Structures, conduct, economic performance of the insurance sector's financial intermediation activities - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 61-532-X19970013506


The economic system has adopted many institutions that intermediate between buyers and sellers. In commodity markets there are retailers and supermarkets; in the housing market there are real estate agents; in financial markets, there are depository institutions (commercial banks, savings and loans institutions, credit unions), contractual savings institutions (insurance companies and pension funds) and investment intermediaries (mutual funds, finance companies).

Issue Number: 1997001
Author(s): Harchaoui, Tarek
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PDFFebruary 2, 1998