Special Report on
Regulation of Financial Institutions
Regulation of Financial Institutions - Trends
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The impact of the financial sector on the real economy is subtle and complex. What distinguishes financial institutions from other firms is the relatively small share of real assets on their balance sheets. Thus, the direct impact of financial institutions on the real economy is relatively minor. Nonetheless, the indirect impact of financial markets and institutions on economic performance is extraordinarily important. The financial sector mobilizes savings and allocates credit across space and time. It provides not only payment services, but more importantly products which enable firms and households to cope with economic ...
I agree with Becker’s criticisms of the new law (not quite a law yet—it has not been passed by the Senate, but I am guessing it will be, because an ignorant public demands action). It’s a monstrosity, and a gratuitous one, as there is no urgency about legislating financial regulatory reform. The financial regulatory agencies have ample, indeed essentially plenary, authority over the financial industry; and because they were asleep at the switch when disaster struck, they are now hyper-alert to prevent a repetition of it. Indeed, bank examiners have become so fearful of condoning risky ... Read More
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REGULATION OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
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