The Economics of Banking, 2nd Edition
May 2008, ©2008
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.
John Thompson is Emeritus Professor of Finance at Liverpool Business School.
- More material on risk management, with 2 chapters instead of 1: a chapter on trading risk and a chapter on bank book risk
- New chapter on assessing bank performance
- Update banking and financial regulation material
- More material on Basel 2 and operational risk
- Improve material on stochastic cost frontiers
Addresses the need for an up-to-date textbook that provides a microeconomic context to contemporary trends and operations in banking.
Kent Matthews and John Thompson are high profile academics with very extensive publishing experience who have, between them, published numerous books and scholarly articles. Kent Matthews is coauthor of one of the leading introductory economics textbooks Economics by Parkin, Powell & Matthews (published by Addison Wesley)
Combines applied and empirical issues with a sound theoretical approach.