Haute école de gestion de Genève

Is the 2008 financial turmoil increasing the risk of a bank run ? : an empirical research in Geneva

Catenazzo, Giuseppe ; Fragnière, Emmanuel ; Ribordy, Bastien ; Tuberosa, Jean

In: Journal of modern accounting and auditing, 2010, vol. 6, no. 1, p. 29-45

In this paper, the authors present the results of an empirical study that attempts to analyse the risk of bank run in Geneva, Switzerland. Two similar surveys have been conducted upon two independent samples of Geneva population (June 2008 and February 2009) to detect the existence of predictive signals leading to a bank run within the selected area. The authors discover that Geneva inhabitants...