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"Systemic Risk, Crises, and Macroprudential Regulation"

Xavier Freixas, José-Luis Peydró, and Luc Laeven


Macroprudential regulation is the latest buzzword in economics but it means different things to different people. This book offers a framework to operationalize macroprudential policy. It defines systemic risk and macroprudential regulation, offers a rationale for macroprudential regulation and explains its differences with microprudental policy, discusses its interactions with macroeconomic policies, presents alternative methods to measure systemic risk, reviews country experiences with macroprudential policy, and discusses the strengths and weaknesses of various macroprudential tools and the ... More

Keywords: Macroprudential, Systemic risk, Financial crisis, Macroeconomic policy, Financial regulation, Government policy, Banks, Financial stability

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780262028691
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262028691.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Xavier Freixas, author

José-Luis Peydró, author

Luc Laeven, author