As promoting the Co-operative banks business model is one of our mission, the EACB is supporting the research on co-operative banking by being a partner to the researchers, or by publishing its own studies. Since 2013, we also stimulate the research with our Award for young researchers on co-operative banks.
In this SUERF Policy Brief we consider the role of institutional culture and individual responsibility in banking and the role and focus of regulation. An issue that has not been sufficiently addressed is the extent to which the...
The re-regulation wave following the global financial crisis is putting pressure on local community and cooperative banks. The literature on the real effects of financial institutions is large. By performing critical functions in the economic system, financial institutions can foster...
The selective incentives in the governance of Co-operative Banks: the specific relationship between efficiency and Participatory Loan - R. LIMONTA MON
The governance of co-operative banks since its creation has meant another side of the typical behavior of banks. The main aims of co-operative banks are substantially different in order to methods and practices.
Finance, distribution and the economic objectives of cooperative financial institutions - A. KHAFAGY
Because of information asymmetries, a financial sector dominated solely by profit‐maximizing financial intermediaries will increase income and wealth inequality as it gives preferential access to credit for high‐income agents, whereas a diversified inclusive financial sector with alternative models of...
Cooperative Leadership: Reflections on the Autonomy and Delineations of Delineations of a Cooperative and Value-based Leadership Style - V. SCHAFER
In the past, leadership principles for cooperatives have been discussed in a wide range of publications. Referring specifically to cooperative banks, some of these publications also attempted to define the respective leadership behaviour as “cooperative leadership”.
NEW research letter "European co-operative banks in 2018: a concise assessment" - Prof. H. Groeneveld, Tilburg University
The EACB is pleased to announce the launch of a new publication entitled “European co-operative banks in 2018: a concise assessment” by Tilburg University. The publication reviews developments in the overall performance of 18 co-operative banking groups in 13 European...
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Find books, articles, reports on Co-operative Banks and the Co-operative Banking model. These are made by the EACB, its Think Tank, its members and even external organisations !