What is really common in the run-up to banking crises?

Saktinil Roy, David M. Kemme

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Arguing that crises are similar if they are predictable from historical experience, we employ panel logit models to examine similarities in the run-ups to the current global financial crisis and historical banking crises. Asset bubbles are the most common precursors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)211-214
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Dec. 2011


  • Asset bubbles
  • Banking crises
  • Prediction
  • Similarities


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