Thursday, March 28, 2013

Communication as a policy tool: Important lessons from Cyprus

by Leonor Coutinho

Centre for European Policy Studies

March 28, 2013

After a week in which Cypriot politicians reassured people that their deposits were safe, followed by the announcement of a bank levy on savings, then a rush to withdraw cash amid general confusion and anxiety, Cypriot Senior Researcher Leonor Coutinho argues that in the case of a banking crisis it is vital for policy-makers to treat communication as an important component of the policy toolkit.

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