Breaking up the big banks: Is anybody thinking?
AbstractArguments that the biggest US banks should be broken into smaller entities because they are too big to fail have recently become more common. Breaking up the biggest banks would obviously have profound consequences for the US economy, but many who support the idea seem not to have given any serious thought to whether the benefits of a breakup exceed the associated costs.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by American Enterprise Institute in its series Working Papers with number 35503.
Date of creation: Sep 2012
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Dodd-Frank Act; Banking (U.S. and international); economic outlook ; too big to fail;
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