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The Increased Role of the Federal Home Loan Bank System in Funding Markets, Part 1 : Background
Stefan Gissler
Borghan N. Narajabad
Abstract

The Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) system was founded in 1932 to support mortgage lending by thrifts and insurance companies. Over time, the system has grown into a provider of funding for a larger range of financial institutions, including commercial banks and insurance companies. Part 1 of this note provides an overview of the FHLB system. Part 2 highlights some of the recent developments in the FHLB system. And part 3 discusses the implications of these developments for financial stability.


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Stefan Gissler & Borghan N. Narajabad, The Increased Role of the Federal Home Loan Bank System in Funding Markets, Part 1 : Background, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), FEDS Notes 2017-10-18-1, 18 Oct 2017.
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DOI: 10.17016/2380-7172.2070
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