Extending 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 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

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  • Author : Daniel Makina
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 342 pages
  • ISBN : 0128142030
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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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The Global Findex Database 2017
  • Author : Asli Demirguc-Kunt,Leora Klapper,Dorothe Singer,Saniya Ansar
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 19 April 2018
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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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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

Synergizing Management, Technology and Innovation in Generating Sustainable and Competitive Business Growth

Synergizing Management, Technology and Innovation in Generating Sustainable and Competitive Business Growth
  • Author : Ratih Hendayani,Indira Rachmawati,Hani Gita Ayuningtias,Cahyaningsih,Dania Syanetta Dennyra
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 08 April 2021
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Sustainable Collaboration in Business, Technology, Information and Innovation (SCBTII 2020) Proceeding’s topic deals with ``Synergizing Management, Technology and Innovation in Generating Sustainable and Competitive Business Growth``. This proceeding offers valuable knowledge on how research can be applied to support the government by introducing a policy of economic transformation in solving various challenges and driving the business sector to gain the ability to create sustainable competitive advantages, which will lead to sustainable, competitive and quality growth. The subjects in this Proceeding

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

Making Finance Work for Africa

Making Finance Work for Africa
  • Author : Patrick Honohan,Thorsten Beck
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 25 July 2021
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Drawing on its extensive experience in helping restructure and reform financial systems, the World Bank examines the state of African domestic financial systems in a global comparison. It identifies promising trends as well as pinpointing the major shortcomings that are observed across sub-Saharan Africa. Policy recommendations distinguish between those designed to make finance a more effective driver of economic growth and those designed to give low income, small-scale and other excluded groups better access to financial services.

Realizing Indonesia's Economic Potential

Realizing Indonesia's Economic Potential
  • Author : Mr.Luis E Breuer,Mr.Jaime Guajardo,Mr.Tidiane Kinda
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Release : 01 August 2018
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Analytical work on Indonesian macroeconomic and financial issues, with an overarching theme on building institutions and policies for prosperity and inclusive growth. The book begins with a 20-year economic overview by former Finance Minister Chatib Basri, with subsequent chapters covering diverse sectors of the economy as well as Indonesia’s place in the global economy.

The Future of Work in Africa

The Future of Work in Africa
  • Author : Jieun Choi,Mark A. Dutz,Zainab Usman
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 26 June 2020
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The Future of Work in Africa focuses on the key themes of creating productive jobs and addressing the needs of those left behind. It highlights how global trends, especially the adoption of digital technologies, may change the nature of work in Sub-Saharan Africa by creating new opportunities and challenges. It argues that, contrary to global fears of worker displacement by new technologies, African countries can develop an inclusive future of work, with opportunities for lower-skilled workers. Harnessing these opportunities is,

Agricultural finance and the youth – Prospects for financial inclusion in Uganda

Agricultural finance and the youth – Prospects for financial inclusion in Uganda
  • Author : The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 01 March 2020
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The aim of this paper is to provide a comprehensive assessment of the current state of financial inclusion of the rural youth in Uganda, with a specific focus on their engagement in the agricultural sector and the financial services that are available to them to pursue their business ventures in this area. The study seeks to illustrate and bring to light the core constraints and opportunities associated with the provision of tailored financial services to young agricultural entrepreneurs in the

The Future of Microfinance

The Future of Microfinance
  • Author : Ira W. Lieberman,Paul DiLeo,Todd A. Watkins,Anna Kanze
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release : 30 June 2020
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A major source of financing for the poor and no longer a niche industry Over the past four decades, microfinance—the provision of loans, savings, and insurance to small businesses and entrepreneurs shut out of traditional capital markets—has grown from a niche service in Bangladesh and a few other countries to a significant global source of financing. Some 200 million people globally now receive support from microfinance institutions, with most of the recipients in the developing world. In the beginning,

The Oxford Handbook of Banking

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  • Author : Allen N. Berger,Philip Molyneux,John O.S. Wilson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 25 July 2021
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The Oxford Handbook of Banking provides an overview and analysis of state-of-the-art research in banking written by leading researchers in the field. It strikes a balance between abstract theory, empirical analysis, and practitioner and policy-related material.

Kingdom of Morocco Financial Inclusion

Kingdom of Morocco Financial Inclusion
  • Author : World Bank
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 25 July 2021
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Morocco has made important progress in economic development and financial inclusion since the 2007 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP). Sustained economic growth has contributed to reducing poverty and greater sharing of economic prosperity. The financial sector has emerged as one of the most developed and inclusive in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This technical note covers a large spectrum of financial inclusion topics in Morocco, mostly from the vantage point of banks, microcredit associations and finance companies. However,

The 2015 Brookings Financial and Digital Inclusion Project Report

The 2015 Brookings Financial and Digital Inclusion Project Report
  • Author : John Villasenor,Darrell West,Robin Lewis
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release : 06 October 2015
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The 2015 Brookings Financial and Digital Inclusion Project (FDIP) Report and Scorecard evaluate access to and usage of affordable financial services across 21 geographically and economically diverse countries. The 2015 FDIP Report and Scorecard seek to answer a set of fundamental questions about today's global financial inclusion efforts, including: 1) Do country commitments make a difference in progress toward financial inclusion?; 2) To what extent do mobile and other digital technologies advance financial inclusion?; and 3) What legal, policy, and regulatory approaches promote financial inclusion? John