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Financial system and macroeconomic resilience


  • Bank for International Settlements
  • Bank Negara Malaysia


On 18-19 June 2007, the BIS held its Sixth Annual Conference, on "Financial systems and macroeconomic resilience", in Brunnen, Switzerland. The event brought together senior representatives of central banks, academic institutions and the private sector to exchange views on this topic. This BIS Paper contains the opening address by William R White (Economic Adviser, BIS), the contributions to the policy panel on "Coping with financial distress in a more markets-oriented environment" and the prepared remarks of the participants at the overview panel of the conference. The participants in the policy panel discussion were Donald Kohn (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve), Armínio Fraga (Gávea Investimentos) and John Gieve (Bank of England). Yi Gang (People's Bank of China), Stanley Fischer (Bank of Israel) and Lucas Papademos (European Central Bank) participated in the overview panel, which was chaired by Malcolm Knight (BIS).

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  • Bank for International Settlements & Bank Negara Malaysia, 2008. "Financial system and macroeconomic resilience," BIS Papers, Bank for International Settlements, number 41.
  • Handle: RePEc:bis:bisbps:41

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