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Author Wilson, John Stuart Gladstone, 1916-

Title Banking policy and structure : a comparative analysis / J.S.G. Wilson
Published London : Routledge, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (459 pages)
Series Routledge library editions : banking & finance ; v. 34
Routledge library editions. Banking & finance ; v. 34
Contents 1. The evolution of deposit banking -- 2. Financial concentration and the extension of branch banking -- 3. Unit banking : the experience of the USA -- 4. Hybrid banking systems -- 5. The Nordic countries : banking structures -- 6. The business of banking -- 7. Industrial banking -- 8. Assets and liabilities management -- 9. The role of a money market -- 10. The principles of central banking -- 11. The techniques of credit control -- 12. Conclusion
Summary 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' of the USA to the branch banking arrangements that derive from British experience, as well as many systems in between. The business of banking is analysed comparatively within the framework of a simplified bank balance sheet, special attention being given to industrial banking and to ass
Notes Originally published in 1986
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Banks and banking.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Banks & Banking.
Banks and banking.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1136268790