Universität Wien FIND

040019 KU Regulation of Financial Intermediation (MA) (2019W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

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max. 50 participants
Language: English

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Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 08.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 15.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 22.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 29.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 05.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 12.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 19.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 03.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 10.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 17.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 07.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 14.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 21.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 28.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß

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Aims, contents and method of the course

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 regualtion, liquidity regulation, bank supervision and resolution, as well as more recent issues relating to macro-prudential regulation.

Assessment and permitted materials

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.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

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.

Examination topics

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

Reading list

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)

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