JEB152 - Recent Financial Crises: Theory and Evidence

Credit: 5
Status: Bachelors - All
Bachelors - elective
BEF - elective
English
Semester - summer
Course supervisors: PhDr. Ing Martin Janíčko PhD.
Kamil Kovář M.A. M.Sc.
Course homepage: JEB152
Literature: [1] Gary B Gorton. Slapped by the invisible hand: The panic of 2007. Oxford University Press, 2010.
[2] Gary Gorton and Andrew Metrick. Getting up to speed on the financial crisis: A one-weekend-
reader’s guide. Journal of Economic Literature, 50(1):128–50, 2012.
[3] Viral V. Acharya and Matthew Richardson. Causes of the financial crisis. Critical Review, 21(2-
3):195–210, 2009.
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[4] Richard Baldwin, T Beck, A Bnassy-Qur, O Blanchard, G Corsetti, P de Grauwe, W den Haan, F Giavazzi, D Gros, and S Kalemli-Ozcan. Rebooting the eurozone: Step 1agreeing a crisis narra- tive. CEPR Policy Insight, 85:1–15, 2015.
[5] Franklin Allen and Douglas Gale. Understanding Financial Crises. OUP Catalogue. Oxford Uni-
versity Press, 2009. 9780199251421.
[6] Xavier Freixas and Jean-Charles Rochet. Microeconomics of banking. MIT press, 2008.
[7] Raghuram G Rajan. Fault lines: How hidden fractures still threaten the world economy. Princeton
University Press, 2011.
[8] Jean Pisani-Ferry. The Euro crisis and its aftermath. Oxford University Press, USA, 2014.
[9] Jean Tirole. The theory of corporate finance. Princeton University Press, 2010.
Description: The purpose of the course is to familiarize students with the detailed narrative of the Global financial
crisis of 2007-2008 and the European sovereign debt crisis of 2010-2015. Part of the course is dedicated
to theoretical models useful in analysis of financial crises.

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