History of bank failures in the U.S. since the Great Depression, as well as their severity as measured by failure rate and assets.
Size and location of major intergovernmental development banks around the world, including newer ones such as the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
Payday Lending in the United States
Regulations imposed by state governments include caps on fees and loan amounts and limits on the number of times a loan can be renewed
Access to Financial Institutions
Population's access to financial institutions, defined as the number of depositors with commercial bank accounts per 1,000 adults.
Access to Financial Markets
Population's access to financial markets, as defined by the ratio of market capitalization (outside the 10 largest companies) to total market capitalization in a country.
Depth of Financial Institutions
Depth of a country's financial institutions, as defined by the ratio of domestic private credit to GDP.
Depth of Financial Markets
Depth of financial markets, defined as stock market capitalization plus the amount of outstanding domestic private debt securities as a percentage of GDP.
Efficiency of Financial Institutions
Efficiency of financial institutions is defined as the lending rate charged by the banks minus the deposit rates paid by banks.
Efficiency of Financial Markets
Efficiency of financial markets, based on the stock market turnover ratio.
Stability of Financial Institutions
Stability of financial institutions is based on Z-Score of the commercial banks in that country.