Traditional Versus Shadow Banking (Page One Economics Classroom Edition)

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Modern economies rely heavily on financial intermediaries to channel funds between borrowers and lenders. In this issue, the role of traditional banking is outlined and a parallel system—shadow banking—is explored.

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Audience:   High School, Consumers, College
Language:   English
Subjects:   Economics
Resource Types:   Data, Publications, Newsletter, Lessons
Concepts:   Lenders/Borrowers, Banks
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