Dossier. Corporate governance
Focus. Capitalism and Business
Special 30 Years of Economia & Management
European Diversity Without Unity
A clear distinction exists between the U.S. and Europe: while the former is a nation, the latter is a sum of many nations, even larger than the number of states of which it consists. This heterogeneity, especially at a cultural level, makes it hard to speak of a single European capitalism, with unique and similar characteristics. There are actually different types, strongly rooted in the cultural fabric of each single country.