A. A. Abdel Azeez Yasuhiro Younezawa


Japanese banks experienced severe adverse shocks during the post bubble period due to the collapse of the so-called bubble economy. This paper investigates the performance of Japanese bank stocks in the bubble period and post-bubble period. We show in this article that in the case of Japan there is a clearunequal link between bubbles and the post bubble period's bank stock performance. We found that banks that did better during'the bubble period performed worse over the 1990-1998period. This result must be'dependent on the lending behavior of banks during the bubble economy.


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How to Cite
Abdel Azeez, A. A., and Yasuhiro Younezawa. 2006. “Do Bubbles Equally Affect Japanese Bank Performance?”. Studies in Business and Economics 12 (1). https://doi.org/10.29117/sbe.2006.0014.