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Local Financial Development and the Aid-Growth Relationship

Local Financial Development and the Aid-Growth Relationship »

Source: Local Financial Development and the Aid-Growth Relationship

Volume/Issue: 2004/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mwanza Nkusu , and Selin Sayek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875775

Keywords: financial development, financial market, aid flows, financial markets, aid effectiveness, financial market development, Welfare and Poverty: General, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, Economywide Country Studies: General,

With official development assistance (ODA) set to rise as countries strive to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), aid effectiveness remains an important area of development policy. An increasing number of...

Monetization in Low- and Middle-Income Countries1

Monetization in Low- and Middle-Income Countries1 »

Source: Monetization in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2012/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Noriaki Kinoshita , and Cameron McLoughlin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504651

Keywords: Monetization, Financial Sector Reform, Low- and Middle-Income Countries, financial sector, statistics, financial reform, deposit rate, financial sector development

The degree of an economy's monetization, which has an important implication on economic growth, can be affected by the conduct of monetary policy, financial sector reform, and episodes of financial crises. The pape...

Regional Integration of Stock Exchanges in Eastern and Southern Africa

Regional Integration of Stock Exchanges in Eastern and Southern Africa »

Source: Regional Integration of Stock Exchanges in Eastern and Southern Africa : Progress and Prospects

Volume/Issue: 2005/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacqueline Irving

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861419

Keywords: capital markets development, stock exchange, capital markets, stock exchanges, stock market, capital market, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper assesses whether regional cooperation and integration of stock exchanges in eastern and southern Africa could offer a way of overcoming impediments to the exchanges' development. The paper concludes that...

Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2010/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sandrine Kablan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201198

Keywords: Cost-efficiency, Stochastic Frontier Analysis, Banking System, Financial Development, banking, foreign banks, foreign bank, financial institutions, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This study assesses the determinants of banking system efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and asks what, besides the degree of efficiency, explains the low level of financial development in the region. It uses...

Access to Bank Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa

Access to Bank Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Access to Bank Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa : Key Issues and Reform Strategies

Volume/Issue: 2005/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emilio Sacerdoti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451861853

Keywords: Banking systems, bank credit, banking, banking system, financial system, working capital, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This study discusses issues of access to bank credit in Sub-Saharan Africa, and examines measures that could help facilitate access by the private sector to bank credit. It reviews in particular obstacles to credit...

Local Financial Development and the Aid-Growth Relationship

Local Financial Development and the Aid-Growth Relationship »

Volume/Issue: 2004/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mwanza Nkusu , and Selin Sayek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875775.001

ISBN: 9781451875775

Keywords: financial development, financial market, aid flows, financial markets, aid effectiveness, financial market development, Welfare and Poverty: General, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, Economywide Country Studies: General,

With official development assistance (ODA) set to rise as countries strive to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), aid effectiveness remains an important area of development policy. An increasing number of...

Monetization in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Monetization in Low- and Middle-Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2012/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Noriaki Kinoshita , and Cameron McLoughlin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504651.001

ISBN: 9781475504651

Keywords: Monetization, Financial Sector Reform, Low- and Middle-Income Countries, financial sector, statistics, financial reform, deposit rate, financial sector development

The degree of an economy's monetization, which has an important implication on economic growth, can be affected by the conduct of monetary policy, financial sector reform, and episodes of financial crises. The pape...

Regional Integration of Stock Exchanges in Eastern and Southern Africa
			: Progress and Prospects

Regional Integration of Stock Exchanges in Eastern and Southern Africa : Progress and Prospects »

Volume/Issue: 2005/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacqueline Irving

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861419.001

ISBN: 9781451861419

Keywords: capital markets development, stock exchange, capital markets, stock exchanges, stock market, capital market, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper assesses whether regional cooperation and integration of stock exchanges in eastern and southern Africa could offer a way of overcoming impediments to the exchanges' development. The paper concludes that...

Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2010/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sandrine Kablan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455201198.001

ISBN: 9781455201198

Keywords: Cost-efficiency, Stochastic Frontier Analysis, Banking System, Financial Development, banking, foreign banks, foreign bank, financial institutions, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This study assesses the determinants of banking system efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and asks what, besides the degree of efficiency, explains the low level of financial development in the region. It uses...

Access to Bank Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Key Issues and Reform Strategies

Access to Bank Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa : Key Issues and Reform Strategies »

Volume/Issue: 2005/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emilio Sacerdoti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861853.001

ISBN: 9781451861853

Keywords: Banking systems, bank credit, banking, banking system, financial system, working capital, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This study discusses issues of access to bank credit in Sub-Saharan Africa, and examines measures that could help facilitate access by the private sector to bank credit. It reviews in particular obstacles to credit...