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The Financial System of the EU 25

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  • Allen, Franklin
  • Laura, Bartiloro
  • Oskar, Kowalewski

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We present an overview of the financial structure of the enlarged European Union with 25 countries. We start by describing the financial system development in all member states since 1995, and then compare the structure between the old and new countries. Using financial measures we document the prevailing substantial differences in the financial structure between new and old member states after the enlargement in 2004. Finally, we compare the financial structures of an enlarged EU with those of the United States and Japan.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 652.

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