It’s Hip to Be Square—Why Good Financial Sector Supervision Is Important

2017-04-15T14:36:59-04:00May 27, 2010|

As the financial crisis taught us, supervision is incredibly important. Countries with the same set of rules had very different experiences during the crisis. Why? There are clearly many reasons but one of them is “better supervision.” After all, rules are only as good as their implementation. In some countries, the financial supervisor became the unsung hero of the crisis. One might say “It’s hip to be square!”
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