First published in 1999, Kostis in this book traces the influences Western modern banking systems in Balkan states and the economic development of these countries. The contributors of this book consider a wide arrange of approaches in relation to issues of western-European influence in Balkan countries with the aim to create a further discourse in this subject.
Table of Contents
1. Foreign Capital in the Bulgarian Banking System, 1878 – 1944 – 1997, Ljuben Berov. 2. Foreign Banks in Romania: A Historical Perspective , Cristian Bichi. 3. He Imperial Ottoman Bank: Actor or Instrument of Ottoman Modernisation? Edhem Eldem. 4. Western Capital and the Bulgarian Bnaking System : Late Nineteenth Century – Second World War, Alexandre Kostov. 5 Foreign Banks in Servia, 1882 – 1914, Andrej Mitrovic. 6. The Greek Banking System and its Deregulation : History , Structure and Organization in a European Context , George Pagoulatos. 7. The History of Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB) in the Framework of Slovene Experience with West-European Capital, Franjo Stiblar. 8. The Changing Nature of Internationalisation of Greek Financial Sector, Tassos Giannitsis. 9. Issues of Management Control and Sovereignty in Transnational Banking in the Eastern Mediterranean Before the First World War , Christos Hadziiossif. 10. Banking and Politics in Austria-Hungary , Gunther Kronenbitter. 11. Capital Markets and Economic Integration in South -East Europe, 1919 – 89 : Lessons from Western Banking in the Two Yugoslavias, John R. Lampe. 12. The Role of Jews in Serbian Banking until the First World War, Danica Milic. 13. The Position and Role of French Finance in the Balkans from the Late Nineteenth Century Until the Second World War, Alain Plessis , Olivier Feiertag.