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

Format Book and Print
Publication InfoWashington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2007.
Descriptionvii, 198 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Other author/creatorBarr, Michael S.
Other author/creatorKumar, Anjali, 1956-
Other author/creatorLitan, Robert E., 1950-
Other author/creatorWorld Bank.
Other author/creatorInternational Monetary Fund.
Series World Bank/IMF/Brookings emerging markets series
World Bank/IMF/Brookings emerging markets series. ^A766078
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.
Abstract "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.
Local noteLittle-348169--305131054516Y
General 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 noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2007027761
ISBN9780815708391 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN0815708394 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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