Key Charts - Too-Big-To-Fail

Distribution of World's 50 Biggest Banks by Country Over 40 Years

In the decade leading up to 2013, banking sectors in mature markets expanded - in some cases to unsustainable levels - and in many developing countries they outgrew GDP.

Source: BankScope.
Report: James R. Barth, Apanard (Penny) Prabha, and Phillip Swagel, Just How Big Is the Too Big to Fail Problem? Milken Institute, March 2012, p. 25, Figure 8.


Note: The data are from the latest quarter available in 2013 (accessed 1/27/2014)

Distribution of World's 50 Biggest Banks by Country Over 40 Years

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