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Metrick, Andrew, and Paul Schmelzing, Banking-Crisis Interventions, 1257-2019, working paper, 2021.
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Last Update: September 14, 2021
Metrick-Schmelzing Database – Crisis Level and Intervention Level Data (Excel Workbook)
Banking-Crisis Interventions, 1257 – 2019 (Full paper and Appendices)
Banking-Crisis Interventions, 1257 -2019 (Paper Only)
Appendix A: Notes on Sample Selection and Identification Process of Historical Crises Interventions.
Appendix B: Data Elements
Appendix C: The Database
Appendix D: Full Bibliography (for Appendices A-C, E)
Appendix E: Country Notes regarding Historical GDP and FX Bases