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Financial intermediation through markets and organizations: An information-boundary argument for financial organizations


  • Collin, Sven-Olof


The existence of financial organizations is explained by a comparative analysis of various financial institutions which fulfil the function of financial intermediation. One of the main explanations for the existence of financial organizations is the need to create property rights to allocative competency through the construction of an organization.

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  • Collin, Sven-Olof, 1997. "Financial intermediation through markets and organizations: An information-boundary argument for financial organizations," Scandinavian Journal of Management, Elsevier, vol. 13(2), pages 175-189, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:scaman:v:13:y:1997:i:2:p:175-189

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    1. Monica DUDIAN, 2010. "Rating Agencies on the International Financial Market: an Approach in Terms of the Transaction Cost Economy," Timisoara Journal of Economics, West University of Timisoara, Romania, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, vol. 3(3(11)), pages 139-146.
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