RaboResearch - Economisch Onderzoek

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Swiss say Nein to Vollgeld (Engelstalig)

The idea underlying Vollgeld is that of full-reserve banking from the 1930’s. In today’s context its side-effects would likely lead to instability and a deflationary tendency. In the Swiss case, uncertainty would have prevailed in the short-term, followed by a further appreciating Swiss Franc.

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Will Liikanen change the European bank sector (Engelstalig)

The Liikanen Group recommends that banks engaged in significant high-risk trading activities should be required to integrate these into a separate legal and economic entity within the banking group. How does this affect European banks and customers?

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Bail-in: an alternative to bail-out of banks? (Engelstalig)

According to a European proposal by the European Commission, bail-in is one of the instruments every EU member state should have at its disposal in order to deal effectively with banking crises. This Special Report discusses bail-in in more detail.

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Euro crisis: institutional tug-of-war (Engelstalig)

The Economic and Monetary Union still lacks a credible crisis mechanism. The current ECB approach provides only a temporary solution. A permanent solution most likely requires muddling through for some time yet.

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Retail and investment banking (Engelstalig)

In this study we analyse the feasibility of Dutch implementation of the British (Vickers) and American (Volcker) proposals for separating retail and investment banking or a ban on proprietary trading, respectively.

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Islamic finance: the risks (Engelstalig)

The Islamic financial sector is one of the fastest-growing segments of the financial industry. This study addresses the challenges faced by the Islamic financial market and the risks and risk management systems of Islamic financial institutions.

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Is the credit tap on or off? (Engelstalig)

Consumers and businesses often need credit for large expenditures. Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) are highly dependent on banks for financing and continuity in lending is crucially important to them.