Risk Culture in Banking

  • Alessandro Carretta
  • Franco Fiordelisi
  • Paola Schwizer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Alessandro Carretta, Franco Fiordelisi, Paola Schwizer
    Pages 1-8
  3. General View: Theory & Tools

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Alessandro Carretta, Paola Schwizer
      Pages 11-30
    3. Marco Di Antonio
      Pages 31-71
    4. Alessandro Carretta, Paola Schwizer
      Pages 73-96
    5. Doriana Cucinelli
      Pages 97-123
    6. Daniele A. Previati
      Pages 125-154
    7. Nicola Bianchi, Franco Fiordelisi
      Pages 155-176
    8. Giampaolo Gabbi, Mattia Pianorsi, Maria Gaia Soana
      Pages 177-194
    9. Vincenzo Farina, Lucrezia Fattobene, Elvira Anna Graziano
      Pages 195-211
  4. Good practices, Experiences, Field & Empirical Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 213-213
    2. Umberto Filotto, Claudio Giannotti, Gianluca Mattarocci, Xenia Scimone
      Pages 259-283
    3. Gianni Nicolini, Tommy Gärling, Anders Carlander, Jeanette Carlsson Hauff
      Pages 307-320
    4. Doriana Cucinelli, Arturo Patarnello
      Pages 321-348
    5. Giacomo De Laurentis
      Pages 349-386
    6. Alessandro Mechelli, Riccardo Cimini
      Pages 387-401
    7. Fabio Arnaboldi, Caterina Vasciaveo
      Pages 403-430
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 431-436

About this book


This book explores risk culture in banks following the financial crisis. It analyses the role of national and institutional risk culture, market competitiveness, organisational systems and institutional practices that led to a weakening of risk culture in financial institutions leading up to the financial crisis. It addresses how to assess and measure risk culture, and analyse the impact on performance and reputation. Finally it explores the impact of regulation and a variety of tools that can be applied from the board down to promote a healthy risk culture in the governance of financial institutions internal controls and risk culture in banks.


Financial stability Basel III Financial crisis Financial risk Regulation Risk appetite Supervision framework Financial supervision

Authors and affiliations

  • Alessandro Carretta
    • 1
  • Franco Fiordelisi
    • 2
  • Paola Schwizer
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Rome Tor VergataRomeItaly
  2. 2.University of Rome IIIRomeItaly
  3. 3.University of ParmaParmaItaly

Bibliographic information

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