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  • Bernd Genser
Conference paper
Part of the Studies in International Economics and Institutions book series (INTERN.ECONOM.)

Abstract

As a representative of the public economics branch, although called “Finanzwissenschaft” in the traditional German terminology, I cannot exhibit any major competence in topics dealing with financial markets or bank services especially. The paper of Saunders and Walter shows that it is becoming increasingly difficult to describe the manifold and more and more specialized services of financial institutions and their nonfinancial competitors, much less to criticize and to judge them.

Keywords

Manifold 

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References

  1. Corrigan, E.G. (1982), Are Banks Special? Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Annual Report.Google Scholar
  2. Fama, Eugene (1985), What’s Different About Banks? Journal of Monetary Economics, pp. 29–39.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

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  • Bernd Genser

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