Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are key to generating economic growth; however, they face numerous credit constraints and disproportionate barriers to long-term financing compared with larger companies.
By offering its continued support to small businesses to create and maintain viable jobs, the CEB strives to achieve its ultimate goal of fostering social cohesion.
INFO 03/2020Addressing the crisis: the CEB’s response to COVID-19 Published: June 2020 Download
Technical brief - Credit constraints, regional institutions and the economic performance of MSMEsAn empirical analysis of the relationship between credit constraints, institutional quality and firm-level economic performance in different European regions. Published: January 2020 Download
Info 04/2019Microfinance and social cohesion Published: January 2020 Download
Technical brief - Supporting inclusion in Europe through microfinanceThis technical brief reviews microfinance activities in Europe and highlights three key areas of intervention for international finance institutions such as the CEB. Published: May 2019 Download
Info 04/2017Supporting the projects that care Published: January 2018 Download
Info 02/2017Saying ‘yes’ to small business Published: June 2017 Download
CEB Info 01/201660 years of European solidarity Published: April 2016 Download
Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: CEB Financing and Its Social ValueSynthesis Published: April 2013 Download
Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: CEB Financing and Its Social ValueFull study Published: April 2013 Download