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Liquidity regulation and the lender of last resort

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  • Rochet, J C.

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The recent subprime crisis has brought back to light proposals to regulate banks’ liquidity as a complement to solvency regulations. Based on recent academic research, I suggest that liquidity regulations might indeed be a way to limit the pressure on Central Banks in favour of liquidity injections during crisis periods. Another crucial question is the allocation of responsibilities between the Central Bank, the Banking Supervisors and the Treasury in the management of banking crises.

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Article provided by Banque de France in its journal Financial stability review.

Volume (Year): (2008)
Issue (Month): 11 (February)
Pages: 45-52

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Handle: RePEc:bfr:fisrev:2008:11:7

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  1. Adrian, Tobias & Boyarchenko, Nina, 2014. "Liquidity policies and systemic risk," Staff Reports 661, Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
  2. Nikolaou, Kleopatra, 2009. "Liquidity (risk) concepts: definitions and interactions," Working Paper Series 1008, European Central Bank.
  3. Augusto Hasman, 2013. "A Critical Review Of Contagion Risk In Banking," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 27(5), pages 978-995, December.
  4. Sonia Ondo-Ndong & Laurence Scialom, 2008. "Northern Rock: The anatomy of a crisis – the prudential lessons," EconomiX Working Papers 2008-23, University of Paris West - Nanterre la Défense, EconomiX.

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