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Banks, Bankers, and Bankruptcies under Crisis

Understanding Failures and Mergers during the Great Recession

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Dimitris N. Chorafas
    Pages 1-22
  3. Dimitris N. Chorafas
    Pages 23-42
  4. Dimitris N. Chorafas
    Pages 43-64
  5. Dimitris N. Chorafas
    Pages 65-86
  6. Dimitris N. Chorafas
    Pages 87-108
  7. Dimitris N. Chorafas
    Pages 109-126
  8. Dimitris N. Chorafas
    Pages 151-171
  9. Dimitris N. Chorafas
    Pages 173-192
  10. Dimitris N. Chorafas
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  11. Dimitris N. Chorafas
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  12. Dimitris N. Chorafas
    Pages 235-252
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 253-269

About this book


Banks, Bankers, and Bankruptcies Under Crisis uses case studies of failed banks, banks that would have failed without taxpayer intervention, and in some cases banks obliged to merge under government pressure, to better understand global banking today.


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About the authors

Dimitris N. Chorafas served on the faculty of the Catholic University of America and as Visiting Professor at Washington State University, George Washington University, University of Vermont, University of Florida, and Georgia Institute of Technology in the United States, as well as the University of Alberta, Technical University of Karlsruhe, Ecole d'Etudes Industrielles de l'Université de Genève, Ecole Polytechnic Fédérale de Lausanne, Polish Academy of Sciences and Russian Academy of Sciences. More than 8,000 banking, industrial and government executives participated in his seminars in the United States, England, Germany, Italy, other European countries, Asia and Latin America. Chorafas is the author of 160 books, translated into several languages world-wide.

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