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Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) Bank Run News Article and Worksheet


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This assignment is designed to help your students understand the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). After reading an article, students will answer a series of questions designed to help them identify key facts about SVB, bank runs generally, and the potential impact on other banks. At the end of this assignment, students’ familiarity with SVB will help them to better grasp fractional reserve banking and bank runs more generally.

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