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Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Macroeconomic Context

Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Macroeconomic Context »

Source: Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa : the Macroeconomic Context

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484344538

Keywords: Economic growth, Bank supervision, Banking systems, Sub-Saharan Africa, banking, financial sector, financial systems, banking system

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...

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Back Matter »

Source: Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa : the Macroeconomic Context

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484344538

Keywords: Economic growth, Bank supervision, Banking systems, Sub-Saharan Africa, banking, financial sector, financial systems, banking system

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...

Capital Account Liberalization and Financial Sector Stability

Capital Account Liberalization and Financial Sector Stability »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060852.084

ISBN: 9781589060852

Keywords: Financial sector, Capital account liberalization, capital flows, international capital, financial institutions

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Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Capital Account Liberalization and Financial Sector Stability

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060852

Keywords: Financial sector, Capital account liberalization, capital flows, international capital, financial institutions

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Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Capital Account Liberalization and Financial Sector Stability

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060852

Keywords: Financial sector, Capital account liberalization, capital flows, international capital, financial institutions

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Chapter 1. Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 1. Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa : the Macroeconomic Context

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484344538

Keywords: Economic growth, Bank supervision, Banking systems, Sub-Saharan Africa, banking, financial sector, financial systems, banking system

Sub-Saharan Africa’s Long-Delayed Growth Spurt For the first time since the 1970s, a large number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have been enjoying an extended period of st...

Chapter 2. The Banking Systems of Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 2. The Banking Systems of Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa : the Macroeconomic Context

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484344538

Keywords: Economic growth, Bank supervision, Banking systems, Sub-Saharan Africa, banking, financial sector, financial systems, banking system

Stylized Features Financial sectors are generally underdeveloped in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), with banking systems accounting for the preponderance of financial sector assets and act...

Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: the Macroeconomic Context

Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa : the Macroeconomic Context »

Volume: 13

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484344538.087

ISBN: 9781484344538

Keywords: Economic growth, Bank supervision, Banking systems, Sub-Saharan Africa, banking, financial sector, financial systems, banking system

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...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Capital Account Liberalization and Financial Sector Stability

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060852

Keywords: Financial sector, Capital account liberalization, capital flows, international capital, financial institutions

A fundamental issue in undertaking capital account liberalization is how to reap the benefits from capital market access while coping safely with the risks associated with international capital flows. Increa...

II Analytical Issues

II Analytical Issues »

Source: Capital Account Liberalization and Financial Sector Stability

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060852

Keywords: Financial sector, Capital account liberalization, capital flows, international capital, financial institutions

For the purposes of this paper, a “stable financial system” is characterized as one in which there is a high degree of confidence that financial institutions can continue to perform their contractual obligat...