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- Springer 2007; US$ 179.00
The year-long consultations on Basel II mirror the international popularity of capital requirements as a regulatory instrument. Yet, the impact of capital requirements on banks' behavior is not fully understood. This study aims to contribute to this understanding by answering various questions on this issue. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 169.00
"Banking Sector Liberalization in India" explores in detail the changes in the Indian banking sector over the last 20 years, and puts them into a comparative perspective with the Chinese banking sector. For this purpose, the author develops a detailed indicator-based framework for assessing the liberalization of a banking sector along various... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
The growth margins of the Greek banking industry have been considered quite significant compared with those of the European Union, with increasing competitiveness and concentration. This has made the Greek financial market very attractive. The articles in this e-book present the most recent studies concerning the Greek Banking Industry through the... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
Presents an analysis of key areas in governance from an Islamic standpoint. This book draws on classical Islam and contemporary sources to provide a comprehensive Islamic governance framework to contrast with the Western position. more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 19.99
Banking the Poor explores level and determinants of financial access in 54 countries, mostly in Africa. It collects information from two sources: central banks and leading commercial banks in each surveyed country. It explores associations between countries' banking policies and practices and their levels of financial access, measured in terms... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
This multi-faceted analysis of institutional investment defines 'fiduciary finance' institutions as the third pillar of the financial system, alongside banks and insurers. It documents the role played by investment funds and the money management industry in the recent financial crisis, and provides an unashamedly critical view of investment... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2002; US$ 40.00
Over 200 Islamic banks - including some of the largest multinational banks - now operate in non-Muslim as well as Muslim countries. This work discusses Islamic financial theory and practice, and focuses on the opportunities offered by Islamic finance as an alternative method of financial intermediation. Key features of profit-sharing (as opposed to... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 119.99
Central banks have over the past few years devoted considerable resource to the study of the economics of payments. In parallel, this field has begun to establish itself as a new subject for scholarly research, drawing in academic students and researchers. To date, however, there has been little attempt to draw together the key insights gained from... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 24.78
This is the first contemporary history of the Bank of England from its independence in 1997 to the present day. It draws on extensive interviews with senior Bank staff , past and present, and with leading figures in Whitehall, Westminster and the City. It sheds new light on the Bank?s role in the financial crisis, including the dramatic collapse... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 150.00
Systemic financial crises have become a common feature of the global financial landscape. Resolution of such crises requires a complex mix of macroeconomic and financial sector policies, including the restructuring and resolution of problem banks. This volume outlines the theoretical insights that have been gained and the practical lessons learned. more...