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Institutional Analysis of Financial Market Fragmentation in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Risk-Cost Configuration Approach

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  • Nissanke, Machiko
  • Aryeetey, Ernest
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    Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number RP2006/87.

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    Length: 30 pages
    Date of creation: 2006
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    Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:rp2006-87

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    Keywords: financial markets; institutions; risk-cost analysis; sub-Saharan Africa;

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    1. Masakure, Oliver & Cranfield, John & Henson, Spencer, 2008. "The Financial Performance of Non-farm Microenterprises in Ghana," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 36(12), pages 2733-2762, December.

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