About our history

Publications on the history of Rabobank are written mostly in Dutch. A selection of publications in English is listed below.

Online publications

Rabobank through the Years

An introduction into Rabobank’s history.

Dutch cooperative banks and the crises of the 1920s and 1930s

Despite the turbulent times , Dutch cooperative agricultural banks have weathered the financial crises of the 1920 and 1930s relatively well. (offprint)

Further reading

Groeneveld, J.M. (2016). The Road towards One Cooperative Rabobank (Utrecht: Rabobank).

Lavelle, A. (1998). The art of cooperation (Wormer: Inmerc).

Mooij, J. & W. Boonstra, eds. (2012). Raiffeisen’s Footprint. The Cooperative Way of Banking (Amsterdam: VU University Press).

Mooij, J. (2011). Rabobank: An Innovative Dutch Bank, 1945-2000. In: B. Bátiz-Lazo, J.C. Maixé-Altés & P. Thomes, eds. Technological Innovation in Retail Finance. International Historical Perspectives (London: Routledge). pp. 173-193.