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States, Banks, and the Financing of the Economy: Fiscal Policy and Sovereign Risk Perspectives

  • Morten Balling
  • Peter Egger
  • Ernest Gnan
Registered editor(s):
  • Morten Balling
  • Peter Egger
  • Ernest Gnan
  • Axel A. Weber
  • Harald W. Stieber
  • Stavros Vourloumis
  • António Afonso
  • João Tovar Jalles
  • Franco Bruni
  • André van Poeck
  • Maartje Wijffelaars
  • Séverine Menguy
  • Wim Boonstra
  • Allard Bruinshoofd
  • Aneta Hryckiewicz

On 5-6 September 2012 SUERF held its 30th Colloquium “States, Banks, and the Financing of the Economy” at the University of Zürich, Switzerland. The papers included in this SUERF Study are based on contributions to the Colloquium. All the chapters in this publication discuss from different angles the complex interrelations between states and financial systems, which have developed in recent years with economic, financial and sovereign debt crises. While the contributions included here primarily look at fiscal policy and sovereign risk perspectives, papers on the monetary policy and regulatory perspectives, which were also dealt with at the Zürich Colloquium, will be published in SUERF Study 2012/3 “States, Banks, and the Financing of the Economy: Monetary Policy and Regulatory Perspectives”.

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This book is provided by SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum in its series SUERF Studies with number 2013/2 and published in 2013.
ISBN: ISBN: 978-3-902109-67-5
Handle: RePEc:erf:erfstu:74
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