Maria Soledad Martinez Peria
Maria Soledad Martinez Peria is a Senior Economist in the Finance and Private Sector Development Team of the Development Economics Research Group at The World Bank. Her published work has focused on currency and banking crises, depositor market discipline, foreign bank participation in developing countries and access to finance. Currently, she is conducting research on bank financing to SMEs, the impact of remittances on financial development and the spread of the recent financial crisis. Prior to joining the World Bank, Sole worked at the Brookings Institution, the Central Bank of Argentina, the Federal Reserve Board, and the International Monetary Fund. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A. from Stanford University.
- Does the introduction of movable collateral registries increase firms’ access to finance?
- Bank Regulation and Supervision: Insights from a New World Bank Dataset
- Bank Ownership and Lending Patterns during the 2008-2009 Financial Crisis: Evidence from Latin America and Eastern Europe
- The impact of bank competition on access to finance
- Lessons from Recent Crises and Current Priorities for Finance Practitioners and Policy-Makers
- The Influence of Greece's Debt Crisis on the Banking Sector
- Remittances and Financial Inclusion: Evidence from El Salvador
- Triplet Crises: Lessons European Leaders Can Learn From Emerging Markets
- What's at the Top of the Agenda for the Financial Sector after the Crisis?
- What Explains Comovement in Stock Market Returns during the 2007–08 Crisis?
- Measuring Bank Competition: How Should We Do It?
- What Do We Know About the Impact of Remittances on Financial Development?
- What Drives the Price of Remittances?: New Evidence Using the Remittance Prices Worldwide Database
- What Do We Know about the Consequences of Foreign Bank Participation in Developing Countries?