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Bank risk management

Tony Van Gestel and Bart Baesens

in Credit Risk Management: Basic Concepts: Financial Risk Components, Rating Analysis, Models, Economic and Regulatory Capital

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545117
eISBN:
9780191720147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545117.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

This chapter presents a broad overview of banking and risk management. The chapter provides a banking history overview. Topics covered include the key role of banks in the economy as brokers and ... More


The Practicalities of Being Inaccurate: Steps Toward the Social Geography of Financial Risk Management

Yuval Millo and Donald MacKenzie

in Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Financial risk management is an integral part of today's global markets. Yet, in spite of its critical importance and the huge interest that this area generates among practitioners and academics ... More


Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail: Governance and Management Lessons from the Crisis

Thomas H. Stanton

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199915996
eISBN:
9780199950324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915996.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Why did some firms weather the financial crisis and others not? This book builds on interviews and access to internal documents from over a dozen major financial companies, investigates their ... More


Introduction—Thinking about Security in the Twenty‐First Century

Alexandra Gheciu

in Securing Civilization?: The EU, NATO and the OSCE in the Post-9/11 World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199217229
eISBN:
9780191712449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217229.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The first chapter sets the scene by placing the analysis within the framework of debates about developments in the transatlantic security community in the post-9/11 world. It explains this book's ... More


Supply of annuities

Edmund Cannon and Ian Tonks

in Annuity Markets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216994
eISBN:
9780191711978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216994.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter examines the supply of annuities, and discusses the regulatory framework. It discusses the market share of annuity business in the UK and the risk-management of annuity contracts by ... More


Portfolio risk

Shanta Acharya and Elroy Dimson

in Endowment Asset Management: Investment Strategies in Oxford and Cambridge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210916
eISBN:
9780191705816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210916.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Experienced investors recognize that understanding the risk profile of the overall portfolio lies at the heart of any assessment of investment alternatives. Attempting to identify the risks to ... More


Sizing Operational Risk and the Effect of Insurance: Implications for the Basel II Capital Accord

Andrew P. Kuritzkes and Hal S. Scott

in Capital Adequacy beyond Basel: Banking, Securities, and Insurance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195169713
eISBN:
9780199783717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169713.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter addresses the issue of whether and to what extent banks should be required by regulation to hold capital against operational risks. It argues that the types of operational risk for which ... More


Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems, Prospects

Michael Quinlan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199563944
eISBN:
9780191721274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563944.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book reflects the author's experience across more than forty years in assessing and helping to shape policy about nuclear weapons, mostly at senior levels close to the centre both of British ... More


Infrastructure Investment and the Management of Risk

Phillip O'Neill

in Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Infrastructure is a rapidly emerging urban economic sector. This arises from a variety of forces including fiscal conservatism by governments and the associated privatization and corporatization of ... More


Managing Financial Risks in Urban Environments

Samuel Randalls

in Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Financial risks relating to the environment are frequently concentrated in cities, both in the source of risks and in the management of those risks. Urban areas are prone to a number of environmental ... More


Risk and Risk Regulation

Lukasz Gruszczynski

in Regulating Health and Environmental Risks under WTO Law: A Critical Analysis of the SPS Agreement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578924
eISBN:
9780191722646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578924.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter offers a general discussion on risk and methods of its regulation. After a brief review of different definitions of risk, including technical and psychological perspectives, it briefly ... More


Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Gordon L. Clark, Adam D. Dixon, and Ashby H. B. Monk (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Recent market turmoil, bank runs, global equities sell-off, and the ‘credit crunch’ have demonstrated the sophisticated and interconnected nature of financial markets today — seemingly localized ... More


Risk Management and Institutional Investors

Gordon L. Clark

in Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter examines the governance of institutional investors, notably pension and retirement income funds. As most nation-states have abandoned quantitative and qualitative restrictions on ... More


Risk Management Disciplines and the SPS Agreement

Lukasz Gruszczynski

in Regulating Health and Environmental Risks under WTO Law: A Critical Analysis of the SPS Agreement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578924
eISBN:
9780191722646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578924.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter concentrates on the risk management dimension of the SPS Agreement. It submits that the concept of risk management may be legitimately used in the context of the SPS Agreement, while its ... More


The Evolution of Retirement Risk Management

Robert L. Clark and Olivia S. Mitchell

in Reorienting Retirement Risk Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199592609
eISBN:
9780191594618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592609.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Leading academics, public pension sponsors, and their advisors offer new research on ways to reformulate and restructure retirement risk management. This chapter summarizes the research findings ... More


International Financial Management and Multinational Enterprises

Michael Bowe and James W. Dean

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

A selective, critical survey is provided of the academic literature on the financial management policy of multinational enterprises (MNEs). The focus of much of the current research is the two major ... More


The Use of Internal Models: Comparison of the New Basel Credit Proposals with Available Internal Models for Credit Risk

Michel Crouhy, Dan Galai, and Robert Mark

in Capital Adequacy beyond Basel: Banking, Securities, and Insurance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195169713
eISBN:
9780199783717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169713.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents the New Capital Adequacy Accord proposed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (Basel II) to replace the current 1988 Capital Accord (Basel I) by a more risk-sensitive ... More


Balancing Risk and Return in Urban Investing

Lisa A. Hagerman and Tessa Hebb

in Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Investing in the underserved urban markets is an innovative practice in which institutional investors can enjoy competitive financial returns on their investment while stimulating economic growth in ... More


Social Risks and Welfare States

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198742005
eISBN:
9780191599163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198742002.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter and the previous one revisit the political economy within which post‐war welfare regimes emerged, matured, and, now appear crisis‐ridden. Here, an analysis is made of social risks and ... More


Enforcement of Risk‐Based Capital Rules

Philip A. Wellons

in Capital Adequacy beyond Basel: Banking, Securities, and Insurance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195169713
eISBN:
9780199783717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169713.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the role of enforcement for capital adequacy regulation in US banking and securities markets. Very little is known about how enforcement works: What broken rules are being ... More


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