Bank Regulation

Review Questions

How is bank regulation linked to the conduct of monetary policy?

What is a bank run?

In a program of deposit insurance as it is operated in the United States, what is being insured and who pays the insurance premiums?

In government programs of bank supervision, what is being supervised?

What is the lender of last resort?

Name and briefly describe the responsibilities of each of the following agencies: FDIC, NCUA, and OCC.