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Investigating the Financial Crisis in 2008 from the Perspective of Banking Systems

Zhang Tonglei(Zhonghuan Information Collage, Tianjin University of Technology)


The financial crisis of 2008 precipitated by credit issues in the US housing market is probably one of the most profound financial events in recorded history. Its shockwaves have significantly affected almost every market centre as well as country in the world. The aim of this report is accordingly to investigate major reasons behind the crisis from a special angle of banking systems. In particular, problems hidden in regulations, mechanisms and systems in the wake of the financial crisis are focused specifically in this report.


Regulation; Mechanism; Shadow bank; Financial crisis; Banking system

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