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Financial Crises


  • Franklin Allen
  • Douglas Gale


This important volume presents key contributions to the study of financial crises from many different areas of economics. The book offers an economic history of financial crises, empirical studies of crises in the modern era, and classic works on the theory of banking crises. It also covers specialized topics, with sections on currency crises and financial contagion. Undergraduate students of money, banking, macroeconomics and financial crises alike will find this collection to be an invaluable overview of a critical area of study.

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  • Franklin Allen & Douglas Gale (ed.), 2008. "Financial Crises," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 3141.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eebook:3141

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    1. Kindleberger, Charles P, 1969. "Measuring Equilibrium in the Balance of Payments," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 77(6), pages 873-891, Nov./Dec..
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    1. Franklin Allen & Elena Carletti & Robert Cull & Jun Qian & Lemma Senbet & Patricio Valenzuela, 2014. "Resolving the African Financial Development Gap: Cross-Country Comparisons and a Within-Country Study of Kenya," NBER Chapters,in: African Successes, Volume III: Modernization and Development, pages 13-62 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Allen Berger & Robert DeYoung & Mark Flannery & David Lee & Özde Öztekin, 2008. "How Do Large Banking Organizations Manage Their Capital Ratios?," Journal of Financial Services Research, Springer;Western Finance Association, vol. 34(2), pages 123-149, December.
    3. Michele Fratianni & Francesco Marchionne, 2010. "Banks’ Great Bailout of 2008-2009," Working Papers 2010-03, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, Department of Business Economics and Public Policy.
    4. Franklin Allen & Elena Carletti & Robert Cull & Jun QJ Qian & Lemma Senbet, 2010. "The African Financial Development Gap," Economics Working Papers ECO2010/24, European University Institute.
    5. Golovnin, M. & Ushkalova, D., 2014. "Macroeconomic Results of 20 Years of Transformation in CIS Countries: The Role of Investments," Journal of the New Economic Association, New Economic Association, vol. 21(1), pages 200-205.
    6. Michele Fratianni & Francesco Marchionne, 2009. "Rescuing Banks from the Effects of the Financial Crisis," Working Papers 2009-04, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, Department of Business Economics and Public Policy.
    7. Yan, Zhen & Yu, Xiaohua & Zhou, Jiehong, 2016. "Measure consumer preferences for pork attributes under different media coverage in China," Discussion Papers 232028, Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen, GlobalFood, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development.
    8. repec:eee:finsta:v:30:y:2017:i:c:p:192-208 is not listed on IDEAS

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    Economics and Finance;

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    • F5 - International Economics - - International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy


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