Contagion was major cause of financial crisis, study says

11/19/2012 | Committee on Capital Markets Regulation

A study by the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation concludes that contagion, not interconnectedness, was the primary cause of the 2008 financial crisis. The report examines the difference between contagion and interconnectedness, highlights short-term funding as the main source of systemic instability during the crisis and analyzes possible solutions to financial contagion. Download the study.

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