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Title:Aspects of banking history in Africa
Editor:Jones, StuartISNI
Periodical:South African Journal of Economic History (ISSN 1011-3436)
Geographic terms:Ethiopia
South Africa
banking law
financial policy
Abstract:The development of financial intermediation has changed substantially over the last five decades. In South Africa, sociopolitical changes have led to structural changes in the banking sector as well as the delivery of financial services. This special issue looks at the history of banking in Africa and more specifically South Africa. Contents: Anton Ehlers, South African trust companies and boards of executors and the 1942 Bank Act: from self-regulating 'financial aristocrats' to statutorily controlled deposit-receiving institutions - Evan Gilbert, Estian Calitz and Stan du Plessis, Prudential regulation, its international background and the performance of the banks: a critical review of the South African environment since 1970 - Arnaldo Mauri, The re-establishment of the national monetary and banking system in Ethiopia, 1941-1963 - Andrie Schoombee, Access to formal financial services for South Africa's poor: developments since 1990 - Grietjie Verhoef, Concentration and competition: the changing landscape of the banking sector in South Africa, 1970-2007. [ASC Leiden abstract]