Barbara Casu

Professor Barbara Casu Lukac is the Director of the Centre for Banking Research at Bayes Business School. She is also the Course Director for the Executive PhD at Bayes.

Her main research interests are in empirical banking, financial regulation, structured finance, and corporate governance. Barbara has published widely, with over 50 publications in peer reviewed Journals. She has also written the popular textbook “Introduction to Banking” (Pearson FT), which is widely adopted for banking courses across the world. She has recently co-edited the Palgrave Handbook of European Banking. Outside academia, Professor Casu has been a consultant/visiting researcher at several organisations, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF); the European Commission (EC); Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS); the Building Societies Association (BSA), the SWIFT Institute.

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  • Introduction to Banking | Barbara Casu

    Introduction to Banking is a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the business of banking, written by expert authors. The book covers both theoretical and applied issues relating to the global banking industry, highlighted by examples from across Europe and the wider international arena. It is organised into four main sections: introduction to banking; central banking and bank regulation; issues in bank management; comparative banking markets.


    • Familiarises students with the reasons banks exist, the different services they offer, and the recent trends impacting on the banking business.
    • Covers contemporary central banking and bank regulation issues comparing the UK, Eurozone and the US providing students with the most up-to-date information on banking practice.
    • Strong focus on bank management issues, including insight into risk management techniques used by banks prepares students to understand the different financial features of commercial and investment banks.
    • Recent developments in developed, emerging and transition banking and financial systems are covered in detail, familiarising students with different types of banking systems and how global trends impact on different types of banking markets.

    15.00 ₾