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Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions

Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions
140 Volumes | 2005 - 2020


The Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions series is international in orientation and includes studies of banking systems in particular countries or regions as well as contemporary themes such as Islamic Banking, Financial Exclusion, Mergers and Acquisitions, Risk Management, and IT in Banking. The books focus on research and practice and include up to date and innovative studies that cover issues which impact banking systems globally.

All books of the series Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions

2020 | Book

European Central Banking Law

The Role of the European Central Bank and National Central Banks under European Law

This book provides a comprehensive overview of European Union (EU) central banking law, a field of EU economic law which emerged in the late 1990s and has developed rapidly ever since. European central banking law pertains to the rules governing …

2020 | Book

Banking and Beyond

The Evolution of Financing along Traditional and Alternative Avenues

This book explores the evolution of the banking sector and the financing tools it fosters, addressing the impact of new regulations and the ensuing opportunities for financial institutions, firms, and individuals. Written in two parts, the project …

2019 | Book

The Lost Art of Banking

A Genealogical Analysis of the Banking Crisis and Bank Rehabilitation

This Palgrave Pivot explores the recent financial crisis from a new perspective. Reflecting on 40 years of banking experiences, the book will open new avenues to understanding banking and comment on possible ways to rehabilitate banking …

2019 | Book

The Regulation of Mobile Money

Law and Practice in Sub-Saharan Africa

The emergence of mobile money and other new forms of payment has changed the sovereign foundations of money. Starting as a Department for International Development funded project in Kenya, mobile money has now spread to many developing countries.

2019 | Book

Banking in Europe

The Quest for Profitability after the Great Financial Crisis

This Palgrave Pivot provides a comprehensive overview of the dynamics that are affecting the profitability of European banks since the recent crisis period. More specifically, it sheds light on the most crucial changes in profit generation and on …

2019 | Book

Banking Business Models

Definition, Analytical Framework and Financial Stability Assessment

This book is a result of several years of research to provide readers with a novel and comprehensive analysis on business models in banking, essential to understanding bank businesses pre- and post- financial crisis and how they evolve in the …

2019 | Book

Frontier Topics in Banking

Investigating New Trends and Recent Developments in the Financial Industry

The aim of this book is twofold: Firstly to focus on the development of new instruments and topics in the financial industry. Secondly to analyze the development of “old” themes applied to different international contexts, such as cross-border …

2019 | Book

Risk Management Competency Development in Banks

An Integrated Approach

This Pivot proposes an integrated approach to facilitate competency development in a more comprehensive way. It examines this approach in the important but seldom studied context of risk management in banks.

Risk management weaknesses in banks have …

2019 | Book

FinTech, BigTech and Banks

Digitalisation and Its Impact on Banking Business Models

This Palgrave Pivot analyses the evolution of strategies and business models adopted by financial operators that employ technological solutions to deliver financial products and services. The analysis is performed on a proprietary dataset built on different sources that highlight important differences in strategical approaches taken by FinTech companies, TechFin and BigTech, and banks.

2019 | Book

Co-operative Banking Networks in Europe

Models and Performance

Over the past 20 years, the increased dominance in banking of the shareholder ownership model, whose main purpose is to maximize financial returns for shareholders, has proved to be a toxic combination with the financial deregulation the sector …

2019 | Book

Risk and Regulation in Euro Area Banks

Completing the Banking Union

Since the last financial crisis, much work has been undertaken to strengthen the ability to respond to distress in the EU financial system. However, reforms enacted since the Single Resolution Mechanism was created in July 2014 as part of the …

2019 | Book

Banking and Financial Markets

How Banks and Financial Technology Are Reshaping Financial Markets

The traditional role of a bank was to transfer funds from savers to investors, engaging in maturity transformation, screening for borrower risk and monitoring for borrower effort in doing so. A typical loan contract was set up along six simple …

2018 | Book

Bank Funding Strategies

The Use of Bonds and the Bail-in Effect

This book illustrates the importance of bonds as a funding tool available to banks. After providing the reader with an overview of the funding strategies adopted during the last ten years by European banks, the book offers a deep focus on the …

2018 | Book

Measuring and Managing Operational Risk

An Integrated Approach

This book covers Operational Risk Management (ORM), in the current context, and its new role in the risk management field. The concept of operational risk is subject to a wide discussion also in the field of ORM’s literature, which has increased …

2018 | Book

Agencies in European Banking

A Critical Perspective

This book studies relationship dynamics between National Competent Authorities (NCAs) within two agencies governing the European banking sector: the European Banking Authority and the Single Resolution Board. The analysis centres on NCAs policy …

2018 | Book

Bank Liquidity and the Global Financial Crisis

The Causes and Implications of Regulatory Reform

One of the lessons learned from the Global Financial Crisis of 2007–9 is that minimum capital requirements are a necessary but inadequate safeguard for the stability of an intermediary. Despite the high levels of capitalization of many banks …

2018 | Book

Contemporary Issues in Banking

Regulation, Governance and Performance

This book offers insights into the contemporary issues in banking with a special focus on the recent European regulatory reforms, governance and the performance of firms. Written by prestigious professors and expert academics in the field, the …

2017 | Book

Access to Bank Credit and SME Financing

This book explores how the global financial and European sovereign debt crises have forced small-and-medium-sized businesses (SMEs) to reassess and adapt their funding strategies. At the heart of the matter is the worsening access to bank credit …

2017 | Book

Institutional Diversity in Banking

Small Country, Small Bank Perspectives

This book offers a comparative analysis of how post-crisis restructuring has affected the evolution and prospects of small, locally-oriented banks. The discussion focuses specifically on “small” European countries; that is, countries with …

2017 | Book

Deposit Insurance Schemes

Funding, Policy and Operational Challenges

This book provides a comprehensive overview of funding arrangements for explicit deposit insurance schemes. Responding to international guidelines and best practice, it discusses policy decisions and operational challenges which deposit insurers …