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040275 KU Banking and Financial Intermediation 2 (MA) (2021S)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work
We 23.06. 16:45-18:15 Digital


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).


max. 50 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

NB: Due to ongoing restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, lectures for this course will be held online.

Monday 03.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 05.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 10.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 12.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 17.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 19.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 26.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 31.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 02.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 07.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 09.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 14.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 16.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 21.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 28.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 30.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

This course is a continuation of Financial Intermediation I, and covers advanced topics
in Financial Intermediation. Topics covered include: macro-financial linkages, bank capital structure, shadow banks and non-bank financial intermediaries, bank competition and credit market frictions. The course material will be drawn from key journal articles, and consist of both theoretical and empirical studies.

Assessment and permitted materials

Students will be evaluated based on their performance on a mid-term exam (50% of final mark), a mandatory problem set (10% of final mark) and a final exam (50% of final mark).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Successful completion of Financial Intermediation I.

Examination topics

To be specified during the lecture.

Reading list

Besides the journal articles listed below there are various books available for consultation:

Jean Tirole, "The Theory of Corporate Finance," Princeton University Press (2011)
Freixas, X., and J.C.Rochet, “Microeconomics of Banking,” MIT Press, 2nd edition (2008).

Association in the course directory

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