Introduction to Regulation
10. Consolidation in the U.S. Banking Industry: Is the “Long, Strange Trip” About to End? 309
11. Safety, Soundness, and the Evolution of the U.S. Banking Industry 347
12. What Caused the Bank Capital Buildup of the 1990s? 375
13. Basel II: A Case for Recalibration 413
The four chapters in this section shed light on various aspects of the U.S. regulatory system. The first two discuss the causes and consequences of recent changes in the structure of the U.S. banking ...