The Evolution of U.S. Bank Branch Networks: Growth, Consolidation, and Strategy

7 Pages Posted: 25 Aug 2004

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Beverly Hirtle

Federal Reserve Bank of New York - Banking Studies Department

Christopher Metli

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Abstract

Bank branches have become steadily more concentrated within large and midsized branch networks over the past decade. A look at branching trends between 2001 and 2003 reveals that banks with large networks grew slowly and strategically during this period as they adjusted their branch holdings within existing markets, while institutions with midsized branch networks expanded more aggressively.

Keywords: Bank branches, branching, branch network

JEL Classification: G21, G28

Suggested Citation

Hirtle, Beverly and Metli, Christopher, The Evolution of U.S. Bank Branch Networks: Growth, Consolidation, and Strategy. Current Issues in Economics and Finance, Vol. 10, No. 8, July 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=574581

Beverly Hirtle (Contact Author)

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Christopher Metli

Federal Reserve Bank of New York ( email )

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New York, NY 10045
United States

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