Table of contents for Designing financial supervision institutions : independence, accountability and governance / edited by Donato Masciandaro and Marc Quintyn ; in association with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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Contents
Contributors	vii
Foreword Donato Masciandaro and Marc Quintyn	ix
Introduction Charles Goodhart	xi
PART I	INDEPENDENCE, ACCOUNTABILITY AND 
GOVERNANCE
1.	Robust Regulators and Their Political Masters: Independence 
and Accountability in Theory	3
	Marc Quintyn and Michael Taylor
2.	Independence and Accountability in Supervision:
General Principles and European Settings	43
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi 
3.	The Fear of Freedom: Politicians and the Independence and 
Accountability of Financial Supervisors in Practice	65
Marc Quintyn, Silvia Ramirez and Michael Taylor
4.	Independence and Accountability: Why Politics Matters	119
 Johnathan Westrup
5.	Governance in Banking Supervision: Theory and Practices	155
Marco Arnone, Salim Darbar and Alessandro Gambini
PART II	THE DESIGN OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS: CAUSES 
AND EFFECTS
6.	Financial Supervision Architectures and Central Bank 
Independence	213
Andreas Freytag and Donato Masciandaro
7.	Architectures of Supervisory Authorities and Banking 
Supervision 	265
Marco Arnone and Alessandro Gambini
8.	Experience with Integrated Supervisors: Governance and 
Quality of Supervision	313
	Martin _ih¿k and Richard Podpiera
9.	Financial Supervisors: Alternative Models in a European 
Perspective	349
	Giorgio Di Giorgio and Carmine di Noia
10.	Budgetary Governance of Banking Supervision: A Primer	387
Maria Nieto, Henriette Prast and Donato Masciandaro
PART III	IN SEARCH FOR THEORETICAL UNDERPINNINGS
11.	Bureaucrats or Politicians?	425
Alberto Alesina and Guido Tabellini
12.	Agency Problems in Banking Supervision	447
Robert Eisenbeis
	Index		

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Banks and banking -- State supervision.
Financial institutions -- State supervision.
Banks and banking, Central.