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The Changing Role of Cooperatives and Credit Unions in Czech Economy

  • Magdalena Hunčová
  • Martin MikeskaEmail author
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Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)

Abstract

Within the Czech Republic, the history of credit unions, savings and loan co-operatives and other types of credits and mutuals was very rich till the beginning of World War II. However, these days there are only a few “credit cooperatives/credit unions” left many of which are gradually changing under the Basel European regulations and the supervision of the Czech National Bank into banking institutions.

Keywords

Czech Republic Social Economy Credit Union Legal Person Credit Cooperative 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Social and Economic StudiesJ. E. Purkyně University in Ústí and LabemÚstí and LabemCzech Republic
  2. 2.Faculty of Management and EconomicsTomas Bata UniversityZlínCzech Republic

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