Recession and social dialogue in the banking sector: a global perspective

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1 September 2011
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18 July 2011
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Abstract

Financial activities are at the origin of the current global crisis but have also been affected by the economic downturn. This report analyses the impact of the financial crisis on the banking sector in the folRead more
Financial activities are at the origin of the current global crisis but have also been affected by the economic downturn. This report analyses the impact of the financial crisis on the banking sector in the following countries: Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Hungary, Sweden, Estonia, UK, US, Japan, Brazil and China. An executive summary is also available.
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  • Report

    Number of pages: 
    63
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    EF1115
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    Recession and social dialogue in the banking sector: a global perspective

    Author(s): 
    Eurofound

    Financial activities are at the origin of the current global crisis but have also been affected by the economic downturn. This report analyses the impact of the financial crisis on the banking sector in the following countries: Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Hungary, Sweden, Estonia, UK, US, Japan, Brazil and China.

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  • Executive summary

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    2
    Reference no.: 
    EF11151
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    Social dialogue and recession in the banking sector: a global perspective - Executive summary

    Author(s): 
    Eurofound
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    In the summer of 2007, the deepest world financial crisis since the stock market crash in 1929 surfaced in the US. It spread globally and spilled over the real economies, leading to the most acute global economic downturn in the last decades. The financial crisis has been heavily concentrated in the US and Europe, while the banking sectors in Japan, Brazil and China have not been significantly affected. As a consequence, between 2008 and 2010, employment levels declined in the banking sectors of the US and many European economies, while employment trends remained relatively unchanged in Japan, China and Brazil. Read more in the report - see Related content.
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