Remittances and financial sector development. Lessons from the Salvadoran case

Christian Ambrosius
Savings and Development Vol. 35(2011), No. 1, pp. 1-27

The paper takes a closer look at the benefits and limitations of “banking” remittances in the case of El Salvador, where state-owned banks followed an active policy of reaching out to the diaspora. The first part analyzes the role of different [...]

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The role of community banks in economic development: a Nigerian case study

O. Felix Ayadi, Ladelle M. Hyman and Johnnie Williams
Savings and Development Vol. 32(2008), No. 2, pp. 159-173

The Decree 46 of 1992 created the National Board for Community Banks which was granted the power to license community banks. Community banks were created to: (1) promote rural development through provision of banking and financial services, (2) [...]

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