Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Javier Reyes , and Camelia Minoiu
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 April 2011
Keywords: cross-border bank lending, network analysis, banking, banking crises, banking statistics, contagion, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Lending and Debt Problems,
In this paper we explore the properties of the global banking network using cross-border bank lending data for 184 countries over 1978-2009. Specifically, we analyze financial interconnectedness using network metri...