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Handbook of Financial Intermediation and Banking by Arnoud Boot, Anjan V. Thakor

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CHAPTER 4 Bank Structure and Lending: What We Do and Do Not Know

Philip E. Strahan

Boston College, Wharton Financial Institutions Center, National Bureau of Economic Research

1. INTRODUCTION

This chapter summarizes empirical studies linking the structure of commercial banks to their ability to lend. By structure, I mean the size of banks and the way banks are financed ...

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