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Title

Banking Panics in the US: 1873-1933

Author

Elmus Wicker

Categories

Economic History
Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics

Type

Article

Description

Prior to the passage of deposit insurance legislation in 1933 banking panics were a recurrent feature of U.S. banking history. Three phases of that panic experience can be identified depending upon the type of regulatory framework in place: the pre-Civil War era, the National Banking era, and the era of the Federal Reserve System.

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http://www.eh.net/encyclopedia/?article=wicker.banking.panics.us

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