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The U.S. Banking System From a Northern Exposure: Stability versus Efficiency


  • Bordo, Michael D.
  • Rockoff, Hugh
  • Redish, Angela


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  • Bordo, Michael D. & Rockoff, Hugh & Redish, Angela, 1994. "The U.S. Banking System From a Northern Exposure: Stability versus Efficiency," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 54(02), pages 325-341, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:cup:jechis:v:54:y:1994:i:02:p:325-341_01

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