[ 977FINEBANK19 ] KS Banking

Es ist eine neuere Version 2023W dieser LV im Curriculum Master's programme Economic and Business Analytics 2023W vorhanden.
Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
4 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Economics Johann Burgstaller 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Economic and Business Analytics 2019W
Objectives This course provides students with a guide to the theory and practice of banking. Participants should gain insights into a wide range of bank activities and management operations, and develop skills to quantitatively assess, for example, bank risk and stability, competitive behavior and productive efficiency. In combination with other topics such as bank lending and regulation, students obtain a comprehensive understanding of the role of banks in the financial sector and in the general economy.
  • Basics: banking sector structures, types of banks, balance sheet and income structure, business fields and business models, market definition.
  • Management: profitability, diversification, risks and risk management, competitive behavior and the competitive environment, production process (productive efficiency), bank mergers, location (bank branching, regional and spatial issues).
  • Lending: the role of distance, small business lending, lending technologies.
  • Banks and the macroeconomy: finance (banking) and growth, financial stability, monetary policy transmission (credit channel, interest-rate pass-through).
  • Special topics: central banking, private banking, regulatory issues.
Criteria for evaluation Written exam, practical exercises.
Methods Lecture, discussion of case studies and exercises.
Language English
Study material
  • Alessandrini, P., Fratianni, M., Zazzaro, A. (2009). The Changing Geography of Banking and Finance, Springer.
  • Berger, A.N., Molyneux, P., Wilson, J.O.S. [Hrsg.] (2017). The Oxford Handbook of Banking, 2. Auflage, Oxford University Press.
  • Casu, B., Girardone, C., Molyneux, P. (2015). Introduction to Banking, 2. Auflage, Pearson.
  • Degryse, H., Kim, M., Ongena, S. (2009). Microeconometrics of Banking, Oxford University Press.
  • Freixas, X., Rochet, J.-C. (2008). Microeconomics of Banking, 2. Auflage, MIT Press.
  • Heffernan, S. (2005). Modern Banking, Wiley.
  • Matthews, K., Thompson, J. (2014). The Economics of Banking, 3. Auflage, Wiley.
  • Thakor, A.V., Boot, A.W.A. [Hrsg.] (2008). Handbook of Financial Intermediation and Banking, Elsevier.
  • Van Hoose, D. (2010). The Industrial Organization of Banking, Springer.
  • Vives, X. (2016). Competition and Stability in Banking, Princeton University Press.
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority