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The consolidation of commercial banks in rural markets

, : The consolidation of commercial banks in rural markets. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 78(3): 718-720

The consolidation of rural banks is occurring in an environment of rapid change in both agriculture and rural credit markets. Although consolidation has been occurring for decades, recent changes in statewide and interstate branching laws have resulted in sharp increases in the rate of amalgamation.

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DOI: 10.2307/1243292

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