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FDIC Banking Review

1998 - Vol. 11, No. 2


  Donna Tanoue

Division of Research
and Statistics,

Wm. Roger Watson

Deputy Directors

Barry Kolatch
Steven A. Seelig


Steven A. Seelig

Editorial Committee

Jack T. Reidhill
Detta Voesar

Managing Editor

  Detta Voesar

Editorial Secretary

  Cathy Wright

Design and Production

  Geri Bonebrake

Electronic Cash
(119kb PDF File - PDF help or hard copy)

by Kevin P. Sheehan

The author provides an overview of electronic cash, discussing the technology of this new medium of payment, the financial costs and benefits of moving to electronic cash, and the issue of consumer acceptance. An appendix explores the relationship between counterfeiting and electronic cash.

Japanese Banking: A Time of Crisis
(162kb PDF File - PDF help or hard copy)

by Valentine V. Craig

This article explores the root problems that have led to the crisis in Japanese banking and what is being done to resolve them.

Recent Developments Affecting Depository Institutions
(188kb PDF File - PDF help or hard copy)

by Lynne Montgomery

This regular feature of the FDIC Banking Review contains information on regulatory agency actions, state legislation and regulation, and articles and studies pertinent to banking and deposit insurance issues.

Banking Review - 1998 Vol. 11 No. 2, Full Edition
(495kb PDF File - PDF help or hard copy)

The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect official positions of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.  Articles may be reprinted or abstracted if the FDIC Banking Review and author(s) are credited.  Please provide the FDIC's Division of Research and Statistics with a copy of any publications containing reprinted material.

Single-copy subscriptions are available to the public free of charge.  Requests for subscriptions, back issues or address changes should be mailed to:  FDIC Banking Review, Office of Corporate Communications, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street, N.W., Washington, DC  20429.

Last Updated 10/12/1999 Questions, Suggestions & Requests

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