorsten Beck & Asli Demirguc-Kunt, 2005. "Law and Firms' Access to Finance," American Law and Economics Review, Oxford University Press, vol. 7(1), pages 211-252. citation courtesy of

April 2004Legal Institutions and Financial Development
with Thorsten Beck: w10417

Published: Menard, Claude and Mary M. Shirley (eds.) Handbook for New Institutional Economics. Norwell MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2005.

December 2003Governance and Bank Valuation
with Gerard Caprio, Luc Laeven: w10158

Published: Caprio, Gerard & Laeven, Luc & Levine, Ross, 2007. "Governance and bank valuation," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 16(4), pages 584-617, October. citation courtesy of

Legal Institutions and Financial Development
with Thorsten Beck: w10126

Published: Menard, Claude and Mary M. Shirley (eds.) Handbook for New Institutional Economics. Norwell MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2005.

August 2003Bank Concentration and Crises
with Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirguc-Kunt: w9921

Published: Beck, Thorsten, Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Ross Levine. "Bank Concentration, Competition, And Crises: First Results," Journal of Banking and Finance, 2006, v30(5,May), 1581-1603.

Regulations, Market Structure, Institutions, and the Cost of Financial Intermediation
with Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Luc Laeven: w9890

Published:

July 2003New Data, New doubts: A Comment on Burnside and Dollar's "Aid, Policies, and Growth" (2000)
with William Easterly, David Roodman: w9846

Published: Easterly, William, R. Levine and D. Roodman. “New data, new doubts: A Comment on Burnside and Dollar’s 'Aid, Policies, and Growth' (2000)." American Economic Review 94, 3 (June 2004): 774-780.

April 2003Bank Supervision and Corporate Finance
with Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirguc-Kunt: w9620
Migration, Spillovers,and Trade Diversion: The Impact of Internationalization on Stock Market Liquidity
with Sergio L. Schmukler: w9614

Published: Levine, Ross and Sergio L. Schmukler. "Internationalization And Stock Market Liquidity," Review of Finance, 2006, v10(Mar), 153-187.

December 2002Law and Finance: why Does Legal Origin Matter?
with Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirguc-Kunt: w9379

Published: Beck, Thorsten & Demirguc-Kunt, Asli & Levine, Ross, 2003. "Law and finance: why does legal origin matter?," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(4), pages 653-675, December. citation courtesy of

November 2002Bank Regulation and Supervision: What Works Best?
with James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio, Jr.: w9323

Published: Barth, James R. & Caprio, Gerard Jr. & Levine, Ross, 2004. "Bank regulation and supervision: what works best?," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 13(2), pages 205-248, April. citation courtesy of

September 2002Bank-Based or Market-Based Financial Systems: Which is Better?
w9138

Published: Levine, Ross. "Bank-based Or Market-based Financial Systems: Which Is Better?," Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2002, v11(4,Oct), 398-428. citation courtesy of

International Financial Integration and Economic Growth
with Hali J. Edison, Luca Ricci, Torsten Slok: w9164

Published: Edison, Hali J. & Levine, Ross & Ricci, Luca & Slok, Torsten, 2002. "International financial integration and economic growth," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 21(6), pages 749-776, November. citation courtesy of

August 2002Tropics, Germs, and Crops: How Endowments Influence Economic Development
with William Easterly: w9106

Published: Easterly, William & Levine, Ross, 2003. "Tropics, germs, and crops: how endowments influence economic development," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 50(1), pages 3-39, January. citation courtesy of

Law, Endowment, and Finance
with Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirguc-Kunt: w9089

Published: Beck, Thorsten & Demirguc-Kunt, Asli & Levine, Ross, 2003. "Law, endowments, and finance," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(2), pages 137-181, November. citation courtesy of

July 2002Stock Markets, Banks, and Growth: Panel Evidence
with Thorsten Beck: w9082

Published: Beck, Thorsten & Levine, Ross, 2004. "Stock markets, banks, and growth: Panel evidence," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 28(3), pages 423-442, March. citation courtesy of

June 2002Industry Growth and Capital Allocation: Does Having a Market- or Bank-Based System Matter?
with Thorsten Beck: w8982

Published: Beck, Thorsten and Ross Levine. "Industry Growth And Capital Allocation: Does Having A Market- Or Bank-Based System Matter?," Journal of Financial Economics, 2002, v64(2,May), 147-180. citation courtesy of

March 1994Policy, Technology Adoption, and Growth
with William Easterly, Robert King, Sergio Rebelo: w4681

Published: Economic Growth and the Structure of Long Term Development, Luigi L. Pasinetti and Robert M. Solow, eds. St. Martin's Press, 1994.

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