Revised April , 2006 Monetary Policy and Financial Sector Reform For Employment Creation and Poverty Reduction in Ghana

  title={Revised April , 2006 Monetary Policy and Financial Sector Reform For Employment Creation and Poverty Reduction in Ghana},
  author={Gerald N Epstein and James Heintz},
This report summarizes the findings of a UNDP-sponsored study on the structure of the financial sector, central bank policy, and employment outcomes in Ghana. The financial sector is the primary conduit through which monetary policy affects real economic outcomes, and monetary policy determines the resources available to financial institutions. Therefore, monetary policy must be coordinated with financial sector reforms in order to improve employment opportunities, reduce poverty and support… CONTINUE READING


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