International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
Arecent IMF study proposes policies that could improve the financial sector’s performance in the Middle East and North Africa region. While the study finds that financial development varies considerably across the region, it is clear that more needs to be done to reinforce the institutional environment and promote nonbank financial sector development. Susan Creane, Rishi Goyal, and Randa Sab discussed their main findings and methodology with Jacqueline Irving of the IMF Survey.