• Corporate governance, bank concentration and economic growth 

      Diallo, Boubacar ( Elsevier B.V. , 2017 , Article)
      We examine the effects of bank concentration and corporate governance among firms in terms of economic growth using panel data for 34 countries and 29 manufacturing sectors over the period 1980-2010. We show the following ...
    • Entrepreneurship and genetics: New Evidence 

      Diallo, Boubacar ( Elsevier Inc , 2019 , Article)
      This paper seeks to better understand the differences in entrepreneurship rates across administrative regions and countries. Using several measures of entrepeneurship, as well as regional and panel data of countries, it ...
    • Local growth and access to credit: Theory and evidence 

      Diallo, Boubacar; Al-Titi, Omar ( Elsevier Ltd , 2017 , Article)
      We theoretically and empirically investigate the effects of access to credit on local growth using a Schumpeterian growth model and assuming monopolistic competition between differentiated products of the banking system. ...
    • Shadow banking, insurance and financial sector stability 

      Diallo, Boubacar; Al-Mansour, Abdullah ( Elsevier Ltd , 2017 , Article)
      Motivated by the recent financial crisis and the near collapse of the insurance giant American International Group (AIG), we empirically study the link between the insurance sector, the size of the shadow system and financial ...
    • The determinants of capital ratios in Islamic banking 

      Smaoui,Houcem; BenSalah, Ines; Diallo, Boubacar ( Elsevier B.V. , 2019 , Article)
      We investigate the determinants of capital ratios in contemporary Islamic banking using a sample comprising 122 Islamic banks (IBs) spanning the period 2000-2014. We measure IBs' capital holdings using the capital-to-total ...