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Ratings, rating agencies and the global financial system: Summary and policy implications

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  • Reinhart, Carmen
  • Levich, Richard
  • Majoni, Giovanni

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In this introductory chapter, we begin with a brief overview of the issues that have Motivated our research into the role of credit ratings and credit rating agencies in the global financial system. We then summarize the main themes in each of the papers and highlight the major findings. In the final section, we suggest several policy implications and conclusions that can be drawn from this research.

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  • Reinhart, Carmen & Levich, Richard & Majoni, Giovanni, 2002. "Ratings, rating agencies and the global financial system: Summary and policy implications," MPRA Paper 13249, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    Rating credit sovereign corporate risk lending;

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    • D53 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Financial Markets
    • E42 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Monetary Sytsems; Standards; Regimes; Government and the Monetary System

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