Stability of the Financial System

Stability of the Financial System

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A”Financial stability is necessary. To achieve this common target an on-going dialogue is required between industry, policymakers, academia and other relevant stakeholders. This book provides a welcome and refreshing perspective from different standpoints on the issues at stake, and reminds us of the remaining work ahead.A• A Axel Weber, Chair of Supervisory Board, UBS A”Since 2008, financial stability has moved to the center of the policy stage. This volume, combining contributions from leading policy makers and academics, is the essential introduction to the issues. Must reading.A• A Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, US A”There was a world BC (Before Crisis) and there will be a world AD (After Deleveraging) A the challenge is to create an effective, efficient yet stable and sustainable financial system for this A’new worldA“. This book provides the most comprehensive and thought-provoking basis for action I have seen so far.A• A Paul Achleitner, Chair of Supervisory Board Deutsche Bank AG A”Financial stability is an overarching goal. In open and democratic societies, ensuring financial stability is a matter of interest not only to central bankers, academics and financial market players, but also to all well-informed citizens. This book provides an excellent basis for a wide-ranging and rewarding debate.A• A Thomas J. Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank A”The financial crisis demonstrated conclusively that for central bankers and other policymakers financial stability must always be of paramount concern, for without it the macroeconomy will perform badly and monetary policy will lose its effectiveness. This book underscores the importance of financial stability, laying out the key issues and what must be done to avoid such disasters in the future.A• A William C. Dudley, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, US In the aftermath of the financial crisis, new financial market regulation is being implemented, and increasing numbers of countries are establishing new legislation for macroprudential oversight. Against this backdrop, this thought provoking book provides a platform for the leading international experts to discuss and encourage future debate on financial stability. The breadth and scope of the issues addressed reflect the challenge of developing and consistently implementing a coherent set of financial reforms to promote financial stability. The book advocates the development of financial reforms that are effective in striking the optimal balance between realizing the enormous benefits of efficient financial intermediation, capital allocation and risk management on the one hand, and controlling systemic risks and maintaining financial stability on the other. Making an important contribution to deepening our understanding of the many facets of financial stability, this book will prove a challenging read for policy makers, regulators and central bankers as well as for researchers and scholars in the fields of economics, money, finance and banking.... Paper No 38, May. Czech National Bank 2012, Czech Banking Sector Stress Tests, February 2012, Prague, ... Frankfurt am Main, other/eubankingstructures201009en.pdf. European ... Haldane, A. 2010, a€œThe $100 Billion Questiona€, speech to Institute of Regulation and Risk, Hong Kong, March.

Title:Stability of the Financial System
Author:Andreas R. Dombret, Otto Lucius
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publishing - 2013-01-01


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