Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Joe Crowley
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 April 2007
Keywords: Interest rate spreads, inflation, banking, banking sector, money growth, lower inflation,
This paper examines interest rate spreads in English-speaking African countries. Higher spreads were found to be associated with lower inflation, a greater number of banks, and greater public ownership of banks. Hi...