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Extending Financial Inclusion in Africa

Extending Financial Inclusion in Africa
  • Author : Daniel Makina
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 09 June 2019
  • ISBN : 0128142030
  • Pages : 342 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Extending Financial Inclusion in Africa unveils the genesis and transformation of Africa’s financial sector and its ability to provide finance for all. Contributors of the Book traverse the whole spectrum of African financial systems, examining their depth and breadth and empirically evaluating their appropriateness and effectiveness to achieve inclusive financial services. Explores the evolution of the financial sector in Africa from the pre-colonial to post-colonial era Investigates the financial inclusion–economic growth nexus Explores the role of financial regulation and governance in either enhancing or limiting financial inclusion Evaluates unintended consequences of financial inclusion, including over-indebtedness and increased propensity to spend Assesses cross-sectional evidence on the link between financial inclusion and technological developments such as the internet and mobile technology


Extending Financial Inclusion in Africa

Extending Financial Inclusion in Africa
  • Author : Daniel Makina
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 09 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKExtending Financial Inclusion in Africa

Extending Financial Inclusion in Africa unveils the genesis and transformation of Africa’s financial sector and its ability to provide finance for all. Contributors of the Book traverse the whole spectrum of African financial systems, examining their depth and breadth and empirically evaluating their appropriateness and effectiveness to achieve inclusive financial services. Explores the evolution of the financial sector in Africa from the pre-colonial to post-colonial era Investigates the financial inclusion–economic growth nexus Explores the role of financial regulation

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Banking in Africa: Delivering on Financial Inclusion, Supporting Financial Stability

Banking in Africa: Delivering on Financial Inclusion, Supporting Financial Stability
  • Author : European Investment Bank
  • Publisher : European Investment Bank
  • Release : 21 November 2018
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In its fourth edition, this report focuses on recent developments in Africa's banking sectors and the policy options for all stakeholders. The study of banking sectors across all African sub-regions includes the results of the EIB survey of banking groups operating in Africa. Three thematic chapters address challenges and opportunities for financing investment in Africa: Crowding out of private sector lending by public debt issuance The state of bank recovery and resolution laws in Africa Policy options on how to

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Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Author : Mr.Montfort Mlachila,Ahmat Jidoud,Ms.Monique Newiak,Bozena Radzewicz-Bak,Ms.Misa Takebe
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Release : 14 September 2016
GET THIS BOOKFinancial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

This paper discusses how sub-Saharan Africa’s financial sector developed in the past few decades, compared with other regions. Sub-Saharan African countries have made substantial progress in financial development over the past decade, but there is still considerable scope for further development, especially compared with other regions. Indeed, until a decade or so ago, the level of financial development in a large number of sub-Saharan African countries had actually regressed relative to the early 1980s. With the exception of the

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Financial Sector Development in Africa

Financial Sector Development in Africa
  • Author : Thorsten Beck,Samuel Munzele Maimbo
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 27 November 2012
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This edited volume contains eight studies of financial sector challenges in Africa that served as background studies for Financing Africa: Through the Crisis and Beyond. One of the major challenges for African financial systems is to expand financial services to a larger share of the population. The chapters in this area cover microfinance in Africa, the role of technology, reforms of payment infrastructure, and financing agriculture. Two chapters cover challenges in increasing long-term finance; one covers housing finance and the

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The Promise of Fintech

The Promise of Fintech
  • Author : Ms.Ratna Sahay,Mr.Ulric Eriksson von Allmen,Ms.Amina Lahreche,Purva Khera,Ms.Sumiko Ogawa,Majid Bazarbash,Ms.Kimberly Beaton
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Release : 01 July 2020
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Technology is changing the landscape of the financial sector, increasing access to financial services in profound ways. These changes have been in motion for several years, affecting nearly all countries in the world. During the COVID-19 pandemic, technology has created new opportunities for digital financial services to accelerate and enhance financial inclusion, amid social distancing and containment measures. At the same time, the risks emerging prior to COVID-19, as digital financial services developed, are becoming even more relevant.

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The Global Findex Database 2017

The Global Findex Database 2017
  • Author : Asli Demirguc-Kunt,Leora Klapper,Dorothe Singer,Saniya Ansar
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 19 April 2018
GET THIS BOOKThe Global Findex Database 2017

In 2011 the World Bank—with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation—launched the Global Findex database, the world's most comprehensive data set on how adults save, borrow, make payments, and manage risk. Drawing on survey data collected in collaboration with Gallup, Inc., the Global Findex database covers more than 140 economies around the world. The initial survey round was followed by a second one in 2014 and by a third in 2017. Compiled using nationally representative surveys of more than 150,000 adults

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Handbook of Research on Institution Development for Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Growth in Africa

Handbook of Research on Institution Development for Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Growth in Africa
  • Author : Osabuohien, Evans S.,Oduntan, Emmanuel A.,Gershon, Obindah,Onanuga, Olaronke,Ola-David, Oluyomi
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 04 December 2020
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African countries are pursuing a number of development agendas toward achieving economic growth that is inclusive, pro-poor, and sustainable, particularly the type that can unleash the potential of women and booming youthful populations. However, available evidence shows that many African countries have experienced economic hardships and have performed more poorly than other developing and emerging countries in the global south. The Handbook of Research on Institution Development for Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Growth in Africa is an essential research publication

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Economic Growth and Financial Development

Economic Growth and Financial Development
  • Author : Muhammad Shahbaz,Alaa Soliman,Subhan Ullah
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 21 September 2021
GET THIS BOOKEconomic Growth and Financial Development

This book looks into the relationship between financial development, economic growth, and the possibility of a potential capital flight in the transmission process. It also examines the important role that financial institutions, financial markets, and country-level institutional factors play in economic growth and their impact on capital flight in emerging economies. By presenting new theoretical insights and empirical country studies as well as econometric approaches, the authors focus on the relationship between financial development and economic growth with capital flight

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Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa

Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Author : Mr.Montfort Mlachila,Mr.Masafumi Yabara
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Release : 26 September 2013
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Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have seen accelerated growth for an extended period of time since the mid-1990s, making a clear break with their long stagnant growth during the previous two decades. That said, the region faces significant challenges over the medium to long term, including reducing poverty, overcoming infrastructure bottlenecks, enhancing productivity and skill levels, and improving the business climate, among others. The banking sector remains underdeveloped in SSA, thus reducing its contribution to growth, although its

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Microfinance in Africa

Microfinance in Africa
  • Author : S. Rajagopalan
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 22 May 2022
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Africa is home to some of the poorest and vulnerable populations in the world. The ten poorest countries in the world are in Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa is the region with the highest incidence and greatest depth of poverty in the world. Fewer than one in five adults in Africa has access to the services of a formal or semi-formal financial institution. Microfinance in Africa is growing, though. A broad range of diverse institutions offer financial services to the poor and

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Fintech and the Remaking of Financial Institutions

Fintech and the Remaking of Financial Institutions
  • Author : John Hill
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 May 2018
GET THIS BOOKFintech and the Remaking of Financial Institutions

FinTech and the Remaking of Financial Institutions explores the transformative potential of new entrants and innovations on business models. In its survey and analysis of FinTech, the book addresses current and future states of money and banking. It provides broad contexts for understanding financial services, products, technology, regulations and social considerations. The book shows how FinTech has evolved and will drive the future of financial services, while other FinTech books concentrate on particular solutions and adopt perspectives of individual users,

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Trade, Investment and Economic Growth

Trade, Investment and Economic Growth
  • Author : Pooja Lakhanpal,Jaydeep Mukherjee,Biswajit Nag,Divya Tuteja
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 10 May 2021
GET THIS BOOKTrade, Investment and Economic Growth

The book contributes to the growing literature pertaining to empirical and policy issues in international trade, foreign capital flows and issues in finance, implications for India and emerging economies related to trade and development interface, and analysis of sector level growth and development in India. Further, the focus is on the policy aspects of these themes and their role in fostering economic development in the context of India and other emerging market economies. The discourse focuses mainly on empirical work

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FinTech in Sub-Saharan African Countries

FinTech in Sub-Saharan African Countries
  • Author : Mr.Rodolfo Maino,Mr.Alexander Massara,Hector Perez Saiz,Preya Sharma,Mr.Amadou N Sy
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Release : 14 February 2019
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FinTech is a major force shaping the structure of the financial industry in sub-Saharan Africa. New technologies are being developed and implemented in sub-Saharan Africa with the potential to change the competitive landscape in the financial industry. While it raises concerns on the emergence of vulnerabilities, FinTech challenges traditional structures and creates efficiency gains by opening up the financial services value chain. Today, FinTech is emerging as a technological enabler in the region, improving financial inclusion and serving as a

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Money from Nothing

Money from Nothing
  • Author : Deborah James
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release : 19 November 2014
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Money from Nothing explores the dynamics surrounding South Africa's national project of financial inclusion—dubbed "banking the unbanked"—which aimed to extend credit to black South Africans as a critical aspect of broad-based economic enfranchisement. Through rich and captivating accounts, Deborah James reveals the varied ways in which middle- and working-class South Africans' access to credit is intimately bound up with identity, status-making, and aspirations of upward mobility. She draws out the deeply precarious nature of both the aspirations and

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Developing Africa's Financial Services

Developing Africa's Financial Services
  • Author : Dana T. Redford
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 22 May 2022
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Financial services are an essential element in powering entrepreneurial activity beyond resource extraction in Africa. This book examines the macro-trends and highlights inspiring success stories of entrepreneurial financial sector ventures that are making a lasting contribution to the economic development of various sub-Saharan African countries.

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