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Balancing the Banks:
Global Lessons from the Financial Crisis
Mathias Dewatripont, Jean-Charles Rochet & Jean Tirole
Translated by Keith Tribe

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"Three giants in the field have teamed up to offer their insightful perspectives on prudential regulation at a crucial time. The book is both academic and pragmatic, a real bridge between these two worlds. Mandatory reading for all policymakers and academics involved in the difficult subjects of banking regulation and crisis prevention."--Ricardo Caballero, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"This is a very good book on the financial crisis by three of the best economists in the world. Unusually among top economists, all three are knowledgeable about banking and the financial system. It will have an important impact on the debate about the reform of regulation."--Franklin Allen, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

"This timely book provides valuable insights and suggestions from three of the foremost experts in the field of regulation."--Markus K. Brunnermeier, Princeton University

"This book offers a clear analysis of the financial crisis: causes, mechanisms, and policy. Written by top experts in economics and prudential regulation, it will be read by many economists and graduate students, as well as journalists, policymakers, the general public, and advanced undergraduate students. The scholarship is top-notch."--Xavier Gabaix, New York University

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