Special Report on
The role of macroprudential policy
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The recent economic and financial crisis has highlighted the need for significant changes to European financial regulation and its regulatory counterpart: supervision. Significant build-ups of leverage and liquidity mismatches accumulated across national financial systems that preceded the crisis left the European financial system highly vulnerable to adverse changes in the market environment and sowed the seeds of the present macroeconomic and regulatory problems.  Consequently, the inefficiency of the traditional microprudential level of regulation to safeguard the soundness of the financial system as a whole has become ...
Dennis Jones is a Jamaican-born international economist, who has lived most of the time in the UK and USA, and latterly in Guinea, west Africa. He moved back to the Caribbean in 2007. This blog contains his observations on life on this small eastern Caribbean island, as well as views on life and issues on a broader landscape, especially the Caribbean and Africa. *NEW!!! LISTEN TO BLOG POSTS FEATURE ADDED!!!* *PLEASE READ COMMENTS POLICY--NO ANONYMOUS COMMENTS, PLEASE* *REFERENCES TO NEWSPAPER OR MEDIA REPORTS ARE USUALLY FOLLOWED BY LINKS TO ACTUAL REPORTS* * IMAGES MAY BE ENLARGED BY ... Read More