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Deposit insurance reform in the FDIC Improvement Act: the experience to date
George J. Benston
George G. Kaufman
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In 1991, the U.S. adopted fundamental deposit insurance reform in the FDIC Improvement Act. This article reveals why such reform was necessary in light of the severe banking crisis of the 1980s and analyzes its success to date.


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George J. Benston & George G. Kaufman, "Deposit insurance reform in the FDIC Improvement Act: the experience to date" , Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Economic Perspectives, issue Q II, pages 2-20, 1998.
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Keywords: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991
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