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Title Building inclusive financial systems [electronic resource] : a framework for financial access / Michael S. Barr, Anjali Kumar, Robert E. Litan, editors.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2007.


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Description vii, 198 p. : ill.
Series Emerging markets series
Emerging markets series.
Note "This book is based on the seventh annual financial markets and development conference held May 30-31, 2006, in Washington, D.C. The conference was cosponsored by the World Bank Group and Brookings Institution."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Robert E. Litan -- Measuring financial access / Anjali Kumar, Mukta Joshi, Loraine Ronchi, and Konstantinos Tzioumis -- Why does access matter? Impact on growth and poverty / Xavier Gine -- Microfinance institutions and financial access: the double bottom line / Stephen Peachey -- Commercial banks and financial access / Ajai Nair and J. D. von Pischke -- Financial infrastructure and financial access / David Porteous -- Government policies to expand financial access / Michael S. Barr -- Conclusion / Michael S. Barr and Anjali Kumar.
Summary "Addresses the challenges of making financial systems more inclusive, emulating successful ventures in new markets, and utilizing technologies and government policies to support the expansion of financial access. Examines many dimensions of financial access, including measuring financial access, understanding the impact of expanded access, and examining alternative institutional models"--Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Finance -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Financial institutions -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Microfinance -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Credit -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Financial services industry -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Barr, Michael S.
Kumar, Anjali.
Litan, Robert E., 1950-
World Bank.
International Monetary Fund.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780815708391 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0815708394 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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