New Releases for Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

48 Departmental Papers / Policy Papers of 213 New Releases


FinTech in Sub-Saharan African Countries : A Game Changer?

Author/Editor: Amadou N Sy, Rodolfo Maino, Alexander Massara, Hector Perez Saiz, Preya Sharma.

Release Date:February, 2019

FinTech is a major force shaping the structure of the financial industry in sub-Saharan Africa. New technologies are being developed and implemented in sub-Saharan Africa with the potential to change more...



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Economic Integration in the Maghreb : An Untapped Source of Growth

Author/Editor: Alexei P Kireyev, Boaz Nandwa, Lorraine Ocampos, Babacar Sarr, Ramzy Al Amine, Allan G Auclair, Yufei Cai, Jean-Francois Dauphin.

Release Date:February, 2019

Individual countries of the Maghreb have achieved substantial progress on trade, but, as a region they remain the least integrated in the world. The share of intraregional trade is less than 5 more...



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Financial Inclusion of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Middle East and Central Asia

Author/Editor: Nicolas R Blancher, Maximiliano Appendino, Aidyn Bibolov, Armand Fouejieu, Jiawei Li, Anta Ndoye, Alexandra Panagiotakopoulou, Wei Shi, Tetyana Sydorenko.

Release Date:February, 2019

The importance of financial inclusion is increasingly recognized by policymakers around the world. Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) financial inclusion, in particular, is at the core of the more...



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Debt Maturity and the Use of Short-Term Debt : Evidence form Sovereigns and Firms

Author/Editor: Sophia Chen, Paola Ganum, Lucy Qian Liu, Leonardo Martinez, Maria Soledad Martinez Peria.

Release Date:February, 2019

The maturity structure of debt can have financial and real consequences. Short-term debt exposes borrowers to rollover risk (where the terms of financing are renegotiated to the detriment of the more...



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The Future of Work in Sub-Saharan Africa

Author/Editor: Aidar Abdychev, Cristian Alonso, Emre Alper, Dominique Desruelle, Siddharth Kothari, Yun Liu, Mathilde Perinet, Sidra Rehman, Axel Schimmelpfennig, Preya Sharma.

Release Date:December, 2018

Far-reaching changes in technology, climate, and global economic integration are transforming the world of work in ways that we do not yet fully understand. Will the swift technological advances of more...



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Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Author/Editor: Elena Loukoianova, Yongzheng Yang, Si Guo, Leni Hunter, Sarwat Jahan, Fazurin Jamaludin, Johanna Schauer.

Release Date:September, 2018

Asia has made significant progress in financial inclusion, but both its across-country and intra-country disparities are among the highest in the world. The gaps between the rich and the poor, rural more...



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Managing the Sovereign-Bank Nexus

Author/Editor: Giovanni Dell'Ariccia, Caio Ferreira, Nigel Jenkinson, Luc Laeven, Alberto Martin, Camelia Minoiu, Alex Popov.

Release Date:September, 2018

This paper reviews empirical and theoretical work on the links between banks and their governments (the bank-sovereign nexus). How significant is this nexus? What do we know about it? To what extent more...



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Central African Economic and Monetary Community : A New Medium-Term Approach for International Reserve Management

Author/Editor: Mario de Zamaroczy, Vincent Fleuriet, Jose G Gijon.

Release Date:August, 2018

This paper discusses possible reserve management approaches in the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC). The paper looks beyond the region’s current oil crisis and proposes a new more...



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Risk Management and Regulation

Author/Editor: Tobias Adrian.

Release Date:August, 2018

The evolution of risk management has resulted from the interplay of financial crises, risk management practices, and regulatory actions. In the 1970s, research lay the intellectual foundations for more...



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Shadow Banking and Market-Based Finance

Author/Editor: Tobias Adrian, Bradley Jones.

Release Date:August, 2018

Variants of nonbank credit intermediation differ greatly. We provide a conceptual framework to help distinguish various characteristics—structural features, economic motivations, and risk more...



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