Systemic Banking Crises Database: An Update

  title={Systemic Banking Crises Database: An Update},
  author={L. Laeven and F. Valencia},
  journal={International Monetary Fund (IMF) Research Paper Series},
  • L. Laeven, F. Valencia
  • Published 2012
  • Business
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF) Research Paper Series
  • We update the widely used banking crises database by Laeven and Valencia (2008, 2010) with new information on recent and ongoing crises, including updated information on policy responses and outcomes (i.e. fiscal costs, output losses, and increases in public debt). We also update our dating of sovereign debt and currency crises. The database includes all systemic banking, currency, and sovereign debt crises during the period 1970-2011. The data show some striking differences in policy responses… CONTINUE READING
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