The Financial Structures of the Leading Industrial Countries: A Medium-Term Analysis
Financial Accounts: History, Methods, the Case of Italy and International Comparisons Conference, p. 333, 2005
32 Pages Posted: 31 Jul 2012
Date Written: December 1, 2005
The differences between financial structures are a key aspect of the literature investigating the link between finance and economic growth, where the direction of causality is hard to discern. The paper analyses the size of financial and real wealth, the role of intermediaries and markets, and the debt of households and firms in the leading industrial countries: the US, the UK, Japan, Italy, France, Germany, and Spain.
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