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Access to Financial Services and the Financial Inclusion Agenda Around the World: A Cross-Country Analysis with a New Data Set
Recent empirical evidence highlights that access to basic financial services can make a substantial positive difference in improving poor people's lives. Accordingly, financial sector reforms thatExpand
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Small and Medium Enterprises: A Cross-Country Analysis with a New Data Set
In the aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2008-2009, there has been an increased interest in the role of small and medium enterprises in job creation and economic growth. However the lack ofExpand
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Closing the Credit Gap for Formal and Informal Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises
Job creation and economic growth through private sector development have become primary areas of focus for policy makers around the world in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. RecentExpand
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The Economics of the Uncovered Interest Parity Condition for Emerging Markets
Financial account liberalizations since the second half of the 1980s paved the way for the burgeoning literature that investigates foreign exchange market efficiency in emerging markets (EMs) viaExpand
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Consumer Protection Laws and Regulations in Deposit and Loan Services: A Cross-Country Analysis with a New Data Set
Consumer protection and financial literacy can contribute to improved efficiency, transparency, competition, and access in retail financial markets by reducing information asymmetries and powerExpand
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Financial Sector Deepening and Economic Growth: Evidence from Turkey
This paper analyzes the effects of financial sector deepening on economic growth using a province-level data set for 1996-2001 on Turkey. This period is associated with a weakly regulated andExpand
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The Economics of Uncovered Interest Parity Condition for Emerging Markets: A Survey
Financial account liberalizations since the second half of the 1980s paved way for the burgeoning literature that investigates foreign exchange market efficiency in emerging markets via testing forExpand
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An Evaluation of Indirect Taxes in Turkey
The share of indirect taxes in tax revenues, specifically consumption taxes, is quite high in Turkey when compared to other OECD economies. This emphasis on indirect taxes in Turkey, as well as otherExpand
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Exchange Rate Forecasting: Evidence from the Emerging Central and Eastern European Economies
There is a vast literature on exchange rate forecasting focusing on developed economies. Since the early 1990s, many developing economies have liberalized their financial accounts, and become anExpand
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