Banking Crises and Human Rights

Posted: 30 Jun 2015 Last revised: 3 Nov 2016

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Jerg Gutmann

University of Hamburg - Institute of Law and Economics; CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Katharina Pfaff

WU Vienna - Institute for Sociology and Empirical Social Research

Stefan Voigt

University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics; CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Date Written: November 1, 2016

Abstract

We examine the effect of banking crises on a country’s protection of basic human rights. Our results indicate that banking crises have a causal, substantive, and robust negative effect on human rights.

Keywords: Human Rights, Banking Crises, Endogenous Treatment Model

JEL Classification: D74, D78, H10, K00

Suggested Citation

Gutmann, Jerg and Pfaff, Katharina and Voigt, Stefan, Banking Crises and Human Rights (November 1, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2624253 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2624253

Jerg Gutmann

University of Hamburg - Institute of Law and Economics ( email )

Johnsallee 35
Hamburg, 20148
Germany

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) ( email )

Poschinger Str. 5
Munich, DE-81679
Germany

Katharina Pfaff

WU Vienna - Institute for Sociology and Empirical Social Research ( email )

Welthandelsplatz 1
Wien, 1020
Austria

Stefan Voigt (Contact Author)

University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics ( email )

Johnsallee 35
Hamburg, 20148
Germany
+49-40-428385782 (Phone)
+49-40-428386794 (Fax)

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5
Munich, DE-81679
Germany

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