Why bank governance is different

This paper reviews the pattern of bank failures during the financial crisis and asks whether there was a link with corporate governance. It revisits the theory of bank governance and suggests a multi-constituency approach that emphasizes the role of weak creditors. The empirical evidence suggests th...

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Volume: 27
Main Author: Bolton, Patrick
Röell, Ailsa
Becht, Marco
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Oxford University Press 2011
published in: Oxford Review of Economic Policy Vol. 27; no. 3; pp. 437 - 463
Data of publication: 2011
Series: Oxford Review of Economic Policy
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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