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Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion »

Source: Financial Inclusion : Can it Meet Multiple Macroeconomic Goals?

Volume/Issue: 2015/17

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Martin Cihak , Papa N'Diaye , Adolfo Barajas , Srobona Mitra , Annette Kyobe , Yen Mooi , and Reza Yousefi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513585154

Keywords: Financial services, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Household credit, Business enterprises, Financial sector, Income inequality, Gender, Economic stability, Financial stability

Using several recently available global datasets, this Staff Discussion Note examines macroeconomic effects of financial inclusion. It finds significant benefits to economic growth from financial inclusion, but the...

U.S. Consumption after the 2008 Crisis1

U.S. Consumption after the 2008 Crisis1 »

Source: U.S. Consumption after the 2008 Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2010/01

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Jaewoo Lee , Pau Rabanal , and Damiano Sandri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2010

ISBN: 9781455222964

Keywords: Financial crisis, Economic models, Consumption, Economic forecasting, Demand, Private consumption, Private savings, Private sector, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Household credit

U.S. household consumption declined sharply in late 2008, marking a departure from the trend of a steady increase in U.S. consumption as a share of income since the 1980s. Combining econometric and simulation analy...

Household Financial Access and Risk Sharing in Nigeria

Household Financial Access and Risk Sharing in Nigeria »

Volume/Issue: 2015/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stacy Carlson , Era Dabla-Norris , Mika Saito , and Yu Shi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513506692.001

ISBN: 9781513506692

Keywords: Financial access, Risk-Sharing, Household Panel Data, household, savings, households, credit,

We examine the role of household financial access in determining the extent of risksharing in Nigeria using household-level panel data. We estimate changes in the response of consumption to shocks for households wi...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2017 : Is Growth at Risk?

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Financial Systems Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484308394

Keywords: Debt, Economic growth, Financial risk, Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Debt and growth, Global Financial Stability Risks, Central banks, Market economies, Credit

Near-Term Risks Are Lower The global financial system continues to strengthen in response to extraordinary policy support, regulatory enhancements, and the cyclical upturn in growth....

IMF Executive Board Discussion Summary

IMF Executive Board Discussion Summary »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2017 : Is Growth at Risk?

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Financial Systems Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484308394

Keywords: Debt, Economic growth, Financial risk, Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Debt and growth, Global Financial Stability Risks, Central banks, Market economies, Credit

The following remarks were made by the Chair at the conclusion of the Executive Board’s discussion of the Fiscal Monitor, Global Financial Stability Report, and World Economic Outlook on Septemb...

Chapter 1. Is Growth at Risk?

Chapter 1. Is Growth at Risk? »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2017 : Is Growth at Risk?

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Financial Systems Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484308394

Keywords: Debt, Economic growth, Financial risk, Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Debt and growth, Global Financial Stability Risks, Central banks, Market economies, Credit

Financial Stability Overview Near-term financial stability risks have declined with the strengthening global recovery, but medium-term vulnerabilities are building as...

Chapter 2. Household Debt and Financial Stability

Chapter 2. Household Debt and Financial Stability »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2017 : Is Growth at Risk?

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Financial Systems Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484308394

Keywords: Debt, Economic growth, Financial risk, Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Debt and growth, Global Financial Stability Risks, Central banks, Market economies, Credit

Summary Although finance is generally believed to contribute to long-term economic growth, recent studies have shown that the growth benefits start declining when aggregate leverage...

Chapter 3. Financial Conditions and Growth at Risk

Chapter 3. Financial Conditions and Growth at Risk »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2017 : Is Growth at Risk?

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Financial Systems Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484308394

Keywords: Debt, Economic growth, Financial risk, Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Debt and growth, Global Financial Stability Risks, Central banks, Market economies, Credit

Summary Changes in the state of the financial system can provide powerful signals about risks to future economic activity. As in the run-up to the global financial crisis, financial...

CHAPTER 1 Introduction

CHAPTER 1 Introduction »

Source: Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

Four years after the onset of the global financial crisis, low-income countries (LICs), especially those that have benefited from high commodity prices, have begun to register stron...

What Drives Household Borrowing and Credit Constraints? Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina

What Drives Household Borrowing and Credit Constraints? Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina »

Volume/Issue: 2008/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ke Chen Chen , and Mali Chivakul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870602.001

ISBN: 9781451870602

Keywords: household debt, credit constraints, probability, credit market, credit constraint, equation, Bosnia, Herzegovina,

Although Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) has experienced rapid growth in credit to households in recent years, most individuals are still credit constrained. This paper analyzes the determinants of household credit de...