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[ 572IWFMIFMK15 ] KS Regulatory Policies for International Financial Markets

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4 ECTS B2 - Bachelor's programme 2. year Economics Rudolf Winter-Ebmer 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
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Pre-requisites (*)Fach Einführung in die Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Fach Einführung in die Volkswirtschaftslehre, Fach Kernkompetenzen I aus Volkswirtschaftslehre UND zusätzliche positive Absolvierung KS Wachstum, Konjunktur und Wirtschaftspolitik oder KS Balance of Payments and Exchange Rates
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Business and Economics 2018W
Objectives The course objective is to develop a basic understanding of financial crises concepts. Students will be taught to understand a simple banking model with asymmetric information and explore basic regulation concepts in the banking sector on an international level.
Subject Overview: Financial Crises, Past and Present

Banking using Asymmetric Information
Debt contracts and credit rationing
Short term funding of banks: Deposits, money market debt, and leverage
Problems of deposit contracts: Bank runs
Long term bank assets: Fire sale value
Credit risk, adverse information and bank runs
Sustainable loss and bank equity

Regulation of Banks
Reserve requirements
Deposit insurance
Capital-adequacy requirements

Criteria for evaluation Written final examination 90%, in-class participation 10%
Methods Lectures, practice exercises
Language German
Study material Core reading:

Eichberger / Harper, Financial Economics, Oxford 1997, Part II

NBER working papers:

Eichengreen / Bordo, No 8716
Barro / Ursua, No 14760
Reinhart / Reinhart, No 16334

Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol 13/4,1999, pp 21 - 104, various authors on regulation of banks and financial markets

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (Basel I, II, III)
www.bis.org

Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority