Bank Consolidation: A Central Banker's Perspective
This paper looks at why bank consolidation has been taking place in the United States and what the structure of the banking industry might look like in the future. It then discusses the implications of bank consolidation for the economy and the challenge it poses for central bankers.
|Date of creation:||Dec 1996|
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|Publication status:||published as Mergers of Finanial Institutions, Yakov Amihud and Geoffrey Miller, eds., pp. 31-25, (Boston: Irwin Professional Publishing, 1998)|
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