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The Role of the European Investment Bank (RLE Banking & Finance)

1st Edition

By Sheila Lewenhak


294 pages

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This volume draws together diverse sources of information from the EIB’s own reports and bulletins, as well as reports of the Us Federal Reserve Board, the IMF and OECD, together with press and journal sources to examine the history, borrowing and lending operations from 1958-1980. It also discusses some of the environmental and social effects of its lending activities. Some consideration has also been given to the bank’s operations beyond EU boundaries. The book sheds light on an important EU institution which is crucial to EU member states’ infrastructure, industry and economy.

Table of Contents

1. The Origins, Character and Structure of the European Investment Bank 2. The EIB’s Borrowing Operations and Reactions to Market Changes 3. The Lending Mechanisms and Policies of the European Investment Bank 4. The Relations between the EIB and the Commission of the European Communities 5. European Investment Bank Lending for Energy Projects Other Than Nuclear Power 6. The European Investment Bank’s Lending for Nuclear Power Projects 7. The European Investment Bank’s Lending For Transport 8. The European Investment Bank’s Lending For Water Supply Projects in the EEC 9. The European Investment Bank’s Loans For Large-Scale Industrial Enterprise with Special Reference to Employment. 10. European Investment Bank Financing For Steel and Telecommunications 11. European Investment Bank Loans for the Chemical and Chemical Related Industries 12. The European Investment Bank’s Lending For Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises 13. The European Investment Bank’s Financing in South European and Mediterranean Countries and in the Middle East 15. European Investment Bank’s Financing in the Rest of the World 16. Conclusions. Index.

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About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Banking & Finance

Current interest in the history of money and banking remains strong and it is opportune to survey developments both in the UK, USA, Europe and Asia. This set provides historical analysis which incorporates research from the early twentieth century onwards in a form that is both accessible to students of money & banking and economists, economic historians and bankers

This set re-issues 38 volumes originally published between 1900 and 2000. It charts the history of early banking, discusses banking in the UK, Europe,Japan and the USA, analyses banks as multinationals, the UK mortgage market, banking policy and structure and examines specific sectors such as gilts and gold.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Banks & Banking
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General