Key Charts - Too-Big-To-Fail

Too-Big-to-Fail Banks: Where Are We Now?

  • There has been an unprecedented concentration of bank assets in a few top institutions since 2000. Banking assets relative to GDP have grown by 22 percent, while the number of banking institutions has declined by 32 percent.
  • The Federal Reserve mandated the consolidation of bank assets after 2008.
  • There is a high concentration of wealth in the global systematically important banks (G-SIBs). Since 2000, G-SIB assets have risen nearly fourfold.

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Sources: Bloomberg, Milken Institute.

Too-Big-to-Fail Banks: Where Are We Now?

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Decreasing Total Bank Assets to GDP (1999-2011)
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