INTERNATIONAL BANKING SYSTEM

The ‘topics’ for the essay of BU51011 – International Banking System are set out below.
Your essay of not more than 2000 words is to be submitted online using Turnitin
before 12 noon on Thursday 14 November 2019. The Turnitin link can be found in
the Assignments folder on My Dundee for the BU51011 module. You must keep a
copy of the essay that you submit for your own records. Please choose only one topic
from the following:

ESSAY TOPICS

1. Explain the main strategic reasons why banks may wish to establish foreign
operations. Use relevant theories and practical evidence to support your
arguments.

OR

2. Explain the determinants of bank failure and discuss the relevance of non-
performing loans in the context of bank failure and bank restructuring. Use

relevant theories and practical evidence to support your arguments.

Sudhu (Sudharshan Reddy Paramati)
September, 2019

Some suggestions:

1) Your essay of not more than 2000 words, excluding the title, the abstract,
footnotes, tables, equations, graphs, references and appendices;
2) Font: Times New Roman;
3) Font Size: 12;
4) Align text to both the left and right margins;
5) Line and paragraph spacing: 2;
6) Make sure to refer a minimum of 20 journal articles;
7) Please use the consistent referencing style.

Format of the essay (tentative):
1) Title page;
2) Abstract;
3) Introduction;
4) Theoretical background
5) Empirical literature
6) Policy and practical implications
7) Conclusion
8) References/Appendices