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Analyzing the role of commercial banks in the absorption of European funds


  • Florin Paul Costel LILEA

    („Artifex” University of Bucharest)

  • Alexandru MANOLE

    („Artifex” University of Bucharest)

  • Mugurel POPOVICI

    („Artifex” University of Bucharest)

  • Emilia STANCIU

    (Bucharest University of Economic Studies)


In this article, the authors focused on analyzing the role of commercial banks in absorbing community funds. Allocations of non-reimbursable Community funds for the member countries of the European Union are important because these funds aim to overcome some difficulties and bring all the countries closer to the EU standards. Emphasis is also placed on the analysis of structural funds, with an emphasis on the situation of some Member States in accessing these sources of funding. Structural funds are, unfortunately, difficult to use by the states that have become members of the European Union due to the lack of projects and the possibility of co-financing. The studies also focus on the comparative analysis of the absorption of European funds from Romania, Hungary and Lithuania. To illustrate more clearly what has been said in this study, tables and graphic representations are presented. The analysis can be extended, including through the use of econometric methods.

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  • Florin Paul Costel LILEA & Alexandru MANOLE & Mugurel POPOVICI & Emilia STANCIU, 2017. "Analyzing the role of commercial banks in the absorption of European funds," Romanian Statistical Review Supplement, Romanian Statistical Review, vol. 65(5), pages 243-255, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:rsr:supplm:v:65:y:2017:i:5:p:243-255

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    community fund; bank; absorption; budget; investment;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
    • G24 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage


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