Too Big to Fail: A Policy's Beginning, Middle and End (?)

Matthias Haentjens & Bob Wessels (eds.), Research Handbook on Crisis Management in the Banking Sector, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK, 2015 (Forthcoming).

40 Pages Posted: 28 Feb 2015

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Thomas Huertas

Goethe University Frankfurt - Institute of Law and Finance; Center for Financial Studies

Date Written: August 30, 2014

Abstract

This paper looks at the evolution of bank resolution policy. It analyses how "too big to fail" originated, why such a policy is too costly to continue, and the prospects for ending the policy by making banks resolvable or "safe to fail".

Keywords: banks, banking, resolution, liquidity

JEL Classification: G20, G21, G28

Suggested Citation

Huertas, Thomas, Too Big to Fail: A Policy's Beginning, Middle and End (?) (August 30, 2014). Matthias Haentjens & Bob Wessels (eds.), Research Handbook on Crisis Management in the Banking Sector, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK, 2015 (Forthcoming).. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2570493

Thomas Huertas (Contact Author)

Goethe University Frankfurt - Institute of Law and Finance ( email )

Campus Westend - Grüneburgplatz 1
Frankfurt, 60323
Germany

Center for Financial Studies ( email )

Grüneburgplatz 1
Goethe University
Frankfurt am Main, 60323
Germany

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