Kirby R. Cundiff

Kirby R. Cundiff, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM Professional. 

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Why Do Banks Keep Going Bankrupt?

Moral Hazard, Regulation, and a Century of Systemic Bank Insolvency

OCTOBER 24, 2013 by KIRBY R. CUNDIFF

Deposit insurance and central banking have created a system built on moral hazard. That's a recipe for instability and continued boom-bust cycles.

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Monetary-Policy Disasters of the Twentieth Century

The Federal Reserve System Creates More Problems Than It Solves

JANUARY 01, 2007 by KIRBY R. CUNDIFF

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