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Microfinance in Africa

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Source: Microfinance in Africa : Experience and Lessons From Selected African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2004/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodolphe Blavy , Anupam Basu , and Murat Yulek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451858723

Keywords: microcredit, bank regulation, microfinance institutions, microfinance sector, financial institutions, small businesses, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

Based on the experience of selected countries, this paper offers a critical presentation of the development of the microfinance sector in Africa. The paper supports the view that microfinance institutions, especial...

Mother, Can I Trust the Government? Sustained Financial Deepening

Mother, Can I Trust the Government? Sustained Financial Deepening »

Source: Mother, Can I Trust the Government? Sustained Financial Deepening : A Political Institutionsview

Volume/Issue: 2010/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , and Genevieve Verdier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455205417

Keywords: Financial development, political institutions, financial liberalization, financial deepening, financial sector development, financial system, financial sector, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General

Only a minority of countries have succeeded in establishing a developed financial system, despite widespread financial liberalization. Confronted with this finding, the political institutions view claims that susta...

The Role of Supervisory tools in Addressing Bank Borrowers' Currency Mismatches

The Role of Supervisory tools in Addressing Bank Borrowers' Currency Mismatches »

Source: The Role of Supervisory tools in Addressing Bank Borrowers' Currency Mismatches

Volume/Issue: 2003/219

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Armando Méndez Morales , and Maria del Mar Cacha

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451875195

Keywords: Prudential regulation, provisions, foreign currency, exchange rate, exchange rate depreciation, foreign exchange position, currency risk, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

Bank borrowers' currency mismatches often result from unhedged foreign currency borrowing in economies where there is significant dollarization, exposing the financial sector to disguised credit risk. In the absenc...

Microfinance in Africa
			: Experience and Lessons From Selected African Countries

Microfinance in Africa : Experience and Lessons From Selected African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2004/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodolphe Blavy , Anupam Basu , and Murat Yulek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858723.001

ISBN: 9781451858723

Keywords: microcredit, bank regulation, microfinance institutions, microfinance sector, financial institutions, small businesses, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

Based on the experience of selected countries, this paper offers a critical presentation of the development of the microfinance sector in Africa. The paper supports the view that microfinance institutions, especial...

Mother, Can I Trust the Government? Sustained Financial Deepening
			: A Political Institutionsview

Mother, Can I Trust the Government? Sustained Financial Deepening : A Political Institutionsview »

Volume/Issue: 2010/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , and Genevieve Verdier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455205417.001

ISBN: 9781455205417

Keywords: Financial development, political institutions, financial liberalization, financial deepening, financial sector development, financial system, financial sector, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General

Only a minority of countries have succeeded in establishing a developed financial system, despite widespread financial liberalization. Confronted with this finding, the political institutions view claims that susta...

The Role of Supervisory tools in Addressing Bank Borrowers' Currency Mismatches

The Role of Supervisory tools in Addressing Bank Borrowers' Currency Mismatches »

Volume/Issue: 2003/219

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Armando Méndez Morales , and Maria del Mar Cacha

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875195.001

ISBN: 9781451875195

Keywords: Prudential regulation, provisions, foreign currency, exchange rate, exchange rate depreciation, foreign exchange position, currency risk, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

Bank borrowers' currency mismatches often result from unhedged foreign currency borrowing in economies where there is significant dollarization, exposing the financial sector to disguised credit risk. In the absenc...