• Paola Ferretti
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions book series (SBFI)


The current crisis scenario has shed new light on the crucial role of intermediaries in the growth of firms. This has generated interest in the complexity and variety of bank offerings as competitive advantages in their relationships with enterprises. This in turn raises issues such as the intervention levers banks might use to strengthen their relationship with firms, overcoming vulnerabilities and distortions accumulated over time to create value for both.


Credit Risk Bank Lending Credit Protection Credit Guarantee Credit Risk Assessment 
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  • Paola Ferretti
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  1. 1.Universita di PisaViareggioItaly

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