The Restructuring of Banks and Financial Systems in the Euro Area and the Financing of SMEs

  • Filippo Luca Calciano
  • Giovanni Scarano
  • Franco Fiordelisi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Introduction

    1. Franco Fiordelisi, Filippo L. Calciano, Giovanni Scarano
      Pages 1-10
  3. I – Restructuring Banks and Financial Systems in the Euro Area

  4. New Tools for the Financing of SMEs

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 251-256

About this book


The 2007-2009 financial crisis has had a worldwide impact on banks and financial systems. It has also brought about major changes in Europe's financial regulatory framework which could lead to financing problems for SMEs. The book explores the restructuring process of banking and financial systems to its impact on the financing of SMEs.


Banking regulation SMEs bank banking economic growth European Central Bank growth monetary policy

Editors and affiliations

  • Filippo Luca Calciano
    • 1
  • Giovanni Scarano
    • 1
  • Franco Fiordelisi
    • 2
  1. 1.Roma Tre UniversityRoma
  2. 2.Durham UniversityUK

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