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The Dodd-Frank Act and Its Impact on Agricultural Lending

Abstract The Dodd-Frank Act was created to promote financial stability in the United States. However, no one is quite sure what it is yet. While action had to be taken and Dodd-Frank has some positives, Dodd-Frank, as it is deciphered today, has severe drawbacks. Since Dodd-Frank is only in its infancy, it is difficult to form an interim conclusion about its effects on agricultural lending at this point. After passing Dodd-Frank in 2010, the government began trying to figure out what it means. Four years later, they are still trying and are about half way through making the rules. This law essentially replaces Glass-Steagall, which was repealed several years ago. Many believe repealing Glass-Steagall was a big reason for the financial collapse of 20... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Bettencourt, Bradley David (Author) / Thor, Eric (Advisor) / Manfredo, Mark (Committee member) / Englin, Jeff (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Banking / Finance
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 87 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note M.S. Agribusiness 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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