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Too big to fail: the pros and cons of breaking up big banks

David Wheelock ()

The Regional Economist, 2012, issue Oct, 10-11

Abstract: Many people want to put size limits on “too big to fail” banks, given their risks to the broader economy. Such limits, however, could raise the cost of providing banking services by preventing banks from exploiting economies of scale.

Keywords: Financial crises; Bank failures; Bank size; Bank supervision (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
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