Rejoinder to Davidson on the Ethics of Loan Maturity Mismatching and Fractional Reserve Banking

Authors

  • Walter E. Block
  • William Barnett

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.30800/mises.2015.v3.777

Keywords:

Fractional reserves, Banking, Loan maturity mismatching

Abstract

Davidson (2014) takes the position that there is nothing unethical about loan maturity mismatching, particularly when a bank borrows money for a shorter time horizon than when it lends it out. The present paper takes issue with her position, and maintains that not only is this practice unethical, it should be outlawed.

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Published

2015-12-01

How to Cite

1.
Block WE, Barnett W. Rejoinder to Davidson on the Ethics of Loan Maturity Mismatching and Fractional Reserve Banking. MisesJournal [Internet]. 2015Dec.1 [cited 2022May23];3(2):411-25. Available from: https://misesjournal.org.br/misesjournal/article/view/777

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Economics, Methodology and Praxiology