Credit concentration of Brazilian rural activities from 2000 to 2007

Humberto Francisco Silva Spolador and Roberto Arruda De Souza Lima
Savings and Development Vol. 33(2009), No. 3, pp. 319-350

This paper aims to analyze the degree of concentration of loans allocated to agricultural and livestock activities in Brazil for the period 2000-2007 and to assess the distribution pattern of credit among the states, analyzing the extent to which [...]

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Corporate governance, concentration, and economic growth in the GCC banking sector

Ibrahim Al Karasneh and Ali Bolbol
Savings and Development Vol. 32(2008), No. 1, pp. 51-75

The aim of this paper is to study the growth and corporate governance implications of market concentration in the GCC banking sector. It will begin by defining corporate governance, its significance in the context of banks, and how it can be [...]

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