Vol 3, No 2 (2015)

Albanian Banking System: Risk Behavior and Capital Requirements

Andromahi Kufo


With almost 20 years history, the Albanian banking system struggles from one side to ensure the economy safety and soundness and from the other side to comply with international requirements such as Basel II. In this crossroad, we attempt to investigate the regulator’s effect on the monitoring and supervising the banking system and the banks behavior towards these requirements. This article finds a significant positive and simultaneous relationship between risk and capital for the Albanian banking sector which relies on previous theoretical and empirical approaches.

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Risk behavior; Capital requirements; Banking system; Albania

Publication information

Volume 3, Issue 2
Year of Publication: 2015
ISSN: 1857 - 8721
Publisher: EDNOTERA

How to cite

Kufo, A.: Albanian Banking System: Risk Behavior and Capital Requirements. Journal of Applied Economics and Business, Vol 3, No. 2, 5-16. (2015)