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The Bank Liquidity Issues During the Subprime Crisis

  • Laura Chiaramonte
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Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions book series (SBFI)

Abstract

Chiaramonte investigates banking liquidity problems during the subprime crisis of 2007–2009. The chapter focuses on the main characteristics of the banks most affected by these issues, the type of liquidity problems they faced, and how the liquidity crisis affected solvency in many financial institutions, undermining their stability. Due to the key role of liquidity shortages in determining distress in the banking sector, the chapter ends with an overview of the main studies that investigated the policies designed to prevent and manage liquidity crises.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Economics and Business Administration, Faculty of EconomicsUniversità Cattolica del Sacro CuoreMilanItaly

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