Diversification, Diversity and Systemic Risk in European Banking

  • Pierluigi Morelli
  • Giovanni B. Pittaluga
  • Elena Seghezza
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions book series (SBFI)


The recent financial crisis has revealed the unexpected fragility of financial systems in the industrialized countries. The process of national deregulation that started in the 1980s led to an intense process of consolidation of financial institutions. Consequently, both in the United States and in Europe, the degree of concentration in banking systems increased significantly.


Stock Return Total Asset Systemic Risk Stock Prex European Central Bank 
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  • Pierluigi Morelli
  • Giovanni B. Pittaluga
  • Elena Seghezza

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