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Principal-agent problems in commercial-bank failure decisions

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  • Asli Demirgüç-Kunt

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The author develops a model that examines the regulator's role in the bank failure decision process, with attention given to the regulator's constraints and incentives.

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Paper provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland in its series Working Paper with number 9106.

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Date of creation: 1991
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Handle: RePEc:fip:fedcwp:9106

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Keywords: Bank failures;

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  2. Allan H. Meltzer, 1967. "Major Issues in the Regulation of Financial Institutions," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 75, pages 482.
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Cited by:
  1. Ramon P. DeGennaro & James B. Thomson, 1992. "Capital forbearance and thrifts: an ex post examination of regulatory gambling," Working Paper 9209, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  2. Rebel A. Cole & Jeffery W. Gunther, 1993. "Separating the likelihood and timing of bank failure," Financial Industry Studies Working Paper 93-2, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
  3. Schüler, Martin, 2003. "Incentive Problems in Banking Supervision: The European Case," ZEW Discussion Papers 03-62, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.

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