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Measuring financial development in the Middle East and North Africa: A new database

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posted on 2006-12-01, 00:00 authored by S Creane, R Goyal, Ahmed MobarakAhmed Mobarak, R Sab
This paper develops a methodology to construct detailed indices of financial sector development across countries and uses it to create a new panel database of financial sector development in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries. It combines existing quantitative data with information from comprehensive surveys undertaken in 2000-01 and 2002-03. The data show that some MENA countries have relatively well-developed banking sectors and regulatory and supervisory regimes. However, across the region, the nonbank financial sectors and supporting institutions are in need of reform. The MENA region ranks far behind industrialized countries and East Asia in financial sector development. © 2007 International Monetary Fund.

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Journal

IMF Staff Papers

Volume

53

Issue

3

Pagination

479 - 511

ISSN

1020-7635

eISSN

1564-5150

ISBN-13

9781589065819

ISBN-10

1589065816

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CN.1 Other journal article

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