Determinants of Bank Interest Margins in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Financial intermediation is low in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) compared to other regions of the world. This paper examines the determinants of bank interest margins using a sample of 456 banks in 41 SSA countries. The results show that market concentration is positively associated with interest margins, but the impact depends on the level of... READ MORE...

Publication date: January 2013
ISBN 9781475551136
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Publication date: January 2013

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