Strategic Challenges in European Banking

  • Edward P M Gardener
  • Joe Falzon

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Edward P M Gardener, Joe Falzon
    Pages 1-7
  3. Yener Altunbaş, Edward P M Gardener, Philip Molyneux
    Pages 8-40
  4. Pablo de Andrés-Alonso, Valentín Azofra-Palenzuela, Félix J López Iturriaga, José Miguel Rodríguez-Fernández
    Pages 70-111
  5. José Manuel Pastor, Francisco Pérez
    Pages 121-151
  6. Göran Bergendahl, Ted Lindblom
    Pages 152-173
  7. Santiago Carbo, Edward P M Gardener, Phil Molyneux, Jonathan Williams
    Pages 181-210
  8. Elisabetta Gualandri
    Pages 248-275
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 317-330

About this book


European banking is now changing at an unprecedented rate; competition and efficiency are now dominant banking concerns. This volume sees leading European researchers in the fields of banking and finance assess the key issues shaping the strategic development of banking in the EU. The first nine chapters explore efficiency, competition and various aspects of the strategies of EU banks. Select aspects of the impact of EMU on banking and finance are discussed in the remaining chapters.


bank Bank Management banking capital market Eastern Europe European Monetary Union monetary union

Editors and affiliations

  • Edward P M Gardener
    • 1
  • Joe Falzon
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of European FinanceUniversity of Wales BangorNorth WalesUK
  2. 2.University of MaltaMaltaMalta

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