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The Italian Financial System: Neither Bank Based nor Market Based

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  • Cobham, David
  • Cosci, Stefania
  • Mattesini, Fabrizio

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New data on the sources of finance for the nonfinancial corporate sector show that Italian firms as a whole use more equity finance than their Anglo-Saxon counterparts, and smaller Italian firms use equity more intensively than larger firms. Both findings can be understood in terms of the structure of industry and banking in Italy and the relations between them. Firm managers have considerable autonomy vis-a-vis both financial markets and intermediaries, and the Italian financial system should be seen as substantially different from either the high internal finance systems of the United States and the United Kingdom or the bank-based system of Japan. Copyright 1999 by Blackwell Publishers Ltd and The Victoria University of Manchester

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Volume (Year): 67 (1999)
Issue (Month): 3 (June)
Pages: 325-45

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Cited by:
  1. Werner Hölzl, 2003. "Convergence of financial systems: Towards an evolutionary perspective," Working Papers geewp31, Vienna University of Economics Research Group: Growth and Employment in Europe: Sustainability and Competitiveness.
  2. Cobham, Alex, 2001. "EMU, Monetary Policy and the Role of Financial Constraints," EIFC - Technology and Finance Working Papers 6, United Nations University, Institute for New Technologies.
  3. Barucci, Emilio & Mattesini, Fabrizio, 2008. "Bank shareholding and lending: Complementarity or substitution? Some evidence from a panel of large Italian firms," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 32(10), pages 2237-2247, October.
  4. Stefania Cosci & Valentina Meliciani, 2006. "Multiple Banking Relationships And Over-Leverage In Italian Manufacturing Firms," Manchester School, University of Manchester, vol. 74(s1), pages 78-92, 09.
  5. Ye Bai & Christopher Green, 2011. "Determinants of cross-sectional stock return variations in emerging markets," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 41(1), pages 81-102, August.

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