Accession Number:

ADA347265

Title:

Eliminating the Federal Thrift Charter

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE (U S CONGRESS) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

40.0

Abstract:

This paper explains the current differences between commercial banks and savings associations. It also examines the ramifications and costs of eliminating the federal thrift charter. It was requested by the Chairman of the House Committee on Banking and Financial Services to assist the Congress as it deliberates modernizing the laws concerning financial institutions.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE