Examining the Role of National Promotional Banks in the European Economy: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Examining the Role of National Promotional Banks in the European Economy: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Iustina Alina Boitan (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania)
Release Date: November, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 184
ISBN13: 9781522518457|ISBN10: 1522518452|EISBN13: 9781522518464|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1845-7

Description

Banking entities have significant involvement and impact on the structure of a nation’s economy. By utilizing the proper strategies and available data, banks can act as an effective financial instrument for economic enhancement.

Examining the Role of National Promotional Banks in the European Economy: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a pivotal reference source for the latest perspectives on the performance and evaluation of National Promotional Banks (NPBs) within European economic contexts and their impact on social welfare. Featuring relevant coverage across innovative topics, such as funding, productivity, and financial structure indicators, this publication is ideally designed for professionals, academics, graduate students, and practitioners seeking investigations on the European NPB business model.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Bank Funding
  • Cluster Analysis
  • Efficiency and Productivity
  • Financial Performance
  • Financial Structure Indicators
  • Nonparametric Estimations
  • Small and Medium Enterprises

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Iustina Alina Boitan is Assoc. professor, Ph.D. at the Faculty of Finance and Banking from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies (Romania). She is member of several professional bodies, such as the Center of Financial and Monetary Research, within the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania (since 2008) and the Monetary Research Center within the University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria (research fellow since 2015). She has been granted the Georgescu Roegen award for excellence in scientific research, concretized in papers published in journals indexed Thomson Reuters (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, 2014). Her research interests focus on banking systems’ efficiency and competition, assessment of banking systems’ distress, quantitative supervisory tools (such as the development of early warning systems), ethical or socially responsible banks. She holds in-depth expertise in quantitative methods applied to financial system.