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Do Lender of Last Resort Policies Matter? The Effects of Reconstruction Finance Corporation Assistance to Banks During the Great Depression

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Financial Services Research.

    Volume (Year): 20 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 1 (September)
    Pages: 77-95

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jfsres:v:20:y:2001:i:1:p:77-95

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    Keywords: Reconstruction Finance Corporation; lender of last resort; central bank policy;

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    1. Angela Vossmeyer, 2014. "Treatment Effects and Informative Missingness with an Application to Bank Recapitalization Programs," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 104(5), pages 212-17, May.
    2. Calomiris, Charles W. & Mason, Joseph R. & Weidenmier, Marc & Bobroff, Katherine, 2013. "The effects of reconstruction finance corporation assistance on Michigan's banks' survival in the 1930s," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 50(4), pages 526-547.
    3. Charles Calomiris, 2009. "Banking Crises and the Rules of the Game," NBER Working Papers 15403, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. James L. Butkiewicz, 2013. "Eugene Meyer and the German Influence on the Origin of U.S. Federal Financial Rescues," Working Papers 13-09, University of Delaware, Department of Economics.
    5. Charles Calomiris & Joseph R. Mason, 2003. "How to Restructure Failed Banking Systems: Lessons from the U.S. in the 1930's and Japan in the 1990's," NBER Working Papers 9624, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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