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Policy Principles for Expanding Financial Access


  • Centre for Global Development


Despite the rapid growth in finance worldwide over the past quarter- century—now interrupted by the global financial crisis—many low-income households and small firms remain excluded from access to many financial services, especially in developing countries. While traditionally seen by many financial-service providers (FSPs) as less attractive customers, a growing number of mainstream FSPs have joined micro finance firms in extending the range of their service provision, and important advances have been made in expanding access.

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  • Centre for Global Development, 2010. "Policy Principles for Expanding Financial Access," Working Papers id:3301, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:3301
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    financial; services; developing countries; micro finance;

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