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The Promise of Fintech
			: Financial Inclusion in the Post COVID-19 Era

The Promise of Fintech : Financial Inclusion in the Post COVID-19 Era »

Volume/Issue: 2020/9

Series: Departmental Papers

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Ulric Allmen , Amina Lahreche , Purva Khera , Sumiko Ogawa , Majid Bazarbash , and Kimberly Beaton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513512242.087

ISBN: 9781513512242

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Technological innovation, Financial services, Financial services industry, Contagious diseases, Financial crises, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, COVID-19, Pandemic

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 wor...

The Promise of Fintech

The Promise of Fintech »

Source: The Promise of Fintech : Financial Inclusion in the Post COVID-19 Era

Volume/Issue: 2020/9

Series: Departmental Papers

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Ulric Allmen , Amina Lahreche , Purva Khera , Sumiko Ogawa , Majid Bazarbash , and Kimberly Beaton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513512242

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Technological innovation, Financial services, Financial services industry, Contagious diseases, Financial crises, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, COVID-19, Pandemic

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 wor...

Measuring Financial Access
			: 10 Years of the IMF Financial Access Survey

Measuring Financial Access : 10 Years of the IMF Financial Access Survey »

Volume/Issue: 2020/8

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marco Espinosa-Vega , Kazuko Shirono , Hector Carcel Villanova , Esha Chhabra , Bidisha Das , and Yingjie Fan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513538853.087

ISBN: 9781513538853

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Inclusive growth, Economic development, Financial inclusion;Financial institutions;Inclusive growth;Economic development

This departmental paper marks the 10th anniversary of the IMF Financial Access Survey (FAS). It offers a retrospective of the FAS database, along with some reflections as to its future directions. Since its 20...

Measuring Financial Access 10 Years of the IMF Financial Survey

Measuring Financial Access 10 Years of the IMF Financial Survey »

Source: Measuring Financial Access : 10 Years of the IMF Financial Access Survey

Volume/Issue: 2020/8

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marco Espinosa-Vega , Kazuko Shirono , Hector Carcel Villanova , Esha Chhabra , Bidisha Das , and Yingjie Fan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513538853

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Inclusive growth, Economic development, Financial inclusion;Financial institutions;Inclusive growth;Economic development

This departmental paper marks the 10th anniversary of the IMF Financial Access Survey (FAS). It offers a retrospective of the FAS database, along with some reflections as to its future directions. Since its 20...

Improving Fiscal Transparency to Raise Government Efficiency and Reduce Corruption Vulnerabilities in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe

Improving Fiscal Transparency to Raise Government Efficiency and Reduce Corruption Vulnerabilities in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe »

Volume/Issue: 2020/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , Larry Cui , Silvia Domit , Jingzhou Meng , Slavi Slavov , Nujin Suphaphiphat , and Hanqi Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513532837.087

ISBN: 9781513532837

Keywords: Fiscal transparency, Corruption, Fiscal risk, Governance, Fiscal Transparency; Corruption; Government Efficiency; Fiscal Risks

This departmental paper investigates how countries in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe (CESEE) can improve fiscal transparency, thereby raising government efficiency and reducing corruption vulnerabilities...

Stress Testing in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Practices, Communications, and Capacity Development

Stress Testing in Sub-Saharan Africa : Practices, Communications, and Capacity Development »

Volume/Issue: 2020/7

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Mindaugas Leika , Hector Perez-Saiz , Olga Ilinichna Stankova , and Torsten Wezel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513532912.087

ISBN: 9781513532912

Keywords: Banking, Stress testing, Sub-Saharan Africa, Banking; Capacity Development;Stress testing;Sub-Saharan Africa

The paper finds that supervisory stress tests are conducted in more than half of sub-Saharan African countries, particularly in western and southern Africa, and that the number of individual stress tests has grown...

Improving Fiscal Transparency to Raise Government Efficiency and Reduce Corruption Vulnerabilities in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe

Improving Fiscal Transparency to Raise Government Efficiency and Reduce Corruption Vulnerabilities in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe »

Source: Improving Fiscal Transparency to Raise Government Efficiency and Reduce Corruption Vulnerabilities in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe

Volume/Issue: 2020/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , Larry Cui , Silvia Domit , Jingzhou Meng , Slavi Slavov , Nujin Suphaphiphat , and Hanqi Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513532837

Keywords: Fiscal transparency, Corruption, Fiscal risk, Governance, Fiscal Transparency; Corruption; Government Efficiency; Fiscal Risks

This departmental paper investigates how countries in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe (CESEE) can improve fiscal transparency, thereby raising government efficiency and reducing corruption vulnerabilities...

Stress Testing in Sub-Saharan Africa: Practices, Communications, and Capacity Development

Stress Testing in Sub-Saharan Africa: Practices, Communications, and Capacity Development »

Source: Stress Testing in Sub-Saharan Africa : Practices, Communications, and Capacity Development

Volume/Issue: 2020/7

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Mindaugas Leika , Hector Perez-Saiz , Olga Ilinichna Stankova , and Torsten Wezel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513532912

Keywords: Banking, Stress testing, Sub-Saharan Africa, Banking; Capacity Development;Stress testing;Sub-Saharan Africa

The paper finds that supervisory stress tests are conducted in more than half of sub-Saharan African countries, particularly in western and southern Africa, and that the number of individual stress tests has grown...

Macroprudential Policies and House Prices in Europe

Macroprudential Policies and House Prices in Europe »

Volume/Issue: 2020/3

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marco Arena , Tingyun Chen , Seung Choi , Nan Geng , Cheikh Gueye , Tonny Lybek , Evan Papageorgiou , and Yuanyan Sophia Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513512259.087

ISBN: 9781513512259

Keywords: Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial stability, Housing prices, Europe, Financial crises, Supply and demand, Economic cooperation, Financial services, DPPP, LTV

Macroprudential policy in Europe aligns with the objective of limiting systemic risk, namely the risk of widespread disruption to the provision of financial services that is caused by an impairment of all or parts...

Macroprudential Policies and House Prices in Europe

Macroprudential Policies and House Prices in Europe »

Source: Macroprudential Policies and House Prices in Europe

Volume/Issue: 2020/3

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marco Arena , Tingyun Chen , Seung Choi , Nan Geng , Cheikh Gueye , Tonny Lybek , Evan Papageorgiou , and Yuanyan Sophia Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513512259

Keywords: Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial stability, Housing prices, Europe, Financial crises, Supply and demand, Economic cooperation, Financial services, DPPP, LTV

Macroprudential policy in Europe aligns with the objective of limiting systemic risk, namely the risk of widespread disruption to the provision of financial services that is caused by an impairment of all or parts...