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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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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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