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Overview of the State of Financial Inclusion in Turkey

The project entitled: “Overview of the state of financial inclusion in Turkey” carried out in 2014 was the first initiative to aggregate already available data on access and use of financial services in Turkey to present a more comprehensive picture of the actual state of financial inclusion. The project was funded by MetLife Foundation. Project results “Measuring Financial Inclusion in Turkey” briefing ...

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Measuring Access to Finance: Developing Evidence-Based Access Policies in Poland

The objective of the project carried out in 2014 was to support the consultative process towards improving financial inclusion with comprehensive research evidence on the state of financial inclusion. The project was funded by MetLife Foundation. Read more about our approach here  (in Polish) Project results “Financial Inclusion of Individuals in Poland” – full text in Polish, executive summary in English “Financial Inclusion of ...

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Financial Inclusion of Individuals in Poland

Financial Inclusion of Individuals in Poland, 2014 Full text in Polish, executive summary in English Results of the desk review presentation in Polish, in English The executive summary presents the main results of the research on financial inclusion of individuals in Poland thus providing insight into the level of usage of various financial products and services as well as into the conditions of ...

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Measuring Financial Inclusion in the EU: the New “Financial Inclusion Score”, 2014

Measuring Financial Inclusion in the EU: the New “Financial Inclusion Score”, 2014 This paper proposes a synthetic measure of financial inclusion. A new “Financial Inclusion Score” (or FIS) uses endogenous weights for inputs and outputs, using a data envelopment analysis (DEA) method. Using these FIS scores, this paper discusses the financial inclusion ranking of 27 EU countries, and suggests how ...

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Measuring Financial Inclusion in Turkey

The briefing paper “Measuring Financial Inclusion in Turkey” summarizes the current state of financial inclusion in Turkey in terms of financial services usage and the level of access to financial services for individuals and SMEs. Turkey is the 16th largest economy in the world in terms of GDP, a member of G20, OECD and a candidate for European Union membership. Its ...

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The Level of Indebtedness of MSME Credit Customers and the Quality of Finance in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The report The Level of Indebtedness of MSME Credit Customers and the Quality of Finance in Bosnia and Herzegovina analyses the level of indebtedness of MSME credit customers and the quality of finance in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). The EFSE Development Facility (DF) commissioned this study in February 2013, following a first study by the EFSE DF on the subject in ...

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Measuring Access to Finance: Developing Evidence-Based Access Policies, 2012

Measuring Access to Finance: Developing Evidence-Based Access Policies Access to Finance Scorecard (AFS) framework captures diverse aspects of access and usage issues into one comprehensive tool that lends itself to measurement and interpretation that can inform policy making and regulation of financial services. The ‘balanced’ aspect of AFS lies in the fact that it takes into account not only the ...

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MFC Research Results and Publications 2009-2012

Tackling the Effects of Crisis in Microfirms in Poland, 2013 Social Innovations in Microfinance, 2012 Microentrepreneurs – to Conquer or Survive? Presentation in Polish The Risk of Over-indebtedness of Microcredit Clients in Azerbaijan,2012 Estimation and Analysis of Financial Inclusion among Households and Individuals in the Republic of Belarus. Full text, summary Estimation and Analysis of SME Financial Inclusion in the ...

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