Jose Maria Serena


What Drives Bank-Intermediated Trade Finance? Evidence from Cross-Country Analysis

Staff Working Paper 2015-8 Jose Maria Serena, Garima Vasishtha
Empirical work on the underlying causes of the recent dislocations in bank-intermediated trade finance has been limited by the poor availability of hard data. This paper analyzes the key determinants of bank-intermediated trade finance using a novel data set covering ten banking jurisdictions.

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