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Financial Development

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Recent publications and working papers

The research on financial development studies new trends and emerging issues in the financial sectors of developing countries. Some of the questions studied are:

  • What types of financial contracts are being written in developing countries?
  • What factors affect capital market development?
  • What is the role of institutional investors?
  • What are the new trends in banking?
  • What is the future for domestic financial markets?
  • What are the obstacles to achieve stable financial system?
  • How are risks being managed?

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Publications and working papers

Journal articles, book chapters and other publications
This page lists recent scholarly publications by staff working in the area of Macroeconomics and Growth.  Publications are organized by topic and appear in reverse chronological order.

Policy Research Working Papers 

For more policy research working papers from the World Bank's institutional archives, search here using author’s last name, title or working paper number (“wpsxxxx”).

WPS4902Banking on politicsBraun, Matias; Raddatz, Claudio2009/04

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