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This paper examines the effects of big bank merger activity of small bank health.
[more] Financial systems of different countries have become more interconnected in recent years.
This process of financial integration allows for a better diversification of risks.
The authors describe this finding as consistent with a redirection of funding for small business loans to localities served by the acquirer.
They conclude that the diminishing presence of local community banks has led to credit gaps that are not being filled by the rest of the banking sector.