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Preventing and Resolving Banking and Sovereign Crises: Toward a New Institutional Framework


  • Jean Tirole

    () (Toulouse School of Economics)


Weak European institutions bear some responsibility for the current Eurozone crisis. The paper discusses various alleys for reforming European institutions, such as those in charge of monitoring countries and banks. It then discusses the future of solidarity within the Eurozone, as well as proposed reforms impacting risk sharing. It concludes with steps that might help restore confidence in the European Monetary Union

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  • Jean Tirole, 2012. "Preventing and Resolving Banking and Sovereign Crises: Toward a New Institutional Framework," Rivista di Politica Economica, SIPI Spa, issue 3, pages 143-153, July-Sept.
  • Handle: RePEc:rpo:ripoec:y:2012:i:3:p:143-153

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    1. David Miles & Jing Yang & Gilberto Marcheggiano, 2013. "Optimal Bank Capital," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 123(567), pages 1-37, March.
    2. Douglas W. Diamond & Philip H. Dybvig, 2000. "Bank runs, deposit insurance, and liquidity," Quarterly Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, issue Win, pages 14-23.
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    European debt crisis; golden rules; banking regulation; joint liability; bailouts; private sector involvment;

    JEL classification:

    • E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy
    • F34 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - International Lending and Debt Problems
    • H63 - Public Economics - - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt - - - Debt; Debt Management; Sovereign Debt


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