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Routledge Library Editions: Banking & Finance


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Current interest in the history of money and banking remains strong and it is opportune to survey developments both in the UK, USA, Europe and Asia. This set provides historical analysis which incorporates research from the early twentieth century onwards in a form that is both accessible to students of money & banking and economists, economic historians and bankers

This set re-issues 38 volumes originally published between 1900 and 2000. It charts the history of early banking, discusses banking in the UK, Europe,Japan and the USA, analyses banks as multinationals, the UK mortgage market, banking policy and structure and examines specific sectors such as gilts and gold.

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Investment Banking in England 1856-1881 (RLE Banking & Finance) Volume Two

Investment Banking in England 1856-1881 (RLE Banking & Finance): Volume Two

1st Edition

By Phillip Cottrell
March 07, 2014

This and the previous volume chart the history of financial institutions in England in the mid-late nineteenth century as well as examining the periods of boom and bust, their causes and effects. Using hitherto unpublished sources from the International Financial Society this book provides an ...

Banking and Finance in West Germany (RLE Banking & Finance)

Banking and Finance in West Germany (RLE Banking & Finance)

1st Edition

By Hans Hermann Francke, Michael Hudson
June 09, 2014

This is a clear guide to the German financial system. It begins by outlining its historical development, emphasising the growth of close ties between the banking system and industry, and goes on to describe in details the nature of the credit institutions in general and the money and capital ...

Banking in Europe (RLE Banking & Finance) The Single Market

Banking in Europe (RLE Banking & Finance): The Single Market

1st Edition

By Robert Dixon
June 09, 2014

This book describes the different banking systems of the twelve European Community countries and examines how they were affected by the Single European market of 1992. Exploring the implications of relevant EC legislation, the book highlights the problems that face financial institutions trying to ...

Mortgage Market (RLE Banking & Finance) Theory and Practice of Housing Finance

Mortgage Market (RLE Banking & Finance): Theory and Practice of Housing Finance

1st Edition

By Mark J Boleat
June 09, 2014

Beginning with a theoretical analysis of housing finance in the context of housing markets and financial intermediation generally, the authors then analyse, drawing on international experience, each of the main types of housing finance system: informal, deposit taking, contract and mortgage bank. ...

Sovereign Risk Analysis (RLE Banking & Finance)

Sovereign Risk Analysis (RLE Banking & Finance)

1st Edition

By Shelagh Heffernan
June 09, 2014

Directed both at students of international finance and practitioners in the field, the book stresses the importance of treating the analysis of sovereign risk in a more general framework than is typically the case, identifying the components of both the demand and supply of sovereign loans. The ...

The Export of Capital from Britain (RLE Banking & Finance) 1870-1914

The Export of Capital from Britain (RLE Banking & Finance): 1870-1914

1st Edition

Edited By A R Hall
June 09, 2014

During the years before 1914 the world’s still largely unused resources were brought increasingly within the framework of a single world economy. This process owed much to Britain’s ability to export capital on a scale which has never since been equalled. Yet periods of heavy investment overseas ...

The Multinational Banking Industry (RLE Banking & Finance)

The Multinational Banking Industry (RLE Banking & Finance)

1st Edition

By Neil S Coulbeck
June 09, 2014

The role of international banks within the developed economies has come under increasingly hostile public scrutiny, yet little attention has been paid to the structure and purpose of the banks themselves. Most existing studies concentrate on the part played by international banks as intermediaries ...

UK Banking After Deregulation (RLE: Banking & Finance)

UK Banking After Deregulation (RLE: Banking & Finance)

1st Edition

By Andy Mullineux
June 09, 2014

How does financial deregulation affect the operation of the banking system in the UK? What are the consequences of the development of an electronic banking system? This book addresses these and other important questions in a survey of UK change in the financial sector and in banking in particular....

Contagion of Bank Failures (RLE Banking & Finance) The Relation to Deposit Insurance and Information

Contagion of Bank Failures (RLE Banking & Finance): The Relation to Deposit Insurance and Information

1st Edition

By Sangkyun Park
March 07, 2014

This volume examines the vulnerability of sound banks during financial crises helps understand the nature of financial crises and other banking issues traces the history of banking reform in the United States from 1933 until 1992 discusses deregulation in the US banking system...

Banking Policy and Structure (RLE Banking & Finance) A Comparative Analysis

Banking Policy and Structure (RLE Banking & Finance): A Comparative Analysis

1st Edition

By J S G Wilson
March 07, 2014

This book provides a comparative analysis of the several types of banking structure and the ways in which banks undertake their business. It surveys central banking arrangements in a number of countries. Against an historical background, it describes banking systems ranging from the so-called ‘unit...

Banking Services and the Consumer (RLE: Banking & Finance)

Banking Services and the Consumer (RLE: Banking & Finance)

1st Edition

By Consumer Focus
March 07, 2014

This report, prepared for the government by the National Consumer Council, examines money transmission, access to banking services, new technology, banking and the law, disputes between bank and customer, saving and borrowing. There are special sections on Northern Ireland and Scotland and on bank ...

Banking and Finance in Japan (RLE Banking & Finance) An Introduction to the Tokyo Market

Banking and Finance in Japan (RLE Banking & Finance): An Introduction to the Tokyo Market

1st Edition

By Kazuo Tatewaki
March 07, 2014

The Tokyo market has often been a difficult financial environment for the non-Japanese to understand. This volume, written for an international readership provides a study of the financial centre behind one of the world’s largest economies....

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