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Financial development, institutions, growth and poverty reduction

Author: Guha-Khasnobis, Basudeb ; Mavrotas, GeorgeCorporate author:United Nations University ; World Institute for Development Economics Research Series: Studies in development economics and policy Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.Language: EnglishDescription: 317 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780230201774Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Financial Development, Institutions, Growth and Poverty Reduction Contents List of Tables and Figures Acknowledgements Notes on the Contributors List of Abbreviations 1 Introduction and Overview Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis and George Mavrotas 2 Sources and Effectiveness of Financial Development: What We Know and What We Need to Know Svetlana Andrianova and Panicos Demetriades Introduction Sources of financial development Sources of financial development: some new evidence Effectiveness of financial development Summary and conclusion 3 The Poverty-Macroeconomic Policy Nexus: Some Short-Run Analytics George Mavrotas and S. Mansoob Murshed Background and motivation Sketch of the model Equilibrium Variations in parameters Conclusion and policy implications 4 Finance and Poverty in Ethiopia: A Household-Level Analysis Alemayehu Geda, Abebe Shimeles and Daniel Zerfu Introduction Finance and poverty ix xiii xiv xviii 1 10 10 11 23 27 34 38 38 41 45 46 54 61 61 63 Poverty, savings and access to credit in Ethiopia Theoretical framework and estimation results: finance and poverty Conclusion 5 Financial Sector Development, Savings Mobilization and Poverty Reduction in Ghana Peter Quartey Introduction Developments in Ghana's financial sector Financial sector development and poverty reduction Methods of analysis Findings Conclusion and policy implications Appendix 6 Finance and Growth: An Empirical Assessment of the Indian Economy Pranab Kumar Das and Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis Introduction Financial development and transmission mechanism Empirical results Conclusion 7 Does Financial Openness Promote Economic Integration? Fabrizio Carmignani and Abdur Chowdhury Introduction Theoretical background Methodology and data Econometric results Conclusion and directions of future research Appendix: descriptions of variables 8 Does Financial Liberalization Influence Saving, Investment and Economic Growth? Evidence From 25 Emerging Market Economies, 1973-96 Niels Hermes and Robert Lensink Introduction Financial liberalization and economic growth: a brief review of the existing literature 64 70 83 87 87 89 95 102 103 114 116 120 120 122 125 135 141 141 143 145 149 157 159 164 164 165 Data and methodology Regression results Conclusion Appendix: data sources 9 The Corporate Debt Market in India: An Analytical Study of Macroeconomic and Institutional Issues Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis and Saibal Kar Introduction and brief literature review Data, model and results Conclusion 10 Financial Markets and RandD Investments: A Discrete Time Model to Interpret Public Policies Marco Mazzoli Introduction The model A slightly unusual result: what is the role of financial markets? Interpretation of the results and policy considerations 11 Financial Sector Development and Total Factor Productivity Growth Subal C. Kumbhakar and George Mavrotas Introduction Production function approach Data issues Estimation and results Conclusion 12 The Effects of Regional Integration: Impact on Real Effective Exchange Rate Volatility, Institutional Quality and Growth for MENA Countries Leonardo Becchetti and Iftekhar Hasan Introduction Cost of volatility and advantage of flexibility: theoretical rationales and empirical findings The literature on exchange rate volatility, institutional quality and growth Methodology 171 177 183 184 190 190 197 207 212 212 215 222 226 231 231 233 239 243 255 260 260 261 263 264 Specification for conditional convergence growth model Empirical findings Conclusion and policy implications for MENA countries Appendix Index 266 268 279 281 287

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