Universität Wien

040019 KU Bank Regulation (2020W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung


Hinweis: Ihr Anmeldezeitpunkt innerhalb der Frist hat keine Auswirkungen auf die Platzvergabe (kein "first come, first served").


max. 50 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch


Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

NB: Due to ongoing restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, lectures for this course will be held online. Physical presence at the university will only be required for the mid-term exam, the final exam and one guest lecture.

Dienstag 06.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Dienstag 13.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Dienstag 20.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Dienstag 27.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Dienstag 03.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Dienstag 10.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Dienstag 17.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Dienstag 17.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Dienstag 24.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Dienstag 01.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Dienstag 15.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Dienstag 12.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Dienstag 19.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Dienstag 26.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Dienstag 26.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß


Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

This course covers topics related to the regulation of banks and other financial intermediaries. The course content will include both the institutional details of existing bank regulations (e.g. the Basel Accords), as well as theoretical models focused on understanding the normative and positive implications of banking regulation. Topics covered will include: capital regulation, liquidity regulation, bank supervision and resolution, as well as more recent issues relating to macro-prudential regulation.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

The final grade will be based on two written exams, a mid-term and final, each worth 50% of the final mark. The exact details of the exam dates will be announced in the first class.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Students are expected to have completed the compulsory Financial Intermediation I and Game Theory/Information Economics courses. Students are also expected to have completed undergraduate mathematics courses in multivariable differential calculus and single variable integral calculus.


The structure and topics of the exam will be announced in the first class.


A detailed syllabus and reading list will be provided in the first class. Recommended general readings include:

Dewatripont, M. and J. Tirole, "The Prudential Regulation of Banks," MIT Press (1994)

Freixas X. and J.C. Rochet, "Microeconomics of Banking," MIT Press (2008)

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Fr 12.05.2023 00:12