17 Pages Posted: 26 Jul 2012 Last revised: 20 Nov 2012
Date Written: July 16, 2012
We describe the organizational structure and history of U.S. bank holding companies, and present stylized facts documenting the increasing complexity, size and diversity of these organizations. We also discuss the different types of regulatory data filed by bank holding companies and their subsidiaries, as a reference for researchers and others.
Keywords: bank holding companies, complexity
JEL Classification: G21, G20
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Avraham, Dafna and Selvaggi, Patricia and Vickery, James I., A Structural View of U.S. Bank Holding Companies (July 16, 2012). Economic Policy Review, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 65-81. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2118036 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2118036