The Economics of Banking / Edition 2by Kent Matthews, John Thompson
Pub. Date: 06/03/2008
Providing a sound theoretical basis for understanding bank behaviour, The Economics of
This revised and updated edition of The Economics of Banking addresses the need for a user-friendly textbook that is mathematically accessible and provides a microeconomic context, which enables students to understand and analyse contemporary trends and operations in banking.
Providing a sound theoretical basis for understanding bank behaviour, The Economics of Banking is essential for final year undergraduate and postgraduate students taking courses in banking.
FEATURES OF THE NEW EDITION
• Greater emphasis is provided on risk management with an extended chapter dealing with trading risk and recent developments in bank book risk management.
• A new chapter has been added on assessing bank competition and the competitive nature of the banking market.
• New material has been added on bank performance including: benchmarking, efficiency analysis and modelling of bank cost functions.
• Coverage of bank and financial regulation has been significantly updated with more extensive discussion of Basel 2 and operational risk.
• More rigour has been added to the chapter on international banking and more discussion about the future of retail banking is included in the introductory chapter.
• New material has been added in selected chapters examining the global credit crunch of 2007/8 and the Northern Rock bank crisis in the UK.
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Table of ContentsPreface.
Chapter 1. Trends in Domestic and International Banking.
Chapter 2. Financial Intermediation: The Impact of the Capital Market.
Chapter 3. Banks and Financial Intermediation.
Chapter 4. Banking Typology.
Chapter 5. International Banking.
Chapter 6. The Theory of the Banking Firm.
Chapter 7. Models of Banking Behaviour.
Chapter 8. Credit Rationing.
Chapter 9. Securitization.
Chapter 10. Banking Efficiency and the Structure of Banking.
Chapter 11. Banking Competition.
Chapter 12. Bank Regulation.
Chapter 13. Risk Management.
Chapter 14. The Macroeconomics of Banking.
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