|Author (Person)||Aiginger, Karl|
|Series Details||Vol.44, No.5, September-October 2009, p309-316|
|Publication Date||September 2009|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
The financial crisis has affected the real economy in stages yet nevertheless at an unexpected rate and with all regions being affected simultaneously. It advanced almost independently of the regions’ exposure to the actual initial causes, among them the subprime crisis, innovative financial products, dubious microeconomic incentives, inefficient regulation and macroeconomic imbalances.
The analysis in this article asks how national economic structures can be made more resilient to a shock (be it a financial crisis or another turbulence) and how economic policy can act in order to stabilise the economy before and after such a shock.
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|Countries / Regions||Europe|