EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

The banker’s profession and risk: the alteration of the finance functions of the banking system

Sandrine Ansart () and Virginie Monvoisin ()

Cahiers d’économie politique / Papers in Political Economy, 2012, issue 62, 7-35

Abstract: While the financial system has experienced a historical crisis, questions about the role of banking sector are rising among the public and commentators. Although Minsky was one of the few authors who studied the link between banks, risk and crisis, nevertheless his approach seems incomplete for throwing light on the whole set of phenomena of the current crisis. So, we propose to go back to history of banks in a perspective to show how the link between the banker and risk is specific, and how the recent alteration of this profession is source of main disequilibria.

Keywords: Banker; financing; risks; regulation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E12 E44 E51 G01 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://www.cairn.info/revue-cahiers-d-economie-politique.htm (application/pdf)

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:cpo:journl:y:2012:i:62:p:7-35

Ordering information: This journal article can be ordered from
142 rue du faubourg Saint-Martin. 75010 Paris, France.

Access Statistics for this article

Cahiers d’économie politique / Papers in Political Economy is currently edited by Claire Pignol

More articles in Cahiers d’économie politique / Papers in Political Economy from L'Harmattan
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Carlos Andrés Vasco Correa ().

 
Page updated 2019-01-12
Handle: RePEc:cpo:journl:y:2012:i:62:p:7-35