Predicting Bank Failures in the 1980 s

@inproceedings{Thomson2005PredictingBF,
  title={Predicting Bank Failures in the 1980 s},
  author={James B. Thomson},
  year={2005}
}
From 1940 through the 1970s, few U.S. banks failed. The past decade was a different matter, however, as bank failures reached record postDepression rates. More than 200 banks closed their doors each year from 1987 through 1989, while 1990 saw 169 banks fold. And because more than 8 percent of all banks are currently classified as problem institutions by bank regulators, failures are expected to exceed 150 per year for the next several years. The recent difficulties in the commercial real estate… CONTINUE READING
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