The future of credit unions in the United States: evidence from quantitative extrapolations

  title={The future of credit unions in the United States: evidence from quantitative extrapolations},
  author={K. Nikolopoulos and Handrinos},
  journal={Applied Financial Economics Letters},
  pages={177 - 182}
Credit Unions (CUs) are financial co-operatives owned and controlled by their members; in the United States they operate both on state as well as on a national level and are in direct competition with retail high-street banks. In this study we use published data for six key financial figures from ten states in the US and present short to mid-term extrapolations. An Expert Forecasting Support System, selecting via a competition among classic extrapolative techniques, has been employed in order… 
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