The European Investment Bank: Development, Integration, Investment?

  title={The European Investment Bank: Development, Integration, Investment?},
  author={Judith Clifton and Daniel D{\'i}az-Fuentes and Ana Lara G{\'o}mez},
  journal={International Finance eJournal},
The European Investment Bank (EIB) constitutes one of the main institutional pillars upon which the European Union (EU) was built. Despite this, the institution has attracted surprisingly little research. The EIB Statutes can be boiled down to three overarching objectives that its lending would prioritize – development, integration and investment – but little is known about the extent to which EIB loans fulfil each objective in practice. This article breaks new ground by providing the first… Expand
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