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Preventing Systemic Crises through Bank Transparency

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  • Hyytinen, Ari
  • Takalo, Tuomas

The banking system is known to be vulnerable to self-fulfilling crises that are caused by depositors coordination failure.We show that transparency regulation may prevent certain types of systemic crises by eliminating the possibility of the coordination failure. Key words: bank transparency, financial stability, disclosure regulation JEL classification numbers: G21, G28

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Length: 17 pages
Date of creation: 2001
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