Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Asli Demirgüç-Kunt , and Enrica Detragiache
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 May 2005
Keywords: financial fragility, banking, banking crisis, deposit insurance, bank fragility, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,
A rapidly growing empirical literature is studying the causes and consequences of bank fragility in present-day economies. The paper reviews the two basic methodologies adopted in cross-country empirical studies-th...