Credit Guarantee Institutions and SME Finance

  • Paola Leone
  • Gianfranco A. Vento

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Gianfranco A. Vento, Pasqualina Porretta
    Pages 1-10
  3. Pasqualina Porretta, Ignace G. Bikoula
    Pages 38-74
  4. Paola Leone
    Pages 75-130
  5. Ida C. Panetta, Corrado Lo Cascio
    Pages 131-169
  6. Paolo Capuano, Pasqualina Porretta
    Pages 170-210
  7. Gianfranco A. Vento, Paolo Agnese
    Pages 211-243
  8. Gianfranco A. Vento, Antonio La Colla
    Pages 244-286
  9. Paola Leone, Pasqualina Porretta
    Pages 287-326
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 327-363

About this book


This book analyses and confronts the functioning of guarantee systems for SMEs in countries where these schemes had an important development. The book also highlights how the current financial crisis is modifying the guarantees schemes, through policy maker interventions.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Paola Leone
    • 1
  • Gianfranco A. Vento
    • 2
  1. 1.University of RomeItaly
  2. 2.Regent’s CollegeLondonUK

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