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Financial Stability: What It Is and Why It Matters

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  • Charles Freedman

    (Carleton University)

  • Clyde Goodlet

Abstract

What is financial stability? What is the role of the central bank and other government agencies in bringing it about? What are the implications for the private sector?

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  • Charles Freedman & Clyde Goodlet, 2007. "Financial Stability: What It Is and Why It Matters," C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 256, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:cdh:commen:256
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    Cited by:

    1. Maciej Kotowski, 2007. "Insuring Canada’s Exports: The Case for Reform at Export Development Canada," C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 257, December.
    2. Christopher Ragan, 2011. "Precision Targeting: The Economics – and Politics – of Improving Canada’s Inflation-Targeting Framework," C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 321, February.
    3. Alina Cristina Nuta & Florian Marcel Nuta, 2012. "Analysis Of The Romanian Financial Stability In The Context Of The Economic Downturn," Annals - Economy Series, Constantin Brancusi University, Faculty of Economics, vol. 3, pages 174-178, September.

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    Keywords

    monetary policy; financial stability;

    JEL classification:

    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
    • E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies
    • G18 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Government Policy and Regulation

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