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Finance and economic development : policy choices for developing countries
 
Author:Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Collection Title:Policy, Research working paper ; no. WPS 3955
Country:World; Date Stored:2006/06/23
Document Date:2006/06/01Document Type:Policy Research Working Paper
SubTopics:Achieving Shared Growth; Economic Theory & Research; Macroeconomic Management; Banks & Banking Reform; InequalityLanguage:English
Region:The World RegionReport Number:WPS3955
Volume No:1 of 1  

Summary: The empirical literature on finance and development suggests that countries with better developed financial systems experience faster economic growth. Financial development-as captured by size, depth, efficiency, and reach of financial systems-varies sharply around the world, with large differences among countries at similar levels of income. This paper argues that governments play an important role in building effective financial systems and discusses different policy options to make finance work for development.

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