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Eureka! September 2016

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Results: 1 - 4 of 4
Results: 1 - 4 of 4
  • Michel Heijdra
    Back to the fundamental questions when designing macroprudential policy

    Since the financial crisis a lot of progress has been made in strengthening the financial system. In order to plan for an effective macroprudential policy – policy that focuses on promoting the stability of the financial system - a deep ...

  • Aerdt Houbden
    More requirements for banks will lower the risk of a new systemic crisis, but the work is not finished yet

    The crisis which has spread around the world since 2008 is said to be mainly caused by ‘systemic risks’ within the financial sector. In his inaugural lecture, Aerdt Houben, professor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and director of financial ...

  • Michiel Bijlsma
    It is and has always been dangerous to assume that economies automatically benefit from a growing banking sector

    For a long time, countries were believed to benefit from having a large financial sector. A financial sector provides relatively ‘clean’ employment, and it is supposed to bring economic growth.

  • Roger Laeven
    Insurers pose limited systemic risk as long as they stay on their traditional path

    Worldwide, insurers have emerged relatively unharmed from the credit crisis. Yet, there is a call to take more control of systemic risks and to reduce them. According to Professor Roger Laeven, this is especially relevant in the case of insurers ...