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Too interconnected to fail = too big to fail: What's in a leverage ratio? CEPS Commentaries, 28 January 2010

Gros, Daniel. (2010) Too interconnected to fail = too big to fail: What's in a leverage ratio? CEPS Commentaries, 28 January 2010. [Policy Paper]

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    Abstract

    Did allowing financial institutions to become ‘too big’ play a role in the financial crisis? This Commentary by CEPS Director Daniel Gros argues that being ‘too interconnected’ is also a factor, and that US accounting standards should recognise exposure of gross derivatives on the balance sheet to make this interconnectedness, and the resulting exposure, clear.

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    Item Type: Policy Paper
    Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > economic and financial affairs > Single Market > capital, goods, services, workers
    EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > economic and financial affairs > financial crisis 2008-on and consequences/reforms
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    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Series: Series > Centre for European Policy Studies (Brussels) > CEPS Commentaries
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2010
    Page Range: p. 3
    Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 18:34
    URI: http://aei.pitt.edu/id/eprint/14518

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