Why regulate banks?
- Henrik Borchgrevink, Ylva Søvik and Bent Vale
- Staff Memo
In this note we seek to provide a first guide to how the economic literature explains the rationale for regulating banks.
Staff Memos present reports and documentation written by staff members and affiliates of Norges Bank, the central bank of Norway. Views and conclusions expressed in Staff Memos should not be taken to represent the views of Norges Bank.
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