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Microsavings mobilization innovations and poverty alleviation in Nigeria

Babajide Abiola A.
Savings and Development Vol. 40(2016), No. 1, pp. 1-28

Innovation in microfinance is given as any change in banking technology which resulted in improved viability and/or outreach of the microfinance institution. This paper examined the influence of innovative savings products in the Nigerian banking [...]

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Remittance multiplier effect: do migrant remittances impact the mass of non-migrant households in Nigeria?

Egbe Etowa
Savings and Development Vol. 40(2016), No. 1, pp. 29-49

Remittances to Nigeria, like to the rest of the developing world, show rapid growth in the last two decades. This work estimated the effects of these emergent migrant transfers on the Nigerian non-migrant households who do not receive the funds. [...]

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Managerial psychology and corporate investment rationality: evidence from Tunisian listed firms

Amel Baccar, Ben Mohamed Ezzeddine and Abdelfettah Bouri
Savings and Development Vol. 40(2016), No. 1, pp. 51-73

In this paper, we present an original essay that aims to explore the effect of some psychological biases on corporate investment decision’s rationality. Departing from a sample of traded Tunisian firms and the annual reports of those firms, we [...]

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Does derivative instruments use increase accounting performance of banks in emerging and recently developed countries

Mohamed Rochdi Keffala and Christinan De Peretti
Savings and Development Vol. 40(2016), No. 1, pp. 75-101

According to literature, principal findings reveal that by using derivatives banks in developed countries improve their performance. The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of four derivative instruments (forwards, swaps, options and [...]

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Analyse de la derive de mission des IMF a partir des criteres de selection

Mawuli Couchoro and Arvind Ashta
Savings and Development Vol. 40(2016), No. 1, pp. 103-123

L’originalité de ce papier réside dans l’utilisation des contreparties des crédits reposant soit sur la garantie matérielle ou physique, soit sur la garantie humaine comme indicateurs de dérive de mission. Cette méthodologie se base sur le [...]

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