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Theories Regarding Financial Intermediation And Financial Intermediaries – A Survey


  • Alin Marius ANDRIES

    () („Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania)


In this paper we propose to make a presentation of the main theories on financial intermediation and financial intermediaries. Modern theory of financial intermediation examine the main functions of financial intermediation, how the financial intermediation affect the economy as a whole and the effects of government policies on financial intermediaries. We will focus on issues of function of financial intermediaries, such as reduction of transaction costs, liquidity provision, information provision, debt renegotiation.

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  • Alin Marius ANDRIES, 2009. "Theories Regarding Financial Intermediation And Financial Intermediaries – A Survey," The Annals of the "Stefan cel Mare" University of Suceava. Fascicle of The Faculty of Economics and Public Administration, "Stefan cel Mare" University of Suceava, Romania, Faculty of Economics and Public Administration, vol. 9(2(10)), pages 254-261, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:scm:ausvfe:v:9:y:2009:i:2(10):p:254-261

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