Financing Local Economic Development: In Search of the Optimal Local Financial System

10 Pages Posted: 27 Mar 2016

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Milford Bateman

Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU); St Marys University, Halifax; UFF, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date Written: June 26, 2013

Abstract

This paper looks at the financing of local economic development and what history says are the best models. It compares the success of more interventionist local financial models to more recent but unsuccessful neoliberal-inspired local financial models, such as microfinance.

Keywords: SME, local economic development, microfinance, cooperatives, financial institutions

JEL Classification: G2, J4, J46, L5, O4

Suggested Citation

Bateman, Milford, Financing Local Economic Development: In Search of the Optimal Local Financial System (June 26, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2754901 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2754901

Milford Bateman (Contact Author)

Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU) ( email )

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St Marys University, Halifax ( email )

Halifax, nova scotia
Canada

UFF, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ( email )

Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

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