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Crisis and Reform: Managing Systemic Risk


  • Ricardo J. Caballero

    (MIT and NBER)


«Everything which involves turbulence is enormously more complicated, not just a little bit more complicated, not just one year more schooling, just enormously more complicated». (Mandelbrot interview with PBS News Hour, October 21th, 2008 by SOLMAN P.)

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  • Ricardo J. Caballero, 2009. "Crisis and Reform: Managing Systemic Risk," Rivista di Politica Economica, SIPI Spa, vol. 99(4), pages 9-64, OCTOBER-D.
  • Handle: RePEc:rpo:ripoec:v:99:y:2009:i:4:p:9-64

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    financial crises; panics; sistemic insurance; nationalization; moral hazard; fire sales; runs; liquidationism.;

    JEL classification:

    • E00 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General - - - General
    • E44 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
    • E50 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - General
    • E60 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - General


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