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The economic impact of bank structure: a review of recent literature

  title={The economic impact of bank structure: a review of recent literature},
  author={Mark G. Guzman},
  journal={Economic and Financial Policy Review},
  • Mark G. Guzman
  • Published 2000
  • Economics
  • Economic and Financial Policy Review
The recent passage of the Financial Services Modernization Act, along with numerous bank mergers over the past few years, has focused attention on the banking system in general and on the sector's industrial organization in particular. Because of this, economists have recently begun developing theoretical models to more fully understand the economic impact of the industry's market structure. Mark Guzman reviews some of this research and draws two conclusions. First, a banking monopoly may… 

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