Publisher description for Financial crises, contagion, and the lender of last resort : a reader / edited by Charles Goodhart, Gerhard Illing.


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Financial crises have become more frequent over the last two decades than they were previously. This book illuminates the fierce debate over how the monetary authorities should handle these crises by bringing together a selection of the best writings on the subject and by reflecting all viewpoints.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Loans, Foreign.
Lenders of last resort.
Financial crises.
International Monetary Fund.