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Bay Ponzi’den Bay Madoff’a Ponzi Finansman (Ponzi Finance from Mr. Ponzi to Mr. Madoff)
[Ponzi Finance from Mr. Ponzi to Mr. Madoff]

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  • Coskun, Yener

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Ponzi finance is a type of financial fraud based on the principle of continuous fund rasing arising from the newcomers to the system. Ponzi scheme is inherently but necessarily tend to financial failure/bankruptcy. In Turkey, there were at least three well known ponzi schemes after 1980’s. Those cases appeared in the Banking Crisis of 1982, illegal/unauthorized fund-raising of some companies in Anatolia in violation of relevant securities legislations and Titan case. After Madoff scandal in the U.S., ponzi scheme is again come up in the finance world. In this article, we examine the concept of ponzi finance in the context of several cases. More importantly, we also assess whether disciplinary tools, namely self/market/official discipline, would prevent ponzi schemes.

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  • Coskun, Yener, 2010. "Bay Ponzi’den Bay Madoff’a Ponzi Finansman (Ponzi Finance from Mr. Ponzi to Mr. Madoff)
    [Ponzi Finance from Mr. Ponzi to Mr. Madoff]
    ," MPRA Paper 28369, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:28369
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    Keywords

    Ponzi finansman; sahtecilik; Madoff; Banker Krizi;

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    • G18 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill
    • G24 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage

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