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Banking Crises and Reversals in Financial Reforms

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  • Petar Stankov

    () (Economics Department, Royal Holloway, University of London
    Economics Department, University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria
    CERGE-EI Foundation Graduate Teaching Fellow)

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A number of countries have gone through banking crises since the early 1970s. This work links those episodes with the patterns of various financial reforms within those countries. As banking crises in a domestic economy are endogenous, exposures to banking crises in the rest of the world through the trade channel help identify the domestic banking crises. Both 2SLS and GMM estimations are used. The results demonstrate that systemic banking crises reverse financial reforms with varying lags, while non-systemic crises exert a weaker influence on financial reforms. The core methodological contribution of this work is an empirical identification strategy for occurrences of banking crises.

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  • Petar Stankov, 2018. "Banking Crises and Reversals in Financial Reforms," Czech Journal of Economics and Finance (Finance a uver), Charles University Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences, vol. 68(5), pages 442-459, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:fau:fauart:v:68:y:2018:i:5:p:442-459
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    1. Petar Stankov, 2013. "Crises, Reforms and Growth: A Non-Technical Summary of Recent Empirical Work," Economic Alternatives, University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria, issue 4, pages 55-61, December.

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    Keywords

    banking crises; financial reforms; crisis exposures;

    JEL classification:

    • E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies
    • G01 - Financial Economics - - General - - - Financial Crises
    • G18 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
    • N20 - Economic History - - Financial Markets and Institutions - - - General, International, or Comparative

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