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bank run

bank run  

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A sudden and unexpected withdrawal of deposits on a bank due to concerns about its stability (cf. bankruptcy). See liquidity risk.
dear money

dear money  

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A monetary policy in which loans are difficult to obtain and only available at high rates of interest. Compare cheap money.
financial crisis

financial crisis   Reference library

Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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2002
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Social sciences
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254 words

A sharp deterioration of a group of financial indicators, such as short-term interest rates and asset prices, potentially also accompanied

Financial Crisis of 2008

Financial Crisis of 2008   Reference library

Edward Ashbee

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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2012
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Social sciences, Politics
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6,710 words

Both the severity and the length of the “great recession” that unfolded in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis

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