An international examination of the economic effectiveness of banking recapitalization

Tahir, Suleiman, Adegbite, Emmanuel, and Guney, Yilmaz (2017) An international examination of the economic effectiveness of banking recapitalization. International Business Review, 26 (3). pp. 417-434.

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Abstract

While the literature on capital adequacy and bank recapitalization agrees on the importance of a minimum capital requirement, recurring financial crises across the world do little to suggest that capital adequacy is enough protection for banks, even when they fully comply. By examining the case of regulation compelled banking recapitalizations in a cross-country context (during the period 1990Q1–2016Q2), we scrutinize the effectiveness of banking recapitalization on the economies of recently recapitalized countries. We provide implications for international business research, practice and policy by highlighting the need for countries adopting the Basel capital adequacy framework to pay attention to the peculiarities of their economies, the supporting regulatory mechanisms and their comparative spare capacities.

Item ID: 54458
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1873-6149
Keywords: banking crisis; financial risk; bank regulation; banking recapitalization; international business
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2018 00:41
FoR Codes: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1502 Banking, Finance and Investment > 150299 Banking, Finance and Investment not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9101 Macroeconomics > 910105 Fiscal Policy @ 50%
90 COMMERCIAL SERVICES AND TOURISM > 9001 Financial Services > 900199 Financial Services not elsewhere classified @ 50%
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