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Financial intermediation : a contributing factor to economic growth and employment

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  • Gross, Dominique M

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Reviews evidence from economic research on the relationship between financial intermediation, growth and employment, focusing on macroeconomic aspects. Shows how developments in the financial sector do contribute to economic growth and highlights the importance of the ability of firms to raise capital. Discusses policy implications.

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Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 351412.

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Length: 39 pages
Date of creation: 2002
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Publication status: Published in Working paper series, Employment Sector.
Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:351412

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Keywords: economic growth; employment; financial market; financial sector; access to credit; economic theory; capital formation; financial policy; graph; statistical table; croissance économique; emploi; marché financier; secteur financière; accès au crédit; théorie économique; crecimiento económico; empleo; mercado financiero; sector financiero; acceso a créditos; teoría económica; formation de capital; politique financier; graphique; tableau statistique; formación del capital; política financiera; gráfico; cuadros estadísticos;

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