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Bailouts and Financial Fragility

Todd Keister.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Financial Regulation. 16296 words.

Should policy makers be prevented from bailing out investors in the event of a crisis? I study this question in a model of financial intermediation with limited commitment. When a crisis...

Financial Firm Bankruptcy and Contagion

Jean Helwege and Gaiyan Zhang.

in Review of Finance

July 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Investment Banking; Financial Regulation; Corporate Governance; Bankruptcy; Money and Interest Rates; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 18538 words.

The Lehman bankruptcy highlights the potential for interconnectedness to cause negative externalities through counterparty contagion, but the externalities may also arise from information...