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Financial Access in Post-Reform India

T.A. Bhavani and N.R. Bhanumurthy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076650
eISBN:
9780199081868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076650.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This study focuses on the state of financial access in post-reform India. It is analysed from the macroeconomic growth perspective keeping in view the importance of rapid growth for the Indian ... More


Financial Development, Financial Access, and Their Relation with Economic Growth

T.A. Bhavani and N.R. Bhanumurthy

in Financial Access in Post-Reform India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076650
eISBN:
9780199081868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076650.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 2 reviews the literature to understand the relation (theoretical as well as empirical) between financial development and economic growth, and discusses the concepts of financial development ... More


Assessing Financial Development and Access Analytical Considerations

T.A. Bhavani and N.R. Bhanumurthy

in Financial Access in Post-Reform India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076650
eISBN:
9780199081868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076650.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes the process of financial development and access, and the various dimensions of each of the two concepts, and how it leads to economic growth and development. It elaborates on ... More


Building Blocks of Financial Capability

Margaret Sherraden

in Financial Capability and Asset Development: Research, Education, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Families lack financial knowledge and skills to make optimal financial decision in an increasingly complex financial landscape. Simultaneously, they lack access to appropriate and beneficial ... More


Links between financial inclusion and financial stability: A study of BRICS

Rashmi Umesh Arora

in Handbook of BRICS and Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198827535
eISBN:
9780191866395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827535.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Financial inclusion has become an important policy objective in recent years in a number of developing and developed countries. It is increasingly viewed as a tool of poverty alleviation, enables the ... More


Changing financial landscapes: public policy responses to financial exclusion in the UK

Kavita Datta

in Migrants and their money: Surviving financial exclusion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428431
eISBN:
9781447307549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428431.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter Two details the evolution of public policy responses to financial exclusion in the UK. Focusing particularly upon formal banking, savings, credit and financial literacy, it highlights the key ... More


What is financial inclusion?

Rajiv Prabhakar

in Financial Inclusion: Critique and Alternatives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345466
eISBN:
9781447355960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345466.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter provides an overview of financial inclusion, which refers broadly to the access that people or groups have to the financial system. A literature has emerged that is very critical of ... More


Financial inclusion, financial stress and debt

Glen Bramley and Kirsten Besemer

in Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2: The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334224
eISBN:
9781447334309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Exclusion from financial services in the form of bank accounts has fallen and appears less significant than informal borrowing and problem debt, which have increased dramatically and are strongly ... More


The State of Finance in Fragile States

Adolfo Barajas, Ralph Chami, and Connel Fullenkamp

in Macroeconomic Policy in Fragile States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198853091
eISBN:
9780191887437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853091.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes the state of financial development in fragile states. Our analysis primarily relies on indicators from the World Bank Global Financial Development Database, which have been ... More


Does Finance Accelerate or Retard Growth? Theory and Evidence1

Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti, Jun “QJ” Qian, and Patricio Valenzuela

in Towards a Better Global Economy: Policy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723455
eISBN:
9780191790065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723455.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Finance can be beneficial for growth, but it can also contribute to financial crises, which are often very damaging for growth. An extensive review of the literature suggests that financial ... More


Aadhaar-based Financial Inclusion for the Poor

S.K. Das

in Making the Poor Free?: India's Unique Identification Number

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199453290
eISBN:
9780199085378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453290.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter deals with financial inclusion of India’s poor. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) claims that the Aadhaar programme can play a critical role in enabling access to ... More


Conclusion

Rajiv Prabhakar

in Financial Inclusion: Critique and Alternatives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345466
eISBN:
9781447355960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345466.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This concluding chapter reflects on some of the things that critics of financial inclusion might learn from its supporters. As many critics of financial inclusion are already engaging with policy ... More


Do Central Banks Have a Role in Financial Inclusion?

David Ferrand and Ignacio Mas

in 50 Years of Central Banking in Kenya

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198851820
eISBN:
9780191886508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851820.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The chapter focuses on the role of central banks in fostering financial inclusion and specifically on the potential impact of financial inclusion on financial stability and economic growth. It ... More


The Evolving Contours of Monetary Policy and Commercial Banking in India

S.L. Shetty and Partha Ray

in Economics: Volume 3: Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458950
eISBN:
9780199086900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458950.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter traces the evolution of monetary policy and financial sector reform in India. In terms of broad brush, the chapter presents an analytical account of the following phases: early years of ... More


Financial Sector Development and Financial Inclusion

Natu Mwamba, Nangi Massawe, and Kennedy Komba

in Tanzania: The Path to Prosperity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198704812
eISBN:
9780191774010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704812.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter highlights financial sector development and financial inclusion. The reforms in the financial sector led to increase competitive base, efficiency, and range of financial services. ... More


Central Banking and Financial Inclusion: Some Key Issues

John Rwangombwa

in 50 Years of Central Banking in Kenya

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198851820
eISBN:
9780191886508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851820.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The chapter examines the nexus between financial inclusion and central banking, and how the relationship impacts on conduct of monetary policy. It highlights the progress on financial inclusion in ... More


Colombia’s System of National Development Banks

José Antonio Ocampo and Paola Arias

in The Future of National Development Banks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827948
eISBN:
9780191866630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827948.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The major feature of Colombia’s national development banks is that they constitute a system of multiple, specialized institutions, created at different times to promote sectors that were considered ... More


Financial inclusion and saving

Rajiv Prabhakar

in Financial Inclusion: Critique and Alternatives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345466
eISBN:
9781447355960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345466.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines policy agendas associated with financial inclusion. There are many possible agendas associated with financial inclusion, but the chapter looks at savings as this has been the ... More


Bolivia: Pulling in Two Directions: The Developmental State and Basel Standards

Peter Knaack

in The Political Economy of Bank Regulation in Developing Countries: Risk and Reputation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198841999
eISBN:
9780191878046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841999.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Bolivia had ambitious plans to implement Basel standards, but these only partly came to fruition. A novel financial services law promulgated by the regulator in 2013 established the legal framework ... More


Financial Markets and Resource Mobilization in Zambia

Francis Chipimo

in Zambia: Building Prosperity from Resource Wealth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199660605
eISBN:
9780191749179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660605.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that increased mobilization of domestic financial resources is critical if Zambia is to achieve its development objective of becoming a prosperous middle income country by 2013. ... More


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