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Liquidity Shocks, Banking System Failures, and Supranational Lending of Last Resort Facilities

  • Germana Corrado

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    (University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Faculty of Economics)

In a small open economy with a high share of short term foreign currency denominated debt the arrival of some negative information on banks' investment returns may lead to severe bank runs. We analyse how a supranational institution which acts as an international lender of last resort can cope with banking crises by guaranteeing run-proof bank deposit contracts.

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Volume (Year): 6 (2005)
Issue (Month): 1 (May)
Pages: 1-24

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