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ICT, Financial Inclusion, and Growth

ICT, Financial Inclusion, and Growth »

Source: ICT, Financial Inclusion, and Growth : Evidence from African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2011/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kangni Kpodar , and Mihasonirina Andrianaivo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455227068

Keywords: ICT, mobile financial services, internet, mobile telephone, telephone subscribers, telecommunications, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

This paper studies the impact of information and communication technologies (ICT), especially mobile phone rollout, on economic growth in a sample of African countries from 1988 to 2007. Further, we investigate whe...

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific »

Volume/Issue: 2018/17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Elena Loukoianova , Yongzheng Yang , Si Guo , Leni Hunter , Sarwat Jahan , Fazurin Jamaludin , and Johanna Schauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484371015.087

ISBN: 9781484371015

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Financial services industry, Poor, financial inclusion, macroeconomic policymaking, fintech, Asia, Asia Pacific, Pacific

Asia has made significant progress in financial inclusion, but both its across-country and intra-country disparities are among the highest in the world. The gaps between the rich and the poor, rural and urban popul...

IMF Predicts Major Global Slowdown

IMF Predicts Major Global Slowdown »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 37, Issue 13

Volume/Issue: 37/10

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451968026

Keywords: financial system, financial institutions, financial markets, financial crisis, interest rates

Annual Meetings, IMFC Communiqué, Global Financial Stability Report, Sovereign Wealth Fund Principles, Global Financial Crisis, Fair Value Accounting, Financial Stress and Downturns, Subprime Crisis, What Next for...

Nepal
			: Second and Third Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria and Extension of the Arrangement

Nepal : Second and Third Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria and Extension of the Arrangement »

Volume/Issue: 2006/407

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830057.002

ISBN: 9781451830057

Keywords: debt, budget, financial sector, financial institutions, external debt

Major political developments have taken place in Nepal since the Executive Board concluded the Article IV Consultation in January 2006. The Koirala government is keen on early resumption of the IMF-supported progra...

Togo
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Togo : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2008/166

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2008

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475507942.002

ISBN: 9781475507942

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, household survey, macroeconomic framework, reform agenda, capacity constraints, community development, financial institutions, pro-poor

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Fiscal Policy in Latin America
			: Lessons and Legacies of the Global Financial Crisis

Fiscal Policy in Latin America : Lessons and Legacies of the Global Financial Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2015/6

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Oya Celasun , Francesco Grigoli , Keiko Honjo , Javier Kapsoli , Alexander Klemm , Bogdan Lissovolik , Jan Luksic , Marialuz Moreno Badia , Joana Pereira , Marcos Poplawski-Ribeiro , Baoping Shang , and Yulia Ustyugova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498304412.006

ISBN: 9781498304412

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Latin America, fiscal institutions, debt, expenditure, financial crisis, Structure and Scope of Government, General, General, General,

Latin America's bold fiscal policy reaction to the global financial crisis was hailed as a sign that the region had finally overcome its procyclical fiscal past. However, most countries of the region have not yet r...

Global Financial Regulatory Reform
			: Implications for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)

Global Financial Regulatory Reform : Implications for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) »

Volume/Issue: 2009/19

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Robert Rennhack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462378791.004

ISBN: 9781462378791

Keywords: Financial institutions, Financial systems, Bank reforms, Bank regulations, Banking sector, Bank supervision, Basel Core Principles, Caribbean, Central banks, Governance

The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has weathered the global financial crisis reasonably well so far, although tighter global financial conditions began to take their toll on trade, capital flows and econo...

After the Fall
			: Lessons for Policy Cooperation from the Global Crisis

After the Fall : Lessons for Policy Cooperation from the Global Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2014/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498375764.001

ISBN: 9781498375764

Keywords: Policy cooperation, institutuinal coarregements, policy spillovers, central bank, monetary fund, financial stability, monetary policies, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Open Economy Macroeconomics, institutional coarrangements,

A crisis is a terrible thing to waste, and nowhere is this truer than in the arena of international economic policy cooperation. With the world facing the largest and most synchronized plunge in output of the postw...

Balance Sheet Network Analysis of Too-Connected-to-Fail Risk in Global and Domestic Banking Systems

Balance Sheet Network Analysis of Too-Connected-to-Fail Risk in Global and Domestic Banking Systems »

Volume/Issue: 2010/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Chan-Lau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455200665.001

ISBN: 9781455200665

Keywords: Too-connected-to-fail, banking system, network analysis, banking, capital losses, banking systems, capital loss, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, General Financial Markets,

The 2008/9 financial crisis highlighted the importance of evaluating vulnerabilities owing to interconnectedness, or Too-Connected-to-Fail risk, among financial institutions for country monitoring, financial survei...

Bank Funding Structures and Risk
			: Evidence From the Global Financial Crisis

Bank Funding Structures and Risk : Evidence From the Global Financial Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2012/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pablo Federico , and Francisco Vazquez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463933142.001

ISBN: 9781463933142

Keywords: pre-crisis, bank failure, bank liquidity, global financial crisis, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Bank Liquidity Creation, Basel Iii, Macro-prudential Regulations,

This paper analyzes the evolution of bank funding structures in the run up to the global financial crisis and studies the implications for financial stability, exploiting a bank-level dataset that covers about 11,0...