What Drives Deregulation? Economics and Politics of the Relaxation of Bank Branching Restrictions

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Randall S. Kroszner; Philip E. Strahan;
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    • jel: jel:D78 | jel:G21

This paper examines the key forces behind deregulation in order to assess the relative importance of alternative theories of regulatory entry and exit. We focus on bank branching deregulation across the states which began a quarter century ago and cumulated in federal d... View more
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