Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Azanaw Mengistu , and Hector Perez Saiz
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 07 December 2018
Keywords: Accounts, Competition, Financial inclusion, Financial soundness indicators, Balance sheets, Sub-Saharan Africa, financial soundness, debit cards, Business Objectives of the Firm
In this paper we study how competition and financial soundness affect financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). We use detailed individual-level survey data, combined with key country-level indicators of ban...