The Belgian deposit guarantee scheme in a European perspective

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Ch. Van Nieuwenhuyze ; M. D. Zachary (2010)
  • Journal: Economic Review, issue iii December, pages 91-106
  • Subject: deposit assurance, financial institutions, financial crisis, moral hazard
    • jel: jel:G01 | jel:G21 | jel:G28

During the recent financial crisis, the deposit guarantee scheme in Belgium – as in other European countries – played a role in preventing bank runs and restoring confidence : to that end, the intervention ceilings were raised substantially and the scope of the scheme w... View more
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