Tech Heavy Banks Fared Better During the Financial Crisis

A recent paper explored how banks fared in the financial crisis, particularly how their adoption of IT played a role; data shows that tech focused banks made loans that turned out to be more resilient; data was compiled by taking the ratio of personal computers to employees in bank branches; this data the researches shared has a strong correlation to overall IT budget spending; they also looked at mortgages sold to Freddie Mac over the time period; In 2010, banks in the top 25% of IT adoption had about half the problem loans of those in the bottom 25%; Quartz shares more on the interesting findings. Quartz

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