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Will greater disclosure and transparency prevent the next banking crisis?

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  • Eric S. Rosengren

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Greater transparency and disclosure of bank activities will not prevent banking crises unless appropriate monetary, fiscal, and regulatory policies are also adopted. Nonetheless, greater disclosure of banking problems can reduce the costs of banking crises, even if transparency is not a panacea for preventing banking crises.

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Paper provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Boston in its series Working Papers with number 98-8.

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Date of creation: 1998
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Handle: RePEc:fip:fedbwp:98-8

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Keywords: Bank failures ; Transparency;

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  1. Hyytinen, A. & Takalo, T., 2000. "Enhancing Bank Transparency: a Re-assessment," University of Helsinki, Department of Economics 492, Department of Economics.
  2. Ari Hyytinen & Tuomas Takalo, 2004. "Preventing Systemic Crises through Bank Transparency," Economic Notes, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA, vol. 33(2), pages 257-273, 07.
  3. Tara Vishwanath & Daniel Kaufmann, 2003. "Towards Transparency in Finance and Governance," Finance 0308009, EconWPA.

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