The Economics of Banking / Edition 2

The Economics of Banking / Edition 2

by Kent Matthews, John Thompson
     
 

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

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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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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470519646
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/03/2008
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Trends in Domestic and International Banking 1

Ch. 2 Financial Intermediation: The Impact of the Capital Market 21

Ch. 3 Banks and Financial Intermediation 35

Ch. 4 Banking Typology 51

Ch. 5 International Banking 61

Ch. 6 The Theory of the Banking Firm 77

Ch. 7 Models of Banking Behaviour 93

Ch. 8 Credit Rationing 115

Ch. 9 Securitization 131

Ch. 10 Banking Efficiency and the Structure of Banking 147

Ch. 11 Banking Competition 171

Ch. 12 Bank Regulation 187

Ch. 13 Risk Management 209

Ch. 14 The Macroeconomics of Banking 243

References 265

Index 273

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