Geographical Diversification and Bank Performance: Evidence from China

Weixing Cai, Fangming Xu, Cheng Zeng

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This study examines the impact of banks’ geographical diversification on the financial performance using China’s bank deregulation policy in 2009 as an exogenous shock. Our results suggest both bright and dark sides of geographical expansion with regard to bank performance.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)96-98
Number of pages3
JournalEconomics Letters
Early online date26 Aug 2016
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2016

Structured keywords

  • AF Corporate Finance
  • AF Banking


  • Geographical diversification
  • Bank performance
  • China


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