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Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries (Occasional Paper (Intl Monetary Fund))

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Published by Intl Monetary Fund .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Banking,
  • International finance,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Financial Institutions,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Finance

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8601640M
    ISBN 101557757585
    ISBN 109781557757586

    Get this from a library! Banking efficiency and financial development in Sub-Saharan Africa. [Sandrine Kablan; International Monetary Fund. African Department,] -- 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.   Sub-Saharan African countries have recorded relatively high economic growth over the past two decades, but this growth has largely been jobless and poverty and inequality are still widespread (African Development Bank et al. ).Also, Africa’s growth has hardly been accompanied by structural by: 1. Since the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio (), sustainable development remained elusive for many African countries, with poverty being a major challenge and desertification, deforestation and climate change its main treats.. Furthermore, only 15% of the Sub-Saharan African rural population had access to electricity in and the .


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Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries (Occasional Paper (Intl Monetary Fund)) by Hassanali Mehran Download PDF EPUB FB2

To determine the nature and extent of such a contribution, MAE has conducted this study of financial sector issues in 32 selected sub-Saharan African countries.

This study takes stock of progress made so far in the financial sectors of sub-saharan African countries. It recommends further reforms and specific measures in the areas of supervision, development of monetary operations and financial markets, external sector liberalization, central bank autonomy and accountability, payments system, and Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries book bank accounting and auditing.

Accelerating Financial Sector Development to Boost Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. To fully appreciate the potential for further financial development, take a look at the encouraging progress sub-Saharan African countries have made over the last decades.

First, the region has led the world in innovative financial services based on mobile. This study takes stock of progress made so far in the financial sectors of sub-saharan African countries.

It recommends further reforms and specific measures in the areas of supervision, development of monetary operations and financial markets, external sector liberalization, central bank autonomy and accountability, payments system, and central bank Brand: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND.

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Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries (International Monetary Fund Occasional Paper) - Kindle edition by Briffaut, Jean-Pierre, Iden, George, Hayward, Peter C., Lybek, Tonny, Mehran, Hassanali, Ugolini, Piero, Swaray, Stephen.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and Cited by:   Financial sectors in low-income sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are among the world's least developed.

In fact, assets Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries book most low-income African countries are smaller than those held by a single medium-sized bank in an industrial country.

The absence of deep, efficient financial markets Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries book challenges policy making, hinders poverty alleviation, and constrains growth.

Assessment Results, 16 African Low-Income Countries Relation between Capital Requirements and Supervisory Capacity Year-on-Year Growth Rates of Credit to the Private Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa Private Sector Credit in Ghana and Nigeria Cross-Border Operations of African and International Banking Groups i Developing Financial Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa Foreword The focus of EDI's program on the financial sector is on the improvement of decision-making in seven important areas dealing with the structure, Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries book and development ef financial systems in developing countries.

The areas covered are: * reforms of the structure of financial systems;File Size: 1MB. Meanwhile, financial sectors of Latin America and the Caribbean have become more developed, complex and diversified since the s (Didier & Schmukler, ).

Downloadable. This study takes stock of progress made so far in the financial sectors of sub-saharan African countries. It recommends further reforms and specific measures in the areas of supervision, development of monetary operations and financial markets, external sector liberalization, central bank autonomy and accountability, payments system, and central bank.

6 Microfinance in Sub-Saharan African Countries 26 7 Stock Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa: Critical Issues and Challenges 28 Tables 1 Sub-Saharan Africa and Comparator Groups: Ownership in the Banking Sector 4 Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries book Sub-Saharan Africa: Financial Soundness Indicators 5 3 Sub-Saharan Africa: Microfinance Sector Indicators 25 Appendix Tables A1 Sub.

Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries (International Monetary Fund Occasional Paper) [Hassanali Mehran, Piero Ugolini, Jean Philippe Briffaux, George Iden, Tonny Lybek, Stephen Swaray, Peter Hayward] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying by: Developing financial markets in sub-Saharan Africa (English) Abstract.

This paper briefly reviews the role of financial markets in the development process, classifies the different types of markets and discusses the obstacles to and requirements for the development of these markets in the sub-Saharan African by:   The banking sectors of most African countries, however, do not yet have sufficient depth to play a catalytic role in promoting the development of a deep financial sector.

Most standard indicators of banking sector depth are low compared to the rest of the world: credit to the private sector is limited, assets are highly concentrated in a small. To scope the current state of the FS sector in Africa, below I have outlined highlights for the banking and insurance industries in these sectors, alike.

Accounting for Africa’s ‘unbanked’ population. The banking sectors of a number of sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries have exhibited significant growth in recent years. Second, it showed that banking sector development is sensitive to alternative measures.

In other words, the determinants of banking sector development in sub-Saharan African countries depend on the dimension from which banking sector development is evaluated.

The rest of this study is organised as follows. Section 2 presents the literature by: The paper explores the relationship between financial sector reforms and savings mobilization in Zambia. Although there exists an extensive literature on financial sector development and savings levels in developing countries, there does not seem to exist satisfactory work on the above nexus for sub-Saharan African countries, particularly Zambia.

Along these lines, the paper examines. This publication on Financial Inclusion in Africa is produced by the staff of the African Development Bank, Interest Rates by Client Type in Selected African Countries () 68 Figure IV Women Economic Opportunities and Access to Finance Financial Sector Development and Reforms, Investment Climate.

in responding to the rising demand for primary and secondary education in sub-Saharan Africa. The report presents the most comprehensive and timely data available on the financing of education in 45 sub-Saharan African countries.

Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper investigates the causality between remittances and financial sector development in Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. To this end, we employ the panel Granger causality testing approach that is based on Seemingly Unrelated Regressions (SUR) multivariate systems and Wald tests with country specific bootstrap critical values.

Financial sectors in low-income sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are among the world's least developed. In fact, assets in most low-income African countries are smaller than those held by a single medium-sized bank in an industrial : INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND. Digital financial services are contributing to financial development and financial inclusion in sub-Saharan Africa.

Sub-Saharan Africa leads the way in the adoption of mobile banking. In rural populations, traditional bank intermediaries do not reach sparsely populated areas and the cost of their services is frequently prohibitive for low.

The aim of this book was to see how the financial systems and their regulation in African low-income countries (LICs), still in their early stages of development, could be better shaped to The scope for financial sector development is thus very large in LICs. The Sub Saharan African LICs have suffered very few.

The data was collected through surveys of commercial banks in five Sub-Saharan African countries, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, and Tanzania, to better understand their involvement with SMEs and their business models for serving this segment.

All surveys were completed between and Financial sectors in low-income sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are among the world's least developed. In fact, assets in most low-income African countries are smaller than those held by a single medium-sized bank in an industrial country.

The absence of deep, efficient financial markets seriously challenges policy making, hinders poverty alleviation. The papers in this volume are divided into eight broad and interrelated topics that concern African economic reform: exchange rate policy, parallel markets, fiscal deficits and expenditure policy, financial sector policy, trade policy, regional integration, human capital and entrepreneurship, and growth oriented adjustment.

In general, this study examines the Stock Market, Financial Development and Economic Growth in selected sub-Sahara African countries. Empirically, Chapter Two of the study used Generalised Method of Moment (GMM) dynamic instrumental variable approach to investigate financial development and economic growth nexus in the East African : Seif R.

Muba. The Global Financial Development Database is an extensive dataset of financial system characteristics for economies. It contains annual data, starting from It has been last updated in September and contains data through for indicators, capturing various aspects of financial institutions and markets.

The development efforts in both sectors have been complemented by the dynamism in the ICT sector, leading to expansion in the number innovative financial products in a number of African countries.

Whether these developments in the financial sector contributed in any way to growth of the private investment in Africa is an empirical by: sector.

Fragmentation of financial markets persists, impeding efficient resource mobilisation and financial intermediation. Given this, a research project on 'Financial Integration and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa' has been undertaken at ODI, with support from the World Bank.

Finance & Private Sector Development Africa Region, The World Bank The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Financial Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa 1 Executive Summary The purpose of this note is to provide an overview of transmission channels of the global financial crisis to African countries, discuss key policy challenges and File Size: KB.

Nyamongo EM, Misati RN () Remittances and banking sector development in Sub Saharan African. A paper presented at the global development forum, Dubai; Nyamongo EM, Misati RN, Kipyegon L, Ndirangu L. Remittances, financial development and economic growth in African.

J Econ Bus. ; – doi: /usCited by: 6. The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of the global financial crisis on the growth and development of sub-Saharan Africa and to discuss the policy implications of the crisis.

Understanding the impact of the global financial crisis on sub-Saharan Africa is of critical importance because of the continent’s severe by: Orientation: Financial sector development in a vast majority of sub-Saharan African countries has the potential to reduce the volatility of growth.

Research purpose: This article is aimed at determining the influence of financial development on economic growth in selected sub-Saharan African countries. Motivation for the study: In most of the sub-Saharan countries, financial Author: Thobeka Ncanywa, Karabo Mabusela.

Synopsis Financial sectors in low-income sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are among the world's least developed. In fact, assets in most low-income African countries are smaller than those held by a single medium-sized bank in an industrial country.

The Author: Anne-Marie Gulde, Catherine Pattillo, Jakob Christensen. sector in African countries, to maximise its ability to support the real economy.

What are the desirable paths of development of the financial sector in Africa to help it maximise its. income using 18 African countries annual data from to and finds mixed results on the link between financial development and income using VAR models. Similarly, Demetriades and James () find no relationship between financial development and economic growth in Sub-Saharan African Size: KB.

Sub-Saharan Africa is, geographically, the area of the continent of Africa that lies south of the ing to the United Nations, it consists of all African countries that are fully or partially located south of the Sahara.

It contrasts with North Africa, whose territories are part of the League of Arab states within the Arab states of Somalia, Djibouti, Comoros and the. Stocktaking of the Housing Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa xi Acknowledgments This Report on Stocktaking of the Housing Sector in Sub Saharan Africa was carried out by a team from the World Bank in collaboration with international and local experts across the region.

financial development. Through reforms in the financial sector attempts have pdf made in many African countries to reduce direct government controls on the sector. But the impact of these efforts in terms of widening and deepening financial systems has generally been limited.

However, not much systematic research has.economy and financial sector development. Section 3 compares Ethiopia’s key economic, social, and financial indicators with those of other East and Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. Section 4 examines the performance of state-owned and private banks in Ethiopia.

Section 5 outlines the stakeholder opposition to financial.FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND ECONOMIC GROWTH 19 countries had negative growth in one ebook two years or even ebook the entire period e.g. Central African Republic and Kenya. Table I. Financial Depth and Efficiency in Some Selected Sub-Saharan African Countries () Domestic Credit provided by Banking Sector (% of GDP) Domestic credit to File Size: KB.