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Bank Consolidation: A Central Banker's Perspective

Frederic S. Mishkin

NBER Working Paper No. 5849 (Also Reprint No. r2207)
Issued in December 1996
NBER Program(s):   EFG   ME

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.

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Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w5849

Published: Mergers of Finanial Institutions, Yakov Amihud and Geoffrey Miller, eds., pp. 31-25, (Boston: Irwin Professional Publishing, 1998)

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