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Does financial inclusion reduce poverty?

evidence from developing and transition economies

TOURAY, Yankuba K

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Abstract

In 2010, the world has registered significant strides to reduce global poverty by half but despite this progress the amount of people living in abject poverty globally remain inadmissibly high at 735 million. At this pace, unless more efforts are directed to this campaign, the target of ending poverty by the 2030 would remain elusive. One of those efforts is financial inclusion. Using five proxies of financial inclusion and the poverty headcount, as a proxy for poverty, this paper attempt to examine the effects of access to finance on poverty. This paper employs the panel data methods and the results suggest that access to banking services can contribute to poverty alleviation.

Advisors
Kim, Taejong
Department
KDI School, Master of Public Policy
Issue Date
2019
Publisher
KDI School
Description
Thesis(Master) --KDI School:Master of Public Policy,2019
Keywords
Banks and banking.; Poverty.
Contents
1 Introduction

2 Literature review

3 Econometrics Methodologies, Data, and summary statistics

4 Results

5 Conclusion

6 Bibliography
Pages
45 p.
URI
https://archives.kdischool.ac.kr/handle/11125/34191
Type
Thesis
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