Financial Inclusion in Asia – Issues and Policy Concerns


Financial Inclusion in Asia - Issues and Policy Concerns is a collection of papers presented at the Understanding Financial Inclusion in Asia Workshop. The book brings together a set of analytical and empirical essays aimed at understanding inclusive finance in emerging markets focusing on Asia. It features a mixture of empirical and case study oriented essays, informed by data, literature and policy analysis that will be useful for both the academics and the policy makers in the region interested in the subject. Countries highlighted in the essays assessing financial inclusivity include Indonesia, Sri Lanka and India.

The book is published by Palgrave Macmillan. The Workshop was hosted by the Institute for Emerging Market Studies (IEMS) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and co-sponsored by Centre on Asia and Globalisation (CAG), at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP), National University of Singapore (NUS) in May 2015.

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[Working Paper] How Does Foreign Bank Entry Affect Financial Inclusion in Emerging and Developing Economies? authored by Sasidaran Gopalan and Ramkishen S. Rajan

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