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BlogFintech and domestic savings: A perfect match coming true in sub-Saharan Africa
Financial technology (FinTech) is a major force disrupting the structure of financial services in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and enabling access of unbanked people to financial services...Technological innovations Domestic savings Technology
Working PaperThe determinants of domestic saving in Kenya
The savings–growth nexus is widely acknowledged, both in policy and in the literature. But Kenya’s numerous policy initiatives to encourage savings mobilization are yet to yield the expected outcomes...Domestic savings Growth Policy
Working PaperCapital markets in sub-Saharan Africa
Capital markets facilitate capital growth by mobilizing savings and converting them into investments, and they are therefore a stimulant of economic growth. There is evidence that countries with high savings rates tend to grow faster...Capital market Domestic savings Investments
Working PaperDeterminants of corporate cash holdings in South Africa
Globally, corporate cash holdings have risen since the 1980s...South Africa Corporate finance Cash holdings
BlogConfronting low domestic savings in Africa
What are the linkages between national savings and sustainable economic growth? Why are there differences in the amounts of savings between different countries?...Informal work Developing countries Domestic savings
Project workshopDomestic savings workshop for authors
LectureStata training for Domestic savings country authors
Capacity development on using Stata software is provided to the country authors of The domestic savings shortfall in developing countries – what can be done about it? project. The training is provided virtually by UNU-WIDER Research Associate...
BlogUnlocking the mystery of domestic savings: What difference do they make?
The socioeconomic fallout from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore discussions on domestic resource mobilization (hereafter DRM)...Domestic revenue mobilization Domestic savings Investments
AboutThe domestic savings shortfall in developing countries - contributors and research papers Domestic savings Research Domestic revenue mobilization
Project workshopDomestic savings mini workshop for country case authors
This project workshop brought together the authors responsible for the country case studies of The domestic savings shortfall in developing countries – what can be done about it? project. The country studies will be included in a book volume...
ProjectThe domestic savings shortfall in developing countries – what can be done about it?
Theme: Transforming statesDomestic savings Domestic revenue mobilization Economic growth