Successes and Failures in Banking - Financial Markets - Robert Shiller - Lecture 13 of 26 - Video-lecture

Video-lecture, Corporate Finance

Description: Banks, which were first created in primitive form by goldsmiths hundreds of years ago, have evolved into central economic institutions that manage the allocation of resources, channel information about productive activities, and offer the public convenient investment vehicles. Although there are several types of banking institutions, including credit unions and Saving and Loan Associations, commercial banks are the largest and most important in the banking system.