bank size

Publication date: 11 Apr 2011 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Authors: Barrell, R, Davis, P | External authors: Dilruba Karim | JEL classification: G12, G21 | NIESR discussion paper number: 367
In the wake of the subprime crisis, there has been widespread discussion of the disproportionate risks posed to the financial system by large banks that may consider themselves 'too big to fail'. This has led in turn to suggestions that radical policies with the effect of reducing bank...