Handbook of Financial Intermediation and Banking
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Handbook of Financial Intermediation and Banking by Anjan V. Thakor
Book DescriptionThe growth of financial intermediation research has yielded a host of questions that have pushed "design" issues to the fore even as the boundary between financial intermediation and corporate finance has blurred. This volume presents review articles on six major topics that are connected by information-theoretic tools and characterized by valuable perspectives and important questions for future research. Touching upon a wide range of issues pertaining to the designs of securities, institutions, trading mechanisms and markets, industry structure, and regulation, this volume will encourage bold new efforts to shape financial intermediaries in the future.Original review articles offer valuable perspectives on research issues appearing in top journals. Twenty articles are grouped by six major topics, together defining the leading research edge of financial intermediation. Corporate finance researchers will find affinities in the tools, methods, and conclusions featured in these articles.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780444515582
(235mm x 191mm x 37mm)
Imprint: Elsevier Science Ltd
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Credit, Intermediation and the Macroeconomy, Paperback (March 2004)
This combination of explanatory discussion by leading financial economists and centrally important journal articles provides comprehensive and coherent coverage of the major issues in financial theory. It will help students to understand the functioning of the financial sector and the intermediary institutions that comprise it.
Designing Financial Systems in Transition Economies, Hardback (July 2002)» View all books by Anjan V. Thakor
Essays on the design of financial systems for countries in transition to a market-based economy.
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Author Biography - Anjan V. Thakor
As the John E. Simon Professor of Finance and Senior Associate Dean of Programs at the Olin School of Business, Washington University, St. Louis, Anjan Thakor works in both academia and the business world. Prior to joining the Olin School, he was Edward J. Frey Professor of Banking and Finance at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, where he also served as chairman of the Finance area. He has worked with many companies, including Whirlpool Corporation, Allision Engine Co., Citigroup, RR Donnelley, Dana Corporation, Anheuser-Busch, Zenith Corporation, Lincoln National Corporation, and J.P. Morgan. Arnoud Boot is Professor of Corporate Finance and Financial Markets at the University of Amsterdam and Director of the Amsterdam Center for Law and Economics. He is Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research and at the Davidson Insitute at the University of Michigan.
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