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The Problem with Banks: Rethel, Lena/ Sinclair, Timothy J.: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
تفاصيل الكتاب
The Problem with Banks
The Problem with Banks
الناشر : Zed Books
تاريخ الطبع. : 2012/05
Binding : Paperback
رقم الكتاب المتسلسل ( أي أس بي إن) : 9781848139381

مبلغ البوك ويب : AED 85.00

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اللغة : English
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Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A47240000 A45560000
Place of Publication: Great Britain
Academic Level: Extracurricular
Table of Contents
 
Glossary                                           vii
Preface                                            1  (6)
    One Banks In Crisis Time And Time Again        7  (23)
    Two Banking Is A Confidence Game               30 (21)
    Three Disintermediation And Financial          51 (20)
    Innovation
    Four Self-Regulation And Risk-Taking           71 (25)
    Five Problems With Reform Proposals            96 (26)
Conclusion What Is To Be Done About Banks?         122(10)
References                                         132(10)
Index                                              142
 

Banks of all sorts are troubled institutions. The cost of public bail-outs associated with the subprime crisis in the United States alone may be as high as US$5 trillion. What is the problem with banks? Why do they seem to be at the centre of economic and financial turmoil down through the ages? In this provocative and timely book, Rethel and Sinclair seek answers to these questions, arguing that banks suffer from perennial problems, and that developments in the financial markets and government in recent decades have simply exacerbated these issues. The Problem With Banks examines banking activity in America, Asia and Europe, and how specific historical circumstances have transformed banks' behaviour and attitude to risk. While many see government as a constraint on banks, Sinclair and Rethel argue that what governments do in terms of regulation shapes banks and their motivations, as can be seen in the shortcomings of current reform proposals. Instead, more far-reaching, alternative ways of regulating and shaping banks are needed. A concise, essential overview of a pressing global issue.

Contents
1. IntroductionBanking: A Confidence Game 3. Disintermedition Drives Financial Innovation 4. Self-Regulation Drives Risk Taking 5. Problems with Reform Proposals 6. Conclusion: What is to be Done about Banks?