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Title: Competition and regulation in the banking and quasi-banking industries: evidence from Italy
Authors: Carretta, Alessandro
Fiordelisi, Franco
Issue Date: Feb-2001
Publisher: CEIS
Series/Report no.: Quaderni CEIS; 136
Abstract: Over the past three decades, new types of credit institution have been developed and new forms of intermediation have succeeded in establishing themselves as important competitors in the credit market. The literature on regulation has never paid much attention to the behaviour of quasi-banking institutions, from the point of view of their distinctive characteristics and management peculiarities This paper investigates the relationship between regulation and competition among non banking credit intermediaries and banks. This study assess the importance of the management characteristics and profiles of quasi-banking institutions, for regulatory purposes, and to examine the relationship between the regulatory process and differing business behaviours. This study deals with a specific aspect of the regulation of financial systems. In any case, in the wide-ranging and animated discussions on regulation, recently there seems to be a growing interest in this specific issue, in respect of both...
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2108/148
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