Deabes, Tosson (2003): How to Reduce the Risk Of Banking Problems.
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This paper reviews the existing evidence on the origins of banking crises, provides new results on the impact of government bank ownership on financial stability, and discusses policy options that can prevent and mitigate the consequences of banking crises. We find that government ownership of banks increases the likelihood and fiscal cost of crises; albeit the latter result is weak. Among the policies recommended to minimize the occurrence of crises, we highlight the importance of sound macroeconomic policies, adequate financial infrastructure, incentive compatible regulations, and limiting government interference in the banking sector.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Modern Academy for Technology and Computer Sciences|
|Original Title:||How to Reduce the Risk Of Banking Problems|
|Keywords:||macroeconomics; financial infrastructure; financial stability|
|Subjects:||A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A12 - Relation of Economics to Other Disciplines|
|Depositing User:||Tosson Deabes|
|Date Deposited:||03. May 2007|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 04:51|
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