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Assessing the Effects of Regulatory Bank Levies

In response to the Global Crisis, governments have implemented restructuring and resolution regimes backed by funds financed by bank levies. Bank levies aim to internalise system risk externalities and to provide funding for bank recovery and resolution. This column explores bank levy design by considering the German and European cases. The discussion points to the importance of structured policy evaluations to determine the effects of levies.

06. March 2017

Authors Claudia M. Buch Lena Tonzer Benjamin Weigert

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