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dc.contributor.authorGrote, Michael H.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper traces the location of foreign banks in Germany from 1949 to 2006. As suggested by new economic geography models we find a ?u?-shaped concentration of foreign banks in Germany. Only after a competition between several cities, Frankfurt has emerged as the pre-eminent financial centre, triggered by the ?historical event? of setting up the German central bank in Frankfurt. After a strong increase, Frankfurt?s share in the location of foreign banks in Germany decreases slowly but significantly since the mid 1980?s. We conclude that there will be a lesser role in Europe for secondtier financial centres in the future.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWorking paper series / Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften: Finance & Accounting 177en_US
dc.subject.keywordfinancial centresen_US
dc.subject.keywordforeign banksen_US
dc.subject.stwInternationale Bank , Standortwahl , Finanzplatz , Deutschland , Frankfurt (Main)en_US
dc.titleForeign banks' attraction to the financial centre Frankfurt - a 'u'-shaped relationshipen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
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