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The economics of financing firms: the role of banks

  • Bertocco Giancarlo


    (Department of Economics, University of Insubria, Italy)

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the fact that the asymmetric information approach does not constitute the only theorical framework which gives provinence to the issue of firm financing; a meaningful theory could be elaborated on the basis of the works of Keynes and Schumpeter

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Paper provided by Department of Economics, University of Insubria in its series Economics and Quantitative Methods with number qf0312.

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Length: 36 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2003
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Handle: RePEc:ins:quaeco:qf0312
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