Documents & Reports

Search / Browse Documents


  

REFINE BY:

Specific Document Date Range

  • Showing 1 - 5 of 5 results
  • Display results in sets of
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
Download To Excel [x]
The African financial development and financial inclusion gaps (English)

This paper investigates the African financial development and financial inclusion gaps relative to other peer developing countries. The paper uses a set of variables related to financial development and inclusion. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7019 SEP 01, 2014

Allen, Franklin; Carletti, Elena; Cull, Robert; Jun Qian; Senbet, Lemma; Valenzuela, Patricio

Resolving the African financial development gap : cross-country comparisons and a within-country study of Kenya (English)

With extensive country and firm-level data sets, this paper first documents that the financial sectors of most Sub-Saharan African countries remain significantly underdeveloped by the standards of other developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6592 SEP 01, 2013

Allen, Franklin; Carletti, Elena; Cull, Robert; Qian, Jun; Senbet, Lemma; Valenzuela, Patricio

Improving access to banking : evidence from Kenya (English)

Using household surveys and bank penetration data at the district-level in 2006 and 2009, this paper examines the impact of Equity Bank -- a leading private commercial bank focusing on microfinance -- on access to banking in Kenya. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6593 SEP 01, 2013

Allen, Franklin; Carletti, Elena; Cull, Robert; Qian, Jun; Senbet, Lemma; Valenzuela, Patricio

The foundations of financial inclusion : understanding ownership and use of formal accounts (English)

Financial inclusion -- defined here as the use of formal accounts -- can bring many welfare benefits to individuals. Yet the authors know very little about the factors underpinning financial inclusion across individuals and countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6290 DEC 01, 2012

Allen, Franklin; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Klapper, Leora; Martinez Peria, Maria Soledad

Financing firms in India (English)

The authors examine the legal and business environments, financing channels, and governance mechanisms of various types of firms in India and compare them to those from other countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3975 AUG 01, 2006

Chakrabarti, Rajesh; Qian, Meijun; Allen, Franklin; De, Sankar; Qian, Jun