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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...

Deposit insurance and risk taking

Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti and Agnese Leonello.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

October 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Financial Regulation; Corporate Regulation; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit. 6892 words.

We review the theory of deposit insurance, highlighting the underlying assumptions that were not satisfied during the recent financial crisis and that may have led to serious policy...

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...

The hidden transformation: the changing role of the state after the collapse of communism in Central and Eastern Europe

Oskar Kowalewski and Krzysztof Rybinski.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

December 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Financial Institutions and Services; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Financial Regulation; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 10353 words.

This article reviews the state’s role in the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe. Among the countries, Poland is perceived as the leader because it was the first economy to...

Out of the corridor: Keynes and the crisis

Axel Leijonhufvud.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Aggregative Models; Financial Institutions and Services; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Money and Interest Rates. 9282 words.

We should learn from Keynes to focus on the macroproblems of our day. Today's problem is the financial crisis and the resulting great recession. Neither the standard Keynesian policies of...

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Policy Uncertainty and Corporate Investment

Huseyin Gulen and Mihai Ion.

in The Review of Financial Studies

March 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Financial Regulation; Corporate Governance; Corporate Regulation. 17098 words.

Using a news-based index of policy uncertainty, we document a strong negative relationship between firm-level capital investment and the aggregate level of uncertainty associated with...

The rise and fall of money manager capitalism: a Minskian approach

L. Randall Wray.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Money and Interest Rates; Financial Institutions and Services; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; General Aggregative Models; Capitalist Systems; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 12961 words.

We are in the midst of a global financial crisis accompanied by a deep and probably long-lasting economic downturn; indeed, some analysts are already calling this the first depression of...

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The Safety Trap

Ricardo J Caballero and Emmanuel Farhi.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2018; p ublished online February 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: 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; Economics; Financial Institutions and Services. 27585 words.

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In this article, we provide a model of the macroeconomic implications of safe asset shortages. In particular, we discuss the emergence of a...

Sovereign Debt, Government Myopia, and the Financial Sector

Viral V. Acharya and Raghuram G. Rajan.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Financial Institutions and Services; National Budget, Deficit, and Debt. 14348 words.

What determines the sustainability of sovereign debt? We develop a model where myopic governments seek popularity but can nevertheless commit credibly to service external debt. They do not...

A Theory of Liquidity and Regulation of Financial Intermediation

Emmanuel Farhi, Mikhail Golosov and Aleh Tsyvinski.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Regulation; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 9817 words.

This paper studies a Diamond-Dybvig model of providing insurance against unobservable liquidity shocks in the presence of unobservable trades. We show that competitive equilibria are...

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