14 Jun 2013

Capital Controls in Cyprus: Shooting at a moving target

Leonor Coutinho

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In her examination of the capital controls that have been in place in Cyprus since March 27th, Leonor Coutinho asks how soon can they be lifted and whether the recapitalisation plans will be sufficiently convincing to allow the Cypriot banking sector to regain the trust of the public.

The author is Senior Researcher at Europrism Research in Cyprus and a Special Scientist at the University of Cyprus.