Bangladeshi monetary policy transmission mechanism: asymmetric responses, inflation, and policy time lags

Chu V. Nguyen, Anisul M. Islam and Muhammad Mahboob Ali
Savings and Development Vol. 36(2012), No. 1, pp. 91-107

This study empirically documented that the Bangladeshi inflation converts to its long-run threshold faster when it is above than when it is below the endogenously determined threshold. Furthermore, the estimation results reveal the unidirectional [...]

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Is there a difference in poverty outreach by type of microfinance institution? Country studies from Asia and Latin America

Manfred Zeller and Julia Johannsen
Savings and Development Vol. 32(2008), No. 3, pp. 227-269

Microfinance is often seen as an effective tool to reach the poor, yet there is a paucity of studies on the poverty level of microfinance clients, differentiated by type of microfinance institution. This paper seeks to make a contribution in closing [...]

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Financial liberalization, financial development and economic growth: evidence from Bangladesh

Sarkar Humayun Kabir and Hafiz Al Asad Bin Hoque
Savings and Development Vol. 31(2007), No. 4, pp. 431-448

Bangladesh started the process of financial liberalization since the late 1980’s. Like many other underdeveloped countries the consequences of financial liberalization in Bangladesh are dubious. Previous studies done in within the context of [...]

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