Systemic Banking Crises Database

  title={Systemic Banking Crises Database},
  author={L. Laeven and F. Valencia},
  journal={IMF Economic Review},
  • L. Laeven, F. Valencia
  • Published 2013
  • IMF Economic Review
  • The paper presents a comprehensive database on systemic banking crises during 1970–2011. It proposes a methodology to date banking crises based on policy indices, and examines the robustness of this approach. The paper also presents information on the costs and policy responses associated with banking crises. The database on banking crises episodes is further complemented with dates for sovereign debt and currency crises during the same period. The paper contrasts output losses across different… CONTINUE READING
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