Learning from the Irish Experience – A Clinical Case Study in Banking Failure
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We present a review of the Irish banking collapse, detailing its origins in a confluence of events. We suggest that the very concentrated nature of the Irish banking sector, which will emerge from the policy decisions taken as a consequence of the collapse, runs a risk of a second crisis. We survey the literature on size and efficiency and suggest some alternative policy approaches.
Keywordsbanking Ireland regulation collapse
JEL ClassificationsG21 G28
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