Public Banking Institute

Public Banking Institute

Inspire enable and support public bank initiatives

Financial & Insurance activites | United States of America | Access to Financial Services |

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The Public Banking Institute (PBI) is a non partisan think tank research and advisory organization dedicated to exploring and disseminating information on the potential utility of publicly owned banks and to facilitate their implementation. PBI s mission is to analyze U.S. and global financial events in order to explore and facilitate implementation of public banking options. In the process we are looking to quantify the true costs of financing government and public services including the costs of potential systemic risk business cyclicality and monetary instability imposed by particular methods of banking and government financing. Our goal is to leverage the historic role of publicly owned banks nationally and internationally in fostering access to cheap and readily available credit particularly as used for increasing productive capacity. Best practices and lessons learned from our research and experiences will be shared through PBI s online resources website webinars blog and in person conferences.


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7310 W 52nd Avenue, Suite A271
Arvada, Colorado 80002
United States of America


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Tweet from Public Banking Works: Public Banks and Credit Unions: What’s the Difference? #publicbanking Posted Thu Jul 20 1:15 pm

Tweet from Public Banking Works: Public Banks and Credit Unions: What’s the Difference? PBI co-founder Marc Armstrong explains -- #publicbanking Posted Wed Jul 19 10:35 pm

Tweet from Public Banking Works: It Is Fiscally Irresponsible to Delay a Public Bank in Oakland @OaklandPostNews #publicbanking Posted Mon Jun 26 8:29 pm

Tweet from Public Banking Works: Craig Brandt reports Richmond, CA Cty Council voted 6-1 to support @OaklandBank #PublicBanking efforts, explore patnership. Mayor voted no. Posted Wed May 24 10:22 am

Tweet from Public Banking Works: "Banks and states can rely" on Cole and FinCen memos, even in Trump era, according to former DOJ official at #Cannabis Banking Working Group Posted Mon Mar 27 1:10 pm