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Banking crises around the world: different governments, different responses

Silvio Contessi and Hoda S. El-Ghazaly

The Regional Economist, 2011, issue Apr, 10-16

Abstract: Over the past 40 years, there have been more than 120 banking crises around the world. Different governments have responded in different ways. The gross and net costs as a percentage of GDP range wildly, anywhere from less than 1 percent to well beyond 30 percent.

Keywords: Financial crises; Banks and banking, International (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
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