Intensified Regulatory Scrutiny and Bank Distress in New York City During the Great Depression
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Comments from Naomi Lamoreaux inspired us to investigate this topic. We thank Jeremy Atack, an anonymous referee, and other colleagues and friends for comments that improved this essay. NSF Grant D/SES-0551232 funded portions of this research. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.