Credit Cooperative Institutions in European Countries

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This book offers a comparative analysis of credit cooperative systems across 23 European countries. Cooperative banking has an important place in the financial, economic and social life of most European countries, and while cooperative banks, credit mutuals, credit cooperatives and credit unions share the spirit of cooperation and mutuality, they often have very different features, history and development. The book examines the evolution and current model of each credit cooperative system, its importance for the national and local banking markets, as well as the impact of the financial crisis on cooperative banking, and also presents the sharp contrasts between these systems throughout the EU. It is of significant scientific and practical interest and enables policymakers, practitioners and academics at European and national levels to deepen their understanding of the evolution of the system and its governance.
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Springer
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Published on
May 9, 2016
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Pages
444
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ISBN
9783319287843
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Banks & Banking
Business & Economics / Economics / General
Business & Economics / Economics / Macroeconomics
Business & Economics / Industries / General
Business & Economics / International / Economics
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