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4. The central bank and the conduct of monetary policy

4. The central bank and the conduct of monetary policy  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.003.0004
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In most countries, the central bank manages the country’s money supply and interest rates. Most central banks hold a monopoly over printing the national currency and have supervisory or ... More
2. Financial intermediation

2. Financial intermediation  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
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The term financial intermediation refers to the traditional banking business model, under which a bank accepts deposits from savers and lends funds to borrowers. The accumulation of bank ... More
7. The global financial crisis and the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis

7. The global financial crisis and the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.003.0007
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‘The global financial crisis and the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis’ describes the chain of events in the US financial crisis that then triggered the Eurozone banking collapse. It outlines ... More
1. Origins and function of banking

1. Origins and function of banking  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
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A bank is an institution that accepts deposits from savers, extends loans to borrowers, and provides a range of other financial services to its customers. Banks are a central part of the ... More
6. Origins of the global financial crisis

6. Origins of the global financial crisis  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.003.0006
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The 2007–09 global financial crisis is widely considered to have been the most severe crisis since the 1930s Great Depression. During the two decades prior to the global financial crisis, ... More
8. Policy and regulatory responses to the global financial crisis

8. Policy and regulatory responses to the global financial crisis  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.003.0008
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The 2007–09 global financial crisis brought a number of specific policy and regulatory challenges into sharp focus. From an historical perspective, the regulatory response follows a ... More
5. Regulation and supervision of the banking industry

5. Regulation and supervision of the banking industry  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.003.0005
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As financial intermediaries, commercial banks use liquid liabilities to finance illiquid assets. Banks hold only a small proportion of their assets in the form of reserves, and cannot cope ... More
3. Securitized banking

3. Securitized banking  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.003.0003
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Preceding the global financial crisis of 2007–09, an alternative business model of banking evolved. An important element in the development of the securitized banking model was a growing ... More

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