Weighted Backbone of Japanese Credit Market

Luca Marotta - University of Palermo

Japanese credit network in 1999: a link represents a credit relationship between a bank and a firm. Different colors denote loans extended by different types of banks. 

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For each pair of nodes, the normalized strength is tested against a null hypothesis of uniform distribution

Firms

city banks

regional banks

2nd regional banks

life-insurance banks

insurance banks

long-term banks

Other gov. fin. corp.

Other gov. fin. corp.

Development Bank of Japan

trust banks

other comm. banks

Other gov. fin. inst.

Agricultural banks

Shinkin banks

foreign banks

node size proportional to # statistically dependent neighbors

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DataStories2015Marotta

By Luca Marotta

DataStories2015Marotta

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