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Selection of recent publications (since 2006)


Abedifar P., Ebrahim S., Molyneux P., Tarazi A., 2015, "Islamic Banking and Finance : Recent Empirical Literature and Directions for Future Research" Journal of Economic Surveys, Volume 29, Issue 4, pages 637–670, September 2015

Barry T., Lepetit L., Strobel F., 2015, "Bank ownership structure, lending corruption and the regulatory environment", Journal of Comparative Economics, Forthcoming.

Darreau P., Pigalle F., 2015, ’’’Long-run effects of capital market integration using Solow’s model’’, Economics Bulletin, Vol.35 (3), pp. 1459-1468

Lepetit L., Rugemintwari C., Strobel F., 2014, "Monetary, financial and fiscal stability in the East African Community : ready for a monetary union ?", The World Economy, August 2015, Volume 38, Issue 8, pages 1179–1204

Lepetit L., Strobel F., 2015, “Bank Insolvency Risk and Z-Score Measures : A Refinement”, Finance Research Letters, Volume 13, May 2015, Pages 214–224

Lepetit L., Tarazi A., Zedek N., 2015, "Excess control rights, bank capital structure adjustments and lending", Journal of Financial Economics, Volume 115, Issue 3, March 2015, Pages 574–591

Meslier C., Rous. P, Sauviat A., Torre P., 2015, “Structure bancaire locale et évolution du crédit à l’échelle des départements français : l’expérience de la crise financière de 2007-2008”, Revue Economique, Forthcoming

Nys E., Tarazi A., Trinugroho I., 2015, “Political connections, bank deposits, and formal deposit insurance”, Journal of Financial Stability, Volume 19, August 2015, Pages 83–104

Saghi-Zedek N., Tarazi A., 2015, « Droits de contrôle versus droits pécuniaires, crise financière et vulnérabilité des banques européennes », Revue Economique, 3/2015 (Vol. 66) , p. 527-535

Soedarmono W., Tarazi A., 2015, “Market structure, financial intermediation and riskiness of banks : Evidence from the Asia-Pacific region", Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, pages 1–14, September 2015

Tacneng R., 2015, "The impact of minority foreign ownership and controlling shareholder on bank risk and performance in an emerging economy", Managerial Finance, Vol. 41, Issue 5, pp.526 - 546.

Tarazi A., 2015, "New challenges in banking and financial stability across the world", Journal of Financial Stability, Volume 19, August 2015, Page 69

Tarazi A., Zedek, N., 2015, "Excess control rights, financial crisis and bank profitability and risk", Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 55, June 2015, Pages 361–379.

Trinugroho I., Agusman A., Ariefianto M. D., Darsono D., Tarazi A., 2015, "Determinants of cross regional disparity in financial deepening : Evidence from Indonesian provinces", Economics Bulletin, Vol. 35, Issue 2, pp. 896-910


Agusman A., Tarazi A., Trinugroho I., 2014, "Why have Bank Interest Margins been so high in Indonesia since the 1997/1998 Financial Crisis ?", Research in International Business and Finance, vol. 32, August, pp. 139-158

Barry T., Tacneng R., 2014, “The Impact of Governance and Institutional Quality on MFI Outreach and Financial Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa”, World Development, Vol.58, June, pp. 1–20

Bouvatier V., Lepetit L., Strobel F., 2014, "Bank income smoothing, ownership concentration and the regulatory environment", Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 41, April, pp. 253–270

Darreau P., Pigalle F., 2014, “Long-run effects of capital market integration using OLG model”, Economics Bulletin, Vol. 34 No. 3 pp. 1835-1845

Meslier C., Tacneng R., Tarazi A., 2014, "Is Bank Income Diversification Beneficial ? Evidence from an Emerging Economy", Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, vol. 31, July, pp. 97-126


Abedifar P., Molyneux P., Tarazi A., 2013, “Risk in Islamic Banking”, Review of Finance, vol. 17 (6), November, pp. 2035-2096

Camara B., Lepetit L., Tarazi A., 2013, “Ex ante capital position, changes in the different components of regulatory capital and bank risk”, Applied Economics, vol. 45 (34), pp. 4831-4856

Darreau P., Pigalle F., 2013, ’’Equivalence in the internal and external public debt burden’’, Economics Bulletin, Vol.33 (4), pp. 2475-2482

Distinguin I., Hasan I., and Tarazi A., 2013, “Predicting rating changes for banks : how accurate are accounting and stock market indicators ?", Annals of Finance, August, vol. 9, Issue 3, pp. 471-500

Distinguin I., Kouassi T., Tarazi A., 2013, "Interbank Deposits and Market Discipline : Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe", Journal of Comparative Economics, Volume 41, Issue 2, May, pp. 544–560

Distinguin I., Roulet C., Tarazi A., 2013, "Bank Regulatory Capital and Liquidity : Evidence from US and European publicly traded banks", Journal of Banking and Finance, 37, September, pp. 3295-3317

Lepetit, L., Strobel, F., 2013, "Bank insolvency risk and time-varying Z-score measures", Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, 25, pp. 73-87, 2013

Soedarmono, W., Machrouh, F. Tarazi A., 2013, "Bank Competition, Crisis and Risk Taking : Evidence from Emerging Markets in Asia", Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, vol. 23, February, pp. 196–221

Soedarmono, W., Tarazi, A., 2013, "Bank opacity, intermediation cost and globalization : Evidence from a sample of publicly-traded banks in Asia", Journal of Asian Economics, 29, December, pp. 91-100


Augier L., Soedarmono W., 2012, « Intermédiation financière, croissance et effet de seuil », Revue Economique, vol. 63 (5)

Blancheton B., Bordes C., Maveyraud S., and Rous P., 2012, "Risk of liquidity and contagion of the crisis on the US, UK and Euro Zone money markets", International Journal of Finance and Economics, Vol.17, n°2, pp. 124-146

Bouvatier V., Lepetit L., 2012, "Provisioning rules and bank lending : A theoretical model", Journal of Financial Stability, 8(2), pp. 25-31

Bouvatier V., Lepetit L., 2012, "Effects of loan loss provisions on growth in bank lending : some international comparisons", International Economics, vol.132, pp. 91-116

Collard F., Haritchabalet C., 2012, "Valuing satellite systems to support fishing in a dynamic competitive model", Applied Economics, vol 44(7), pp. 899-916

Darreau P., Pigalle F., 2012, « Why capital (physical and human) doesn’t move from rich to poor countries ? », Economics Bulletin, vol.32 n°2, pp. 1353-1360

Lepetit L., Strobel F., Dickinson D., 2012, "Does uncertainty matter for loan charge-offs ?", Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, vol.22 (2)

Meslier-Crouzille C., Nys E., and Sauviat A., 2012,“Contribution of Rural Banks to Regional Economic Development : Evidence from the Philippines", Regional Studies, vol. 46(6)

Rugemintwari C., Sauviat A., Tarazi A., 2012, " Bâle 3 et la réhabilitation du ratio de levier des banques : Pourquoi et comment ?", Revue Economique, vol.63(4), pp. 809-820


Angora A. et Tarazi A., 2011, « Crises bancaires dans les pays de l’UEMOA : un système d’alerte avancée fondé sur une approche logit multinomiale », Brussels Economic Review, vol. 54 (1)

Augier L. and Soedarmono W., 2011, “Threshold Effect and Financial Intermediation in Economic Development”, Economics Bulletin, Vol. 31 no.1 pp. 342-357

Baldé Y., 2011, “The impact of Remittances and Foreign Aid on Savings/Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa”, African Development Review, vol. 23, n°2

Barry T., Dacanay III, S. J. O., Lepetit L., and Tarazi A., 2011, "Ownership Structure and Bank Efficiency in Six Asian Countries", Philippine Management Review, vol. 18

Barry T., Lepetit L., and Tarazi A., 2011, "Ownership structure and risk in publicly held and privately owned Banks", Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 35(5), 1327-1340

Baunto A., Bordes C., Maveyraud-Tricoire S., and Rous P., 2011, "Money growth and velocity with structural breaks : Evidence from the Philippines", Philippine Management Review, vol. 18

Bouvatier V. et Lepetit L., 2011, "Canal des provisions bancaires et cyclicité du marché du crédit", Revue Economique, vol. 62 (1)

Darreau P. and Pigalle F., 2011, “Ponzi game in OLG model with endogenous growth and productive government spending”, Economics Bulletin, vol.31 n°3, pp. 2509-2520

Distinguin I., Tarazi A., and Trinidad J., 2011, "The use of accounting and stock market data to predict bank financial distress : the case of East Asian banks", Philippine Management Review, vol.18

Lapteacru, I. et Nys E., 2011, “L’impact de la concurrence bancaire sur l’efficience des banques : le cas des Pays d’Europe Centrale et Orientale ", Revue Economique, vol. 62(2)

Los Banos J., C. Meslier-Crouzille, E. Nys (Université de Limoges) and A. Sauviat (Université de Limoges), 2011, “ Banking industry structure and economic activities : A regional approach for the Philippines “, Philippine Management Review, vol.18

Rugemintwari C., 2011, "The Leverage Ratio as a Bank Discipline Device", Revue Economique, vol. 62(3)

Soedarmono W., Machrouh F., Tarazi A., 2011, "Bank Market Power, Economic Growth and Financial Stability : Evidence from Asian Banks", Journal of Asian Economics, vol.22 (6)


Distinguin I., Hasan I., and Tarazi A., 2010, "The Use of Basic Accounting Data to Predict Bank Financial Distress in MENA Countries", International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance, vol.2, n°4

Distinguin I. and Tarazi A., 2010, "Are early market indicators of financial deterioration accurate for Too Big To Fail banks ? Evidence from East Asia", Economics Bulletin, vol. 30 (2)

Soedarmono W., 2010, "Bank Competition, Institution and Economic Development : Evidence from Asia during 1999-2007", Economics Bulletin, Vol. 30 no.3


Awdeh A. and El Moussawi C., 2009, "Bank Efficiency and Foreign Ownership in the Lebanese Banking Sector", Review of Middle East Economics and Finance, vol. 5 (2)

Bautista C., Rous P. and Tarazi A., 2009, "The determinants of bank stock return’s co-movements in East Asia", Economics Bulletin, vol. 29 (3)

Maveyraud S. and Rous P., 2009, "RIP and the shift toward a monetary union : looking for a "euro effect" by a structural break analysis with panel data", Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, vol. 19 (2)


Bautista C, Crouzille C. and Lepetit L., 2008, "How did the Asian stock markets react to bank mergers after the 1997 Asian crisis ?", Pacific Economic Review, vol. 13(2)

Bautista C., Rous P. and Tarazi A., 2008, "The determinants of domestic and cross border contagion risk in southeast asia”, Revue Economique, vol.59 (6)

Bouvatier V. and Lepetit L., 2008, "Banks’ procyclical behavior : does provisioning matter ?", Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, vol. 18

Darreau P. and Pigalle F., 2008, " Les paradoxes de Lucas et Romer", Revue économique 2008/4, vol. 59

Lepetit L., Nys E., Rous P. and Tarazi A., 2008, "Bank income structure and risk : An empirical analysis of European banks", Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 32 (8)

Lepetit L., Nys E., Rous P. and Tarazi A., 2008, "The expansion of services in European banking : implications for loan pricing and interest margins", Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 32 (11)

Nys E., 2008, "Service provision and loans : price and risk implications”, Revue d’Economie Politique, vol. 118 (3)


Bautista C. and Maveyraud S., 2007, “Saving-investment relationship, financial crisis and structural changes in East Asian countries”, Économie internationale, vol. 111


Crouzille C., Lepetit L. and Tarazi A., 2006, "Reaction of European Bank stock prices to events of the Asian and Russian Financial crises", Revue d’Economie Politique, vol. 116 (4)

Distinguin I., Rous P., and Tarazi A., 2006, “Market Discipline and the Use of Stock Market Data to Predict Bank Financial Distress”, Journal of Financial Services Research, vol. 30

Distinguin I., Rous P., and Tarazi A., 2006, "Contrôle prudentiel et détection des difficultés financières des banques : quel est l’apport de l’information de marché ?", Revue Economique, vol.57

Saad W. and El Moussawi C., 2006, "Efficiency Analysis of Banking Sector in Kuwait", Journal of Development and Economic Policies, vol. 8 (2), juin