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作者 Gulde, Anne-Marie
書名 Sub-Saharan Africa [electronic resource] : financial sector challenges / Anne-Marie Gulde, Catherine Pattillo, and Jakob Christensen, with Kevin Carey and Smita Wagh
出版項 [Washintgon, D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, c2006
國際標準書號 1589065654
說明 vii, 49 p. : ill
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. 47-49)
Financial sectors in low-income sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are among the world's least developed. In fact, assets in most low-income African countries are smaller than those held by a single medium-sized bank in an industrial country. The absence of deep, efficient financial markets seriously challenges policy making, hinders poverty alleviation, and constrains growth. This book argues that building efficient and sound financial sectors in SSA countries will improve Africa's economic prospects. Based on a review of the key features of financial systems, it discusses the main obstacles and challenges that financial structures pose for SSA economies and recommends steps that could address major shortcomings in implementing the reform agenda
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries
主題 Finance -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
Financial institutions -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
Financial services industry -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
Monetary policy -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
Electronic books. local
Alt Author Pattillo, Catherine A. (Catherine Anne)
Christensen, Jakob
International Monetary Fund
ebrary, Inc
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