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British Retail Banking in the Twentieth Century: Decline and Renaissance in Industrial Lending

Lucy Newton

in Business in Britain in the Twentieth Century: Decline and Renaissance?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199226009
eISBN:
9780191710315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226009.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The ‘Big Five’ banks dominated British retail banking before 1939 and provided strength and stability in the financial sector. Yet after 1945, these institutions lost their dominance as providers of ... More


Regulation and Competition in German Banking: An Assessment

Karl-Hermann Fischer and Christian Pfeil

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Offers an in-depth discussion of regulatory and competitive issues in German banking. Emphasising that regulation, market structure, and competitive conduct are deeply interrelated the authors look ... More


International Retail Banking: Sanwa Bank, Citigroup

William V. Rapp

in Information Technology Strategies: How Leading Firms use IT to gain an Advantage

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148138
eISBN:
9780199849376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148138.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Citigroup is believed to be the top player in international retail banking because of its ability to make the most of technological advances in electronic banking. Domestically however, Sanwa ... More


Service Sector Productivity Comparisons: Lessons for Measurement

Martin Neil Baily and Eric Zitzewitz (eds)

in New Developments in Productivity Analysis

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226360621
eISBN:
9780226360645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360645.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Starting with an international comparison of service sector productivity published in 1992, a series of projects have been initiated by the McKinsey Global Institute and carried out in collaboration ... More


Bank Runs, Systemic Risk, and Deposit Insurance

Peter d. Spencer

in The Structure and Regulation of Financial Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198776093
eISBN:
9780191695384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776093.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Based on the Diamond Model, the assumption is that bank liabilities are fixed-term loans. Investors loan from the bank to ultimate borrowers so that they may delegate the monitoring role. However, in ... More


The Rise of Consumer Credit in Postcommunist Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland

Akos Rona-Tas

in Socialism Vanquished, Socialism Challenged: Eastern Europe and China, 1989-2009

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895977
eISBN:
9780199980116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895977.003.0051
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter argues that with the retrenchment of the welfare state in Central Europe, just as in more developed Western countries, consumer credit has emerged as an alternative way of redistributing ... More


The Construction of Card Markets in Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic

Akos Rona-Tas and Alya Guseva

in Plastic Money: Constructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Postcommunist Countries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804768573
eISBN:
9780804789592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768573.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter focuses on the three Central European countries--Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland. It details the role of multinational card networks, such as Visa and MasterCard, as well as the ... More


Introduction

Munawar Iqbal and Rodney Wilson

in Islamic Perspectives on Wealth Creation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621002
eISBN:
9780748653096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621002.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the global economy, wealth serves as a yardstick that measures power and influence. However, much of the capital accumulation on which this wealth is based results from debt finance involving ... More


The Countercyclical Behaviour of National Development Banks in Latin America and the Caribbean

Michael Brei and Alfredo Schclarek

in The Future of National Development Banks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827948
eISBN:
9780191866630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827948.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates the cyclical lending patterns of national development banks (NDBs), comparing their lending activity with that of public, foreign, and domestic private banks over the period ... More


Cash and Dash: How ATMs and Computers Changed Banking

Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198782810
eISBN:
9780191825965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782810.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Cash and Dash looks at the origins and development of the automated teller machine (ATM) as means to provide the unifying thread to explain changes in retail banking brought about by and around the ... More


ATMs

Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo

in Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035750
eISBN:
9780262338332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035750.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter investigates the history of the ubiquitous yet banal Automated Teller Machine, or ATM. There is no single inventor of the ATM. Rather, it emerged through innovation around the globe and ... More


Sitting on the Fence: Bank Structural Reforms

Scott James and Lucia Quaglia

in The UK and Multi-level Financial Regulation: From Post-crisis Reform to Brexit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198828952
eISBN:
9780191867439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828952.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The main driver of new, stringent rules on bank structure was not pressure from elected officials, as the two largest UK political parties were ambiguous about the benefits of separating retail and ... More


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