Papers on Financial Services, 2003 / Edition 1

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Overview

The sixth in a series of annual volumes on the financial sector from the Brookings Institution and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania focuses on financial conglomerates: strategies used, associated risks, strategic positioning, appropriate disclosure, and how best to regulate them.

Contributors include Arnoud Boot, Stijn Claessens, Jeroen J. M. Kremers, Andrew Kuritzkes, Arnold Schilder, Dirk Schoenmaker, Til Schuermann, Peter Swire, Iman van Lelyveld, Ingo Walter, Scott M. Weiner, Lawrence White, and Peter J. Wierts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815710233
  • Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/2003
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 450
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert E. Litan is a senior fellow in Economic Studies at Brookings and vice president for research and policy at the Kauffman Foundation. Richard Herring is director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies and codirector of the Wharton Financial Institutions Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents

Editors' Summary vii
Strategies in Financial Services, the Shareholders, and the System: Is Bigger and Broader Better? 1
Consolidation and Strategic Positioning in Banking with Implications for Europe 37
Benefits and Costs of Integrated Financial Services Provision in Developing Countries 85
Risk Measurement, Risk Management, and Capital Adequacy in Financial Conglomerates 141
Risk in Financial Conglomerates: Management and Supervision 195
Cross-Sector Supervision: Which Model? 225
What Constitutes Appropriate Disclosure for a Financial Conglomerate? 245
Efficient Confidentiality for Privacy, Security, and Confidential Business Information 273
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