- The course gives an overview of the functioning of the banking sector. It touches the functionning of investment and retail banks as well as the supervision/regulation framework associated to them. It will in particular apprehend macro-prudential rules which have been implemented after the recent crises.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
Upon completion of this course, students are expected to complete the following key tasks:
Act in an international and multicultural context.
Act as a social responsible actor
Upon completion of this course, students are expected to develop the following capabilities:
Understand the functioning of the banking industry, its supervision as well as the evolving regulation.
- Banking sector in an historical and international perspective.
- Analysis of the balance sheet of the banking sector.
- The role of banks in the economy.
- The role of the Central Bank
- Banking crises.
- Regulation history (Basle agreements)
- Macro-prudential reglementation.
- Supervision and stress-tests.
- In-class lectures. Online forums. In class group work. Self-study at the Bloomberg terminals. Case study
For the exam session of January, we will use a continuous evaluation approach and your grade will be composed of the following parts:
- In class assignments
- Bloomberg market concept test
- Written test
- Final exam
- A.N. Berger, P. Molyneux and J.O.S Wilson The Oxford Handbook of Banking.
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