Banking Crises in Emerging Economies: Origins and Policy Options

67 Pages Posted: 25 Feb 1998

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Morris Goldstein

Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics

Philip Turner

University of Basel; National Institute for Economic and Social Research, London

Abstract

This paper looks at banking crises in the developing world. It discusses eight major types of cause, including both macroeconomic and supervisory factors. It discusses policy options, drawing on actual experience in developing and developed economies. Contains international statistical comparisons.

JEL Classification: G21, G28, O16

Suggested Citation

Goldstein, Morris and Turner, Philip, Banking Crises in Emerging Economies: Origins and Policy Options. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=52074 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.52074

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