Evidence from Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe
Edited by Klaus Liebscher, Josef Christl, Peter Mooslechner and Doris Ritzberger-Grünwald
This book highlights the achievements and challenges of the ongoing process of financial integration in Europe. This unique collection will be of great interest to economists and experts in the fields of financial markets and European integration from central, commercial and investment banks, governments, international organizations, universities and research institutes.
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- Chapter 1: Financial Integration and Financial Deepening in the EU: Mind the Gap
- Chapter 2: Benefits and Risks of Financial Integration
- Chapter 3: Financial Globalization, Corporate Governance and Eastern Europe
- Chapter 4: Does the Financial Sector Need Europe?
- Chapter 5: The Central and Eastern European Financial Sector: Current State and Prospects
- Chapter 6: CEEC Financial Sector Issues and Macroeconomic Policy: A Perspective from Across Countries
- Chapter 7: The Financial System of the EU-25
- Chapter 8: Meeting the Need for a Regulatory Framework for EU Financial Markets
- Chapter 9: Finance and Growth: The Legacy of Schumpeter to be Rediscovered?
- Chapter 10: The Impact of the Euro on Investment: Sectoral Evidence
- Chapter 11: Importance of Financial Sectors for Growth in Accession Countries
- Chapter 12: Financial Sector Development in South-Eastern Europe: Quality Matters
- Chapter 13: Happy, Sad and Open Endings: A Comparison of Credit Growth in CEECs with Past Experiences and Ongoing Developments in Austria, Finland and Spain
- Chapter 14: Is Lending in Central and Eastern Europe Developing Too Fast?
- Chapter 15: Too Much of a Good Thing? Credit Booms in Transition Economies: The Cases of Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine
- Chapter 16: The ‘New Europe’ Household Lending Market
- Chapter 17: Foreign Banks in Eastern Europe: Mode of Entry and Effects on Bank Interest Rates
- Chapter 18: Ownership Structures and Investment in Transition Economies
- Chapter 19: Ownership Competition in the European Transition Arena: Towards a Viable Restructuring?
- Chapter 20: Deposit Interest Rates, Asset Risk and Bank Failure in Croatia
- Chapter 21: Investigating the Early Signals of Banking Sector Vulnerabilities in Central and East European Emerging Markets
- Chapter 22: Financial Integration Through the Interbank Market: Stability and Welfare Implications
- Chapter 23: Contagion Risk in Financial Networks
- Chapter 24: Does Corporate Mobility Enhance Corporate Governance?
- Chapter 25: Equity Market Integration of New EU Member States
- Chapter 26: The Integration of Czech, Hungarian and Polish Bond Markets with the Euro Area Bond Market – A Déjà-vu of the Club-Med Convergence Plays?
- Chapter 27: International Capital Mobility and Current Account Targeting in Central and Eastern European Countries
- Chapter 28: Financial Institutions as a Driving Force of Integration
- Chapter 29: UniCredit's Strategy in Central and Eastern Europe
- Chapter 30: Banking Consolidation
- Chapter 31: Building a Central European Exchange Alliance