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Preventing Systemic Crises through Bank Transparency

  • Hyytinen, Ari
  • Takalo, Tuomas

The banking system is known to be vulnerable to self-fulfilling crises that are caused by depositors' co-ordination failure. We show that transparency regulation may prevent certain types of systemic crisis by eliminating the possibility of coordination failure. Copyright Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA, 2004

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Paper provided by The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy in its series Discussion Papers with number 776.

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Length: 17 pages
Date of creation: 2001
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