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Financial Markets in Iceland

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This paper discusses recent developments and policy issues relating to financial markets in Iceland. Overall, the sector is thriving, both relative to history and to conditions in other countries. This bodes well not only for those directly involved in the industry but for the country as a whole, as financial development is an important source of economic growth. Recently concerns have been expressed about the stability of the financial system; however the guarded assessment... La libéralisation financière en Islande Ce document examine l’évolution récente et les questions de fond concernant les marchés financiers islandais. Globalement, ce secteur est florissant, tant au regard du passé que par rapport à d’autres pays. Cela est de bon augure non seulement pour les acteurs directement impliqués dans le secteur, mais aussi pour le pays dans son ensemble, car le développement financier est une source...

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  • Peter Tulip, 2007. "Financial Markets in Iceland," OECD Economics Department Working Papers 549, OECD Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:oec:ecoaaa:549-en
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    1. Claire Nauvelaers, 2009. "ERAWATCH Country Reports 2009: Iceland. Analysis of policy mixes to foster R&D investment and to contribute to the ERA," JRC Working Papers JRC53702, Joint Research Centre (Seville site).
    2. Spruk, Rok, 2010. "Iceland's Economic and Financial Crisis: Causes, Consequences and Implications," MPRA Paper 29972, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    financial markets; Iceland; Islande; liberalisation; libéralisation; marchés financiers;

    JEL classification:

    • G20 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - General
    • G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation

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