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Länderrisiko: Die ökonomischen Konsequenzen einer Herabstufung durch die Ratingagenturen


  • Benjamin Käfer
  • Jochen Michaelis


Bei der Kritik an den Rating-Agenturen wird häufig missachtet, dass ihre Macht weitgehend politikgemacht ist. Es sind der Staat und die EZB, die über Gesetze und Regulierungen den Ratings eine Multiplikatorwirkung zuschreiben. Dieser Beitrag skizziert anhand der Länder-ratings die einschlägigen Wirkungskanäle.
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  • Benjamin Käfer & Jochen Michaelis, 2012. "Länderrisiko: Die ökonomischen Konsequenzen einer Herabstufung durch die Ratingagenturen," Wirtschaftsdienst, Springer;German National Library of Economics, vol. 92(2), pages 95-100, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:wirtsc:v:92:y:2012:i:2:p:95-100
    DOI: 10.1007/s10273-012-1333-z

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    5. Lawrence J. White, 2010. "Markets: The Credit Rating Agencies," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 24(2), pages 211-226, Spring.
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