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"The focus of this Special Issue is on organizational reforms in the financial sector in the aftermath of the financial crisis 2007-2009 and the subsequent euro-zone crisis. In particular, the perception that many banks were too big and too complex to fail during the crisis, which led to very costly bailouts at tax-payers expense in several countries, has fueled a number of proposals to limit the size and the complexity of financial institutions, as well as proposals to reorganize public authorities responsible for supervision and crisis management."


This is a pre-copy-editing, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in Journal of Financial Economic Policy, volume 5, issue 4, in 2013 following peer review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version is available online at DOI: 10.1108/JFEP-08-2013-0034.

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