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Making Finance Work for Africa

  • Patrick Honohan
  • Thorsten Beck

Making Finance Work for Africa presents a coherent policy approach that addresses African priorities and can work in African conditions. It challenges the applicability of some conventional views on a range of issues from securities markets and banking regulation to the organization of microfinance institutions. The authors identify promising trends from across sub-Saharan Africa and pinpoint shortcomings. The book will be useful to policy makers, bankers, financial analysts, and economists working in Africa.

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This book is provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Publications with number 6626 and published in 2007.
ISBN: 978-0-8213-6909-8
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