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The lender of last resort

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Bank liquidity,
  • Lenders of last resort

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] Forrest H. Capie and Geoffrey E. Wood.
SeriesRoutledge international studies in money and banking
ContributionsCapie, Forrest., Wood, Geoffrey Edward.
LC ClassificationsHG1656.A3 L46 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 502 p. ;
Number of Pages502
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19679240M
ISBN 100415323339, 0203327586
ISBN 109780415323338, 9780203327586
LC Control Number2006020708

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The principle of Lender of Last Resort, nowadays more commonly referred to as Emergency Liquidity Assistance, provides a bank with a privilege that no other financial institution, let alone non-financial company possesses: in a situation of liquidity shortages, the central bank steps in when markets shy away from providing financing to a bank. "This book collects together classic and modern research on the lender of last resort. As such it represents an authoritative, comprehensive account of the history of the concept . Lenders of last resort try to stop panics and de-leveraging by adding liquidity to the financial system and/or attempting to restore investor confidence. They add liquidity by increasing the money supply, reducing interest rates, and making loans to worthy borrowers who find themselves shut off from their normal sources of external finance. Walter Bagehot’s Lombard Street, published in in the wake of a devastating London bank collapse, explained in clear and straightforward terms why central banks must serve as the lender of last resort to ensure liquidity in a faltering credit system. Bagehot’s book set down the principles that helped define the role of modern central banks, particularly in times of crisis — but the recent global financial .