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Publications for Professor Claudia Girardone

BOOKS

Introduction to Banking (2015), FT Prentice Hall, Pearson Education, 2nd Edition, Harlow, England (with B. Casu and P. Molyneux).

Introduction to Banking (2006), FT Prentice Hall, Pearson Education, 1st Edition, Harlow, England (with B. Casu and P. Molyneux).

PUBLICATIONS

"Competition and Risk in Investment Banking", Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments, accepted/forthcoming (with M. Degl'Innocenti, F. Fiordelisi, N. Radic).

"Governance, Efficiency and Risk Taking in Chinese Banking" (2017), British Accounting Review, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 211-229 (with Y. Dong and J.M. Kuo).

"Integration, Productivity and Technological Spillovers: Evidence for Eurozone Banking Industries" (2016) European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 255, No. 3, pp. 971-983 (with B. Casu, A. Ferrari and J.O.S. Wilson).

"Banking in Italy" (2016), Chapter 22 in Beck T. and B. Casu (eds) Handbook of European Banking. Palgrave MacMillan (with E. Beccalli).

"Double Bootstrap Confidence Intervals in the Two Stage DEA Approach" (2015) Journal of Times Series Analysis, Vol. 36, No. 5, pp.653-662 (with D.K. Chronopoulos and J.C. Nankervis).

"Diversification, Multimarket Contacts and Profits in the Leasing Industry" (2014) Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Vol. 31, pp. 231-252 (with M. Degl'Innocenti and G. Torluccio).

"Contemporary Issues in Financial Markets and Institutions" (2013) Editorial, The European Journal of Finance, Vol. 19, No. 9, pp. 811-814 (with J.O.S. Wilson and P. Hamill).

"How Do Stock Markets in the US and Europe Price Efficiency Gains from Bank M&As?" (2013) Journal of Financial Services Research, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 243-263 (with D.K. Chronopoulous and J.C. Nankervis).

"Financial Freedom and Bank Efficiency: Evidence from Europe" (2013) Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 1223-1231 (with G.E. Chortareas and A. Ventouri).

"Competition, Efficiency and Interest Rate Margins in Latin American Banking" (2012) International Review of Financial Analysis, Vol. 24, pp. 93-103 (with G.E. Chortareas and J.G. Garza-Garcia).

“Is There a Conflict Between Competition and Financial Stability?” (2012) in J.R. Barth, C. Lin and C. Wihlborg (Eds), International Research Handbook on Banking and Governance, Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc. (with B. Casu and P. Molyneux). Book chapter.

"Bank Supervision, Regulation, and Efficiency: Evidence from the European Union" (2012) Journal of Financial Stability, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 292-302 (with G.E. Chortareas and A. Ventouri)

"Ownership Structures and Cost Advantages: Evidence from the Italian Leasing Industry" (2012) Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions and Money, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 879-896 (with M. Degl'Innocenti).

"Efficiency and Risk-Taking in Pre-Crisis Investment Banks" (2012) Journal of Financial Services Research, Vol. 41, No. 1-2, pp. 81-101 (with N. Radic and F. Fiordelisi).

“Are there Any Cost and Profit Efficiency Gains in Financial Conglomeration? Evidence from Accession Countries" (2011) The European Journal of Finance, Vol. 17, No. 8, pp. 603-621 (with D.K. Chronopoulos and J.C. Nankervis).

"Project Finance Loan Spreads and Disaggregated Political Risk" (2011) Applied Financial Economics, Vol. 21, No. 23. pp. 1725-1734 (with S. Snaith).

“Financial Deepening and Bank Productivity in Latin America” (2011) The European Journal of Finance, Vol. 17, No. 9-10. pp. 811-827 (with G.E. Chortareas and J.G. Garza-Garcia).

“Financial Frictions, Efficiency and Risk: Evidence from the Euro Zone” (2011) Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, Vol. 38, No. 1-2. pp. 259-287 (with G.E. Chortareas and A. Ventouri).

“Banking Sector Performance in Latin America: Market Power versus Efficiency” (2011) Review of Development Economics, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 307-325 (with G.E. Chortareas and J.G. Garza-Garcia).

"Emerging Themes in Banking: Recent Literature and Directions for Future Research" (2010) British Accounting Review, Vol. 42, No.3, pp. 153-169 (with J.O.S. Wilson, B. Casu and P. Molyneux).

“Integration and Efficiency Convergence in EU Banking Markets" (2010) Omega, The International Journal of Management Science, Vol. 38, No. 5-6, pp. 260-267 (with B. Casu).

“Testing the Relationship Between Competition and Efficiency in Banking: A Panel Data Analysis” (2009) Economics Letters, Vol. 105, No. 1, pp. 134-137 (with B. Casu).

“Efficiency and Productivity of Greek Banks in the EMU Era” (2009) Applied Financial Economics, Vol. 19, No. 16, pp. 1317-1328 (with G.E. Chortareas and A. Ventouri).

“Competition Issues in European Banking” (2009) Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 119-133 (with B. Casu).

“Efficiency Ownership and Financial Structures in EU Banking: A Cross-Country Comparison” (2009) Managerial Finance, Vol 35, No. 3, pp. 227-245 (with E.F. Velentza and J.C. Nankervis).

“Market Structure, Profits and Spreads in the Mexican Banking Industry" (2009) Banks and Bank Systems, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 43-52 (with G.E. Chortareas and J.G. Garza-Garcia).

“Efficiency Across Alternative Financial Structures, Bank Types and Size Classes: A Comparison of OECD Countries (2008) International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 168-188 (with E.F. Velentza and J.C. Nankervis).

“Bank Competition, Concentration and Efficiency in the Single European Market” (2006) The Manchester School, Vol. 74, No. 4, pp. 441-468 (with B. Casu).

“Efficiency and Stock Performance in European Banking” (2006) Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, Vol. 33, No. 1-2, pp. 245-262 (with E. Beccalli and B. Casu).

“An Analysis of the Relevance of OBS Items in Explaining Productivity Change in European Banking” (2005) Applied Financial Economics, Vol. 15, No. 15, pp. 1053-1061 (with B. Casu).

“Multinationality Matters in Innovation: The Case of the UK Financial Services” (2005) Industry and Innovation, Vol. 12, No. 28, pp. 65-92 (with M. Frenz and G. Ietto-Gillies)

“Productivity Change in Banking: A Comparison of Parametric and Non-Parametric Approaches” (2004) Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 28, No. 10, pp. 2521-2540 (with B. Casu and P. Molyneux).

“Analysing the Determinants of Bank Efficiency: The Case of Italian Banks” (2004) Applied Economics, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 215-227 (with P. Molyneux and E.P.M. Gardener).

“Financial Conglomerates: Strategic Drive and Impact on Bank Efficiency and Productivity” (2004), Applied Financial Economics, Vol. 14, No. 10, pp. 687-696 (with B. Casu).

“Large Banks’ Efficiency in the Single European Market” (2004) The Services Industries Journal, Vol.24, No.6, pp. 129-142 (with B. Casu).

“A Comparative Study of the Cost Efficiency of Italian Bank Conglomerates” (2002) Managerial Finance, Vol. 28, No. 9, pp. 3-23 (with B. Casu).

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