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Determinantes das decisões locacionais da atividade financeira [Determinants of financial sector location decisions]


  • Michel Alexandre

    (Università degli Studi di Siena)

  • Gilberto Tadeu Lima Otaviano Canuto


  • Otaviano Canuto

    (World Bank)


This review-paper deals with different factors that have an effect on location decisions made by financial institutions. Emphasis is given to those factors that are specific to the financial sector and not applicable to economic activity in general.

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  • Michel Alexandre & Gilberto Tadeu Lima Otaviano Canuto & Otaviano Canuto, 2006. "Determinantes das decisões locacionais da atividade financeira [Determinants of financial sector location decisions]," Nova Economia, Economics Department, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil), vol. 16(2), pages 243-263, May-Augus.
  • Handle: RePEc:nov:artigo:v:16:y:2006:i:2:p:243-263

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    financial institutions; location decisions; economic geography;

    JEL classification:

    • G20 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - General
    • R10 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - General


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