What should banks do? (Book, 1987) [WorldCat.org]
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What should banks do?

What should banks do?

Author: Robert E Litan
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Continuing technological advances, coupled with the removal of controls on deposit interest rates and barriers to interstate bank expansion, have ushered in a new age of competition among banks  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Litan, Robert E., 1950-
What should banks do?
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, ©1987
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Litan
ISBN: 0815752709 9780815752707 0815752695 9780815752691
OCLC Number: 16226174
Description: xi, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The U.S. Financial System: A Historical Account --
An Overview of Banks and Other Financial Institutions --
Banks and the Development of Financial Services --
Constraining Banks --
The Crumbling of Bank Regulation --
Benefits from Financial Product Diversification --
Benefits from Enhanced Competition --
Economies of Scope --
Activity Diversification --
The Risks of Financial Product Deregulation --
Financial System Risks --
Aggregate Concentration --
Specific Abuses --
Policy Alternatives --
The Case for Structural Separation --
Reducing the Risks of Financial Product Diversification Piecemeal --
A Comprehensive Approach to Financial Product Diversification --
Distinguishing Benefits of Added Competition from Economies of Scope --
Estimating the Reduction in Risk from Financial Product Diversification.
Responsibility: Robert E. Litan.


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