Palgrave Readers in Economics

Global Banking Crises and Emerging Markets

Editors: Brada, Josef C., Wachtel, Paul (Eds.)

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This timely reader of seminal papers published by Palgrave on behalf of Comparative Economic Studies, examines how and why foreign banks enter emerging markets and the positive benefits they bring to the host countries.

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Josef C. Brada is Professor Emeritus of Economics at Arizona State University, USA, Foreign Member of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, and President of the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets. His research focuses on international economics, comparative economic systems, and economics of transition. He has served as a consultant to the OECD, the World Bank, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe as well as to governments in Europe and Latin America. Born in Czechoslovakia, he received a BS in Chemical Engineering and an MA in Economics from Tufts University, USA, and a PhD from the University of Minnesota, USA.

Paul Wachtel is Professor of Economics and Academic Director, B.S. in Business and Political Economy Program at the Stern School of Business, New York University, USA. His primary areas of research include monetary policy, central banking, and financial sector reform in economies in transition. He has been a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a senior economic advisor to the East West Institute, and a consultant to the Bank of Israel, the IMF and the World Bank. Wachtel is the co-editor of Comparative Economic Studies and serves on the editorial boards of several other journals. He received his undergraduate degree from Queens College, City University of New York, USA, and his MA and PhD degrees from the University of Rochester, USA.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-8

    Brada, Josef C. (et al.)

  • The Dark and the Bright Side of Global Banking: A (Somewhat) Cautionary Tale from Emerging Europe

    Pages 9-21

    Haas, Ralph

  • From Reputation amidst Uncertainty to Commitment under Stress: More than a Decade of Foreign-Owned Banking in Transition Economies

    Pages 22-51

    Bonin, John P

  • Banking Competition and Efficiency: A Micro-Data Analysis on the Czech Banking Industry

    Pages 52-74

    Pruteanu-Podpiera, Anca (et al.)

  • Relationship Lending in Emerging Markets: Evidence from the Czech Republic

    Pages 75-97

    Geršl, Adam (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Global Banking Crises and Emerging Markets
Editors
  • Josef C. Brada
  • Paul Wachtel
Series Title
Palgrave Readers in Economics
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-56905-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-56905-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-56904-2
Series ISSN
2662-6454
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 301
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