Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Joaquim Levy , Laura Kodres , and Angel Ubide
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 March 2001
Keywords: Banking mergers, too big too fail, banking, banking system, banking sector, financial stability, financial institutions, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,
This paper analyses the process of disintermediation, the progress in consolidation, the impact of new technologies, and the role of ownership and control structures for the euro area banking sector. The impact of...