TITLE

Trans-Atlantic Discrepancies Highlight U.S. Efficiencies

AUTHOR(S)
Hackett, Greg
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on differences in finance costs and performance between American and European companies. It states that benchmark figures reveal that finance costs are 30 percent higher for European companies compared to similar American companies and are also a greater percent of total revenue for European companies. It states that European companies have considerably lower productivity and higher transaction costs compared to American counterparts. It suggests that one reason for this is the lack of widespread technological investments to lower costs and improve efficiency by European companies.
ACCESSION #
11861279

 

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