The Last Major Irish Bank Failure: Lessons for Today?
AbstractThis paper describes Ireland last major bank failure before the collapse of Anglo-Irish Bank in 2008. It points to resonances between that earlier failure and the events that led to the downfall of Ireland's banking system in 2008-2010.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by School Of Economics, University College Dublin in its series Working Papers with number 201038.
Length: 27 pages
Date of creation: 23 Nov 2010
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banking; Ireland; moral hazard; crony capitalism;
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