Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Melvyn Weeks , and Mark Stone
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 October 2001
Keywords: currency crisis, bank crisis, financial crises, crisis probability, banking, contagion, bank crises, Model Evaluation and Selection, International Lending and Debt Problems,
This paper empirically examines the probability and intensity of financial crises during the 1990s with a view to informing crisis prevention and mitigation policies. The econometric analysis uses a decision-theore...