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Bank Receivership and Conservatorship

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Defining physiological life and death used to be comparatively easy. Under broad definitions, living mammals were considered capable of growth and reproduction and exhibited a variety of vital signs such as positive blood pressure and respiration. Dead mammals lacked these capacities and gradually lost vital signs as death progressed.

Defining physiological life and death used to be comparatively easy. Under broad definitions, living mammals were considered capable of growth and reproduction and exhibited a variety of vital signs such as positive blood pressure and respiration. Dead mammals lacked these capacities and gradually lost vital signs as death progressed.


Suggested citation: Todd, Walker F., 1994. "Bank Receivership and Conservatorship," Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Commentary, 10.01.1994.

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